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

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

John Loos 23 Mar 2021

Rising importance of proptech in a new world
Rising importance of proptech in a new worldArticle

For many rental agencies in South Africa that still relied on outdated processes to manage their portfolio payments, Covid-19 brought on...

Johette Smuts 10 Feb 2021

Impact of Covid-19 on the real estate sector
Impact of Covid-19 on the real estate sectorArticle

The challenge for investors today is identifying those real estate sectors that are thriving in the current market environment and those...

Sherry Rexroad 29 Jan 2021

Flexibility to remain the norm in 2021, but offices still the more popular option
Flexibility to remain the norm in 2021, but offices still the more popular optionArticle

CEO of Galetti Corporate Real Estate John Jack looks at upcoming trends within the changing landscape of corporate real estate...

21 Dec 2020

Unpacking the macro property risks in SA's 3 major provinces post-lockdown
Unpacking the macro property risks in SA's 3 major provinces post-lockdownArticle

Earlier in the year, we discussed the three major provincial regions' (Gauteng, KZN and Western Cape) property markets' ability to handle the major economic shock emanating from the coronavirus-related lockdowns...

John Loos 16 Nov 2020

South Africans buying property like it's Black Friday
South Africans buying property like it's Black FridayArticle

We never thought we would be seeing a sustained market rally this long after the April-May Covid-19 lockdown, but it seems that South Africans are buying property as if it is a Black Friday sale...

Samuel Seeff 6 Nov 2020

Growth in e-commerce sees positive impact on logistics property sector
Growth in e-commerce sees positive impact on logistics property sectorArticle

With the Deeds Office closed, property transactions effectively ground to a halt during the early days of the Covid-19 lockdown, painting a bleak picture for the future of the property market. However, this negative scenario has largely not materialised in practice...

8 Oct 2020

No evictions or demolitions without a court order, judges rule
No evictions or demolitions without a court order, judges ruleArticle

The City of Cape Town's Anti-Land Invasion Unit (ALIU) will not be allowed to evict people or demolish their structures, whether occupied or unoccupied, without a court order while the country remains in a state of national disaster...

James Stent 27 Aug 2020

Has Covid-19 triggered a fundamental shift in SA's housing market?
Has Covid-19 triggered a fundamental shift in SA's housing market?Article

The near-universal lockdown of global economies earlier this year as governments attempted to contain the coronavirus is unprecedented...

Dr Andrew Golding 18 Aug 2020

Latest JLL report examines key investment trends following Covid-19
Latest JLL report examines key investment trends following Covid-19Article

JLL's recently released 2019-2020 South Africa Investment report provides insights on key investment trends observed following the impact of Covid-19...

28 Jul 2020

Why offices will continue to be essential for doing business in future
Why offices will continue to be essential for doing business in futureArticle

A critical component to employee productivity and corporate culture, as well as an effective talent retention and attraction strategy, Naeem Tilly, head of research at Sesfikile Capital, believes offices will continue...

16 Jul 2020

Property transfers - what could be the delay?
Property transfers - what could be the delay?Article

Most sellers, purchasers, estate agents, banks and attorneys were relieved when it was announced that deeds offices could re-open on 4 May 2020 under the Alert Level 4 of lockdown regulations...

Lethabo Mashishi 15 Jul 2020

Office subletting an emerging property trend
Office subletting an emerging property trendArticle

While flexible lease agreements and the restructuring of rentals are on the cards for many, given the current economic climate, little thought has been given to...

14 Jul 2020

How property markets are faring as global lockdowns ease
How property markets are faring as global lockdowns easeArticle

Now that the majority of countries are loosening restrictions, following Covid-19-related lockdowns which negatively impacted the global economy...

8 Jul 2020

Property market holding steady in challenging times
Property market holding steady in challenging timesArticle

The continued rise in home loan applications since lockdown restrictions were eased at the start of June suggests that a modest market recovery is under way, especially at the lower end of the market...

Carl Coetzee 2 Jul 2020

Industrial real estate is in high demand, here's why
Industrial real estate is in high demand, here's whyArticle

Following the implementation of Level 3 lockdown, one particular property sector is making waves and has seen a noticeable spike in activity...

24 Jun 2020

Like economy, housing market recovery dependent on confidence, investment rebound
Like economy, housing market recovery dependent on confidence, investment reboundArticle

Indicating the severity of the current economic contraction experienced as a result of the Covid-19 lockdown, finance minister Tito Mboweni is expected to deliver an Emergency Budget on 24 June...

