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InnovationQuarter’s Chris van Voorden presents a special plaque to Atterbury Europe’s CEO Henk Deist, on behalf of the City of Leiden, InnovationQuarter and the NFIA. Photography: © Daniel Verkijk
Atterbury opens European headquarters in Leiden

South African property developer Atterbury opened its new European headquarters in Leiden, Netherlands on Friday, 10 November...

14 Nov 2017

Asrin Property Developers breaks ground on Cedar Place development
Asrin Property Developers breaks ground on Cedar Place development

Construction has begun on Asrin Property Developers' 98-unit Cedar Place development in Grassy Park in Cape Town. Handovers are expected to begin on 31 October 2018...

13 Nov 2017

Serengeti Estates launches The Whistling Thorns apartments
Serengeti Estates launches The Whistling Thorns apartments

Located on the second fairway of The Whistling Thorn, Serengeti Estate's nine-hole golf course, The Whistling Thorns apartments comprise 188 units with architecture and design by DHK Architects...

10 Nov 2017

SA cities rank poorly on latest Schroders Global Cities Index
SA cities rank poorly on latest Schroders Global Cities Index

South African cities leave much to be desired, that is according to the latest released Schroders Global Cities Index...

1 Nov 2017

Morné Wilken
Morné Wilken resigns as Attacq CEO

Property developer Attacq said on Tuesday, 24 October, that Morné Wilken had resigned as its director and the CEO, effective from 31 December...

By Elsie Nyalela 25 Oct 2017

Discovery's new global HQ certified green
Discovery's new global HQ certified green

Discovery's new 112,000m2 global head office in Sandton Central has received a five-star Green Star rating by the Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA)...

19 Oct 2017

Construction set to start on Umhlanga Arch
Construction set to start on Umhlanga Arch

Last week saw the official ground breaking of A-grade catalytic development Umhlanga Arch in Durban...

18 Oct 2017

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In need of hotel rooms, Seychelles' govt tells developers to begin projects or lose them

Eight out of 18 tourism projects excluded from a moratorium on large hotels in Seychelles could be reallocated if the project backers don't begin construction within a year...

17 Oct 2017

Facelift underway at Ithala's northern region centres
Facelift underway at Ithala's northern region centres

Ithala has commenced a refurbishment programme to revitalise township and rural economies at its retail centres in Nongoma, Ulundi and Eshowe in northern KwaZulu-Natal...

Issued by Ithala Development Finance Corporation 17 Oct 2017

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Emira upbeat over conversion of office block to residential

Emira Property Fund is confident that its first asset conversion of a property from office to residential will succeed and that this will prompt the company to complete more value-enhancing property conversions...

By Alistair Anderson 12 Oct 2017

Dobsonville Mall R114m extension, upgrade complete
Dobsonville Mall R114m extension, upgrade complete

Dobsonville Mall, owned by Vukile Property Fund, recently completed its R114m extension and upgrade...

6 Oct 2017

CT releases prospectus for affordable housing developments in and around city centre
CT releases prospectus for affordable housing developments in and around city centre

The City of Cape Town recently issued a prospectus for the development of affordable housing opportunities on 11 city-owned sites in Salt River, Woodstock, and the inner city...

4 Oct 2017

Developers show faith as North Coast gets yet another mall
Developers show faith as North Coast gets yet another mall

With less than three months to go to Christmas, Durban's North Coast now boasts a brand new mall spanning 65,000m2...

By Alistair Anderson 3 Oct 2017

No delay for PE waterfront plan
No delay for PE waterfront plan

The relocation of the manganese ore dump and fuel tank farm to Ngqura will not delay the impending development of phase one of the Port Elizabeth waterfront...

2 Oct 2017

Apartment living on the high rise in SA
Apartment living on the high rise in SA

Homeowners are increasingly keen on apartment living in South Africa. For every 100 plans stamped for houses in 2013, says Statistics SA, 26 were approved for flats. This ratio rose to 59 last year...

29 Sep 2017

Redefine develops home for advocates in Sandton
Redefine develops home for advocates in Sandton

Redefine Properties is developing a specialised office block for advocates in Sandton...

