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The age of ‘chameleon' shopping centres

New research on the top South African property funds indicates that successful shopping centres can be characterised as ‘chameleon'...

5 hours ago

Conveyancing fees have increased

The recommended charge for conveyancing fees increased on 1 May and any conveyancing attorney who receives an instruction after this date will be entitled to charge more for their services...

Issued by Private Property 2 hours ago

Emira Property Fund announces R364m BEE transaction

Emira Property Fund recently announced a transaction that will see 5% of its shares in issue being owned by strategic black partners...

2 hours ago

A fresh perspective on shared office space, at Co-Lab

Co-Lab, based in Bramley near Melrose Arch, offers start-ups and small businesses an energetic, flexible desk-sharing or office environment that allows your business, creativity, and collaborations to flourish...

Issued by Penquin 3 hours ago

Demystifying rental deposit rules

While the Rental Housing Act clearly outlines the rules for handling rental deposits, misconceptions still abound amongst landlords and tenants...

1 day ago

The future is now for smart homes

The rising trend that's seeing people opt for virtual offices or changing working hours to save on travel time and increase productivity has resulted in...

1 day ago

Period of super returns gone, but opportunities in Africa remain

With 42 years' experience in the property sector...

By Sindy Peters 26 May 2017

Justifying land expropriation - public purpose, public interest

Section 25(2) of the Constitution sets out the requirements for a lawful expropriation of property, one of which is that the expropriation must be for a public purpose or in the public interest...

26 May 2017

Repo rate reduction would have helped boost economy: Dr Andrew Golding

A reduction in repo rate would have provided a much-needed boost for consumer confidence and market sentiment...

26 May 2017

Flat repo rate, lower inflation welcomed as economic challenges mount

The Monetary Policy Committee of the South African Reserve Bank announced on Thursday, 25 May, that the repo rate is to remain at 7% (home loan base rate of 10.5%)...

By Samuel Seeff 26 May 2017

Spear REIT exceeds forecast in first set of financial results

Since listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange in November last year, Spear REIT Limited has declared a first dividend of 16.75% over its forecast in the company's first set of financial results...

25 May 2017

Steadfast Arrowhead sets sights on double-digit dividend growth

Arrowhead Properties is likely to reach about double-digit dividend income growth in the next two years, as long as political and economic shocks do not persist in SA...

By Alistair Anderson 25 May 2017

#WomensMonth is not important

“Women's Month is not important if it means we only pay attention to women's issues for 31 days of the year." - Moyin Oloruntoba...

Issued by 24 May 2017

Rebosis to capitalise on Centurion portfolio

By capitalising on its local retail property portfolio, Rebosis Property Fund is gearing up for growth in the Centurion retail market...

24 May 2017

Tough times give rise to rent dodgers

More residential tenants are failing to pay their rent on time, highlighting the economic pressure on the South African consumer, say experts...

By Alistair Anderson 24 May 2017

Standard Bank House Price Index overview for April 2017

Growth in the Standard Bank House Price Index keeps slowing...

By Siphamandla Mkhwanazi 23 May 2017

Marriott to strengthen Indian Ocean position with debut of Ritz-Carlton in Zanzibar

The hotel will be part of the Amber Resort complex expected to be the largest mixed-use development in Africa occupying approximately 1,750 hectares of pristine Indian Ocean coastline in the northeast of the island...

23 May 2017

Eastern Cape invests R68m in social housing project

A total of R68m has been invested to refurbish an old Port Elizabeth building into a social housing project, says the Eastern Cape Human Settlements Department...

23 May 2017

Broll Retail Snapshot reveals top performing categories

While December was unsurprisingly the best month for retailers compared to November and January, consumers have become more cautious on spending...

22 May 2017

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Hammerson, 'a solid bet for future returns'

Hammerson, which is the largest property stock on the JSE, is considered by analysts as one of the most undervalued stocks with significant upside potential.

28 Apr 2017

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