Dr Andrew Golding 19 Jun 2020

SA property prospects as we look beyond Covid-19 lockdowns
SA property prospects as we look beyond Covid-19 lockdownsArticle

The Covid-19 crisis has changed the world a lot, perhaps less through introducing new trends and more through speeding up old trends...

John Loos 18 Jun 2020

#LockdownLessons: Communication and the importance of the human connection
#LockdownLessons: Communication and the importance of the human connectionArticle

Paul Gerard, MD of Flanagan & Gerard, shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how his organisation is navigating these unusual times...

Sindy Peters 11 Jun 2020

5 things you need to look out for before buying property this year
5 things you need to look out for before buying property this yearArticle

The property sector, like all sectors, has not escaped the effects of Covid-19 and its impact can be felt in multiple ways...

Tim Akinnusi 11 Jun 2020

Webinar: Covid-19 will not define the property market's future
Webinar: Covid-19 will not define the property market's futureArticle

Broll's inaugural webinar focused on strategies and solutions that can be employed during the recovery phase of the Covid-19 crisis...

10 Jun 2020

New vision for real estate in which all can win
New vision for real estate in which all can winArticle

The real estate industry will no doubt look very different by the end of this year to the way it looked before the Covid-19 pandemic...

Berry Everitt 8 Jun 2020

Post-lockdown commercial property trends - early indications
Post-lockdown commercial property trends - early indicationsArticle

In the last week or so, my team has noticed a number of early trends emerging in the commercial property market as more and more companies prepare to get back to work...

Org Geldenhuys 29 May 2020

Commercial property: a long recovery, but opportunities for some
Commercial property: a long recovery, but opportunities for someArticle

Having worked in the commercial property sector for many years, let me state a truth universally acknowledged, but often overlooked...

Rick de Sousa 29 May 2020

Surviving Covid-19 - Can I use my commercial property to unlock value?
Surviving Covid-19 - Can I use my commercial property to unlock value?Article

In good times, many businesses choose to own their own property and rent to themselves. However, in more economically stressful times, there is a significant opportunity for these individuals to release this equity...

Andrew Jefferson 28 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Covid-19 crisis has shown resilience of property industry
#LockdownLessons: Covid-19 crisis has shown resilience of property industryArticle

The team at PayProp share their experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how their organisation is navigating these unusual times...

Sindy Peters 27 May 2020

#Level3Lockdown: Uncertainty, risks remain for retailers and retail property owners
#Level3Lockdown: Uncertainty, risks remain for retailers and retail property ownersArticle

As South Africa gradually heads towards Level 3 lockdown as from 1 June, the opening of most retail means that retailers and retail property owners will begin to look forward to a more normal business life...

John Loos 26 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: As we look for and leverage opportunities, we must remember our shared humanity
#LockdownLessons: As we look for and leverage opportunities, we must remember our shared humanityArticle

Paul Stevens, CEO of Just Property, shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how his organisation is navigating these unusual times...

Sindy Peters 20 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Sellers will galvanise change in the property industry
#LockdownLessons: Sellers will galvanise change in the property industryArticle

Tony Clarke, MD of the Rawson Property Group, shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how his organisation is navigating these unusual times...

Sindy Peters 19 May 2020

Why embracing the 'new normal' will give you the edge going forward
Why embracing the 'new normal' will give you the edge going forwardArticle

The real estate industry reacted swiftly to the Covid-19 crisis by implementing numerous tech-based measures to enable them to continue servicing clients...

15 May 2020

Property sectors likely to experience most severe pressure from economic recession
Property sectors likely to experience most severe pressure from economic recessionArticle

While there are risks to major property sectors over and above direct economic growth pressures, we examine which major property sectors are most at risk...

John Loos 8 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Save where you can, cut costs where you must - Grant Smee, Only Realty
#LockdownLessons: Save where you can, cut costs where you must - Grant Smee, Only RealtyArticle

Grant Smee, MD of Only Realty and founder of EPiC South Africa, shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how his organisation is navigating these unusual times...

Sindy Peters 7 May 2020

JLL Q1 2020 report outlines implications of Covid-19 for real estate
JLL Q1 2020 report outlines implications of Covid-19 for real estateArticle

According to JLL's recently released South Africa Real Estate Market Performance Q1 2020 report, most real estate sectors across the market have softened...

6 May 2020

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