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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 8 hours ago

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...

1 day ago

Innovation needed in SA shopping centres to drive tenant retention
Innovation needed in SA shopping centres to drive tenant retention

With big box retailers closing down and leaving vacancies in their wake, some shopping centres across South Africa are starting to feel the pinch...

2 days ago

Consumer spending to drive compelling F&B offerings
Consumer spending to drive compelling F&B offerings

With spending on eating out expected to continue growing over the next 10 years, a compelling F&B offer is now critical to the success of any retail scheme...

3 days ago

Echo buys shopping centre in Poland
Echo buys shopping centre in Poland

JSE- and Luxembourg-listed Echo Polska Properties (EPP), a Polish property player, has acquired another retail asset, Galeria Solna in Inowroclaw, Poland...

By Alistair Anderson 3 days ago

PriceCheck launches property portal
PriceCheck launches property portal

PriceCheck has launched a property portal on its e-commerce platform...

11 Jul 2017

R-L: Gerhard van der Westhuizen, project manager of Atterbury Property Development, and Tagir Carimo, mayor of the City of Pemba.
Huge new shopping mall opens in Mozambique's Pemba

Atterbury has completed the first-phase development of its $20m Pemba Shopping venture in Mozambique...

By Alistair Anderson 11 Jul 2017

A food in the door
A food in the door

The big-name supermarkets should be compelled to stock products produced by "smallholders" and new shopping mall developments should be made to allocate 25% of floor space...

7 Jul 2017

Food economies at risk of distortion by formal sector grocery retail
Food economies at risk of distortion by formal sector grocery retail

The Grocery Retail Sector Market Inquiry, initiated by the Competition Commission, has received input from the Sustainable Livelihoods Foundation...

6 Jul 2017

Greater clarity needed on exclusive lease agreements in grocery retail sector
Greater clarity needed on exclusive lease agreements in grocery retail sector

The Grocery Retail Market Inquiry (GRMI) is a crucial step towards finding much-needed clarity on the ongoing problems with long-term exclusive lease agreement provisions between landlords and supermarkets...

By Johan Coetzee 6 Jul 2017

Primedia Outdoor system isolates consumer ‘convergence nodes' in Gaborone
Primedia Outdoor system isolates consumer ‘convergence nodes' in Gaborone

Primedia Outdoor has developed a system that combines GIS technology with population data and consumer insights to isolate consumer ‘convergence nodes'...

5 Jul 2017

Vukile acquires portfolio of retail properties in Spain
Vukile acquires portfolio of retail properties in Spain

Vukile Property Fund (Vukile) has fulfilled the promise it made to the market that it would diversify when it announced earlier this week that it had acquired a portfolio of retail properties in Spain...

By Danette Breitenbach 4 Jul 2017

Double-digit growth at Vaal Mall
Double-digit growth at Vaal Mall

Vaal Mall has had an 18% increase in shoppers over the past year and an 11% increase in the last six months alone, driven by an array of new tenants...

29 Jun 2017

Could architainment lure consumers back to shopping centres?
Could architainment lure consumers back to shopping centres?

Developers, architects and shopping centres are under increasing pressure, due to the rise of ecommerce, to draw customers back to the physical retail environment...

26 Jun 2017

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Malls should give spaza shops rent-free spaces, Malema says

Township spaza shop owners should either be given shares or space in township malls, which are bankrupting them, EFF leader Julius Malema said...

23 Jun 2017

Rebosis chief opts to hand over reins
Rebosis chief opts to hand over reins

Sisa Ngebulana will be stepping down as CEO...

By Colleen Goko 21 Jun 2017

Last call for Retail, Design and Development Awards entries
Last call for Retail, Design and Development Awards entries

There is still time to enter the Retail, Design and Development Awards (RDDA), hosted by the South African Council of Shopping Centres...

21 Jun 2017

Store closures to squeeze Hyprop
Store closures to squeeze Hyprop

Hyprop Investments, the blue chip R30bn specialist shopping centre owner is facing pressure following the tenant failure of department store chain Stuttafords at three of its malls and the possible closure of some of Edcon's retail outlets.

By Alistair Anderson 21 Jun 2017

Bilal Vallee, IT audit manager, Mazars Cape Town
The benefits of commercial landlords providing Wi-Fi to the masses

In 2016, there were over seven billion mobile devices in the world and the users of these devices demand connectivity for them...

By Ron Lagnado and Bilal Vallee 20 Jun 2017

State of Transformation Report for the Property Sector launched
State of Transformation Report for the Property Sector launched

The South African property sector is making reasonable efforts towards transformation...

20 Jun 2017

V&A Waterfront's Silo District welcomes retailers
V&A Waterfront's Silo District welcomes retailers

Cape Town's new upmarket art and design space, the V&A Waterfront's Silo District, held a launch party to welcome its new crop of retailers...

19 Jun 2017

Accelerate takes development hit
Accelerate takes development hit

Accelerate Property Fund's share price plunged 7.69% to R6 on Wednesday, 14 June...

By Alistair Anderson 19 Jun 2017

Futurist Graeme Codrington on leading in a changing world
Futurist Graeme Codrington on leading in a changing world

Futurist, strategist, author and academic, Graeme Codrington, addressed the Western Cape Chapter of the SACSC...

13 Jun 2017

The broad business case for pop-up shops
The broad business case for pop-up shops

The concept of pop-up retail has soared in popularity over the last number of years. Done right, these temporary retail spaces...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 9 Jun 2017

Regional malls offer new areas for growth
Regional malls offer new areas for growth

Rural markets show increase in retail spending and South African developers are benefiting from rural and peri-urban markets as the new areas for growth, as urban retail space reaches saturation point...

7 Jun 2017

The age of ‘chameleon' shopping centres
The age of ‘chameleon' shopping centres

New research on the top South African property funds indicates that successful shopping centres can be characterised as ‘chameleon'...

30 May 2017

Period of super returns gone, but opportunities in Africa remain
Period of super returns gone, but opportunities in Africa remain

With 42 years' experience in the property sector...

By Sindy Peters 26 May 2017

Tech, trends and the future of retail at SACSC Research Conference
Tech, trends and the future of retail at SACSC Research Conference

The 2017 South African Council of Shopping Centres' (SACSC) Research Conference highlighted the state of the South African economy, the evolution of technology...

24 May 2017

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

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