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#SACSCCongress: Cresta Shopping Centre gets top nod at Footprint Marketing Awards
#SACSCCongress: Cresta Shopping Centre gets top nod at Footprint Marketing Awards

On the second day of the South African Council of Shopping Centres (SACSC) Annual Congress, the 2017 Footprint Marketing Awards winners were announced...

2 days ago

Chatsworth Centre refurbishment adds SuperSpar to tenant mix
Chatsworth Centre refurbishment adds SuperSpar to tenant mix

Chatsworth Centre will see the launch of a new anchor tenant being added to its tenant mix this October, SuperSpar, occupying approximately 3,345m2...

3 days ago

#SACSCCongress: The artisanal food revolution and the modern retail space
#SACSCCongress: The artisanal food revolution and the modern retail space

Retail futurist Howard Saunders discusses some of the shifts in consumer mindset and retail brand innovation...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 14 Sep 2017

How Rex Trueform feels the pinch
How Rex Trueform feels the pinch

Operating margins were ripped to shreds at Rex Trueform - the owner of niche fashion retailing chain Queenspark - in the year to end-June...

By Marc Hasenfuss 12 Sep 2017

Northridge Mall
Northridge Mall to undergo upgrade

Bloemfontein's Northridge Mall is set to undergo a complete redevelopment and expansion...

11 Sep 2017

Growthpoint forced to look at new income streams
Growthpoint forced to look at new income streams

Sector heavyweight Growthpoint Properties last week declared dividend growth of a decent 6.5% for the year to June 30. Income payouts were boosted by the company's recent entry into Romania as well as the inclusion of profits from its new trading and development business...

By Joan Muller 11 Sep 2017

Dunes Mall opens in Walvis Bay in October
Dunes Mall opens in Walvis Bay in October

Walvis Bay gets ready to welcome Dunes Mall, a 27,500 m2 development from South African property developer and investor Atterbury...

7 Sep 2017

The future of shopping malls and what it means for property investors
The future of shopping malls and what it means for property investors

The decline of malls in the US has caused concern among real estate investors and raises the question of what this might mean for shopping centres in the UK and Europe...

By Hugo Machin 5 Sep 2017

Thavhani Mall officially opens its doors
Thavhani Mall officially opens its doors

Khosikhulu Toni Mphephu Ramabulana, of the royal VhaVenda people, officially opened the new Thavhani Mall in Thohoyandou, Limpopo...

5 Sep 2017

Canal Walk's new retail mix includes a two-storey H&M
Canal Walk's new retail mix includes a two-storey H&M

Canal Walk Shopping Centre is refreshing its retail mix with new flagship stores including a two-level H&M ...

1 Sep 2017

Stellenbosch Square
Housing unit the weak link in SA Corporate results

SA Corporate Real Estate, the diversified owner of industrial, retail, commercial and residential buildings located primarily in the big metropolitan areas of SA, with a secondary node in Zambia, grew its dividends 4.4% in the six months to June...

By Alistair Anderson 31 Aug 2017

Elaine Wilson, divisional director for research, Broll Property Group
Broll releases Sub-Saharan Africa Snapshot report

Broll has launched an overview of various commercial property segments in certain SADC, East and West Africa countries in its Sub-Saharan Africa Snapshot 2017 report...

28 Aug 2017

Sandton City adds five athleisure stores
Sandton City adds five athleisure stores

adidas recently opened its ‘HomeCourt' performance store at Sandton City. Over the next two months, more boutique sportswear brands will be joining...

25 Aug 2017

Table Bay ready for flagship mall opening in September
Table Bay ready for flagship mall opening in September

The flagship Table Bay regional retail mall will open on 28 September 2017, with more than 65,000 m2 of retail space...

24 Aug 2017

Wetlands inspires Springs Mall ecologically sensitive design
Wetlands inspires Springs Mall ecologically sensitive design

Springs Mall in Gauteng opened its doors earlier this year. The shopping centre is located alongside ecologically sensitive wetlands...

22 Aug 2017

Liberty Promenade in Mitchells Plain bucks bleak retail trading trend
Liberty Promenade in Mitchells Plain bucks bleak retail trading trend

While the South African Property Owners Association (SAPOA) Retail Trends Report recorded a turnover growth of -4% for the first quarter of 2017, Liberty Promenade in Mitchells Plain has remained resilient...

16 Aug 2017

Change or die: American malls confront Amazon era
Change or die: American malls confront Amazon era

As the retail industry churns in the Amazon era, American shopping malls are turning to a new generation of stores, food and entertainment offerings...

15 Aug 2017

SACSC Annual Congress set for Cape Town in September
SACSC Annual Congress set for Cape Town in September

The South African Council of Shopping Centres Annual Congress is being held on 13-15 September 2017 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre...

11 Aug 2017

Executive mayor of Maluti-a-Phofung Local Municipality, Cllr Vusimusi William Tshabalala and Sedise Moseneke, executive director of Vukile Property Fund at Maluti Crescent Shopping Centre (formerly Setsing Crescent) in Phuthaditjhaba.
R338m redevelopment for Maluti Crescent Shopping Centre

The Maluti Crescent Shopping Centre in the Free State is undergoing a major redevelopment...

8 Aug 2017

Thavhani Mall geared to support community business
Thavhani Mall geared to support community business

The Thavhani Mall in Thohoyandou is ready for its big opening on 24 August 2017, when local businesses as well as national companies will benefit...

7 Aug 2017

Twin City Bushbuckridge Shopping Centre in Mpumalanga
Property development in underserved areas is not for the faint of heart

Building in under-serviced areas is tough, but the socio-economic payoff makes it worthwhile in the long run...

7 Aug 2017

Resilient lives up to its name with growth during recession
Resilient lives up to its name with growth during recession

Resilient Reit's strategy of owning a diverse range of shopping centres in SA and interests in several offshore groups is paying off, with the company continuing to outdo its peers...

By Alistair Anderson 7 Aug 2017

Image credit: Freddy Mavunda via Business Day
Stuttafords shutting up shop

Stuttafords has finally closed shop, after a last-ditch effort to rescue the stores in Eastgate and Sandton failed this week...

4 Aug 2017

V&A Waterfront rewards retail champions at Customer Excellence Awards
V&A Waterfront rewards retail champions at Customer Excellence Awards

The winners of the annual V&A Waterfront Customer Excellence Awards have been announced...

4 Aug 2017

John Sanei talks forever profitable retail
John Sanei talks forever profitable retail

John Sanei, global speaker, author, entrepreneur and trend specialist shared his thought-provoking presentation on how businesses can be forever profitable...

3 Aug 2017

Melrose Arch
Liberty vehicle looks to eateries

Liberty 2 Degrees (L2D), which is the Liberty Group's listed property vehicle, says it is improving the tenant mix at a number of its malls as it looks to tackle a weak retail environment across the country...

By Alistair Anderson 2 Aug 2017

Executives show faith in Accelerate
Executives show faith in Accelerate

Accelerate Property Fund's executives are backing themselves to turn the Fourways precinct-focused group around...

By Alistair Anderson 20 Jul 2017

Mall of Africa to host Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Joburg 2017
Mall of Africa to host Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Joburg 2017

African Fashion International has announced Mall of Africa as the new official venue for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Joburg...

19 Jul 2017

Abland, Tiber to develop mixed-use Sandton Gate precinct
Abland, Tiber to develop mixed-use Sandton Gate precinct

Abland and Tiber have joined forces to develop the Sandton Gate precinct which will offer an office, retail, residential and lifestyle environment...

19 Jul 2017

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