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Moneyweb dumps Melrose Arch offices
Moneyweb dumps Melrose Arch offices

Moneyweb Holdings will move to cheaper offices as part of efforts to cut costs, the listed Caxton unit said while announcing a R2.6m loss for its year ended June.

By Nick Hedley 16 Sep 2014 13:22

Transformation of Sandton Twin Towers results in Green Star rating
Transformation of Sandton Twin Towers results in Green Star rating

Atrium on 5th, previously known as the Sandton Twin Towers in Johannesburg, has been awarded Green Star Office v1 Design rating by the Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA).

16 Sep 2014 08:48

How rental insurance minimises your risk as a landlord
How rental insurance minimises your risk as a landlord

The rental property market appeals to landlords wanting to earn a passive income on their rental properties, but they face the risk of non-payment by tenants, as well as property damage and even theft.

15 Sep 2014 10:45

Dihlabeng Mall in Bethlehem gets 5000m2 extension
Dihlabeng Mall in Bethlehem gets 5000m2 extension

Dihlabeng Mall in Bethlehem, acquired by Investec Property Fund in June 2014, is to get a 5000m2 extension, anchored by a full-line Woolworth's store of over 3000m2. The expansion is scheduled to open for trading in August 2015.

15 Sep 2014 10:39

Pam Golding Properties to exhibit local and international residential properties
Pam Golding Properties to exhibit local and international residential properties

Pam Golding Properties is bringing a range of residential properties available for purchase or rent to the Gauteng market at the group's national property exhibition in Sandton City next week.

12 Sep 2014 09:00

'Green-over' of The Towers underway
'Green-over' of The Towers underway

Redefine Properties has planned a major transformation of the The Towers (previously Standard Bank Centre) in Cape Town's CBD to meet the most innovative 'green building' standards.

11 Sep 2014 12:40

Corrupt officials - 100 convictions sought
Corrupt officials - 100 convictions sought

Minister in the Presidency for Planning, Performance, Monitoring, Evaluation and Administration, Jeff Radebe, says government aims to achieve at least 100 convictions against people fingered for corruption in the public service.

11 Sep 2014 09:09

Flexi-term letting could be the answer
Flexi-term letting could be the answer

Winter in Cape Town often results in a drop in visitors looking for short-term accommodation, while much of Joburg and its surrounds become reminiscent of a ghost town over summer months when residents seek December refuge closer to the beach.

10 Sep 2014 12:27

Security boost for SA malls after thefts
Security boost for SA malls after thefts

Gauteng police will increase visibility in and around some of the malls that have been identified as high-risk shopping areas, says Provincial Police Commissioner Lesetja Mothiba.

10 Sep 2014 09:29

SAIA urges Minister to take heed of SAPOA's call
SAIA urges Minister to take heed of SAPOA's call

The South African Institute of Architects has expressed interest in SAPOA's call to Minister Gugile Nkwinti, to invoke his discretionary powers to expedite spatial planning.

9 Sep 2014 11:05

Failed deals raise questions

Last week's collapse of yet another proposed multi-billion-rand merger in the R300bn listed property sector raises renewed questions on whether consolidation is necessarily in shareholders' best interests.

By Alistair Anderson 8 Sep 2014 14:53

Online shopping no threat to malls
Online shopping no threat to malls

Does the rise of consumers who shop online signal the death of the traditional mall? Not necessarily.

By Joan Muller 8 Sep 2014 12:56

SA REIT Conference to offer insight and debate on listed property sector
SA REIT Conference to offer insight and debate on listed property sector

The South African Real Estate Investment Trust Association (SA REIT) is all set to host its first-ever conference in Sandton next month.

8 Sep 2014 12:05

SA building companies thriving in Australia
SA building companies thriving in Australia

The shift towards highrise apartment living in Australia is reflected in the order book of construction firm Wilson Bayly Holmes-Ovcon (WBHO), whose pipeline of work in that country has ballooned on mall and apartment building contracts.

By Nick Hedley 8 Sep 2014 11:32

Summit was really all about land ceilings, says Grobler
Summit was really all about land ceilings, says Grobler

"From the outset, it was clear that the Minister wanted the summit to give the go ahead for the implementation of land ceilings in order to give effect to the Green Paper proposal of private ownership with limited extent," said ASUF's Chairperson, Japie Grobler.

