Property Trends

Jonathan Liebmann
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2019: Empowering 'Generation Rent'

#BizTrends2019: Empowering 'Generation Rent'[Jonathan Liebmann] When 2018 wrapped up, we saw the rental market in South Africa continue to struggle...

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Paul Stevens
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2019: Outlook for the 2019 property market

#BizTrends2019: Outlook for the 2019 property market[Paul Stevens] There are many people stating that the worst is over and that things will start improving soon...

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Chris Renecle
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2019: Little change in the Gauteng property market in 2019

#BizTrends2019: Little change in the Gauteng property market in 2019[Chris Renecle] In order for the South African property market to show any kind of improvement and growth in 2019, it requires policy certainty, especially around the land issue, as well as investment and an economic boost...

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Craig Hean
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2019: Power to the people - the modern office puts humanity first

#BizTrends2019: Power to the people - the modern office puts humanity first[Craig Hean] Apart from enabling substantial innovations and efficiencies, technology has changed the way people are productive...

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Scott Field
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2019: The sky is the limit with IoT and AI

#BizTrends2019: The sky is the limit with IoT and AI[Scott Field] 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...

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Rowland Gurnell
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2019: 4 trends defining the commercial, retail property sectors in 2019

#BizTrends2019: 4 trends defining the commercial, retail property sectors in 2019[Rowland Gurnell] It's no longer about location, location, location. In the commercial and retail property spaces, the buzzword is now technology, technology, technology...

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Andrew Thabo Russell
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2019: Superfluous retail development the greatest risk to retailers, landlords alike

#BizTrends2019: Superfluous retail development the greatest risk to retailers, landlords alike[Andrew Thabo Russell] It is well known that South Africa has some of the highest levels of gross lettable retail area (GLA) per capita (adjusted for income per capita) in the world...

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Joanne Bushell
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2019: Flexible workspaces - the workplace revolution is coming

#BizTrends2019: Flexible workspaces - the workplace revolution is coming[Joanne Bushell] Until recently, work meant commuting to a nine-to-five job at the same desk in a conventional office. But the world of work has changed...

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Nardee Brims
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2019: Residential property in 2019 - what to expect

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[Nardee Brims] Political and economic uncertainty, combined with increasing petrol prices and rising household costs saw the property market slowdown dramatically throughout the first, second and third quarters of 2018...

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Johette Smuts
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2019: Rental growth cycles - what is in store for 2019?

#BizTrends2019: Rental growth cycles - what is in store for 2019?[Johette Smuts] 2018 saw the continuation of a tough economic climate keeping consumers under pressure. So it is not really surprising that rental growth dipped to levels last seen in 2014...

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Seabelo Theledi
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2019: Rural and township retail property trends

#BizTrends2019: Rural and township retail property trends[Seabelo Theledi] Shortly after concluding the successful SA Investment Summit, President Cyril Ramaphosa then took a walk through the streets of the famous Vilakazi Street in Soweto to show off the township and its successful businesses...

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Itumeleng Mothibeli
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2019: Retail is not dead, it is changing fast!

#BizTrends2019: Retail is not dead, it is changing fast![Itumeleng Mothibeli] Retail is facing tough times in a hyper-competitive environment. There are many reasons for this, but the sameness of many South African malls is a big contributor...

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Berry Everitt
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2019: Residential market in for an interesting time

#BizTrends2019: Residential market in for an interesting time[Berry Everitt] South Africa's residential market is in for an interesting time in 2019, but our predictions for the year are all positive...

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Dr Andrew Golding
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2019: 10 new and emerging trends in the residential property market

#BizTrends2019: 10 new and emerging trends in the residential property market[Dr Andrew Golding] These 10 new or increasing trends are expected to impact on the market in 2019...

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Paul Gerard
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2018: Malls think outside the box to win over shoppers

#BizTrends2018: Malls think outside the box to win over shoppers[Paul Gerard] Time. There is never enough of it. It is an increasingly valuable commodity for all South Africans across the entire social and economic spectrum...

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Jacques du Toit
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2018: The residential property market in 2018

#BizTrends2018: The residential property market in 2018
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[Jacques du Toit] South Africa's real economic growth has been on a gradual downward trend since reaching a level of 3.3% in 2011, shortly after the recession of 2008/09...

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Samuel Seeff
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2018: Buyer's market emerging for property heading into 2018

#BizTrends2018: Buyer's market emerging for property heading into 2018
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[Samuel Seeff] The property market has shifted notably over the last 18 months as the fall-out from the weak political and economic climate, poor growth and credit downgrades continue...

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Lee-Anne Bac
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2018: Real estate sector should strengthen foundations while economy is depressed

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[Lee-Anne Bac] The property sector has seen exceptional growth and expansion over the past ten years, but in keeping with the more recent deterioration of general economic circumstances...

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Scott Field
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2018: Upping our game in the commercial property sector

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[Scott Field] The commercial property industry saw peaks and troughs in the past year and what I am happy to have observed is landlords finding new, creative ways to source new tenants and retain existing tenants...

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Simon Black
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2018: Commercial property at the mercy of shambolic politicking - trends for 2018 and beyond

#BizTrends2018: Commercial property at the mercy of shambolic politicking - trends for 2018 and beyond
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[Simon Black] 2017 was a tough trading year for the commercial property sector...

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