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Swift progress being made with Kenya's Tatu City
Swift progress being made with Kenya's Tatu City

Kenyan mixed-use real estate project Tatu City is rapidly taking shape...

1 day ago

City announces u-turn on social housing
City announces u-turn on social housing

Reclaim the City welcomes plans for ten new sites for affordable housing but says it remains cautious...

By Barbara Maregele 3 days ago

Waverly Office Park - Phase Two
Waverly Office Park - Phase Two

Barrow Properties' latest development project, Waverly Office Park, is among the most visible developments in Johannesburg...

Issued by Barrow Properties 13 Jul 2017

Rejuvenating inner cities cannot be at the expense of communities
Rejuvenating inner cities cannot be at the expense of communities

Inner city rejuvenation has gained momentum globally over the last couple of years, says Hassan Shaikh, founder of Revolve, with a strong focus on brownfield sites (existing buildings) and repurposing these buildings into mixed-use spaces...

13 Jul 2017

Cape Town hotel to feature in London architecture exhibition
Cape Town hotel to feature in London architecture exhibition

The new 504-room Tsogo Sun hotel complex in Cape Town, set to open its doors in the CBD in September this year, has been selected for display at this year's New London Architecture (NLA) exhibition...

11 Jul 2017

R-L: Gerhard van der Westhuizen, project manager of Atterbury Property Development, and Tagir Carimo, mayor of the City of Pemba.
Huge new shopping mall opens in Mozambique's Pemba

Atterbury has completed the first-phase development of its $20m Pemba Shopping venture in Mozambique...

By Alistair Anderson 11 Jul 2017

Artist’s impression of Bridge City affordable housing
Construction of Bridge City affordable housing project to start soon

Construction of an affordable housing project at Bridge City in eThekwini is due to start within weeks...

5 Jul 2017

Arup provides multidisciplinary engineering services on Park Square project
Arup provides multidisciplinary engineering services on Park Square project

Currently being developed by Nedport Developments, a fully owned subsidiary of Nedbank, Park Square is a a mixed-use office and retail project situated in the Umhlanga New Town Centre in KwaZulu-Natal...

30 Jun 2017

Salt River urban renewal triggers growing demand in area
Salt River urban renewal triggers growing demand in area

Bordering Woodstock, Salt River is part of a R20bn urban renewal initiative across Cape Town...

28 Jun 2017

City seeks more social housing partners to expedite provision of affordable housing
City seeks more social housing partners to expedite provision of affordable housing

In an effort to expedite the provision of affordable housing opportunities across the city, the City of Cape Town is seeking additional social housing partners...

23 Jun 2017

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Crystal Lagoons sets eyes on Kenya for further expansion in SSA

“Rapid urbanisation and economic development make sub-Saharan Africa a promising market for property, especially as countries like Kenya are starting to adopt international frameworks..."

21 Jun 2017

Planned communities are SA's smart cities of the future
Planned communities are SA's smart cities of the future

A number of planned communities being built with connectivity at their core - and not Johannesburg and Cape Town - are leading the local race toward being truly integrated smart cities...

By Jacques du Toit 20 Jun 2017

Accelerate takes development hit
Accelerate takes development hit

Accelerate Property Fund's share price plunged 7.69% to R6 on Wednesday, 14 June...

By Alistair Anderson 19 Jun 2017

Regional malls offer new areas for growth
Regional malls offer new areas for growth

Rural markets show increase in retail spending and South African developers are benefiting from rural and peri-urban markets as the new areas for growth, as urban retail space reaches saturation point...

7 Jun 2017

Eco-building trend puts companies on the map
Eco-building trend puts companies on the map

Green-rated buildings are putting companies on the map in terms of both physical presence and eco-friendly footprint, while eco-aware architecture is rapidly becoming en vogue...

6 Jun 2017

Ridge 7 office block gets go-ahead
Ridge 7 office block gets go-ahead

FWJK Developments has announced the go-ahead of its seventh A Grade office block, Ridge 7, at Ridgeside, Umhlanga...

5 Jun 2017

Best Residential Development in Africa goes to Sitari
Best Residential Development in Africa goes to Sitari

The Sitari Country Estate has won the Best Residential Development Africa 2016-2017 award at the International Property Awards in the Africa & Arabia category, which included developments from as far afield as Dubai, Seychelles, Ghana and Uganda...

2 Jun 2017

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City of CT, Stellenbosch University sign MoA for urban renewal in Bellville

The City of Cape Town and Stellenbosch University have signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) for the mixed development of the Bellville Park University property located along the N1 freeway...

29 May 2017

#AUW2017: Buildings offer significant opportunity for energy efficiency
#AUW2017: Buildings offer significant opportunity for energy efficiency

One of the many pertinent questions asked at this year's African Utility Week was...

By Sindy Peters 22 May 2017

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

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