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

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

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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

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

#AfricaMonth: Growthpoint Investec African Properties launched
#AfricaMonth: Growthpoint Investec African Properties launched

First announced in 2015, Growthpoint Investec African Properties (GIAP) is finally off the mark, commencing operations in the pan-African real estate market.

By Sindy Peters 14 May 2018

R50m upgrade for Phuthaditjhaba Industrial Park
R50m upgrade for Phuthaditjhaba Industrial Park

The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) has completed the first phase of the revitalisation of the Phuthaditjhaba Industrial Park in the Free State...

4 May 2018

Fortress to rebalance portfolio mix with focus on logistics properties
Fortress to rebalance portfolio mix with focus on logistics properties

Fortress REIT plans to grow its logistics-focused properties to two thirds of its total portfolio by 2020...

11 Apr 2018

IAPF acquires Melbourne industrial property
IAPF acquires Melbourne industrial property

JSE-listed Investec Australia Property Fund (IAPF) announced recently its acquisition of an industrial property in Dandenong South, Melbourne for AU$19,450,000...

9 Apr 2018

RIP Pam Golding
RIP Pam Golding

Property and real estate icon Pam Golding has passed away at the age of 90. Golding entered the male-dominated property industry in the 1970s and not only became a household name but a leader in the industry and an inspiration to female entrepreneurs everywhere...

4 Apr 2018

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Clinic scoops global design award

A R23m South Africa health facility has won first prize in the Health Completed Buildings at the Berlin World Architecture Festival Awards.

3 Apr 2018

Dti to spend R415m on industrial parks
Dti to spend R415m on industrial parks

The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) has set aside R415m to refurbish 11 industrial parks across South Africa...

26 Mar 2018

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CWE 2018 report highlights positive outlook for African property market

Covering trends and dynamics affecting the commercial, industrial and retail property sectors...

19 Mar 2018

JLL SA releases Q4 2017 market reports for office, industrial, retail sectors
JLL SA releases Q4 2017 market reports for office, industrial, retail sectors

JLL SA has released its Q4 2017 market reports for key markets across the country...

27 Feb 2018

Construction begins on Old Mint Park
Construction begins on Old Mint Park

Atterbury has begun construction on Old Mint Park, a 65,000m2 industrial development located between Midrand and Centurion...

21 Feb 2018

#BizTrends2018: Industrial accommodation supply set to increase in 2018, but demand may soften
#BizTrends2018: Industrial accommodation supply set to increase in 2018, but demand may soften

2017 was not the greatest year for South Africa and while the technical recession was short-lived...

By Zandile Makhoba 8 Jan 2018

M1 Place given new lease on life with R85m revamp
M1 Place given new lease on life with R85m revamp

Growthpoint Properties has converted its ageing retail warehousing property M1 Place in Marlboro, Sandton, into a modern retail park, with an R85m revamp...

20 Nov 2017

Industrial property the first-half leader
Industrial property the first-half leader

Industrial property was the top performing real estate type in the first half of 2017...

By Alistair Anderson 9 Nov 2017

How Cape Town found a creative solution to reusing a 90-year old grain elevator
How Cape Town found a creative solution to reusing a 90-year old grain elevator

The Cape Town grain elevator, originally built by the government in Table Bay Harbour over 90 years ago, has recently opened as the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (Zeitz MOCAA)...

By David Worth 7 Nov 2017

Equites adds land for distribution centre to British portfolio
Equites adds land for distribution centre to British portfolio

Equites Property Fund, the high-end industrial property owner, has clinched another deal in the UK, acquiring land and the development rights for a distribution centre there...

By Alistair Anderson 30 Oct 2017

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Spear REIT Limited sees exceptional asset growth

According to Spear REIT Limited's interim results for the six months ending 31 August 2017, the company has added in excess of R1.4 billion of new acquisitions to the Western Cape-focused portfolio and...

23 Oct 2017

JLL SA releases Q2 2017 property market reports
JLL SA releases Q2 2017 property market reports

JLL South Africa, has released its Q2 2017 research reports of the industrial markets in Johannesburg and Durban, the office markets in Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town and a synopsis of the South African retail market...

26 Sep 2017

Emira's Centurion rainwater harvesting pilot programme generating notable results
Emira's Centurion rainwater harvesting pilot programme generating notable results

According to the Emira Property Fund, its rainwater harvesting at One Highveld, a retail warehouse property just off the N1 highway and John Vorster Drive in Centurion, is delivering a 73% reduction/saving in municipal water use...

19 Sep 2017

JLL report reveals growing demand for prime logistics space in Africa
JLL report reveals growing demand for prime logistics space in Africa

According to JLL's 2017 Africa Prime Industrial Report, within Africa's more diversified economies, the prime industrial sector is set to emerge as an attractive asset class over the short to medium term...

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

Commercial property investment - the do's and don'ts
Commercial property investment - the do's and don'ts

Traditional savings vehicles may not always be the best option for small and medium enterprises (SMEs), says Jeremy Lang, regional general manager at Business Partners Limited...

23 Aug 2017

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2017 SAIBPP Indaba to address contentious issues around state of SA property industry

The 2017 South African Institute for Black Property Practitioners (SAIBPP) Annual Convention & Property Indaba, set to take place from 2-3 August 2017, will launch with a full day development site tour of Johannesburg...

1 Aug 2017

Redefine to launch industrial estate in Germiston
Redefine to launch industrial estate in Germiston

Redefine Properties, a diversified real estate investment trust, will soon launch the S&J industrial estate in Germiston, as it aims to invest further into high-tech industrial real estate rather than smoke-stack factories.

By Alistair Anderson 28 Jul 2017

PriceCheck launches property portal
PriceCheck launches property portal

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

11 Jul 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

Property Market Report indicates market activity is resilient
Property Market Report indicates market activity is resilient

JLL South Africa has released its Q1 2017 research reports on office, industrial and retail property trends in Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban, which lend perspective amidst the current political uncertainty and challenging economic conditions...

14 Jun 2017

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