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5 things to consider when leasing commercial property

Leasing office space for your business is even more daunting now as the country transitions out of lockdown...

By Debbie Theron 1 day ago

Rise in sale and leaseback transactions to free up cash flow

Facing mounting economic pressure, business owners are increasingly looking for innovative ways to access and free-up cashflow; one such avenue is through a sale and leaseback transaction...

25 Sep 2020

While repo rate breathes life into residential property, commercial sector remains subdued

The sounds emanating from the property market in recent months seem to point to two almost totally different worlds...

By John Loos 18 Sep 2020

Impact of remote working, changing office market could be far-reaching

Ever since the Covid-19 hard lockdowns began in all seriousness across the world earlier this year, the world has been abuzz with talk of how the crisis has changed the world...

By John Loos 14 Sep 2020

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

How digital tech is transforming the commercial real estate sector

From work-from-home policies to virtual events and scaling of IT support infrastructure, digital transformation within companies is taking place at every level due to Covid-19...

4 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

Rethinking the office: Like everything else, it needs to evolve

According to Statistics South Africa, more than 77% of South Africans who were able to work during the lockdown period between April and May this year were working from home...

25 Aug 2020

Co-working on the rise, landlords must act swiftly to benefit

With the global economy in tatters from Covid-19, and gig workers and small businesses amongst the hardest hit, it seems counterintuitive that the co-working and shared office space market is on the rise...

By Stefano Migliore 20 Aug 2020

A home repossession is a last resort for Absa

One of the emerging fears of those whose financial status has been seriously impacted by lockdown, is having their home repossessed by the bond holder...

By Kerry Dimmer, Issued by Private Property South Africa 17 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

dhk marries historical, contemporary influences at 32 on Kloof

Originally constructed in 1922 by architecture firm Parker & Forsyth for the United Tobacco Companies Limited (UTC), 32 on Kloof once housed the company's administration department...

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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