Winners of the Africa Property Investment Awards 2018
Winners of the Africa Property Investment Awards 2018

The annual Africa Property Investment (API) Awards were celebrated by property developers, suppliers and owners from all over sub-Saharan Africa at the Sandton Convention Centre...

19 hours ago

A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: A cottage for sale
A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: A cottage for sale

This month, a new report shows that Malta has edged out Hong Kong as the territory or country with the highest residential price gains. With such rampant development on the island, Malta's national bird should perhaps be... the crane?

By Marcus 'The Maltese Falcon' Brewster 22 hours ago

SA, Ecuador share notes on housing development
SA, Ecuador share notes on housing development

South Africa's vision of integrated urban planning continues to be negatively impacted by the development of houses in the periphery of urban centres, says Deputy Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Andries Nel...

2 days ago

Big completes WeWork's first micro-school with super-elliptic objects in New York City
Big completes WeWork's first micro-school with super-elliptic objects in New York City

Big has completed WeWork's first micro-school on West 18th Street in Manhattan, the school aimed at focusing on children's abilities and revealing their talents at early stages...

2 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...

3 days ago

Capitec Bank unveils new Stellenbosch head office
Capitec Bank unveils new Stellenbosch head office

The new building will be situated on two vacant and adjacent plots of land on the north-west edge of the Technopark...

17 Sep 2018

Civil construction to commence on Ntshongweni Urban Development early 2019
Civil construction to commence on Ntshongweni Urban Development early 2019

Civil construction on the 2,000-hectare Ntshongweni Urban Development, located 30km west of the Port of Durban on the N3, will commence in early 2019...

14 Sep 2018

Construction commences on new Bridgestone SA office
Construction commences on new Bridgestone SA office

Bridgestone South Africa laid its branded brick late last week to mark the construction of its new head offices in the Waterfall City development in Midrand...

24 Aug 2018

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Impact of a "right of extension" clause in a sectional title sale agreement

Andrew Schaefer, MD of Trafalgar, advises sectional title home buyers to look out for a "right of extension" clause in their sale agreement...

24 Aug 2018

#WomensMonth: Solid Green celebrates 50+ green building certifications
#WomensMonth: Solid Green celebrates 50+ green building certifications

Founded in 2010 by Marloes Reinink, Solid Green Consulting is all about advancing sustainability in the African built environment...

By Sindy Peters 3 Aug 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

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

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Urban renewal: The physical manifestation of innovative thinking

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

By Gil Sperling 15 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

Why the future of urbanisation is the colossal meta city
Why the future of urbanisation is the colossal meta city

Urbanisation will be the defining trend of the next 25 years...

24 May 2018

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Why megaprojects to deliver houses in South Africa might not work

In 2014, the South African government announced a new direction in housing policy...

By Richard Ballard and Margot Rubin 24 May 2018

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

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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

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