8 Sep 2014 10:35

Graduates seek jobs in commercial property
Graduates seek jobs in commercial property

In the past, the brokering of property was almost exclusively handled by unqualified agents. Today, a high percentage of property brokers have tertiary qualifications.

5 Sep 2014 14:00

View your prospective property, virtually
View your prospective property, virtually

TheRoomLink.co.za, an online portal dedicated to matching students and young professionals with safe and secure accommodation, has introduced a video application for viewing properties in the digital space.

5 Sep 2014 11:30

Managing agent must comply to EAAB's requirements
Managing agent must comply to EAAB's requirements

Trustees must ensure that the managing agent they appoint to administer the affairs of the body corporate or home owners association they represent comply to the fiscal, administrative and legal requirements of the Estate Agency Affairs Board (EAAB).

5 Sep 2014 09:31

Realtors International links agents with communications platform
Realtors International links agents with communications platform

One of the challenges of an association of like-minded but independent realtors is being able to interact and communicate effectively so that agents can enjoy the benefit of the collective.

4 Sep 2014 10:15

Sefa gives R800m to 40,000 small businesses
Sefa gives R800m to 40,000 small businesses

The Small Enterprise Finance Agency (Sefa) has funded over 40,000 small and medium enterprises over the past year, says the organisation's Chief Executive, Thakhani Makhuva.

4 Sep 2014 08:53

Basic services helping the poor says Stats SA
Basic services helping the poor says Stats SA

Basic services offered to the people of South Africa have had an impact on poverty, says Statistics South Africa (Stats SA).

3 Sep 2014 08:55

Franschhoek property back in favour with buyers
Franschhoek property back in favour with buyers

Small commercial and lifestyle farms and smallholdings in Franschhoek is back on the shopping list of buyers, says Seeff agent Melina Visser.

3 Sep 2014 08:00

Rosebank Mall renovation hurts Hyprop's profits
Rosebank Mall renovation hurts Hyprop's profits

The cost of renovating the Mall of Rosebank contributed to Hyprop Investment's profit falling in the year to June, but the real estate investment trust (Reit) nevertheless raised its distribution 11.3% to R4.72.

By Alistair Anderson 2 Sep 2014 10:28

Benoni's Northmead mall gets R40 million facelift
Benoni's Northmead mall gets R40 million facelift

Northmead Mall, one of Benoni's first malls, has received a revamp at an investment in excess of R40 million from joint owners One Property Holdings and Capstone Property Group. Built in 1972, Northmead Mall was acquired by the new owners in 2011.

2 Sep 2014 10:20

'War Room' to help service delivery in Gauteng
'War Room' to help service delivery in Gauteng

The Gauteng Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs has committed itself to setting up what it calls a Service Delivery War Room to improve its service to communities.

2 Sep 2014 07:43

RICS releases sub-Saharan African property market report
RICS releases sub-Saharan African property market report

RICS, an international professional body focused on the areas of land, real estate, construction and infrastructure, has released its report on 'Unleashing Sub-Saharan African Property Markets'...

1 Sep 2014 11:21

Shoppers seek values reflecting their communities
Shoppers seek values reflecting their communities

Shoppers are increasingly looking for stores that reflect the values of their community says the President of the SA Council of Shopping Centres, Marna van der Walt

1 Sep 2014 10:31

The risk of renting out one property
The risk of renting out one property

Independent landlords who rent out only one property are more exposed compared to landlords that rent out multiple properties.

By Martin Goodman 1 Sep 2014 07:30

Public servants must 'serve' the public
Public servants must 'serve' the public

South Africa's public servants have been told to roll up their sleeves and ensure that delivery systems and infrastructure are working for the benefit of all citizens.

1 Sep 2014 07:00

Mayfield Square officially opens
Mayfield Square officially opens

Mayfield Square, Daveyton's first major shopping centre, was officially opened on 28 August 2014 by Ward Councillor Makgopa Kgopa, MMC for City Planning and Economic Development Bennett Nikani...

29 Aug 2014 12:49

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