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Unpacking the Property Practitioners Bill
Unpacking the Property Practitioners Bill

The Property Practitioners Bill has now been signed into law by the President but it is not yet known when the Act will come into operation...

By Simphiwe Maphumulo 1 day ago

Land expropriation update
Land expropriation update

Homeowner concerns around land expropriation and what this could mean for you...

Issued by Private Property South Africa 29 Nov 2019

The impact of technology on the conveyancing industry
The impact of technology on the conveyancing industry

Embracing technological resources has become a necessity in the conveyancing sector, where relationship and service delivery are key, with referral business vital for sustaining market share...

Issued by LexisNexis 26 Nov 2019

Cape Town Municipal Planning By-laws approved
Cape Town Municipal Planning By-laws approved

The City of Cape Town's Council approved amendments to the Municipal Planning By-law (MPBL) yesterday, 31 October 2019. Once promulgated, the amendments will, among others, allow for controlled densification, short-term letting from flats, and minor freestanding and minor rooftop cell masts, either as of right or as a consent use...

1 Nov 2019

CBRE Excellerate wins Gyro Group contract
CBRE Excellerate wins Gyro Group contract

CBRE Excellerate is delighted to announce its appointment as the single property management partner by the Gyro Group for its Properties and Towers Portfolio...

Issued by Excellerate Property Services 18 Oct 2019

Lexis MetroIQ a game-changer for municipal managers
Lexis MetroIQ a game-changer for municipal managers

The key role municipal managers and their staff play in maintaining an accurate and up-to-date database of all properties within municipal boundaries cannot be understated...

Issued by LexisNexis 2 Oct 2019

New legislation to impact property and entertainment industries
New legislation to impact property and entertainment industries

President Ramaphosa has signed various Bills into law that will enable property deeds to be processed electronically; enhance the ease of business in the real estate industry and brings online games, films and publications into the ambit of the Film and Publication Board...

2 Oct 2019

Know your business inside out with a Biz Office
Know your business inside out with a Biz Office

New expectations of transparency and authenticity in business means things like organisational purpose, brand stories, how your company does things, what it believes in and what it stands for, can all play a part in how your company sees itself and how it is seen by others...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 2 Oct 2019

Top ratings for Biz Rate Card 2019
Top ratings for Biz Rate Card 2019

Bizcommunity is excited to announce the relaunch of our Biz Product and Rate Card, featuring all-new product infographics, descriptors and more...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 27 Sep 2019

How to spot a property scam
How to spot a property scam

The real estate industry has benefited greatly from technological advances on the one side, but on the other side...

20 Sep 2019

Why landlords need to focus on tenant retention
Why landlords need to focus on tenant retention

The current economic situation being experienced in South Africa is putting pressure on commercial and retail property owners...

19 Sep 2019

2019 SA Women in Property Awards finalists announced
2019 SA Women in Property Awards finalists announced

In celebration of female excellence in the local commercial property sector, the Women's Property Network (WPN) has announced the finalists of the South African Women in Property Awards (Sawipa)...

18 Sep 2019

Why it's crucial to have a will if you own property
Why it's crucial to have a will if you own property

Having a will drafted is one of those burdensome administrative tasks that is easy to put off...

17 Sep 2019

How SA's property industry can avoid falling victim to cybercrime
How SA's property industry can avoid falling victim to cybercrime

South Africa's property industry hasn't kept pace with the changing cybercrime landscape, leaving itself open to a variety of possible data and financial breaches...

10 Sep 2019

Contract terms vs principals of fairness and public policy
Contract terms vs principals of fairness and public policy

Over the years, and particularly since the dawning of the Constitutional era, litigants have tried to rely on the principals of fairness and public policy to justify departure from certain contractual obligations...

By Rosanne Kinder 9 Sep 2019

CBRE Excellerate Facilities Management wins at PMR Africa Awards for second consecutive year
CBRE Excellerate Facilities Management wins at PMR Africa Awards for second consecutive year

CBRE Excellerate's Facilities Management Division has been awarded the Silver Arrow Award for the second consecutive year in the PMR.africa Awards...

