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Property sector under pressure due to low levels of confidence
Property sector under pressure due to low levels of confidence

Low business and consumer confidence are placing the property sector under pressure...

By Sunita Menon 22 May 2017

More private sector work helps Calgro lift revenue
More private sector work helps Calgro lift revenue

Housing developer Calgro M3's CEO Wikus Lategan says the firm has managed to reduce its reliance on the public sector for revenue, having diversified into three businesses...

By Alistair Anderson 17 May 2017

Balwin shows payout spurt
Balwin shows payout spurt

Balwin Properties, a sectional title unit developer, is on track to continue providing investors with strong dividend growth for some time, having grown its payouts 48% in the year to February, according to CEO Stephen Brookes...

By Alistair Anderson 17 May 2017

RICS requests input on new property standard
RICS requests input on new property standard

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) is updating its global property measurement standard...

16 May 2017

Gauteng growth dependent on quality of road infrastructure
Gauteng growth dependent on quality of road infrastructure

The successful delivery of mega housing projects and substantial investments in tourism as the engine room for growth in Gauteng will be largely dependent on the quality of the province's road infrastructure...

By Chris Hlabisa 15 May 2017

Growthpoint developing steel manufacturing, galvanising facility for Maxishare
Growthpoint developing steel manufacturing, galvanising facility for Maxishare

Growthpoint Properties is developing a steel manufacturing and galvanising facility in Gauteng for steel welded mesh supplier Maxishare...

10 May 2017

Strand Beach Sea Point
Strand Beach Sea Point set for makeover

The Berman Bros. Group (BBG) recently revealed its latest residential project, the five-storey Strand Beach apartments in Sea Point, Cape Town. Work on the comprehensive makeover has commenced.

4 May 2017

Abland completes Alice Lane project
Abland completes Alice Lane project

Abland has completed the third and final building of its Alice Lane project in Sandton. Number 11 Alice Lane is the new home of law firm Bowmans...

4 May 2017

Work commences on Atlantic Hills Business Park
Work commences on Atlantic Hills Business Park

Work has begun on a new industrial precinct situated on the slopes of the Durbanville Hills estate...

25 Apr 2017

Mpumalanga tourism gets a lift
Mpumalanga tourism gets a lift

A 51-metre glass elevator will provide a whole new perspective on God's Window, one of South Africa's most well-known natural beauty spots...

21 Apr 2017

Blok to launch development in Bo-Kaap
Blok to launch development in Bo-Kaap

Urban property developer Blok will be launching a new development concept in Cape Town's Bo-Kaap with the aim of providing urban homes to a more diverse range of incomes...

20 Apr 2017

New NEC4 suite of contracts includes dispute resolutions
New NEC4 suite of contracts includes dispute resolutions

NEC4 suite of standard form contracts, including the widely used engineering and construction contract, will be released on 22 June 2017.

13 Apr 2017

aha The Rex Hotel
aha The Rex Hotel undergoing R65m property expansion

The project will encompass an addition of 56 new hotel rooms which will maintain the same mix of contemporary and classic décor, presenting cool colours and rich fabrics...

12 Apr 2017

PH Hatfield pool
Protea Hotel Pretoria Hatfield to increase number of rooms, facilities

Protea Hotel by Marriott Pretoria Hatfield, which will soon embark on a major construction project set to increase the hotel's number of rooms and facilities...

12 Apr 2017

Deloitte's new Gauteng offices
Atterbury awarded Deloitte Gauteng office development tender

After considering more than 15 submissions, Deloitte has awarded the tender to develop its sizeable purpose-developed offices in Gauteng to Atterbury...

11 Apr 2017

Sustainability - the driving force of the future
Sustainability - the driving force of the future

The cost of not being sustainable is starting to exert pressure on business...

By Matthew Renshaw 5 Apr 2017

Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence Cape Town
Radisson Blu opens upper-upscale Hotel & Residence in Cape Town

Radisson Blu has announced the opening of a new Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence in Cape Town, making it Carlson Rezidor's 10th hotel in operation and its first mixed-use property in South Africa...

31 Mar 2017

Solving SA's housing crisis through public-private cooperation
Solving SA's housing crisis through public-private cooperation

This year's Budget Speech prioritised both national and provincial economic infrastructure requirements, which includes the reprioritisation of R600m to the Social Housing Regulatory Authority for investment in rental housing units...

30 Mar 2017

Shift noted in nature of SA hotel development
Shift noted in nature of SA hotel development

The nature of hotel development in South Africa has shifted...

24 Mar 2017

RICS publishes new global professional statement on conflicts of interest
RICS publishes new global professional statement on conflicts of interest

Following extensive industry consultation, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) is tightening up requirements for RICS professionals and regulated firms...

22 Mar 2017

Bridge City development gains momentum
Bridge City development gains momentum

According to Brian Ive, development executive at Tongaat Hulett Developments, Bridge City is gathering momentum this year...

14 Mar 2017

The Iron Works
CT property development shows no signs of slowing down

Despite economic pressure, property development in the Mother City shows no signs of slowing down...

8 Mar 2017

R650m Louwlardia development launched
R650m Louwlardia development launched

Fortress Income Fund has launched the R650m A-grade logistics facility Louwlardia Logistics Park which is currently under development alongside the N1 in Centurion...

2 Mar 2017

#DesignMonth: Creative collaboration central to Blok's Konnect
#DesignMonth: Creative collaboration central to Blok's Konnect

Besides the nine properties Blok has launched since its inception in 2014, the urban property developer has also worked on various urban and design intervention projects...

By Sindy Peters 21 Feb 2017

Reviving brownfield sites to create mixed-use communities
Reviving brownfield sites to create mixed-use communities

The office sector is still firmly entrenched in its recovery phase although this is becoming increasingly fragile...

16 Feb 2017

Glaring maintenance issues will devalue your home
Glaring maintenance issues will devalue your home

In a buyer's market like today's, sellers need to pull out all the stops. An unloved, badly maintained home is harder to sell...

Issued by Private Property 3 Feb 2017

RICS Africa Summit 2017 expands to two days
RICS Africa Summit 2017 expands to two days

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Africa Summit will take place from 22-23 February in Sandton Central, Johannesburg...

2 Feb 2017

GVK-Siya Zama transforms PE's Tramways terminus
GVK-Siya Zama transforms PE's Tramways terminus

GVK-Siya Zama has completed the R54m project to transform Port Elizabeth's previously derelict Tramways building into a mixed-use development...

1 Feb 2017

Billion rand property development gets green light in CT CBD
Billion rand property development gets green light in CT CBD

Final approval has been given for the development of a multi-use development within the Cape Town CBD...

26 Jan 2017

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