By Alistair Anderson 29 Sep 2017

#InnovationMonth: Propertuity, LOT-EK collaborate on SA's first large-scale residential container development
#InnovationMonth: Propertuity, LOT-EK collaborate on SA's first large-scale residential container development

Property developer Propertuity partnered recently with New York-based architecture firm and upcycling experts LOT-EK in creating South Africa's first large-scale residential container development, Drivelines...

By Sindy Peters 28 Sep 2017

SAPOA Meet the Mayor Dinner hosts eThekwini's Zandile Gumede
SAPOA Meet the Mayor Dinner hosts eThekwini's Zandile Gumede

“As a city, we are working harder to ensure that we make our citizens happy," said eThekwini Municipality Councillor Zandile Gumede at a recent SAPOA Meet the Mayor Dinner...

22 Sep 2017

Abland to develop 24-storey office skyscraper in CT
Abland to develop 24-storey office skyscraper in CT

Cape Town's latest office tower, 35 Lower Long, will be situated on Lower Long Street in the City Bowl...

20 Sep 2017

Chatsworth Centre refurbishment adds SuperSpar to tenant mix
Chatsworth Centre refurbishment adds SuperSpar to tenant mix

Chatsworth Centre will see the launch of a new anchor tenant being added to its tenant mix this October, SuperSpar, occupying approximately 3,345m2...

19 Sep 2017

Tsogo Sun SunSquare Cape Town City Bowl and the StayEasy Cape Town City Bowl
Exploring the ethos behind Dexter Moren's bespoke design approach

The new Tsogo Sun SunSquare Cape Town City Bowl and the StayEasy Cape Town City Bowl enables both business and leisure travellers of all budgets a place to explore what Cape Town has to offer...

By Robin Fredericks 18 Sep 2017

New 15,000m2 Mediclinic hospital for Stellenbosch
New 15,000m2 Mediclinic hospital for Stellenbosch

Atterbury is developing the new R350m, 15,000m2 Mediclinic hospital in Stellenbosch...

18 Sep 2017

SACSC president Malcolm Horne and Nedbank Corporate Investment Banking's Robin Lockhart-Ross with Spectrum Award winner representatives from Menlyn Park Shopping Centre.
#SACSCCongress: 2017 Retail, Design and Development Awards winners announced

The 2017 Retail, Design and Development Awards (RDDA) winners were announced on the opening day of the SACSC Annual Congress in Cape Town...

15 Sep 2017

Apple Park
Apple 'spaceship' nestled in Earthly oasis

Apple's new "spaceship" headquarters peeked above a nearby hillside as the sun shined gloriously through towering glass walls of the entryway to Steve Jobs Theater...

14 Sep 2017

Northridge Mall
Northridge Mall to undergo upgrade

Bloemfontein's Northridge Mall is set to undergo a complete redevelopment and expansion...

11 Sep 2017

#THINCAfrica: Dealing with hotel development challenges in Africa
#THINCAfrica: Dealing with hotel development challenges in Africa

Rishabh Thapar sat down with a group of panellists at THINC Africa 2017 to discuss challenges in hotel development...

By Robin Fredericks 6 Sep 2017

Over R650m redirected to metros infrastructure development
Over R650m redirected to metros infrastructure development

In response to rapid urbanisation, the forum of Ministers and MECs of Human Settlements (MINMEC) has taken a decision to redirect an over-R650m Urban Settlements Development Grant (USDG) to the country's five metropolitan municipalities...

1 Sep 2017

2017 Africa Property Investment (API) Awards winners announced
2017 Africa Property Investment (API) Awards winners announced

The 2017 Africa Property Investment (API) Awards was held on Thursday, 24 August, recognising property developers, suppliers and owners in sub-Saharan Africa across seven categories...

30 Aug 2017

Why mixed-use developments are taking South Africa by storm
Why mixed-use developments are taking South Africa by storm

It's a problem for many city residents - finding a safe and affordable home where you don't have to commute long distances to work...

By Nicholas Stopforth 30 Aug 2017

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