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
Knight Frank has released its inaugural Urban Futures report which has found that the affordable housing gap reached an estimated $740bn globally in 2018...
29 Jan 2019
Rwandan safari camp, Bisate Lodge has been named the winner of 'Most Innovative New Venue' design in the 2018 Vision Style Awards...
27 Nov 2018
In this day and age, building 'green' should be the norm rather than the exception, however, misconceptions on green building 'tax' still seem to hinder the decision...
19 Oct 2018
The 34th African Union for Housing Finance (AUHF) conference and AGM will take place for the first time in Abidjan, Cote D'Ivoire, 23-25 October...
8 Oct 2018
The fifth edition of the HVI analysed the hotel values of 26 markets operating in 19 African countries, providing crucial information for investors...
6 Sep 2018
The hotel industry's potential for business growth has been reflected in the increase in the number of foreign and domestic travellers visiting the continent, as well as in the number of hotel chains established...
5 Jul 2018
"There's a consistently negative stigma around travelling in Africa which has been snowballing for years. We need to position ourselves correctly and draw attention to the positive experiences that can be had here."
3 Jul 2018
A critical shortage of affordable housing across the world is triggering creative solutions...
Rina Chandran 7 Jun 2018
Digital transformation of service economy can drive growth across Middle East and Africa, says World Bank...
30 Apr 2018
Housing microfinance can and should become a mainstream offering for financial institutions in Sub-Saharan Africa...
13 Apr 2018
On 21 March 2018, Hotel Verde Zanzibar - Azam Luxury Resort & Spa will open its doors to guests for the first time...
6 Mar 2018
Africa's rapid urbanisation can be a driver of industrialisation and there is an urgent need to connect policies and strategies for urban and industrial development...
25 Oct 2017
Primedia Outdoor has developed a system that combines GIS technology with population data and consumer insights to isolate consumer ‘convergence nodes'...
5 Jul 2017
JSE investors will gain access to the dollar-based returns generated by shopping centres, offices, warehouses and hotels in countries such as Morocco, Mozambique, Kenya, Ghana and Nigeria when Sandile Nomvete's Delta Property Fund brings the first outright African real estate offering to the market next month.
Joan Muller 20 May 2014
Zimbabwe's new central bank chief said the country's economy was weakening and the bank did not have the tools to fix it.
8 May 2014
Hyprop Investments will buy 87% of the issued shares of African Land Investments for R768m. African Land owns the Manda Hill shopping centre in Lusaka, Zambia.
29 Nov 2013
Truworths has adopted a cautious and incremental approach to store expansion plans outside SA in order to gain a better understanding of the operating environment and the market potential, the fashion retailer said in its annual report, released last week.
Zeenat Moorad 30 Sep 2013
Famous Brands has reported that its franchise sales increased 16.8% in the March to May quarter with a 16% improvement in South Africa and a 27.2% improvement in the rest of Africa region.
19 Jun 2013
Auditing firm PwC on Thursday (13 June) projected total room revenue in SA would grow at a compound annual rate of 9.2% between now and 2017 after overall spending on rooms in all categories rose by 13.4% in 2012 to R15.2bn‚ reflecting an increase in stay-unit nights and a 5.3% rise in the average room rate.
Helmo Preuss 14 Jun 2013
TOKYO, JAPAN: Japan has pledged at least US$10bn in aid to Africa for the next five years as Tokyo prepares to host a major development conference for the resource-rich continent.
3 Jun 2013
Hilton Worldwide has expanded its product offering in SA over the past six months and the US-based group intends to increase its presence in Africa‚ according to vice-president of operations for Africa and the Indian Ocean‚ Jan van der Putten.
16 May 2013
The South African Tourism Indaba should expand its platform by attracting even more exhibitors and buyers from the African continent, Tourism Minister Marthinus Van Schalkwyk said on Sunday (12 May).
14 May 2013
It is "worrisome" that South Africa is losing many of its commercial farmers to countries to the north of it, academic and businesswoman Mamphela Ramphele said on Sunday (24 March).
25 Mar 2013
Fashion retail group Truworths International on Wednesday (20 February) reported a 19% increase in diluted headline earnings per share to 324.8 cents for the six months to December.
21 Feb 2013