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Cape water crisis highlights larger challenge for property owners, developers
Cape water crisis highlights larger challenge for property owners, developers

Landlords and commercial developers will need to urgently rethink sustainability issues if they want their properties to remain attractive...

By Gary Palmer 23 Apr 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

Residential units in Sandton Gate development to launch second quarter of 2018
Residential units in Sandton Gate development to launch second quarter of 2018

Craft Homes has announced that the first phase of 140 apartments within Sandton Gate development - a mixed-use precinct - will be launching in the second quarter of 2018...

4 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

Balwin estate to get man-made lagoon
Balwin estate to get man-made lagoon

The first man-made lagoon in Africa will open in Pretoria East in September...

By Alistair Anderson 27 Mar 2018

Park Inn by Radisson Cape Town Foreshore PVT Installation. (Image Supplied)
Park Inn by Radisson Cape Town maximises rooftop space with hybrid PVT project

Park Inn by Radisson Cape Town Foreshore installed Cape Town CBD's first large-scale commercial hybrid Photovoltaic and Thermal project. In addition to the renewable energy produced on the roof of the hotel, the installation also saves 79,000 litres of water per year...

27 Mar 2018

Images: Bonzai Photography
R350m Regency Apartment Hotel to cater to the busy Menlyn district

Luxury lifestyle development, the Regency Apartment Hotel located in the bustling Menlyn Node, has entered a key construction phase and is due for completion in June 2018...

19 Mar 2018

Mixed-use precinct Loftus Park construction nears completion
Mixed-use precinct Loftus Park construction nears completion

Currently being developed by Redefine Properties and Abland, the first phase of new mixed-use precinct Loftus Park is nearing completion...

14 Mar 2018

Liberty Midlands Mall to launch third phase of its expansion
Liberty Midlands Mall to launch third phase of its expansion

Liberty Midlands Mall's third phase expansion will be completed and ready for trade this March. The expansion will introduce retail and leisure space of almost 22,000m2, increasing the size of the mall to 78,000m2...

8 Mar 2018

144 Oxford in Rosebank artist impression
Growthpoint breaks ground on 144 Oxford

Growthpoint Properties has commenced excavation for its new 35,000m2 premium-grade office development in Rosebank, called 144 Oxford...

8 Mar 2018

Section 67A(4) of the VAT Act - a knight in shining armour for residential property sales deals?
Section 67A(4) of the VAT Act - a knight in shining armour for residential property sales deals?

By now the whole of South Africa is aware of the increase in the VAT rate to 15%, announced during the 2018 Budget Speech...

By Leonard Willemse 6 Mar 2018

Hotel Verde Zanzibar opens doors to guests, promotes responsible tourism
Hotel Verde Zanzibar opens doors to guests, promotes responsible tourism

On 21 March 2018, Hotel Verde Zanzibar - Azam Luxury Resort & Spa will open its doors to guests for the first time...

6 Mar 2018

Balwin earnings face pressure
Balwin earnings face pressure

The earnings of the largest sectional title developer in the country, Balwin Properties, are still under pressure about two years after it listed...

By Alistair Anderson 1 Mar 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

The real reason why cities in sub-Saharan Africa aren't issuing municipal bonds
The real reason why cities in sub-Saharan Africa aren't issuing municipal bonds

Cities around the world have been financing their long-term investment needs through municipal bonds for centuries...

By Jeremy Gorelick 16 Feb 2018

Property developers will face cash flow pressure due to VAT on temporary rental of residential units
Property developers will face cash flow pressure due to VAT on temporary rental of residential units

The curtains have come down on section 18B of the Value-Added Tax Act, No. 89 of 1991 (VAT Act) and the resultant impact may catch a few residential property developers off-guard...

