Barlow Park Campus in Sandton to be redeveloped
Barlow Park Campus in Sandton to be redeveloped

In one of the major unlisted real-estate transactions of 2017, Barloworld, Atterbury and African Rainbow Capital have partnered as co-investors in the redevelopment of the prime Barlow Park Campus, located at 180 Katherine Street, Sandton.

By Alistair Anderson 2 days ago

Redefine expands in Poland
Redefine expands in Poland

Redefine Properties, the blue chip, JSE-listed diversified real estate investment trust (Reit), has advanced its geographic diversification strategy by buying a strategic 25% stake in a €1bn retail portfolio of 28 assets across Poland, said CEO Andrew Konig on Wednesday, 6 December.

By Alistair Anderson 2 days ago

Vukile grows retail portfolio in Spain
Vukile grows retail portfolio in Spain

Local real estate investment trust (Reit) Vukile Property Fund closed weaker on Wednesday, 6 December, following an announcement that it was acquiring two more shopping centres in Spain.

By Maarten Mittner 2 days ago

Hammerson offers to buy Intu for more than £3bn
Hammerson offers to buy Intu for more than £3bn

Property group Hammerson said on Wednesday, 6 December, it had offered to acquire Intu Properties, in a £3.4bn deal.

By Andries Mahlangu 3 days ago

Capital & Regional looks to dividend growth of 8%
Capital & Regional looks to dividend growth of 8%

UK property owner Capital & Regional's management says it expects to achieve dividend growth of nearly 8% in its financial year to December, as the group benefits from a strengthening consumer.

By Alistair Anderson 3 days ago

Asrin begins construction of Chapel Towers in Zonnebloem
Asrin begins construction of Chapel Towers in Zonnebloem

Asrin Property Developers has begun construction on the Chapel Towers development in Zonnebloem, Cape Town. Completion of the 10-storey, 90-unit building is expected by the end of 2019.

6 Dec 2017

Finding the ideal coastal investment
Finding the ideal coastal investment

Much debate surrounds the topic of whether or not a holiday home is a viable investment, especially when you consider the costs involved in maintaining and managing a second property.

By Adrian Goslett 6 Dec 2017

Echo Polska Properties to buy major retail portfolio in Poland
Echo Polska Properties to buy major retail portfolio in Poland

Echo Polska Properties (EPP), the Polish invested and JSE-listed company, will acquire a portfolio of 12 major shopping centres and retail parks in a deal worth €692m (R11.2bn).

By Alistair Anderson 6 Dec 2017

Making memories: How to arrange a photo feature wall
Making memories: How to arrange a photo feature wall

Your precious photographs do not belong in the dark, hidden recesses of a computer. Create your own photo gallery to bring them to light and reflect the artist in you! This can seem daunting, but with some practical and creative advice on how, you should be able to find the result that suits your taste and skills.

Issued by Udumo Group 5 Dec 2017

Giuseppe Plumari named Nedbank Business Person of the Year
Giuseppe Plumari named Nedbank Business Person of the Year

CEO of Steyn City Properties Giuseppe Plumari was recently named Business Person of the Year at this year's Nedbank Business Excellence Awards. Now in its 18th year, the gala dinner was hosted by the Italian-South Africa Chamber of Commerce and Industries. The charity event was a celebration of all things Italian, from cuisine to people and enterprises that are making their mark on the South African business landscape.

5 Dec 2017

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WeWork rides lifestyle change to become new economy star

Going to the office isn't what it used to be. As more workers shift to on-demand and "gig" employment, the workplace has changed, and no company has capitalised on this more than WeWork.

5 Dec 2017

Major shift occuring in property market towards sustainability
Major shift occuring in property market towards sustainability

Sustainability in the property sector is becoming more important than ever, says William Hughes, business sustainability consultant at Mazars, and companies operating in this market will need to undergo a paradigm shift in order to stay competitive.

4 Dec 2017

How to become a successful property investor
How to become a successful property investor

While property is a very popular and profitable investment in South Africa, without the right skills it can be a tough market to crack.

4 Dec 2017