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#BizTrends2021: Auction industry survival depends on going virtual

Covid-19 has forever changed the traditional live auction model, forcing the industry to accept and adapt to an accelerated digital standard to keep their doors open...

By Joff van Reenen 11 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: There's good news as well as bad for the property industry

Looking ahead, here is our forecast for South Africa's property landscape in the year to come...

By Paul Stevens 6 Jan 2021

#BestofBiz 2020: Property

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2020 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views. Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Property & Real Estate site over the past year below...

14 Dec 2020

Notable challenges presented by retail-to-logistics property conversions in SA

With demand for logistics real estate on the rise, due to a surge in e-commerce shopping in South Africa, some retail real estate owners are considering converting struggling retail properties into distribution sites...

1 Dec 2020

Massmart launches one of its biggest distribution centres in the Western Cape

Massmart's recently launched 53,000m2 centralised distribution centre (DC) in the Western Cape is now complete...

30 Nov 2020

Uptick in SA commercial property sellers now turning to vendor loans

Fairly well known internationally, vendor loans (or vendor finance) are now growing in popularity in South Africa's commercial property markets, according to Gary Palmer, CEO of Paragon Lending Solutions.,,

30 Nov 2020

Commercial real estate and the endless quest for yield

Returns (or yields) determine the value of a commercial property, with the general rule of thumb being the lower the price of purchase in relation to the rental, the higher the yield...

By John Jack 25 Nov 2020

How property managers are evolving into mediators

The role of the property manager continues to evolve. Once thought of as merely rent collectors, it has become all too evident that the role of a good property manager has progressed...

By Gregg Huntingford 17 Nov 2020

Inospace gifts local NPO with 15 months of free office space

Not-for-profit social enterprise Relate Bracelets has been gifted with more than a year of free office space...

13 Nov 2020

Industrial property is a shining light in a gloomy property market

Covid-19 has accelerated the growth of online retailing, hamstrung the hospitality sector and thrown the future of the office into question - none of which has been good news for commercial property owners...

By Rael Levitt 12 Nov 2020

Bizcommunity and NSP Consultants congratulate BizListing winners!

Congratulations to the SME companies who have won full-page BizListing entries in Bizcommunity's business directory...

Issued by 26 Oct 2020

Flexibility central in shifting commercial property market

Covid-19 and its unprecedented impact on businesses in South Africa has had a significant knock-on effect on the commercial property market...

16 Oct 2020

Growth in e-commerce sees positive impact on logistics property sector

With the Deeds Office closed, property transactions effectively ground to a halt during the early days of the Covid-19 lockdown, painting a bleak picture for the future of the property market. However, this negative scenario has largely not materialised in practice...

8 Oct 2020

Charting a course beyond the pandemic for the East African property industry

East Africa has long been a challenging region for property developers to operate in, and not as buoyant as other markets...

By Matthew Renshaw 6 Oct 2020

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