Issued by Excellerate Property Services 20 Aug 2019

What you need to know about eThekwini's new outdoor advertising by-laws
What you need to know about eThekwini's new outdoor advertising by-laws

The eThekwini Municipality's new outdoor advertising by-law has come into force, effective 4 July 2019...

By Graeme Phillips 12 Aug 2019

Transforming SA workspaces to enable business growth in the digital era
Transforming SA workspaces to enable business growth in the digital era

Around the world, workspace requirements are changing dramatically. Fuelled by an increasingly tech-driven business ecosystem, office spaces have to evolve in order to meet new workplace demands...

By Jonathan Turner, Issued by Excellerate Property Services 29 Jul 2019

Is your property registration and asset management causing headaches?
Is your property registration and asset management causing headaches?

AfriGIS assists municipalities to enhance management and control of fixed assets...

Issued by AfriGIS 24 Jul 2019

3 steps towards 'glass boxing' your company with a Biz Press Office
3 steps towards 'glass boxing' your company with a Biz Press Office

Since 2001, Bizcommunity anticipated the role of company culture as intellectual capital. Biz Press Offices are a "glass box" game changer, offering a window into 18 industry communities...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 23 Jul 2019

Why SA business has to become water savvy
Why SA business has to become water savvy

"For commercial property owners and managers, one of the greatest threats to business continuity is the increasing instability of supply," says Lisa Shaw, senior manager, CBRE Excellerate Utility Management...

Issued by Excellerate Property Services 22 Jul 2019

Broll, Cushman & Wakefield enter Africa affiliation partnership
Broll, Cushman & Wakefield enter Africa affiliation partnership

The Broll Property Group and Cushman & Wakefield have entered into an exclusive affiliation arrangement, branded Cushman & Wakefield Broll, covering the Sub-Saharan Africa region...

13 Jun 2019

Glenn Noome, director, Smart Integration
5 vital areas to note in building management systems

Demand for building management systems (BMS) is on the rise as the need for automation of security and other systems in buildings and large construction sites around the world grows...

26 Apr 2019

Residential estate income: What's tax exempt and what isn't?
Residential estate income: What's tax exempt and what isn't?

The levy income of a body corporate, share block or an association of persons, such as a home owners association (residential estate), is exempt from income tax. However, not all income received by a residential estate is exempt from tax, only levy income...

By Graeme Palmer 23 Apr 2019

Kate McFarlane, property management specialist at Decision Inc.
Data management changes the property management game

Without effective data analysis, property investors don't have a hope against their more digital-savvy competitors when it comes to tenant retention and managing vacancies...

By Kate McFarlane 15 Mar 2019

Have your say on Problem Building By-law
Have your say on Problem Building By-law

The City of Cape Town aims to make a number of changes to bulk up its Problem Building By-law. The revised by-law will be available for public comment from 1 March...

1 Mar 2019

IREM gives commercial property management a boost with launch of African chapter
IREM gives commercial property management a boost with launch of African chapter

US-based Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) has increased its global footprint to 15 with the recent launch of its first African chapter...

12 Feb 2019

#BizTrends2019: The sky is the limit with IoT and AI
#BizTrends2019: The sky is the limit with IoT and AI

The rate at which technology has advanced recently is remarkable; particularly interesting for me is the 'internet of things' and for this reason I'm especially optimistic about the year ahead...

By Scott Field 8 Jan 2019

5 tips to save money when moving houses this January
5 tips to save money when moving houses this January

January demands a lot of money for most people and moving houses in 'Januworry' is a top priority for most people...

4 Jan 2019

Broll ends affiliate partnership with CBRE, pursues transformation goals
Broll ends affiliate partnership with CBRE, pursues transformation goals

Following the recent conclusion of its affiliate partnership with US-based CBRE Group, the Broll Property Group is now looking towards achieving its transformation goals...

7 Dec 2018

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