Redeveloped Fourways Mall to showcase new corporate branding
Redeveloped Fourways Mall to showcase new corporate branding

The multibillion-rand structural redevelopment of Fourways Mall in Johannesburg is being accompanied by a new brand and corporate identity...

2 days ago

Go sea life at Cresta
Go sea life at Cresta

As part of its two-year expansion and modernisation project, Cresta Shopping Centre will be launching South Africa's first and only mall-based aquarium early next year...

18 Sep 2018

What's really driving the future of retail?
What's really driving the future of retail?

Many predictions about the future of retailing have been made. These range from the supposed dominance of certain technologies, to increased use of data and analytics...

By Jason Pallant 17 Sep 2018

Massmart rolls out its sixth solar plant
Massmart rolls out its sixth solar plant

Massmart is championing the shift to renewable energy in the retail sector with the launch of its sixth solar plant...

14 Sep 2018

Greater need for retail innovation as hard times bite
Greater need for retail innovation as hard times bite

Retailers and shopping centres need to work harder at enticing shoppers as shrinking salaries, a VAT increase, petrol price hikes, escalating food costs and soaring electricity fees are contributing to mounting financial pressure...

30 Aug 2018

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How digitalisation is impacting the listed property sector

The worldwide structural trend of consumers increasingly choosing to shop online instead of at their local mall will have implications for the South African listed real estate sector...

17 Aug 2018

Ramping up Black Friday sales in 2018
Ramping up Black Friday sales in 2018

Over the years, Black Friday has grown by leaps and bounds with more retailers and shopping centres jumping on the bandwagon to offer South African consumers bang for their buck...

8 Aug 2018

Dramatic glass fountain added to new Milan Apple store
Dramatic glass fountain added to new Milan Apple store

Foster+Partners has completed its new Apple store in Milan, featuring a dramatic glass fountain on its roof at the end of the public piazza...

30 Jul 2018

Study reveals size of SA retail market is 23 million square metres
Study reveals size of SA retail market is 23 million square metres

According to a recent study conducted by MSCI on behalf of the SACSC, the current size of the South African retail market is estimated at around 23.4 million square metres (sqm)...

27 Jul 2018

Five S-words to make your store site pay for itself
Five S-words to make your store site pay for itself

Cost effective and customer friendly make a site right for your business...

By Richard Mukheibir 24 Jul 2018

Growthpoint celebrates its first 'water net-positive' building
Growthpoint celebrates its first 'water net-positive' building

Growthpoint Properties has successfully taken The District in Cape Town completely off the municipal water grid...

23 Jul 2018

The future of retail: Clicks, bricks and data-driven insights
The future of retail: Clicks, bricks and data-driven insights

Over the last 15 years, technology has reshaped the face of global retail. With billions of people spending more time online each day, the way we buy things has evolved...

By Sarah Quinlan 13 Jul 2018

Sky City Mall
9-hectare mall the focus of new Sky City Precinct

Currently underway 35km south east of Johannesburg, the R10bn Sky City Precinct is a retail and residential development including schools...

11 Jul 2018

How high streets and shopping malls face a 'domino effect' from major store closures
How high streets and shopping malls face a 'domino effect' from major store closures

Traditional retail is in the centre of a storm - and British department store chain House of Fraser is the latest to succumb to the tempest. The company plans to close 31 of its 59 shops - including its flagship store in Oxford Street, London...

By Omar Toulan and Niccolò Pisani 9 Jul 2018

Solar PV system installed at new Cedar Mill Mall
Solar PV system installed at new Cedar Mill Mall

Clanwilliam's new Cedar Mill Mall is is an example of how renewable energy is aiding economic development in small towns...

2 Jul 2018

Canal Walk honours its standout retailers
Canal Walk honours its standout retailers

Canal Walk Shopping Centre honoured its top retailers at the Canal Walk Retail Excellence Awards, held recently at The Westin Cape Town Hotel...

29 Jun 2018

Meet the SACSC's new president
Meet the SACSC's new president

The South African Council of Shopping Centres (SACSC) has a new president - property sector stalwart Stephan le Roux...

29 Jun 2018

Soshanguve South View Shopping Centre development complete
Soshanguve South View Shopping Centre development complete

The Soshanguve South View Shopping Centre opened for business on Thursday, 28 June...

29 Jun 2018

New Tibani mall aims to boost local economy
New Tibani mall aims to boost local economy

Due to open in August 2018, the 11,500m² Tibani Shopping Centre in Polokwane is being developed by GMI Property Group...

22 Jun 2018

Experience, it's more than entertainment
Experience, it's more than entertainment

The future of retail, and indeed any business, is about selling solutions rather than products; creating an experience over an above an economic transaction...

By Bronwyn Williams 21 Jun 2018

Maponya Mall
Why township retail must not be overlooked

Despite the challenging economy, South African townships have become hubs for big brand developments in retail...

21 Jun 2018

Online shopping meshes with bricks and mortar
Online shopping meshes with bricks and mortar

Forbes' richest people in the world list says Amazon CEO, Jeff Bezos, earns $107.4 million per day, so he must be doing something right...

By Eben Esterhuizen 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

The allure of community markets as social shopping hubs
The allure of community markets as social shopping hubs

Traditional retail has become one of the most competitive business landscapes, but one of the sectors that appear to continue attracting high numbers of visitors is the local community market...

8 Jun 2018

Belinda Clur, MD, Clur Research International
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

Vukile portfolio delivers 7.7% full-year distribution growth
Vukile portfolio delivers 7.7% full-year distribution growth

JSE-listed REIT Vukile Property Fund has reported 7.7% growth in dividends to 168.82 cents per share for the year to 31 March 2018...

31 May 2018

Piet Retief Mall
Investor demand for local retail centres remains high

Investor demand for solidly performing neighbourhood and community retail centres continues to outstrip auction supply...

30 May 2018

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