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#AfricaMonth: Period of super returns gone, but opportunities in Africa remain
#AfricaMonth: Period of super returns gone, but opportunities in Africa remain

With 42 years' experience in the property sector and a footprint that expands well across the sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) region, Broll Property Group is well positioned to provide insight on doing business on the continent...

By Sindy Peters 1 day ago

Rebosis to capitalise on Centurion portfolio
Rebosis to capitalise on Centurion portfolio

By capitalising on its local retail property portfolio, Rebosis Property Fund is gearing up for growth in the Centurion retail market...

24 May 2017

Broll Retail Snapshot reveals top performing categories
Broll Retail Snapshot reveals top performing categories

While December was unsurprisingly the best month for retailers compared to November and January, consumers have become more cautious on spending...

22 May 2017

The millennial mindset and the future of the shopping mall
The millennial mindset and the future of the shopping mall

Millennials have exceptional trendsetting power and businesses are competing to capture their attention and a share of their wallets...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 18 May 2017

Gemgrow set to buy retail portfolio
Gemgrow set to buy retail portfolio

Recently listed Gemgrow Properties, a specialist high-yielding, high-growth real estate investment trust, is set to make its maiden transaction by buying a retail portfolio in Makhado...

By Alistair Anderson 18 May 2017

Extended shopping hours to the benefit of consumers and retailers
Extended shopping hours to the benefit of consumers and retailers

The competitive online retail environment has forced retailers to reassess many aspects of their business, including trading hours...

12 May 2017

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Small retailers say malls killing their business

Small and family-owned retailers told public hearings on Tuesday of their struggle to conduct business in townships and rural areas...

By Colleen Goko 11 May 2017

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Mall of Africa: Big, and it may get bigger

The 130,000m Mall of Africa in Midrand, the largest shopping centre ever to be built from scratch in SA, has exceeded trading expectations in its first year...

By Joan Muller 8 May 2017

Sea Point welcomes new indoor food, retail market
Sea Point welcomes new indoor food, retail market

After eight months of construction, the Mojo Market opened on 27 April 2017, over 80 stalls occupy the 2,000 sqm space...

8 May 2017

Positive investor sentiment in Mdantsane, as Wimpy commits to June opening
Positive investor sentiment in Mdantsane, as Wimpy commits to June opening

There is positive investor sentiment in East London's Mdantsane City Shopping Centre, where Wimpy will add to the growing list of brands...

5 May 2017

How junk status will affect SA's retail property industry
How junk status will affect SA's retail property industry

A topic on every citizen's mind is what the impact of the recent downgrade to junk status will have on the SA's economy...

By Juane Schutte 3 May 2017

Mall of Africa trades above expectations in year one
Mall of Africa trades above expectations in year one

The Mall of Africa, the Attacq flagship shopping mall, celebrated its first birthday on 28 April 2017. Since opening day, it has posted sales of R3.4 billion for the 11 months of trading to March 2017 and has had over 13 million people in the same period...

2 May 2017

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Mall of Africa celebrates first year

One of SA's largest shopping centres, Mall of Africa, celebrated its first anniversary on Wednesday, saying its central position in Gauteng had boosted trade figures...

By Alistair Anderson 2 May 2017

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Hammerson, 'a solid bet for future returns'

Hammerson, which is the largest property stock on the JSE, is considered by analysts as one of the most undervalued stocks with significant upside potential...

28 Apr 2017

Rebosis on the defensive to ride out storm
Rebosis on the defensive to ride out storm

Retail-focused real estate investment trust Rebosis Property Fund is well positioned to excel in a low-growth economy, says its chief operating officer Andile Mazwai...

By Alistair Anderson 26 Apr 2017

Refurbishment project at the Wedge shopping centre
Wedge gets new look for Christmas

The Wedge shopping centre in Sandton will be undergoing renovations, which will be completed in December 2017...

25 Apr 2017

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Two new African acquisitions give Mara Delta solid footing

Pan-African property income fund Mara Delta has enjoyed a strong nine months to March, completing key acquisitions in Mauritius and Mozambique...

By Alistair Anderson 25 Apr 2017

Inaugural Property Buyer Show's success leads to Gauteng show
Inaugural Property Buyer Show's success leads to Gauteng show

Over 3,000 property enthusiasts attend inaugural Property Buyer Show in Cape Town...

25 Apr 2017

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Kenilworth backs new business village to win

The owners of Kenilworth Racecourse in Cape Town, home of the Met and the Queen's Plate, want to build up to 500 homes, a hotel and a restaurant on about 8ha of the property...

24 Apr 2017

New Modderfontein logistics park perfect for blue chip companies
New Modderfontein logistics park perfect for blue chip companies

Westlake View Logistics Park, recently opened in Modderfontein, Gauteng, is particularly suited to blue chip companies looking for a strategic position in a sought after location where land for development is limited.

24 Apr 2017

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Shutters can add to ‘green' building ratings

In an effort to meet sustainability norms, local legislation (Sans 10400 XA) stipulates that all newly erected buildings need to have solar water heaters, heat pumps or comparable technologies in place. ....

21 Apr 2017

Growthpoint 151 on 5th
Primedia Unlimited takes up offices at Growthpoint's 151 on 5th

Growthpoint Properties gets Primedia Unlimited as tenant...

19 Apr 2017

New Alex Mall offers more than retail
New Alex Mall offers more than retail

Johannesburg Mayor, Herman Mashaba, officially unveiled the Alex Mall noting that the mall is a great stepping stone for Alexandra...

6 Apr 2017

Broll releases December 2016 retail trade results
Broll releases December 2016 retail trade results

Shopping centres within the Broll portfolio have released their December 2016 trading results, showing a year-on-year trading density growth increase...

6 Apr 2017

Globally known brands a drawcard for malls
Globally known brands a drawcard for malls

Despite weak economic and retail sales growth, multinational retailers are hungry for space in SA's shopping malls...

29 Mar 2017

Atterbury's fourth retail development in Ghana opens in April
Atterbury's fourth retail development in Ghana opens in April

Atterbury's fourth successful retail development in Ghana, the $95 million (R1.2 billion) Kumasi City Mall opens on 20 April 2017...

28 Mar 2017

KwaZulu-Natal goes big at the movies
KwaZulu-Natal goes big at the movies

The largest movie screen in KwaZulu-Natal, featuring ultra high-definition (UHD) digital projection has opened at the Xtreme at Nu Metro Ballito Junction...

24 Mar 2017

Official opening of expanded Ballito Junction Mall
Official opening of expanded Ballito Junction Mall

The Mayor Cllr Ricardo Mthembu and the Honourable Minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi have officially opened Ballito Junction Regional Mall...

24 Mar 2017

Food and beverage retail trends to be discussed at SACSC conference
Food and beverage retail trends to be discussed at SACSC conference

At the South African Council of Shopping Centres (SACSC) Research Conference, Dr Yvonne Court, partner & head of international consultancy...

17 Mar 2017

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