Jessica Tennant
The opportunity for the real estate industry starts with the people on the ground

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[Jessica Tennant] Design Mission Africa is currently under way at the Sandton Convention Centre, bringing together stakeholders of the real estate industry to solve trade challenges, discuss sustainability issues and encourage investment...

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Sindy Peters
#EntrepreneurMonth: Residential construction from the Ground Up

Marco Kriek, founder, Ground Up
Marco Kriek, founder, Ground Up
[Sindy Peters] Founded by Marco Kriek in 2015, Ground Up is an independent construction consultancy that aims to ensure home build quality in SA...

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Sindy Peters
Time to tell the real African development story

Time to tell the real African development story[Sindy Peters] 43% of Africa's urban population lives below the poverty line..

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Sindy Peters
How to develop successful African cities that leave no-one behind

How to develop successful African cities that leave no-one behind[Sindy Peters] Africa has some of the fastest growing cities in the world...

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Sindy Peters
#InnovationMonth: SureGO! produces flexible walkway bridge

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[Sindy Peters] At the recently held Electra Mining Africa 2016 exhibition, local engineering solutions organisation SureGo! displayed a model of its flexible walkway bridge...

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Sindy Peters
#InnovationMonth: Flourishing in the new age of connection

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[Sindy Peters] Futurist, innovator and Autodesk's explorer in residence Jonathan Knowles recently addressed attendees at this year's Autodesk University Extension South Africa (AUx) event...

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Boris Dzhingarov
Welding types - Understanding what is used in the industry - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] Industry-specific knowledge is what will differentiate successful promotion campaigns from unsuccessful attempts. Here is how you would want to present the main welding types in an official B2B presentation...

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Sindy Peters
#WomensMonth: Women significantly under-represented in construction

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Athi Myoli
[Sindy Peters] Athi Myoli is the director of the Women in Construction Awards...

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John Loos
Retail property still being built at a brisk pace

Retail property still being built at a brisk pace
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[John Loos] June Retail Building Statistics complete the second quarter building picture, and pointed to a still-brisk pace of retail space building activity for the second quarter as a whole...

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Sindy Peters
#WomensMonth: Diversity in the workplace encourages innovation

#WomensMonth: Diversity in the workplace encourages innovation[Sindy Peters] With more than 10 years of experience in the built environment, associate director at Turner & Townsend Noluthando Molao has been involved in some of South Africa's more iconic projects...

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Yashaen Luckan
Is architecture still a manifestation of place, time and people?

Is architecture still a manifestation of place, time and people?
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[Yashaen Luckan] Architecture was once intrinsically connected to place and time...

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Frans Pienaar
Without the right transformation the future will remain unbuilt

Without the right transformation the future will remain unbuilt
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[Frans Pienaar] Africa must stop believing that it cannot think for itself in the construction industry and grab the opportunities on the continent. The future is unbuilt without the right transformation...

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Yashaen Luckan
Your architect, your investment

Your architect, your investment
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[Yashaen Luckan] Property development is a major investment, more so as the property market becomes increasingly vulnerable...

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Neil Cameron
Don't get caught in the BMS trap with the lure of modular functionality

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[Neil Cameron] There's no disputing the value that a building management system (BMS) can add. It can be a big ticket item, however...

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Sindy Peters
Marrying luxury and sustainability at Blue Rock Village

Marrying luxury and sustainability at Blue Rock Village[Sindy Peters] The R14bn Blue Rock Village development will comprise 1000 luxury residential apartments built on 40 hectares of land...

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Sindy Peters
#AfricaMonth: No 'easy opportunities' in Africa

Nick Alexander, director of Business Development for Africa, Kwikspace
Nick Alexander, director of Business Development for Africa, Kwikspace
[Sindy Peters] Kwikspace has a fairly extensive footprint in Africa supporting its clients in countries including Mozambique, Zambia, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Tanzania...

Posted 6 months ago | Like
Sindy Peters
Construction is everyone's world - Thobile Bhembe

Construction is everyone's world - Thobile Bhembe[Sindy Peters] Thobile Bhembe is the first and currently the only female site agent at Inyatsi Construction Group's subsidiaries across the sub-Saharan market...

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Sindy Peters
J&G rebrands to JG Afrika

J&G rebrands to JG Afrika[Sindy Peters] Engineering and environmental consulting company Jeffares & Green (J&G) has rebranded and, since February this year, is now known as JG Afrika...

Posted 8 months ago | Like (1)
Sindy Peters
#BrandManagerMonth: Ed Jardim from M&R

#BrandManagerMonth: Ed Jardim from M&R[Sindy Peters] Meet Ed Jardim, group investor and media executive at Murray & Roberts.

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Lionel Moyal
Progressing towards the utopian vision of a smart city

Progressing towards the utopian vision of a smart city[Lionel Moyal] Much has been written over the past couple of years around the topic of smart cities. The utopian vision of the smart city often involves carefully orchestrated...

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