City of Cape Town fails to explain R140m property sale bungle
City of Cape Town fails to explain R140m property sale bungle

Deputy-Mayor Ian Neilson has defended the City of Cape Town's controversial sale of Site B - a prime Foreshore property. But Neilson's statement is inconsistent with municipal laws...

By Daneel Knoetze 1 day ago

Why agents need to adapt to changing consumer behaviour
Why agents need to adapt to changing consumer behaviour

How do changing consumer needs dictate the way in which successful real estate agents need to operate...?

By Linda Erasmus 3 days ago

Willow Wood Office in Gauteng final phase of construction underway
Willow Wood Office in Gauteng final phase of construction underway

With an eco-friendly and modern design, the office park is situated in close proximity to major highways, Lanseria's International Airport and some of Gauteng's main centres such as Cedar Square shopping centre, Fourways Mall, Dainfern Estate and Steyn City...

3 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

The pros and cons of deed digitisation
The pros and cons of deed digitisation

While the digital signing of documentation could pave the way to more efficient and streamlined processes for the real estate industry, it comes with its own set of risks...

17 Sep 2018

JLL releases Q2 2018 local property market activity overview
JLL releases Q2 2018 local property market activity overview

JLL has released its South African Q2 2018 reports on activity in the commercial and industrial sectors in Johannesburg and Durban, the office market in Cape Town...

11 Sep 2018

HVS' Hotel Valuation Index reveals Africa hotel market evolving despite challenges
HVS' Hotel Valuation Index reveals Africa hotel market evolving despite challenges

The fifth edition of the HVI analysed the hotel values of 26 markets operating in 19 African countries, providing crucial information for investors...

6 Sep 2018

Radisson Hotel Group expands hotel development in SA
Radisson Hotel Group expands hotel development in SA

"As part of our five-year development plan, we have identified key cities for scaled growth, three of which are located in South Africa - Cape Town, Johannesburg and Durban."

5 Sep 2018

Keith Bothongo recognised with SAIBPP lifetime achievement award
Keith Bothongo recognised with SAIBPP lifetime achievement award

During its annual awards ceremony early last month, the South African Institute of Black Property Professionals (SAIBPP) honoured Keith Bothongo with a lifetime achievement award....

5 Sep 2018

The flexible workspace revolution and what it means for landlords
The flexible workspace revolution and what it means for landlords

The growing trend of flexible working, and with-it flexible workspace, has gained a lot of recent coverage globally...

By Gidgette Osborne 4 Sep 2018

Occupiers in Africa: A snapshot
Occupiers in Africa: A snapshot

Around the world, the occupier market is taking a fresh look at property. Is the African property market delivering on their expectations?...

Issued by Cushman & Wakefield Excellerate 31 Aug 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

OPEN Workspaces announces a nationwide rebrand to Workshop17
OPEN Workspaces announces a nationwide rebrand to Workshop17

Leading South African co-working space brand, OPEN Workspaces, has announced its intention to rebrand to Workshop17 across all its spaces...

Issued by Workshop17 28 Aug 2018

Urgent liquidation auction
Urgent liquidation auction

A 36-bed boutique hotel in Ballito on the KwaZulu-Natal north coast, previously known as the Caledon Boutique Hotel & Spa, will be going under the hammer on Wednesday, 5 September...

Issued by Peter Maskell Auctions 22 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

Heartwood Properties lists on new 4 Africa Exchange
Heartwood Properties lists on new 4 Africa Exchange

A joint venture between Gauteng property developers Brydens Group and Montagu Property Group, Heartwood Properties is the first property company to list on the new 4 Africa Exchange...

13 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

BON Hotels develop KZN portfolio with two new properties
BON Hotels develop KZN portfolio with two new properties

Following its recent acquisition of Hotel 64 on Gordon in Durban, BON Hotels has announced the addition of two new properties in the KwaZulu-Natal region, namely BON Hotel Empangeni and BON Hotel Waterfront Richards Bay...

2 Aug 2018

Apply to serve on the Municipal Demarcation Board
Apply to serve on the Municipal Demarcation Board

Applications are now open for persons interested in serving on the Municipal Demarcation Board (MDB)...

31 Jul 2018

Africa's hotel market sees growth in mixed-use developments
Africa's hotel market sees growth in mixed-use developments

"We have definitely seen huge success across the continent when mixed-use developments incorporate hotel components because it gives hotel guests the level of urban comfort they demand, while allowing developers to spread their financial risk."

31 Jul 2018

Protea Hotel by Marriott adds new wing to Pretoria property
Protea Hotel by Marriott adds new wing to Pretoria property

Protea Hotel by Marriott Pretoria Hatfield has announced the opening of an additional wing to its property with 86 rooms and enhanced facilities...

26 Jul 2018

L-R: Wouter de Vos, CEO, Atterbury Property Fund; Rian Reyneke, CEO, Ithemba; Tebogo Mogashoa , group chairman, Talis Property Fund; and Carel Kleynhans, executive director, Ithemba
Newly launched property fund looks to renew SA's cities

The new Divercity Urban Property Fund has launched with a R2bn seed portfolio of property assets...

26 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

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

Traditional land not affected by Section 25 amendment
Traditional land not affected by Section 25 amendment

A meeting of a Ministerial Task Team and National House of Traditional Leaders has resolved that the traditional land would not be affected by the proposed amendment of Section 25 of the Constitution...

9 Jul 2018

Africa's hotel market proves resilient in latest PwC findings
Africa's hotel market proves resilient in latest PwC findings

The hotel industry's potential for business growth has been reflected in the increase in the number of foreign and domestic travellers visiting the continent, as well as in the number of hotel chains established...

5 Jul 2018

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