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

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

Flexibility central in shifting commercial property market
Flexibility central in shifting commercial property marketArticle

Covid-19 and its unprecedented impact on businesses in South Africa has had a significant knock-on effect on the commercial property market...

16 Oct 2020

How to invest R3m into offshore property
How to invest R3m into offshore propertyArticle

This article will set out the steps of how to invest R3m in property. Do not fret if your budget won't stretch to R3m... some sage investment options are provided for those with lower amounts of cash to deploy...

Issued by One Touch Solution 25 May 2020

When the Covid clouds clear - future of the commercial property market
When the Covid clouds clear - future of the commercial property marketArticle

From a long-term investor perspective, property needs to be viewed as a long-term investment, with decisions made looking to the future...

Andrew Jefferson 21 Apr 2020

Is gearing commercial property worth the cost and complexity?
Is gearing commercial property worth the cost and complexity?Article

Gearing is one of the major contributors to property's popularity and success as an investment, enabling investors to access the benefits of assets far more valuable than their initial cash outlay...

Leon Breytenbach 5 Sep 2019

Election results set to boost commercial property prices, lower yields
Election results set to boost commercial property prices, lower yieldsArticle

With the elections now over and the results announced, we can now start to expect more movement in the commercial property sector across South Africa...

John Jack 15 May 2019

Tips for investing in commercial property
Tips for investing in commercial propertyArticle

Property has always been considered a good investment because whether the market falls or trends change, values will always recover again in time...

Leon Breytenbach 11 Apr 2019

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5 disruptors the commercial property market should consider during 2019Article

The past year has seen a plethora of disruptors which are influencing the world of commerce, the property market included...

Leon Breytenbach 5 Mar 2019

Spire joins CORFAC International real estate brokerage network
Spire joins CORFAC International real estate brokerage networkArticle

When shopping for offshore commercial property investments, knowing what to buy in which area of which country that will offer the highest returns and the lowest risk can be challenging for investors...

12 Nov 2018

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Will remote work spaces have a negative effect on commercial property markets?Article

The negative impact of working remotely upon the commercial property market is of concern to both investors and commercial property agents, alike...

24 Apr 2018

Bruma Oriental City in Bruma, Johannesburg
Is investment in the commercial property market a safer option than shares?Article

Now, more than ever, investors are finding it a safer option to invest in direct property...

19 Apr 2018

Commercial property investment - the do's and don'ts
Commercial property investment - the do's and don'tsArticle

Traditional savings vehicles may not always be the best option for small and medium enterprises (SMEs), says Jeremy Lang, regional general manager at Business Partners Limited...

23 Aug 2017

RICS publishes new global professional statement on conflicts of interest
RICS publishes new global professional statement on conflicts of interestArticle

Following extensive industry consultation, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) is tightening up requirements for RICS professionals and regulated firms...

22 Mar 2017

CT ranked among top ‘tech cities'
CT ranked among top ‘tech cities'Article

According to Savills' recent Tech Cities 2017 report, Cape Town, along with Santiago and Buenos Aires, is one of the world's rising global players...

17 Mar 2017

Pros and cons of owning business premises
Pros and cons of owning business premisesArticle

Throughout its life-cycle every growing business is confronted with the important decision whether to continue leasing or own the premises in which it operates...

5 Oct 2016

Five reasons why SMEs should invest in commercial property
Five reasons why SMEs should invest in commercial propertyArticle

Owning commercial property can provide entrepreneurs with great returns regardless of whether a small business wants to diversify its investment portfolio or intends to own the premises from which it operates...

22 Jun 2016

Commercial property investment focuses on managing risk
Commercial property investment focuses on managing riskArticle

The trend in commercial property investment activity in South Africa in the past year has been one of managing risk and avoiding loss in the South African economy, increasing the preference to hold property as opposed to cash reserves...

17 Mar 2016

Impact of higher interest rates on property market
Impact of higher interest rates on property marketArticle

Investors in the property market should be aware of how an interest rate hike will affect them...

17 Feb 2016

Malls post best returns in SA's commercial property
Malls post best returns in SA's commercial propertyArticle

Shopping centres delivered better returns for commercial real estate investors in the first half of the year than offices and industrial buildings, in spite of ongoing pressure on consumer spending...

Joan Muller 28 Sep 2015

Property investors are capitalising on opportunities in decentralised nodes
Property investors are capitalising on opportunities in decentralised nodesArticle

Private investors continue to demonstrate a steady appetite for commercial property acquisitions...

28 Jul 2015

Investment in commercial sector takes a knock
Investment in commercial sector takes a knockArticle

The latest research from Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) SA shows commercial property investment activity in SA slowed down last year, with the overriding contributing factor being the low supply of investment properties...

26 Mar 2015

Commercial property owners cling to land
Commercial property owners cling to landArticle

The latest research from JLL South Africa shows that commercial property investment activity in South Africa slowed down in 2014, with the overriding contributing factor being the low supply of investment properties...

