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SA's first Reit sustainability-linked ESG bond launched
SA's first Reit sustainability-linked ESG bond launchedArticle

The Investec Property Fund recently issued a three-year, sustainability-linked bond of R800m - a first for the local real estate investment trust sector...

29 Apr 2021

Reits devise new strategies to combat challenging real estate market
Reits devise new strategies to combat challenging real estate marketArticle

Real estate investment trusts, commonly known as Reits, are facing increasing pressure amid the continued Covid-19 pandemic...

John Jack 26 Apr 2021

Lesser known property sub-sectors offer hope for battle-scarred investors
Lesser known property sub-sectors offer hope for battle-scarred investorsArticle

Despite the patchy property performance last year, there are still pockets of excellence for the smart investor...

Gary Palmer 8 Feb 2021

GBCSA appoints Attacq's Giles Pendleton as new chair
GBCSA appoints Attacq's Giles Pendleton as new chairArticle

Giles Pendleton, chief development officer of real estate investment trust Attacq, has been appointed the new chair of the Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA), replacing IIse Swanepoel...

19 Nov 2020

Industrial property is a shining light in a gloomy property market
Industrial property is a shining light in a gloomy property marketArticle

Covid-19 has accelerated the growth of online retailing, hamstrung the hospitality sector and thrown the future of the office into question - none of which has been good news for commercial property owners...

Rael Levitt 12 Nov 2020

Post-Covid-19: What lies ahead for SA's commercial property market
Post-Covid-19: What lies ahead for SA's commercial property marketArticle

Speaking during a recent PSG Think Big series webinar, Estienne de Klerk, CEO of Growthpoint Properties, said, "Commercial rentals haven't gone mad; rates and taxes have...

10 Sep 2020

South Africa: Some hope for REITs
South Africa: Some hope for REITsArticle

It is well appreciated that the economy as whole has been hard hit by the lockdown measures introduced to mitigate the spread of Covid-19. Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) have not been immune to this and many are facing a significant uphill battle when it comes to maintaining cash flows...

Denny Da Silva 1 Jun 2020

Joanne Solomon joins SA REIT as CEO
Joanne Solomon joins SA REIT as CEOArticle

Joanne Solomon has been appointed the first CEO of the SA REIT Association, effective from 1 May 2020...

4 May 2020

#BizTrends2020: Female leadership in SA's property sector needs to be prioritised
#BizTrends2020: Female leadership in SA's property sector needs to be prioritisedArticle

We've made significant strides in the last decade and there is visible progress of women being integrated into various roles within different segments of South Africa's property sector...

Nonhlanhla Mayisela 13 Jan 2020

SA REIT publishes latest edition of Best Practice Recommendations
SA REIT publishes latest edition of Best Practice RecommendationsArticle

Following its first edition published in 2016, the SA REIT sector has published the second edition of its Best Practice Recommendations...

13 Nov 2019

Exemplar REITail buys Katale Square
Exemplar REITail buys Katale SquareArticle

Real estate investment trust, Exemplar REITail, has acquired Katale Square shopping centre...

19 Sep 2019

Estienne de Klerk takes reins as SA REIT Association chair
Estienne de Klerk takes reins as SA REIT Association chairArticle

Estienne de Klerk has been elected chair of the SA REIT Association, which represents the South African listed REIT sector...

28 Aug 2019

Property sector transformation: The road is long, but clear
Property sector transformation: The road is long, but clearArticle

Property, and the ownership of land, is an emotive topic in South Africa. While progress towards redressing inequality in land ownership and the property sector could be far quicker, the good news is that...

Sandi Mbutuma 24 Jul 2019

How to invest in property without costly and risky direct ownership
How to invest in property without costly and risky direct ownershipArticle

When people want to invest in real estate they usually secure a loan to purchase a property - either residential or commercial. But there are other more efficient and less costly ways to invest in the property sector...

Marc Edwards 6 Jun 2019

The diversification of retail in Kenya
The diversification of retail in KenyaArticle

Kenya's retail sector is diversifying with the entry of new players and international brands into the market. This is despite the retail sector growing at a "lethargic rate"...

22 Feb 2019

SA REIT sector set for re-rating
SA REIT sector set for re-ratingArticle

As South Africa's real estate investment trust (SA REIT) sector heads for a re-rating, investors are optimistic of the sector rallying this year or next...

