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    Fashion retailer Zara is currently refurbishing and enlarging its flagship store at Victoria Wharf Shopping Centre in Cape Town in order to make it the brand's newest concept store in South Africa, offering a fully integrated experience with zara.com.
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    The Radio Awards honours outstanding achievements across Campus, Community, Public Broadcast, and Commercial radio, setting benchmarks for all stations and professionals to strive towards. Finalists for the general categories have been announced.
  • Pick n Pay's exclusive lease agreements coming to an end
    Supermarkets that are privately-owned and controlled by historically disadvantaged persons (HDP) can immediately access letting space in all shopping centres where a Pick n Pay store has exclusivity provisions in its lease agreement.
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RICS publishes new guidance for land measurement in development projects

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has published new guidance on the measurement of land for development projects...

31 May 2021

Fortress Reit, Pick n Pay co-invest in 36ha distribution centre development

Fortress Reit recently signed its biggest logistics development to date with Pick n Pay at its Eastport Logistics Park in Gauteng...

28 May 2021

First phase of East Rand Mall taxi rank soon to be complete

The first-phase upgrade of the East Rand Mall taxi rank will soon be complete. The two-phase R12m modernisation of the rank is the final element of the 68,400m2 regional mall's recent major upgrade programme...

26 May 2021

Q1 2021 shows positive growth in residential building numbers

Stats SA's March building statistics completed the building picture for the first quarter of 2021. Perhaps some had expected a little more new activity...

By John Loos 24 May 2021

Construction of R500m Boardwalk Mall under way in Gqeberha

Construction has officially commenced on the Boardwalk Mall in Gqeberha. The first phase is set to be completed and launched on 9 December 2021...

14 May 2021

Construction of R16bn Harbour Arch precinct on track

Harbour Arch, a mixed-use development steadily taking shape on Cape Town's foreshore, is well on track according to Nicholas Stopforth, MD of Amdec Property Developments...

11 May 2021

New Amazon Africa headquarters to be built in Cape Town

US retail giant Amazon will be the anchor tenant of a R4bn River Club development that has gotten the go-ahead from the City of Cape Town...

20 Apr 2021

Erratic heritage application processes costs billions in lost investment - survey

Investors and built environment professionals are extremely frustrated by the drawn-out and increasingly vague processes being encountered with heritage applications...

1 Apr 2021

Absa adds another R1.43bn to Harbour Arch development

In one of its largest deals in recent years, the Absa Commercial Property Finance division has provided a loan of R1,43bn, in addition to an existing facility of R210m, to develop the first tower of the Harbour Arch project ...

31 Mar 2021

New Lanseria Smart City just 'papering over the cracks'

According to Paragon Group director Henning Rasmuss, the new Lanseria Smart City revealed during this year's SONA is just 'papering over the cracks'...

16 Mar 2021

Non-residential contractors pessimistic as building confidence slips in 1Q2021

According to the latest FNB/BER Building Confidence Index, more than 70% of respondents are dissatisfied with prevailing business conditions...

15 Mar 2021

Blow for activists in River Club development

On 22 February it was announced that Western Cape minister for environmental affairs and development planning (DEADPA) Anton Bredell had decided to dismiss...

By Daniel Steyn 1 Mar 2021

AECOM's 2020/21 Africa Property & Construction Cost Guide now out

AECOM has released the 31st edition of its Africa Property & Construction Cost Guide, published in conjunction with the Bureau of Economic Research...

17 Feb 2021

Ghana's unstable building problem is about more than lax regulation

Collapsed buildings are worryingly common in several large African cities. One study counted 54 building collapse deaths...

By Festival Godwin Boateng 25 Jan 2021









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