25 Mar 2015

Considering commercial
Considering commercialArticle

Investing in property has always been about location, but getting value from the estate agent or broker and securing the best ROI means knowing and asking the right questions, and pushing to get them.

Paul Stevens 20 Aug 2014

Commercial property investors on the increase in cape Town
Commercial property investors on the increase in cape TownArticle

Soon after the start of this year, a new powerful interest in commercial property investment in the Greater Cape Town area became evident, says Liz Grimbeek, a broker and co-franchisee at Rawson Commercial, Cape Town.

20 May 2014

SAPOA outlook for 2014
SAPOA outlook for 2014Article

The South African Property Owners Association (SAPOA) expects more development and diversification from the commercial property sector in 2014 and adds that efficient towns and cities with competitive rates and taxes stand to benefit from more commercial property investment and development.

28 Jan 2014

Considering commercial
Considering commercialArticle

Investing in property has always been about location, whether the purchase is commercial, industrial or residential. However, getting value from the estate agent or broker and, thus, securing the best return on investment, means also knowing and asking the right questions - and pushing to get the answers, particularly if that means digging for information akin to seeking out diamonds.

John Roberts 7 Nov 2013

Sales of bigger properties herald an upswing in commercial sector
Sales of bigger properties herald an upswing in commercial sectorArticle

Recent figures from national property analysts have indicated that a revival is taking place in middle-range properties in the South African commercial sector. The year-on-year upturn is generally estimated at around 25%.

6 Nov 2013

Property indicator reveals improved performance
Property indicator reveals improved performanceArticle

The SAPOA/IPD South African Biannual Property Indicator, released yesterday, 25 September 2013, showed that the South African property sector delivered an improved 9.2% total return for the first six months in 2013.

26 Sep 2013

Investment value in property
Investment value in propertyArticle

The local commercial property market continues to offer value for potential investors compared with the money and capital markets‚ according to Business Partners executive director Gerrie van Biljon.

Nick Hedley 25 Apr 2013

No recovery for property yet
No recovery for property yetArticle

The SAPOA/IPD South African Biannual Property Indicator to June 2012, released yesterday, 25 September 2012, spotlights a moderate improvement in the property market over the past six months but shows little sign of a recovery across the sector.

26 Sep 2012

Commercial property overview out next weekArticle

Investment Property Databank (IPD) will reveal the state of the commercial property market in the first half for 2012 when it presents the results of the SAPOA/IPD South African Biannual Property Indicator results for the six months to June 2012. The results will be announced on 25 September 2012 at 10am.

18 Sep 2012

SA companies to invest in AfricaArticle

With rapid urbanisation and consumers becoming increasingly sophisticated, Africa is starting to attract commercial property investment from South African companies.

Thabang Mokopanele 5 Jun 2012

Non-listed commercial property still under strainArticle

Although reports indicate a dramatic improvement in SA's commercial property industry, gains are limited to listed property funds, Gary Palmer, CEO of asset-backed lender, Paragon Lending Solutions said on Tuesday, 24 April 2012.

Zeenat Moorad 25 Apr 2012

SAPOA/IPD SA Property Index releases 2011 property performance in March
SAPOA/IPD SA Property Index releases 2011 property performance in MarchArticle

The Investment Property Databank (IPD) will reveal commercial property performance in 2011 when it presents the results of the SAPOA/IPD SA Property Index at events, sponsored by Eris Property Group, in Johannesburg on 27 March and Cape Town on 28 March 2012.

16 Feb 2012

Gradual, patchy recovery for listed propertyArticle

With investor demand being hampered by enduring economic challenges and stalled global growth, Auction Alliance is predicting a gradual and patchy recovery for the local commercial property sector over coming months, with certain segments expected to perform better than others.

21 Nov 2011

Interest rate hikes would curb property recoveryArticle

Strong indications that the South African Reserve Bank might start lifting interest rates before the end of the year will have an impact on both commercial and residential property prices warns a property auction expert.

1 Jul 2011

Commercial property offers sound future returns
Commercial property offers sound future returnsArticle

Izak Petersen of Mergence Africa Property Fund notes that the measured rental growth of commercial property which is starting to come through in select areas is good news. He is confident that the market will continue to offer investors sound future returns.

20 Jan 2011

UK commercial property market recovery presents investment opportunities
UK commercial property market recovery presents investment opportunitiesArticle

The continued recovery of the UK commercial property market, coupled with the strengthening of the rand relative to pounds sterling, has presented South African investors with a unique opportunity to invest in the UK while capitalising on the recovery cycle.

3 Dec 2010

Property investment title for SAArticle

Real Estate Publishing will be launching the South African Real Estate Investor magazine in August 2007, in collaboration with Nexus Publishing, which publishes the title in the US. Personal Real Estate Investor has allegedly been the number one magazine for real estate investors in the US since its launch in December 2003.

31 May 2007

Making your money growArticle

The Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg will be hosting the Investment Opportunities Show from Friday 28 to Sunday 30 October 2005. The show hopes to attract both astute investors with a broad portfolio and first-time investors.

24 Oct 2005

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