12 Feb 2019

4 experts share insights into thriving in the property investment space
4 experts share insights into thriving in the property investment spaceArticle

Four property industry experts recently shared their insights at Entrepreneurship To The Point, an entrepreneurship network hosted monthly by Growthpoint Properties' Property Point...

31 Jan 2019

Where are the best places to invest in UK property in 2019?
Where are the best places to invest in UK property in 2019?Article

2019 is finally upon us and with the uncertainty surrounding Brexit, many are apprehensive about investing in the UK property market...

Issued by One Touch Solutions 21 Jan 2019

Marius Muller officially takes reigns as Texton CEO
Marius Muller officially takes reigns as Texton CEOArticle

Marius Muller has been appointed Texton Property Fund's new CEO with immediate effect...

6 Dec 2018

SA REIT sector updating best practice guide for financial reporting
SA REIT sector updating best practice guide for financial reportingArticle

The SA REIT sector is updating its best practice recommendations for clearer, more comparable financial reporting of South African REITs...

2 Oct 2018

Entice global investment in Africa through domestic development
Entice global investment in Africa through domestic developmentArticle

To deploy global investment on a significant scale, Africa needs to develop the domestic conditions to absorb the much higher levels of global real estate investment currently considering Africa...

20 Sep 2018

S&J Industrial Estate opens new arterial road
S&J Industrial Estate opens new arterial roadArticle

Redefine Properties together with Abland Property Developers officially announced the opening of the new public road, situated along the N3 highway, south of Germiston, Gauteng...

19 Sep 2018

L-R: Wouter de Vos, CEO, Atterbury Property Fund; Rian Reyneke, CEO, Ithemba; Tebogo Mogashoa , group chairman, Talis Property Fund; and Carel Kleynhans, executive director, Ithemba
Newly launched property fund looks to renew SA's citiesArticle

The new Divercity Urban Property Fund has launched with a R2bn seed portfolio of property assets...

26 Jul 2018

Offshore investment presents big opportunity for SA REITs
Offshore investment presents big opportunity for SA REITsArticle

In the second half of 2018, the global sell-off in emerging markets, an intractably weak domestic economy, an oversupply of business space...

3 Jul 2018

Growthpoint launches R2.4bn healthcare portfolio
Growthpoint launches R2.4bn healthcare portfolioArticle

Growthpoint Properties has launched an unlisted healthcare real estate investment trust...

14 Jun 2018

Jeff Zidel steps down as Fortress deputy chair
Jeff Zidel steps down as Fortress deputy chairArticle

After a distinguished 47-year career in the South African property industry, Jeff Zidel, deputy chairman of JSE-listed real estate investment trust (REIT) Fortress, is set to retire in June...

30 May 2018

Growthpoint celebrates green bond listing on JSE
Growthpoint celebrates green bond listing on JSEArticle

Growthpoint Properties, the first South African company and real estate investment trust to issue a green bond programme on the JSE, celebrated the occasion with a bit of fanfare...

26 Apr 2018

First phase of green mixed-use precinct Loftus Park now open
First phase of green mixed-use precinct Loftus Park now openArticle

The first phase of Loftus Park in Pretoria - a dynamic, green mixed-use precinct being developed by Redefine Properties together with Abland - has been opened, introducing 34,000m² A-grade office space, a premium gym, open-air piazza with restaurants and convenience retail...

4 Apr 2018

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Investec to buy back its head office for R2.2bnArticle

In a surprise move, Investec Bank will buy back its Sandton head office from SA's largest listed real estate group, Growthpoint Properties, for R2.2bn...

Alistair Anderson 26 Mar 2018

Sable Square
Real estate investment trust Spear sells vacant Cape Town property for R150mArticle

Western Cape-focused real estate investment trust (Reit) Spear announced a R150m property disposal along with the completion of a R50m upgrade of a shopping centre on Tuesday, 13 March...

Alistair Anderson 15 Mar 2018

Investors seek property funds with specialisation
Investors seek property funds with specialisationArticle

Investors are seeking more exposure to property funds that offer some level of specialisation, says Evan Robins of Old Mutual Investment Group...

Alistair Anderson 13 Mar 2018

Nedbank's R3.7bn exposure to Resilient
Nedbank's R3.7bn exposure to ResilientArticle

It's an old cliché that if you owe a bank R1m, you're in trouble; but if you owe plenty of billions and your weakness spells trouble for the entire property sector, it's the banks who are in trouble...

