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South Africa: Some hope for REITs

It is well appreciated that the economy as whole has been hard hit by the lockdown measures introduced to mitigate the spread of Covid-19. Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) have not been immune to this and many are facing a significant uphill battle when it comes to maintaining cash flows...

By Denny Da Silva 1 day ago

Commercial property: a long recovery, but opportunities for some

Having worked in the commercial property sector for many years, let me state a truth universally acknowledged, but often overlooked...

By Rick de Sousa 29 May 2020

Surviving Covid-19 - Can I use my commercial property to unlock value?

In good times, many businesses choose to own their own property and rent to themselves. However, in more economically stressful times, there is a significant opportunity for these individuals to release this equity...

By Andrew Jefferson 28 May 2020

How to invest R3m into offshore property

This article will set out the steps of how to invest R3m in property. Do not fret if your budget won't stretch to R3m... some sage investment options are provided for those with lower amounts of cash to deploy...

Issued by One Touch Solution 25 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: With every challenge, therein lies an opportunity

Lerato Pooe, general manager of the South African Institute of Valuers (SAIV), shares her experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how her organisation is navigating these unusual times...

By Sindy Peters 25 May 2020

Retail property's competitive disadvantage - an overhang from pre-2008

In a previous note, we indicated that, in the post-lockdown recessionary period we would likely see the direct economy-related pressures being more severe on the industrial property sector...

By John Loos 14 May 2020

Exchange rate in SA - Is there any better time to invest than the present?

Investment property companies like One Touch Investment have been assisting South Africans to diversify their portfolio by investing in property UK...

Issued by One Touch Investment 12 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Save where you can, cut costs where you must - Grant Smee, Only Realty

Grant Smee, MD of Only Realty and founder of EPiC South Africa, shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how his organisation is navigating these unusual times...

By Sindy Peters 7 May 2020

JLL Q1 2020 report outlines implications of Covid-19 for real estate

According to JLL's recently released South Africa Real Estate Market Performance Q1 2020 report, most real estate sectors across the market have softened...

6 May 2020

Corona crisis exerts additional pressure on already-correcting property market

A slowing capital growth trend, into negative territory by 2019, has been in play in recent years. The coronavirus crisis is likely to add momentum to this correcting trend in 2020...

By John Loos 4 May 2020

Covid-19: Tenant retention remains competitive at 96% - Redefine

Redefine CEO Andrew Konig says given the unprecedented and evolving market conditions, property fundamentals, domestically and globally, are going to be challenged for the rest of 2020 and beyond...

4 May 2020

Joanne Solomon joins SA REIT as CEO

Joanne Solomon has been appointed the first CEO of the SA REIT Association, effective from 1 May 2020...

4 May 2020

Newly formed property council to tackle impact of Covid-19

The National Property Practitioners Council aims to act as the national industry representative body in all matters pertaining to the sector...

23 Apr 2020

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