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Pick n Pay's exclusive lease agreements coming to an end
Pick n Pay's exclusive lease agreements coming to an end

Supermarkets that are privately-owned and controlled by historically disadvantaged persons can now access letting space in all shopping centres where a Pick n Pay store has exclusivity provisions...

15 Jun 2021

A man wearing a protective face mask walks outside a Shoprite store in Abuja, 3 Nigeria August 2020. Reuters/Afolabi Sotunde
Shoprite wraps up sale of Nigerian business

Shoprite Holdings, Africa's largest grocery retailer, confirmed on Wednesday that it has sold its Nigerian business to Ketron Investment, a wholly-owned subsidiary of property group Persianas...

2 Jun 2021

Don't use your commercial property loan like an overdraft
Don't use your commercial property loan like an overdraft

In the current economic environment, businesses are keen to reduce debt by paying down their commercial loans. While this is a facility that banks offer their clients...

By Preggie Pillay 31 May 2021

First phase of East Rand Mall taxi rank soon to be complete
First phase of East Rand Mall taxi rank soon to be complete

The first-phase upgrade of the East Rand Mall taxi rank will soon be complete. The two-phase R12m modernisation of the rank is the final element of the 68,400m2 regional mall's recent major upgrade programme...

26 May 2021

Construction of R500m Boardwalk Mall under way in Gqeberha
Construction of R500m Boardwalk Mall under way in Gqeberha

Construction has officially commenced on the Boardwalk Mall in Gqeberha. The first phase is set to be completed and launched on 9 December 2021...

14 May 2021

Redefine Properties defers dividend decision
Redefine Properties defers dividend decision

Redefine Properties shareholders will have to wait a little longer for a dividend after the company said on Friday, 14 May, that it has deferred a decision on...

By Nqobile Dludla 14 May 2021

Mall of Africa owner to roll out retail app across shopping mall portfolio
Mall of Africa owner to roll out retail app across shopping mall portfolio

The Shôping app will curate unique experiences for mall visitors, in line with Attacq's mission to put the customer back at the centre of the retail experience...

21 Apr 2021

Keeping commercial properties performant: key focus areas for 2021
Keeping commercial properties performant: key focus areas for 2021

Emerging from the economic challenges of 2020, Craig Mott from the Rawson Property Group,says now is the time for commercial property landlords to regroup...

21 Apr 2021

Recovery perceived in industrial, retail markets - Q1 2021 FNB Property Broker Survey
Recovery perceived in industrial, retail markets - Q1 2021 FNB Property Broker Survey

In this report, we discuss the first quarter 2021 results of the rental market component of our FNB Commercial Property Broker Survey...

By John Loos 20 Apr 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager: Dr Andrew Golding of the Pam Golding Property group
#BehindtheBrandManager: Dr Andrew Golding of the Pam Golding Property group

Established in 1976 by the late property and real estate icon Pam Golding, the Pam Golding Property group has since achieved world-class status...

By Sindy Peters 15 Apr 2021

High levels of financial pressure-related selling perceived in commercial property sector - FNB survey
High levels of financial pressure-related selling perceived in commercial property sector - FNB survey

We continue with the first quarter 2021 results of our FNB Commercial Property Broker Survey, which surveys a sample of commercial property brokers in the six major metros of South Africa...

By John Loos 8 Apr 2021

Erratic heritage application processes costs billions in lost investment - survey
Erratic heritage application processes costs billions in lost investment - survey

Investors and built environment professionals are extremely frustrated by the drawn-out and increasingly vague processes being encountered with heritage applications...

1 Apr 2021

Commercial property shows recovery, not back to pre-lockdown levels - FNB 1Q2021 survey
Commercial property shows recovery, not back to pre-lockdown levels - FNB 1Q2021 survey

Over 40% of brokers surveyed see office-bound companies revising their office space needs and in many cases downscaling. The planned downscaling is not only due to greater levels of work-from-home, however...

By John Loos 25 Mar 2021

Have hyper retail centres 'hit the spot'? Themes through lockdown and beyond
Have hyper retail centres 'hit the spot'? Themes through lockdown and beyond

FNB Commercial Property Finance recently held its Quarterly Property Market briefing and the focus was on key retail property themes...

By John Loos 23 Mar 2021

Next step in remote working likely to be a new hybrid workspace model
Next step in remote working likely to be a new hybrid workspace model

The current response to Covid-19 and working from home has many unanticipated pitfalls. The dialogue around culture and new ways of working has been...

By Anthony Orelowitz 11 Mar 2021

Thrifting takes its place in SA mega mall
Thrifting takes its place in SA mega mall

Second-hand fashion store Thrift By Flav has opened in the Mall of Africa in Waterfall, becoming the first thrift store to open in a super-regional mall in South Africa.

10 Mar 2021

SAReit report reveals R3bn contribution in Covid-19 rental relief
SAReit report reveals R3bn contribution in Covid-19 rental relief

SAReit has released a report unpacking the extent of the Covid-19 rental relief initiatives provided by Reits to their tenants during the pandemic...

9 Mar 2021

#EcommerceDay2021: Golden intersection of e-commerce and commercial real estate
#EcommerceDay2021: Golden intersection of e-commerce and commercial real estate

Inospace CEO Rael Levitt unpacks why distribution centres and warehouses are set to become "the new 'hot' property class"...

By Rael Levitt 9 Mar 2021

How going green could help maintain rentals as energy costs rise
How going green could help maintain rentals as energy costs rise

With Eskom set to hike electricity tariffs by 15.63% from April, commercial and retail tenants will be bracing for increased strain on already tightly stretched budgets...

By Gregg Huntingford 5 Mar 2021

How SpaceMatch is simplifying retail rentals in SA
How SpaceMatch is simplifying retail rentals in SA

The online platform allows retail landlords to list their available space for potential tenants to easily view and secure for rental...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 1 Mar 2021






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