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Urban renewal: The physical manifestation of innovative thinking

A powerful lesson in how to turn vision into reality, delivered in the heart of downtown Johannesburg...

By Gil Sperling 2 days ago

Here's why tourism is so important to the real estate sector
Here's why tourism is so important to the real estate sector

There are two main reasons why the tourism industry is so important to the real estate sector...

2 days ago

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JLL releases Q1 2018 market reports for key SA markets

JLL SA has released its South African Q1 2018 market reports for key markets across the country...

3 days ago

Growthpoint launches R2.4bn healthcare portfolio
Growthpoint launches R2.4bn healthcare portfolio

Growthpoint Properties has launched an unlisted healthcare real estate investment trust...

3 days ago

Radisson Hotel Dakar, Diamniadio
Radisson Blu leads in hotel development in Africa

Radisson Blu's portfolio has spiked significantly in Africa to include 86 hotels (17,800 rooms) in operation and under development...

13 Jun 2018

More and more SA women investing in the property market
More and more SA women investing in the property market

According to a report by FNB, women in property are catching up to men in all aspects of home ownership, including investment...

13 Jun 2018

IREM swears in internationally certified commercial property managers n Joburg. CPM instructor Fred Prassas also pictured here.
IREM swears in Africa's first internationally certified CPMs

The Institute of Real Estate Managers (IREM) recently hosted a swearing-in ceremony of the first cohort of...

13 Jun 2018

Mall and Retail Indaba set for Sandton in June
Mall and Retail Indaba set for Sandton in June

The third annual Mall and Retail Indaba for shopping centre and retail managers and marketers will be held at the Balalaika Protea Hotel in Sandton on 13 and 14 June 2018...

12 Jun 2018

Exemplar board of directors: (L-R) Greg Azzopardi, Peter Katzenellenbogen, Jason McCormick, John McCormick, Duncan Church, and Frank Berkeley. (Absent: Phatudi Maponya)
Exemplar REITail takes up spot on JSE

Exemplar REITail, an offshoot of McCormick Property Development (MPD), has listed on the JSE...

12 Jun 2018

The shopping centre is dead. Long live the shopping centre.
The shopping centre is dead. Long live the shopping centre.

Every year nine million people view the Mona Lisa. People still flock to live events at stadiums. Why; when they can see it on video, in HD and 3D and AR, etc...

By Danette Breitenbach 12 Jun 2018

Property outlook for 2018 remains upbeat - Standard Bank HPI
Property outlook for 2018 remains upbeat - Standard Bank HPI

According to Standard Bank's latest House Price Index (HPI), weaker credit conditions prevented property prices from gaining traction in May...

12 Jun 2018

HomeFixer teams up with Hirsch's for simplified home improvement
HomeFixer teams up with Hirsch's for simplified home improvement

Local home improvement app, HomeFixer, has entered into a partnership with Hirsch's, a popular South African independent home appliances and furniture store...

12 Jun 2018

Sellers still expecting unrealistic prices for their homes
Sellers still expecting unrealistic prices for their homes

Correctly pricing a property for sale is more important than ever before...

12 Jun 2018

What type of home affluent tenants prefer
What type of home affluent tenants prefer

"Landlords who wish to operate in this sector need to do careful research to establish what type of home really affluent tenants prefer, what might make them choose one over another, and what will make them stay."

11 Jun 2018

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Paying attention to the wants and needs of generational buyers

The property market is viewed differently across generations - from millennials to empty nesters. They require agents to adopt a bespoke approach to meet their requirements as each generation has specific needs and trends...

11 Jun 2018

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Plettenberg Bay is one of SA's most resilient housing markets

The coastal town achieved its highest ever sales in terms of rand value in 2017, despite a flailing economy and a subdued market...

8 Jun 2018

Why property buyers shouldn't shy away from multiple mortgages
Why property buyers shouldn't shy away from multiple mortgages

Property buyers should not shy away from taking out multiple mortgages to maximize returns.

8 Jun 2018

Affordable housing solutions in pipes, containers and 3D printers
Affordable housing solutions in pipes, containers and 3D printers

A critical shortage of affordable housing across the world is triggering creative solutions...

By Rina Chandran 7 Jun 2018

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The evolution of Tintswalo: New properties and expansion on the cards

Tintswalo Lodges will be opening two new properties in 2018 and expand into a Premier Collection and a Classic Collection. The evolution of the Tintswalo brand follows the sale of Tintswalo at Waterfall in Johannesburg earlier this year...

7 Jun 2018

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Rising transport costs will see a shift in home-buying patterns

The fuel price hike and the sharp decline in South Africa's economic growth rate during the first quarter will increase urbanisation and intensify demand for homes close to work, shops and schools...

7 Jun 2018

Why smaller, smarter, greener homes are the future
Why smaller, smarter, greener homes are the future

The key factors driving a distinct buyer preference at the moment for smaller homes packed with green features and smart technologies are...

6 Jun 2018

Marriott International solidifies its West African portfolio with hotel in Mali
Marriott International solidifies its West African portfolio with hotel in Mali

Mariott International, in collaboration with the Koira Holding Group, has opened the Sheraton Bamako Hotel - marking its entry into Mali and solidifying its portfolio across West Africa...

6 Jun 2018

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New green SU residence honours legacy of Nkosi Johnson

Stellenbosch University (SU) has named a new student residence after Nkosi Johnson...

6 Jun 2018

Drakenstein could be testing ground for land expropriation, says minister
Drakenstein could be testing ground for land expropriation, says minister

Deputy minister of rural development and land reform Mcebisi Skwatsha says government is considering expropriating land without compensation...

By Barbara Maregele 6 Jun 2018

Big win for residents as SCA upholds ruling against rates regime
Big win for residents as SCA upholds ruling against rates regime

On Thursday, 31 May 2018, the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) upheld a ruling handed down by the High Court in Pretoria, setting aside an exorbitant rates regime...

By Andrew Molver 5 Jun 2018

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Clur report reflects strengthening shopping centre trade

According to the Clur Report of SA Retail Property, sales per square metre in shopping centres continued to grow in March...

5 Jun 2018

SA REIT invests +R30m in solar PV plants at its malls
SA REIT invests +R30m in solar PV plants at its malls

Looking to curb ever-climbing electricity tariffs at its malls and reduce their carbon footprint, JSE-listed REIT SA Corporate Real Estate Limited is investing...

4 Jun 2018

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How different regulations affect ST schemes and homeowner's associations

Marina Constas explains how innovations and special provisions that apply to sectional title apartments and town houses do not necessarily apply to homeowners' associations...

4 Jun 2018

Two confirmed arrests related to alleged illegal water connections at Waterfall City
Two confirmed arrests related to alleged illegal water connections at Waterfall City

Waterfall Management Company confirmed on Friday, 1 June, the arrest of two of its employees...

4 Jun 2018

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