Rob Rose 12 Mar 2018

Canal Walk
Hyprop hailed for its positive resultsArticle

Hyprop Investments continues to stand out as a property fund that rewards its investors in boom and bust times. Analysts have lauded the group for its results for the six months to December, which were released on Friday, 2 March...

Alistair Anderson 6 Mar 2018

Attacq increases net asset value ahead of conversion to Reit
Attacq increases net asset value ahead of conversion to ReitArticle

Property group Attacq's annual net asset (NAV) amounted to R23.51bn at end-December, up 10.1% from the previous year, the group announced on Tuesday, 27 February...

28 Feb 2018

Housing shortage an opportunity for high investment yields
Housing shortage an opportunity for high investment yieldsArticle

Investment is needed in the affordable housing sector. Historically, growth in this sector has been hampered by perceptions of high risk and, as a result, undervalued investments...

Kiara Suttner 13 Feb 2018

L-R: SA REIT Association chairman Izak Petersen and Jaap L. Tonckens, CFO of Unibail-Rodamco, who will headline the SA REIT Conference 2018.
SA REITs deliver double-digit growth in 2017 for a second successive yearArticle

In 2017, the FTSE/JSE South African Listed Property Index (SAPY) achieved total returns of 17.2%, building on its performance of returns of 10.2% in 2016...

8 Feb 2018

Property firms chided over pay policy
Property firms chided over pay policyArticle

With the maturation of the listed South African property sector that began with just a few companies in the early 2000s, remuneration structures are now being challenged...

Alistiar Anderson 6 Feb 2018

Pack closes in on Fortress's top spot
Pack closes in on Fortress's top spotArticle

The days of Fortress dominating its rivals may be coming to an end as the company's dividend growth tapers off.

Alistair Anderson 6 Feb 2018

Spooked property stocks have lost 16% this year
Spooked property stocks have lost 16% this yearArticle

Some light may be shed as to what caused renewed panic selling of real estate investment trusts (Reits) when Fortress releases its results on Friday, 2 February...

Robert Laing 2 Feb 2018

Delta City Belgrade
Hyprop hard at work to regain past gloryArticle

Hyprop Investments has taken steps to regain its status as one of the most reliable dividend-paying and capital growth-generating listed real estate investments in 2018...

Alistair Anderson 2 Feb 2018

Resilient increases dividend payouts
Resilient increases dividend payoutsArticle

Diversified property group Resilient real estate investment trust (Reit) has met shareholder expectations with strong growth in its dividend payouts...

Alistair Anderson 29 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Top trends for hotel investors in 2018
#BizTrends2018: Top trends for hotel investors in 2018Article

Today's hotel developers are under constant pressure to 'future-proof' their respective hotel projects. We see this translate into the function and style of hotels under development, as well as those hotels that have recently commenced operations across the continent...

Michelé de Witt 25 Jan 2018

Resilient creates Twitter account after fake one set up in Des de Beer's name
Resilient creates Twitter account after fake one set up in Des de Beer's nameArticle

A fake twitter account purporting to represent Resilient CEO Des de Beer was created on Thursday, 18 January, and was promptly deleted by the social media company...

Robert Laing 19 Jan 2018

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Fairvest in takeover of Bara PrecinctArticle

JSE-listed property company Fairvest acquired a controlling stake in Bara Precinct, giving it a firmer foothold in the country's developing township economy...

Michelle Gumede 21 Dec 2017

Vukile grows retail portfolio in Spain
Vukile grows retail portfolio in SpainArticle

Local real estate investment trust (Reit) Vukile Property Fund closed weaker on Wednesday, 6 December, following an announcement that it was acquiring two more shopping centres in Spain...

Maarten Mittner 7 Dec 2017

Redefine expands in Poland
Redefine expands in PolandArticle

Redefine Properties has advanced its geographic diversification strategy by buying a strategic 25% stake in a €1bn retail portfolio of 28 assets across Poland...

Alistair Anderson 7 Dec 2017

Capital & Regional looks to dividend growth of 8%
Capital & Regional looks to dividend growth of 8%Article

UK property owner Capital & Regional's management says it expects to achieve dividend growth of nearly 8% in its financial year to December, as the group benefits from a strengthening consumer...

Alistair Anderson 7 Dec 2017

Stenprop eyes a London listing
Stenprop eyes a London listingArticle

Property company Stenprop said on Thursday, 23 November, it was looking to list on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) in May and would convert to UK real estate investment trust (Reit) status...

Andries Mahlangu 24 Nov 2017

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