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Mall size on the rise says study
Mall size on the rise says study

A recent study conducted on behalf of the South African Council of Shopping Centres (SACSC) has determined that malls are getting bigger...

23 hours ago

Commercial property ripe with investment opportunities
Commercial property ripe with investment opportunities

The property market in South Africa remains unfavourable for real estate agents and sellers following years of low price growth and stagnant sales...

By Christo Botes 22 hours ago

Properbuz grows to over 700,000 listings
Properbuz grows to over 700,000 listings

Since its launch in September this year, free global property search portal Properbuz has grown its service to over 700,000 listings, and is available in 15 languages in 48 countries...

19 hours ago

Residential phase one of Zanzibar's Blue Amber resort launched
Residential phase one of Zanzibar's Blue Amber resort launched

The first residential phase of the Blue Amber resort in Zanzibar has been launched, consisting of 47 double-storey villas...

1 day ago

Blok design network platform returns with new Spring Summer '17 selection
Blok design network platform returns with new Spring Summer '17 selection

Blok is showcasing its new Konnect Spring Summer '17 selection at its revamped Sea Point showroom and within two furnished apartments...

2 days ago

Disruptive innovation: Are we there yet?
Disruptive innovation: Are we there yet?

If Uber and Airbnb does not qualify as genuinely disruptive companies, what is then a potentially disruptive innovation in hospitality?

By Carlos Martin-Rios 2 days ago

New RICS report highlights trends which influence risk management in real estate investment
New RICS report highlights trends which influence risk management in real estate investment

Established in 2015, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Investment Risk Forum (IRF) has found that diminishing returns are driving real estate investment diversification...

2 days ago

Waterfall development recognised internationally as Best Mixed-use Development
Waterfall development recognised internationally as Best Mixed-use Development

Waterfall Management Company was recently awarded the International Best Mixed-use Development 2017/2018 for the Waterfall development as part of the International Property Awards...

2 days ago

Black Friday bumps up shopping mall foot count
Black Friday bumps up shopping mall foot count

Black Friday 2017 saw shoppers lining up in and outside stores to ensure they did not miss out on limited deals. Some retailers opened their doors at midnight...

3 days ago

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How to sweat office space in uncertain economic times

South Africa is facing severe economic headwinds and many companies are hesitant to move into bigger spaces even if they need them...

By Richard Andrews 11 Dec 2017

Shipping containers and commercial property - a sign of the times
Shipping containers and commercial property - a sign of the times

The development of shipping containers in the 1950s transformed the face of the transport industry...

By Leon Breytenbach 11 Dec 2017

It's time to recognise how harmful high-rise living can be for residents
It's time to recognise how harmful high-rise living can be for residents

The fire at Grenfell Tower has catapulted high-rise social housing into the public consciousness, in a way not seen since the 1960s...

By Royce Turner and Andrea Wigfield 11 Dec 2017

Consider a solid investment in real estate
Consider a solid investment in real estate

The recent disaster that befell the Steinhoff share price is a prime example of the risks of investing your hard-earned money in shares...

By Jacques Fouché 11 Dec 2017

Barlow Park Campus in Sandton to be redeveloped
Barlow Park Campus in Sandton to be redeveloped

In one of the major unlisted real-estate transactions of 2017, Barloworld, Atterbury and African Rainbow Capital have partnered as co-investors in the redevelopment of the prime Barlow Park Campus, located at 180 Katherine Street, Sandton...

By Alistair Anderson 8 Dec 2017

Redefine expands in Poland
Redefine expands in Poland

Redefine Properties has advanced its geographic diversification strategy by buying a strategic 25% stake in a €1bn retail portfolio of 28 assets across Poland...

By Alistair Anderson 8 Dec 2017

Vukile grows retail portfolio in Spain
Vukile grows retail portfolio in Spain

Local real estate investment trust (Reit) Vukile Property Fund closed weaker on Wednesday, 6 December, following an announcement that it was acquiring two more shopping centres in Spain...

By Maarten Mittner 8 Dec 2017

Hammerson offers to buy Intu for more than £3bn
Hammerson offers to buy Intu for more than £3bn

Property group Hammerson said on Wednesday, 6 December, it had offered to acquire Intu Properties, in a £3.4bn deal...

By Andries Mahlangu 7 Dec 2017

Capital & Regional looks to dividend growth of 8%
Capital & Regional looks to dividend growth of 8%

UK property owner Capital & Regional's management says it expects to achieve dividend growth of nearly 8% in its financial year to December, as the group benefits from a strengthening consumer...

By Alistair Anderson 7 Dec 2017

Asrin begins construction of Chapel Towers in Zonnebloem
Asrin begins construction of Chapel Towers in Zonnebloem

Asrin Property Developers has begun construction on the Chapel Towers development in Zonnebloem, Cape Town...

6 Dec 2017

Finding the ideal coastal investment
Finding the ideal coastal investment

Much debate surrounds the topic of whether or not a holiday home is a viable investment, especially when you consider the costs involved in maintaining and managing a second property...

By Adrian Goslett 6 Dec 2017

Echo Polska Properties to buy major retail portfolio in Poland
Echo Polska Properties to buy major retail portfolio in Poland

Echo Polska Properties (EPP), the Polish invested and JSE-listed company, will acquire a portfolio of 12 major shopping centres and retail parks in a deal worth €692m (R11.2bn)...

By Alistair Anderson 6 Dec 2017

Giuseppe Plumari named Nedbank Business Person of the Year
Giuseppe Plumari named Nedbank Business Person of the Year

CEO of Steyn City Properties Giuseppe Plumari was recently named Business Person of the Year at this year's Nedbank Business Excellence Awards...

5 Dec 2017

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WeWork rides lifestyle change to become new economy star

Going to the office isn't what it used to be...

5 Dec 2017

Major shift occuring in property market towards sustainability
Major shift occuring in property market towards sustainability

Sustainability in the property sector is becoming more important than ever, says William Hughes, business sustainability consultant at Mazars...

4 Dec 2017

How to become a successful property investor
How to become a successful property investor

While property is a very popular and profitable investment in South Africa, without the right skills it can be a tough market to crack...

4 Dec 2017

Why must I pay levies to CSOS?
Why must I pay levies to CSOS?

Most people know of the Community Schemes Ombud Service (CSOS) and that levies must to paid to fund its operations, but some issues are causing confusion...

By Professor Graham Paddock 1 Dec 2017

Property owners receive title deeds for Breaking New Ground housing developments
Property owners receive title deeds for Breaking New Ground housing developments

A total of 330 title deeds have been given to the property owners of Breaking New Ground housing developments in Heideveld, Kleinvlei and Roosendal...

1 Dec 2017

Discovery lets your ideas take flight in 3D
Discovery lets your ideas take flight in 3D

To match its 5-Star - Green Star rating by the Green Building Council South Africa, Discovery's global headquarters in Sandton Central houses a striking 3D artwork that has people talking...

1 Dec 2017

Greywater systems to save gardens (and property values) during dry summers
Greywater systems to save gardens (and property values) during dry summers

Greywater systems are an excellent way to keep your garden looking great, especially in times of drought or water restrictions, which will add to the aesthetic appeal of your home when you decide to sell, says Adrian Goslett, Regional Director and CEO of RE/MAX of Southern Africa.

1 Dec 2017

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