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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 2 days ago

Post-Covid-19: What lies ahead for SA's commercial property market

Speaking during a recent PSG Think Big series webinar, Estienne de Klerk, CEO of Growthpoint Properties, said, "Commercial rentals haven't gone mad; rates and taxes have...

10 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

#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

Covid-19 sees 'overvalued' commercial property market correction

Covid-19 has pushed the restart button on almost every sector of the property market...

By Norman Raad 17 Aug 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

Covid-19 and the commercial rental market in SA

Like many industries, real estate and construction has been hard hit by the effects of Covid-19 and the national lockdown after a year of a solid growth of 9% in 2019...

By Richard Walker 23 Jul 2020

Growthpoint, Serra achieve first Green Star EBP Industrial rating in Gauteng

Growthpoint and Serra Services recently achieved a five-star Green Star Existing Building Performance (EBP) rating for an industrial building in Gauteng - a first for the province...

2 Jul 2020

African logistics, warehousing sector set to overcome pandemic storm

According to Tim White, CEO of Profica, the logistics and warehousing sectors have strong fundamentals in place which may see the industrial sector weather the Covid-19 storm and emerge with a more positive long-term outlook...

25 Jun 2020

Industrial real estate is in high demand, here's why

Following the implementation of Level 3 lockdown, one particular property sector is making waves and has seen a noticeable spike in activity...

24 Jun 2020

New recovery textbook needed for post-Covid real estate landscape

Clawing back from the devastating global cascade of the sub-prime collapse of 2008/09, the real estate market had a tried and tested economic textbook roadmap...

17 Jun 2020

Planning is more important than prediction for Africa's property sector now

An understandable response to the economic fallout of Covid-19 is for governments, industries and businesses trying to predict the path that the global economy will take in the coming months and years...

By Gerhard Zeelie 9 Jun 2020

Gumtree SA offers free, unlimited listings for property agents

As of 1 July, professional real estate agents will be able to list unlimited properties on the Gumtree SA website for free...

4 Jun 2020

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