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Creativity on the march across the retail landscape

Creativity is on the march across the retail landscape as sector players get to grips with shifting consumer values and influences in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic...

21 Sep 2020

Food for thought: the global rise of dark kitchens and stores

Behind the door of a nondescript warehouse unit in Wynberg, north of Johannesburg, lies a microcosm of how we are going to buy food for the foreseeable future...

By Rael Levitt 18 Sep 2020

New home for SA fashion at Mall of Africa

Mall of Africa is the new host of SA Fashion Week and has also welcomed the opening of Koop Studio, a new retail hub that showcases the work of local fashion designers. Koop Studio is a collaborative venture between Sandy Rogers and Lucilla Booyzen...

15 Sep 2020

Fast-tracking the future of shopping malls

Is the long-imagined retail apocalypse on our doorstep? If you have entered a shopping mall recently, you might begin to think so...

By Lars Veul 8 Sep 2020

Kommetjie's Imhoff Farm repositioned to provide mixed-use offering

Despite construction slowing down during the national Covid-19 lockdown, renovation and restoration work on the 277-year-old Imhoff Farm in Kommetjie progressed with several new retail offerings and attractions...

7 Sep 2020

JLL Q2 report notes positive outlook for SA industrial, warehousing sector

According to JLL's latest South Africa Q2 Real Estate report, while the country is witnessing the easing of restrictions, the impact of Covid-19, coupled with economic pressures, continues to create challenges for most corporate real estate sectors...

3 Sep 2020

Spike in SA e-commerce could trigger major warehouse space investment

The Covid-19 crisis has resulted in a massive spike in online sales which could fuel unparalleled growth in e-commerce operations in South Africa, according to Paragon Group director Estelle Meiring...

2 Sep 2020

'Recession-resistant' retail centres go under the hammer

This September, more than half a dozen "recession-resistant" investment properties, comprising neighbourhood and community retail shopping precincts, will go under the hammer...

1 Sep 2020

Post Covid-19: How the property market will potentially evolve

In a recent webinar on 'Exploring post-Covid-19 property trends in South Africa', Associate Professor Francois Viruly, University of Cape Town's (UCT) head of the Urban Real Estate Research Unit, looked at the longer-term trends in the country's property market...

27 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: V&A Waterfront's Tinyiko Mageza sees opportunity everywhere

Tinyiko Mageza talks us through her serendipitous career journey, the women who have shaped her growth, and how the V&A aims to drive meaningful impact while adapting to the pandemic...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 25 Aug 2020

Kamers/Makers Space to open at Hyde Park Corner

A new Kamers/Makers Space will open at Hyde Park Corner in Johannesburg on 28 August 2020. It will offer a mix of more than 70 local makers...

25 Aug 2020

New landmark shopping centre opens for trade in Cape Town

The 6,500m2 fully-let Richmond Corner shopping centre in Cape Town opened its doors this month. It is also part of Richmond Park, an 84ha site that is part of a milestone land restitution settlement...

30 Jul 2020

V&A's R63m food emporium and incubator space set to launch in December

The V&A Waterfront is pushing ahead with its plan to develop Makers Landing, a local food destination comprising a food emporium and business incubator...

30 Jul 2020

Latest JLL report examines key investment trends following Covid-19

JLL's recently released 2019-2020 South Africa Investment report provides insights on key investment trends observed following the impact of Covid-19...

28 Jul 2020

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