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#LockdownLessons: Disruption brings opportunity - here's what's happening in property
#LockdownLessons: Disruption brings opportunity - here's what's happening in property

It is safe to say that almost every economic sector in the country has in some way been affected by the impact of the Covid-19 lockdown...

By Carl Coetzee 18 May 2020

Heritage Western Cape approves Parow Station Precinct exemption proposal
Heritage Western Cape approves Parow Station Precinct exemption proposal

The Parow Station Precinct could become the first in South Africa to be exempted from protections under the National Heritage Resources Act (NHRA)...

By Tariro Washinyira 15 May 2020

Prepare your workplace for Covid-19
Prepare your workplace for Covid-19

The Covid-19 global pandemic has triggered unprecedented disruption, impacting organisations across the world...

By Martin Smith 15 May 2020

Redesigning workspaces for a post-Covid-19 world
Redesigning workspaces for a post-Covid-19 world

Countries that have suffered the most severe outbreaks of Covid-19 are seeing infection rates level off as lockdowns and widespread restrictions on movement take effect...

By Michael Aldridge 15 May 2020

Why embracing the 'new normal' will give you the edge going forward
Why embracing the 'new normal' will give you the edge going forward

The real estate industry reacted swiftly to the Covid-19 crisis by implementing numerous tech-based measures to enable them to continue servicing clients...

15 May 2020

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

Beyond the guidelines: Why a good relationship between tenant and landlord is key
Beyond the guidelines: Why a good relationship between tenant and landlord is key

What happens if a tenant is unable to pay their rent? What if they can pay but choose not to in the interests of "fairness" - because why should only non-essential businesses get a payment holiday?

By Bradley Jackson 14 May 2020

5 predictions for the future of residential property rental
5 predictions for the future of residential property rental

The global upheaval caused by the Covid-19 pandemic has seen a spike in the adoption of technology by the mass market...

By Gil Sperling 14 May 2020

Shoprite Group to halt enforcement of exclusive lease contracts
Shoprite Group to halt enforcement of exclusive lease contracts

The Shoprite Group will immediately cease the enforcement of exclusive lease agreements against other supermarkets in non-urban areas...

13 May 2020

Moving house during the lockdown
Moving house during the lockdown

New regulations permit homeowners and tenants to relocate between 7 May and 7 June 2020...

Issued by Private Property South Africa 13 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Phenomenal collaboration happening in the property sector
#LockdownLessons: Phenomenal collaboration happening in the property sector

Seabelo (Herbert) Theledi, founder and MD of Nthwese Developments, shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how his organisation is navigating these unusual times...

By Sindy Peters 13 May 2020

#Level4Lockdown: Deeds offices to reopen this week
#Level4Lockdown: Deeds offices to reopen this week

Deeds offices across the country will as of Wednesday, 13 May, reopen their doors under strict guidelines...

By Onalenna Mhlongo 13 May 2020

PnP won't enforce exclusive lease agreements against smaller retailers
PnP won't enforce exclusive lease agreements against smaller retailers

Pick n Pay chairman Gareth Ackerman confirmed today that the grocery retailer will refrain from enforcing exclusive lease agreements against smaller competitors...

12 May 2020

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

Pressure on office property market growing for many years, Covid-19 just boosted it
Pressure on office property market growing for many years, Covid-19 just boosted it

It is fashionable to have an opinion on how the Covid-19 crisis is "changing the world"...

By John Loos 12 May 2020

Impact of Covid-19 on location choice and future living spaces
Impact of Covid-19 on location choice and future living spaces

Dr Andrew Golding, chief executive of the Pam Golding Property group, considers how the Covid-19 pandemic and ensuing economic crisis will impact on our choice and location of accommodation and living spaces...

12 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Scrap the normal way of doing business, says Devmarks' Heinrich Ehlers
#LockdownLessons: Scrap the normal way of doing business, says Devmarks' Heinrich Ehlers

Heinrich Ehlers, MD of Devmark Property Management, shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how his organisation is navigating these unusual times...

By Sindy Peters 11 May 2020

Good news: Pre-lockdown home buyers/sellers allowed to move
Good news: Pre-lockdown home buyers/sellers allowed to move

It was announced on Thursday, 7 May, that moving homes is now allowed until 7 June 2020, within certain restrictions and regulations...

By Adrian Goslett 8 May 2020

Property sectors likely to experience most severe pressure from economic recession
Property sectors likely to experience most severe pressure from economic recession

While there are risks to major property sectors over and above direct economic growth pressures, we examine which major property sectors are most at risk...

By John Loos 8 May 2020

Nazreen Sekao Pandor is an admitted attorney of the High Court of South Africa and a qualified arbitrator. Peter Setou is the chief executive of the Vumelana Advisory Fund (Vumelana).
Land reform beneficiaries, use lockdown to put your CPA in order

The outbreak of the coronavirus (Covid-19) and the implementation of the nationwide lockdown may have deferred the land reform programme...

By Nazreen Sekao Pandor and Peter Setou 8 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Slow return anticipated to a new-normal - Andrea Tucker, MortgageMe
#LockdownLessons: Slow return anticipated to a new-normal - Andrea Tucker, MortgageMe

Andrea Tucker, director at MortgageMe, shares her experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how her organisation is navigating these unusual times...

By Sindy Peters 8 May 2020

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

Big standoff between retailers and landlords looms
Big standoff between retailers and landlords looms

Shopping centres and large retail outlets are bleeding. With most having to keep their doors closed during the lockdown period, revenue has slowed to a trickle...

By Kagiso Mahlangu 7 May 2020

Tips to keep your workspace clean and safe
Tips to keep your workspace clean and safe

The Covid-19 pandemic is a reminder to maintain a clean and safe workspace environment...

7 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Communication is key, keep talking, says Galetti's John Jack
#LockdownLessons: Communication is key, keep talking, says Galetti's John Jack

John Jack, CEO for Galetti Corporate Real Estate, shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how his organisation is navigating these unusual times...

By Sindy Peters 6 May 2020

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

#LockdownLessons: We're all in this together, says Adrian Goslett of RE/MAX of Southern Africa
#LockdownLessons: We're all in this together, says Adrian Goslett of RE/MAX of Southern Africa

Adrian Goslett, regional director and CEO of RE/MAX of Southern Africa, shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how his organisation is navigating these unusual times...

By Sindy Peters 5 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Lockdown driving innovation, says STAG African's John Schooling
#LockdownLessons: Lockdown driving innovation, says STAG African's John Schooling

John Schooling, CEO of STAG African, shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how his organisation is navigating these unusual times...

By Sindy Peters 4 May 2020

Corona crisis exerts additional pressure on already-correcting property market
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
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

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