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Heritage Western Cape slams River Club development plan
Heritage Western Cape slams River Club development plan

Heritage Western Cape has slammed the study on which the developers based their proposed R4bn property development at the River Club in Observatory, Cape Town...

By Steve Kretzmann 20 Feb 2020

6 property development trends forecast for 2020
6 property development trends forecast for 2020

2020 brings a fresh wave of design concepts and investor trends to the development industry...

By Jacques van Embden 18 Feb 2020

2020 SAPOA Property Development Awards open for entries
2020 SAPOA Property Development Awards open for entries

This year's edition of the SAPOA Property Development Awards for Innovative Excellence is open for entries...

10 Feb 2020

Balwin Properties to develop R9bn Munyaka in Waterfall
Balwin Properties to develop R9bn Munyaka in Waterfall

JSE-listed Balwin Properties announced this week its plans for Munyaka, a R9bn development in Waterfall, Midrand...

7 Feb 2020

Atterbury develops new 13,500m² showroom for WeBuyCars
Atterbury develops new 13,500m² showroom for WeBuyCars

WeBuyCars has a new showroom in Cape Town that was purpose-built by property developer Atterbury...

30 Jan 2020

West Coast property owners could be ordered to demolish their houses
West Coast property owners could be ordered to demolish their houses

Five Elands Bay beach property owners have been served warning notices by the Western Cape's environmental authorities for allegedly illegally building houses and other structures within the protected coastal zone...

By John Yeld 29 Jan 2020

Equites to develop R1.3bn logistics warehouse facility for Pepkor
Equites to develop R1.3bn logistics warehouse facility for Pepkor

Equites Property Fund Limited (Equites) is set to develop a 122,734m2 logistics warehouse facility in Hammarsdale, KwaZulu-Natal for Pepkor at a total cost of R1.3bn...

22 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Building for sustainability continues to promote valuable returns
#BizTrends2020: Building for sustainability continues to promote valuable returns

There is a direct link between the stability of an economy and ongoing development - and currently, the local construction and property industries are undeniably experiencing a lull...

By Johan Piekaar 6 Jan 2020

New OxGlen buildings target Green Star design rating
New OxGlen buildings target Green Star design rating

The two newest buildings in the OxGlen precinct, known as OxGlen Block 3 and Block 4, are targeting a four-star Green Star SA Office v1.1 Design rating...

17 Dec 2019

#BestofBiz 2019: Construction & Engineering
#BestofBiz 2019: Construction & Engineering

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2019 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...

17 Dec 2019

Wellington's 1871 Old Tannery gets 'artisanal' make-over
Wellington's 1871 Old Tannery gets 'artisanal' make-over

Dating back to 1871, the landmark 'Old Tannery' in Wellington is undergoing an 'artisanal' make-over that will see it transformed into a mixed-use destination...

12 Dec 2019

R320m Millroad Industrial Park set for completion
R320m Millroad Industrial Park set for completion

The final phase of Growthpoint Properties' 40,000m2 Millroad Industrial Park in Cape Town is set for completion this December...

11 Dec 2019

Why property developers need to create more agile business models
Why property developers need to create more agile business models

Many business models around the world are under pressure, now more than ever, to be able to respond more speedily to volatile developments...

By Francois Schoeman 9 Dec 2019

Build-to-rent (BTR) - an investment model to watch
Build-to-rent (BTR) - an investment model to watch

Build-to-rent (BTR) is not a well-known term in South Africa, but is an investment model to watch...

By Harold Spies 6 Dec 2019

First phase of Dimbaza Industrial Park revitalisation project nearing completion
First phase of Dimbaza Industrial Park revitalisation project nearing completion

The Eastern Cape Development Corporation (ECDC) is nearing completion of the R50m first phase of the R2bn Dimbaza Industrial Park revitalisation project...

