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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

John Jack, CEO, Knight Frank SA
Meet Knight Frank SA's new CEO

John Jack has been appointed the new CEO of the South African division of independent global real estate consultancy Knight Frank...

4 Jul 2018

THINC Africa 2018 a boost in African tourism
THINC Africa 2018 a boost in African tourism

"There's a consistently negative stigma around travelling in Africa which has been snowballing for years. We need to position ourselves correctly and draw attention to the positive experiences that can be had here."

3 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

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

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

Jonathan Liebmann, founder and CEO of Propertuity. Image supplied.
Urban renewal: The physical manifestation of innovative thinking

A powerful lesson in how to turn vision into reality...

By Gil Sperling 15 Jun 2018

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JLL releases Q1 2018 market reports for key SA markets

JLL SA has released its South African Q1 2018 market reports for key markets across the country...

14 Jun 2018

Radisson Hotel Dakar, Diamniadio
Radisson Blu leads in hotel development in Africa

Radisson Blu's portfolio has spiked significantly in Africa to include 86 hotels (17,800 rooms) in operation and under development...

13 Jun 2018

IREM swears in internationally certified commercial property managers n Joburg. CPM instructor Fred Prassas also pictured here.
IREM swears in Africa's first internationally certified CPMs

The Institute of Real Estate Managers (IREM) recently hosted a swearing-in ceremony of the first cohort of...

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

Tintswalo at Boulders Manor (Image Supplied)
The evolution of Tintswalo: New properties and expansion on the cards

Tintswalo Lodges will be opening two new properties in 2018 and expand into a Premier Collection and a Classic Collection. The evolution of the Tintswalo brand follows the sale of Tintswalo at Waterfall in Johannesburg earlier this year...

7 Jun 2018

Marriott International solidifies its West African portfolio with hotel in Mali
Marriott International solidifies its West African portfolio with hotel in Mali

Mariott International, in collaboration with the Koira Holding Group, has opened the Sheraton Bamako Hotel - marking its entry into Mali and solidifying its portfolio across West Africa...

6 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

Development starts on new R3bn mixed-use precinct
Development starts on new R3bn mixed-use precinct

Phase one is now under way on the R3bn Sandton Gate precinct development...

1 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

Broll research details how tech is transforming the way we shop
Broll research details how tech is transforming the way we shop

There is no doubt that traditional brick-and-mortar shopping remains the backbone of the South African retail industry, but new ways of purchasing are fast becoming standard practice in retail markets...

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

In the right environment, everyone is creative
In the right environment, everyone is creative

Scroll back if you can, to the office of the 1970s - 'working 9 to 5' was the norm and employee happiness had little or no bearing in a largely autonomous corporate environment...

Issued by GO Content Lab 29 May 2018

SAPOA, Property Sector Charter Council to continue partnership on transformation
SAPOA, Property Sector Charter Council to continue partnership on transformation

The South African Property Owners Association (SAPOA) will continue to fund the Property Sector Charter Council (PSCC) to the tune of around R250,000 a year for an additional three-year period...

23 May 2018

Retail, Design and Development Awards and Footprint Marketing Awards entries open now
Retail, Design and Development Awards and Footprint Marketing Awards entries open now

The 2018 Retail, Design and Development Awards (RDDA) and the Footprint Marketing Awards have officially opened for entries...

23 May 2018

Bruma Oriental City in Bruma, Johannesburg
Community retail centres tick all the boxes - here's why

While some big retail centres are experiencing a reduction in rentals...

22 May 2018

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