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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...

2 days ago

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

R188m for Joburg inner city housing
R188m for Joburg inner city housing

Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has recommitted R188m to the City of Johannesburg for the development of housing in the inner city...

28 Aug 2017

How African property markets can move beyond the ‘pioneering' phase
How African property markets can move beyond the ‘pioneering' phase

Property pioneers have already taken the first steps in shaping Africa's urban landscapes, constructing landmark malls, hotels and office blocks that could be called iconic...

By Selwyn Blieden 25 Aug 2017

Cape Town skyscraper to include “affordable” apartments
Cape Town skyscraper to include “affordable” apartments

Buyers would have to earn at least R25,000 a month...

By Ashleigh Furlong 25 Aug 2017

Table Bay ready for flagship mall opening in September
Table Bay ready for flagship mall opening in September

The flagship Table Bay regional retail mall will open on 28 September 2017, with more than 65,000 m2 of retail space...

24 Aug 2017

How to avoid the fluctuating price of solar installation on commercial projects
How to avoid the fluctuating price of solar installation on commercial projects

The increase in the demand for PV systems worldwide will result in the rise in cost in the fourth quarter (Q4) of this year of installing photovoltaic (PV) systems...

23 Aug 2017

Rob Wesselo, CEO Transcend and Steve Brookes, CEO of Balwin signing the MoU.
Balwin, Transcend announce strategic alliance on five apartment developments in Gauteng

Balwin Properties and Transcend Residential Property Fund recently revealed a strategic alliance that will see 8,900 rental apartments developed across five projects in various Gauteng nodes over the next six years...

21 Aug 2017

Renowned hotel architect Dexter Moren to speak at THINC Africa
Renowned hotel architect Dexter Moren to speak at THINC Africa

Highly awarded hotel architect and founder of Dexter Moren Associates, Dexter Moren is returning to THINC Africa by popular demand to share his expertise and experience...

15 Aug 2017

Executive mayor of Maluti-a-Phofung Local Municipality, Cllr Vusimusi William Tshabalala and Sedise Moseneke, executive director of Vukile Property Fund at Maluti Crescent Shopping Centre (formerly Setsing Crescent) in Phuthaditjhaba.
R338m redevelopment for Maluti Crescent Shopping Centre

The Maluti Crescent Shopping Centre in the Free State is undergoing a major redevelopment...

8 Aug 2017

New landmark Walmer commercial development under construction
New landmark Walmer commercial development under construction

The commercial growth of Walmer's Main Road in Nelson Mandela Bay is gathering pace, with the building of a R20m office and retail development set to modernise the rapidly expanding business node...

By Shaun Gillham 8 Aug 2017

Twin City Bushbuckridge Shopping Centre in Mpumalanga
Property development in underserved areas is not for the faint of heart

Building in under-serviced areas is tough, but the socio-economic payoff makes it worthwhile in the long run...

7 Aug 2017

#SmartHomes: The number one tenant amenity today is Wi-Fi
#SmartHomes: The number one tenant amenity today is Wi-Fi

In today's crazy technology age, we are seeing many new developments being incorporated into the home...

By Riaan Graham 3 Aug 2017

SVA International’s Jannie Wagenaar (left) and Greenacres centre manager Brent Starr (right) inspect the new Virgin Active health club that forms the final phase of the two-year shopping centre upgrade.
SVA International completes R100m health club in Eastern Cape

Designed by SVA International, the R100m, 3,572m2 Virgin Active officially opened its doors on Saturday, 29 July in PE...

1 Aug 2017

Jacques van Embden, MD, Blok
SA's property developers and buyers under pressure

South Africa has been downgraded to junk status by two ratings agencies, meaning that an even weaker rand, higher inflation, mounting petrol and food prices as well as interest rate hikes are on the cards...

By Jacques van Embden 24 Jul 2017

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...

21 Jul 2017

Abland, Tiber to develop mixed-use Sandton Gate precinct
Abland, Tiber to develop mixed-use Sandton Gate precinct

Abland and Tiber have joined forces to develop the Sandton Gate precinct which will offer an office, retail, residential and lifestyle environment...

19 Jul 2017

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 19 Jul 2017

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

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