2 Dec 2019

Upward trend in African mixed-use developments presents challenges, opportunities
Upward trend in African mixed-use developments presents challenges, opportunities

From the Cape's Harbour Arch to Cairo's The Gate, mixed-use projects in Africa are revitalising urban nodes and mirroring the international upward trend of creating multifunctional precincts in urban areas...

By Tim White 25 Nov 2019

In consulting on development risk, it's nose in, fingers out
In consulting on development risk, it's nose in, fingers out

Nose in, fingers out! This is what I was taught on how best to approach the subject of risk detection in property development...

By Francois Schoeman 21 Nov 2019

Deconstructing the Housing Consumer Protection Draft Bill
Deconstructing the Housing Consumer Protection Draft Bill

In terms of Government Gazette dated 30 August 2019, the Minister for Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation published the Housing Consumer Protection Draft Bill, 2019 which, if promulgated, will repeal the existing Housing Consumer Protection Measures Act No 95 of 1998...

By Simphiwe Maphumulo 7 Nov 2019

Giflo Medical invests R130m in upgrading Vanderbijlpark medical precinct
Giflo Medical invests R130m in upgrading Vanderbijlpark medical precinct

Commercial and medical property developer Giflo Medical has invested R130m in expanding and upgrading two adjacent medical facilities located within an established medical precinct in Vanderbijlpark...

6 Nov 2019

City of Cape Town approves R14bn Foreshore development despite objections
City of Cape Town approves R14bn Foreshore development despite objections

The Harbour Arch development, which will be the largest of its kind in the Cape Town city centre, was approved by the Municipal Planning Tribunal on Thursday, 24 October...

By Aisha Abdool Karim 25 Oct 2019

#SACSCCongress: How green roofs can contribute to people, profit and planet
#SACSCCongress: How green roofs can contribute to people, profit and planet

Vacant rooftops across all major cities around the world are a dime a dozen. Their concrete surfaces aren't just a waste of space in a highly urbanised world, but also contribute to the heat island effect that afflicts these built-up areas. So why not farm on them?

By Sindy Peters 23 Oct 2019

Construction on R216m Ekhaya Mall kicks off
Construction on R216m Ekhaya Mall kicks off

Construction of phase one of the Ekhaya Mall in Embalenhle, Secunda in Mpumalanga has commenced...

21 Oct 2019

How to grow your career in construction
How to grow your career in construction

When starting out or moving into a different speciality in the construction industry, the best thing you can do is to study after matric, to at least NQF level 7, and/or get your foot in the door with a company that has multiple contracts (and offers training)...

Issued by GetSmarter 7 Oct 2019

Construction begins on R6bn Castle Gate precinct in Pretoria
Construction begins on R6bn Castle Gate precinct in Pretoria

Development of the first phase of the multi-billion-rand Castle Gate mixed-use precinct in Pretoria is under way...

7 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

Circular cities of the world: What can green infrastructure do?
Circular cities of the world: What can green infrastructure do?

As the population of the world's cities grows, so too does resource and energy use as well as waste generation. We can combat these issues with a circular economy that uses nature as a template...

By Daniel Johnson 19 Sep 2019

Victoria Wharf refreshes retail experience with additional ground floor level
Victoria Wharf refreshes retail experience with additional ground floor level

"The development will add a new experience to Victoria Wharf. We are thrilled with the final result as well as the new retail and food and beverage mix, and we are certain visitors will agree. We look forward to welcoming them."

18 Sep 2019

Housing activists take City of Cape Town to court
Housing activists take City of Cape Town to court

Activist organisation and law centre Ndifuna Ukwazi (NU) has launched litigation in the Cape High Court to compel the City of Cape Town to develop a housing policy that would require new developments to include affordable housing...

By Sandisiwe Shoba 16 Sep 2019

Aleph Hospitality, Marriott sign franchise agreement strengthening ties in Kenya
Aleph Hospitality, Marriott sign franchise agreement strengthening ties in Kenya

Aleph Hospitality has signed a franchise agreement with global hotelier Marriott International for a new Protea Hotels by Marriott hotel in Kisumu, Kenya...

13 Sep 2019

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