By Chetan Vanmali, Des Kruger and Andile Miya 13 Feb 2018

R900m Ambassador Hotel redevelopment set for completion mid-2018
R900m Ambassador Hotel redevelopment set for completion mid-2018

Situated in Victoria Road on Cape Town's Atlantic Seaboard, the old Ambassador Hotel is currently being redeveloped into ultra-luxurious apartments...

24 Jan 2018

City of Cape Town appoints acting commissioner for TDA
City of Cape Town appoints acting commissioner for TDA

The City of Cape Town has appointed Gershwin Fortune, portfolio manager for Integrated Transport, as acting commissioner for the Transport and Urban Development Authority (TDA) with immediate effect...

22 Jan 2018

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Montague Properties partners Eltherm to mitigate 'dead legs' at Jackal Creek Golf Estate

Montague Properties recently partnered with heat tracing specialists Eltherm South Africa to overcome temperature maintenance challenges in the Jackal Creek Golf Estate water reticulation system...

12 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Malls think outside the box to win over shoppers
#BizTrends2018: Malls think outside the box to win over shoppers

Time. There is never enough of it. It is an increasingly valuable commodity for all South Africans across the entire social and economic spectrum...

By Paul Gerard 12 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: A recipe for innovation in a cash-strapped country
#BizTrends2018: A recipe for innovation in a cash-strapped country

In today's rapidly changing and fiercely competitive marketplace, it is innovative brands that come out on top. The big problem is that only a few companies in South Africa are spending enough money on research and development...

By Werner van Antwerpen 9 Jan 2018

FWJK awards R535m construction contract to Concor Western Cape
FWJK awards R535m construction contract to Concor Western Cape

FWJK recently announced that it has awarded a construction contract worth R535m to Concor Western Cape for the construction of its new 16 on Bree residential development in Cape Town's city centre...

20 Dec 2017

Refurbishment, extension for Kwagga Mall
Refurbishment, extension for Kwagga Mall

Located in Kwaggafontein, Mpumalanga, Kwagga Plaza is being refurbished by MDS Architecture for McCormick Property Development...

19 Dec 2017

Mall size on the rise says study
Mall size on the rise says study

A recent study conducted on behalf of the South African Council of Shopping Centres (SACSC) has determined that malls are getting bigger...

14 Dec 2017

Shipping containers and commercial property - a sign of the times
Shipping containers and commercial property - a sign of the times

The development of shipping containers in the 1950s transformed the face of the transport industry...

By Leon Breytenbach 11 Dec 2017

Barlow Park Campus in Sandton to be redeveloped
Barlow Park Campus in Sandton to be redeveloped

In one of the major unlisted real-estate transactions of 2017, Barloworld, Atterbury and African Rainbow Capital have partnered as co-investors in the redevelopment of the prime Barlow Park Campus, located at 180 Katherine Street, Sandton...

By Alistair Anderson 8 Dec 2017

Asrin begins construction of Chapel Towers in Zonnebloem
Asrin begins construction of Chapel Towers in Zonnebloem

Asrin Property Developers has begun construction on the Chapel Towers development in Zonnebloem, Cape Town...

6 Dec 2017

Giuseppe Plumari named Nedbank Business Person of the Year
Giuseppe Plumari named Nedbank Business Person of the Year

CEO of Steyn City Properties Giuseppe Plumari was recently named Business Person of the Year at this year's Nedbank Business Excellence Awards...

5 Dec 2017

Discovery lets your ideas take flight in 3D
Discovery lets your ideas take flight in 3D

To match its 5-Star - Green Star rating by the Green Building Council South Africa, Discovery's global headquarters in Sandton Central houses a striking 3D artwork that has people talking...

1 Dec 2017

Louis van der Watt, Atterbury CEO; Morne Wilkin, CEO of Attacq; and Mike Jarvis, COO, Deloitte Africa
Sodding turning marks the start of construction for Deloitte's new Africa HQ

Construction on Deloitte's new Africa headquarters officially got underway with a sod-turning ceremony at Waterfall City, Gauteng....

27 Nov 2017

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