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Critical first steps to optimising buildings for low-occupancy
Critical first steps to optimising buildings for low-occupancyArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic has led to thousands of empty buildings as offices, malls and other commercial spaces have shut down...

Devan Pillay 18 Mar 2021

SU building first in SA to receive Electrical Performance Certificate
SU building first in SA to receive Electrical Performance CertificateArticle

Stellenbosch University's Admin B building is the first building in the SA to receive an A rating for electrical consumption of 48kWh per m²...

1 Mar 2021

Know your rights before renewing your corporate lease agreement
Know your rights before renewing your corporate lease agreementArticle

As the new year gets under way, many companies will be renewing their lease agreements for the next 12 months. This is the ideal time for tenants to reconsider...

Jamie Louw 23 Feb 2021

#BizTrends2021: The engineering workforce of the future will be digitally inclined
#BizTrends2021: The engineering workforce of the future will be digitally inclinedArticle

Over time, we have seen that much of the problem-solving, analysis and synthesis and heavy mathematical lifting is now done by computers. Gone are the days where engineers are seen pouring over drawing boards...

Selvan Murugan 6 Jan 2021

SAIBPP launches Women's Forum, webinar addresses equity, access, assets
SAIBPP launches Women's Forum, webinar addresses equity, access, assetsArticle

Earlier this month, the South African Institute for Black Property Practitioners (SAIBPP) launched its Women's Forum with a live virtual event...

28 Sep 2020

Broll Property Group secures Rwenzori Towers, Courts & House property management contracts
Broll Property Group secures Rwenzori Towers, Courts & House property management contractsArticle

Broll Property Group has added another high-profile client to its Ugandan portfolio by securing the property and facilities management contracts for Rwenzori Towers, Rwenzori Courts, and Rwenzori House in Uganda...

Issued by Broll Property Group 4 Sep 2020

Facilities management - a new role as employees return to the workplace
Facilities management - a new role as employees return to the workplaceArticle

Broll Property Group recently hosted its second Property Intel Podcast, 'Why return to the workplace?', highlighting some of the considerations behind a planned, individualised and carefully orchestrated re-entry to the workplace...

31 Jul 2020

Growthpoint, Serra achieve first Green Star EBP Industrial rating in Gauteng
Growthpoint, Serra achieve first Green Star EBP Industrial rating in GautengArticle

Growthpoint and Serra Services recently achieved a five-star Green Star Existing Building Performance (EBP) rating for an industrial building in Gauteng - a first for the province...

2 Jul 2020

Society for Family Health SA calls for applications from service providers
Society for Family Health SA calls for applications from service providersArticle

Society for Family Health - South Africa (SFH-SA) is working on streamlining its procurement processes to ensure effective and efficient expenditure control within its supply chain and sourcing within reasonable time...

Issued by Society for Family Health SA 1 Jun 2020

Developing data centres for Africa
Developing data centres for AfricaArticle

The global digital evolution has just been put into overdrive by Covid-19 as locked-down nations are forced to accelerate the shift online, driving a massive spike in data needs...

6 May 2020

How SMMEs can weather the Covid-19 storm
How SMMEs can weather the Covid-19 stormArticle

Economists forecast that the nationwide lockdown implemented to contain the spread of the coronavirus will have far-reaching economic implications...

Thami Moatshe 4 May 2020

African Construction, Totally Concrete Expo to focus on Africa's 4IR readiness
African Construction, Totally Concrete Expo to focus on Africa's 4IR readinessArticle

The 2020 African Construction and Totally Concrete Expo, set for 9 to 11 June, will focus on transformation in the construction industry and its adaptation to the fourth industrial revolution...

26 Feb 2020

Innovation is no longer a "nice" to have
Innovation is no longer a "nice" to haveArticle

The level and pace of disruption driven by technology is unprecedented...

17 Feb 2020

Bringing critical power distribution out of the dark
Bringing critical power distribution out of the darkArticle

As the trend towards digitisation becomes pervasive across many industries and operations, the benefits offered to power distribution systems should not be overlooked...

Quintin Mccutcheon 31 Jan 2020

Looking ahead to 2020 - the year to explore uncharted markets
Looking ahead to 2020 - the year to explore uncharted marketsArticle

Competition has become increasingly fierce. In 2019, we saw the expansion of price wars and the battle to remain relevant. It has become clearer that the companies that will survive are those which over the years have invested in...

Xolile Sizani 22 Jan 2020

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Conscious consumerism to have significant impact on marketing strategies in 2020Article

Warc has revealed that 84% of respondents to Warc's Marketers Toolkit survey said conscious consumerism and sustainability would have a significant or some impact on marketing strategies in 2020...

20 Jan 2020

6 energy management steps for a sustainable residential development
6 energy management steps for a sustainable residential developmentArticle

Multi-unit residential buildings consume more energy than other housing types. This is due to the provision of shared space and common area facilities and services...

Francois Schoeman 2 Jan 2020

Silly season a critical time to ramp up security
Silly season a critical time to ramp up securityArticle

While criminal elements are lurking among the throngs of people visiting shopping malls over the festive season, shoppers are not the only victims of crime as business robberies also usually spike during this period...

24 Dec 2019

2019 in the facilities management sector - a difficult year for most
2019 in the facilities management sector - a difficult year for mostArticle

"2019 has been a disappointing year for many businesses, in fact, a bad year," says Owen Nkomo, markets commentator and CEO of Inkunzi Wealth...

20 Dec 2019

The 2019 Vision2030 Awards finalists announcement
The 2019 Vision2030 Awards finalists announcementArticle

Top Media and Communications have released those companies and individuals selected as finalists in the 2019 Vision2030 Awards...

Issued by Topco Media 16 Nov 2019

Leroy Merlin ploughs over R1bn into SA business
Leroy Merlin ploughs over R1bn into SA businessArticle

If all goes according to plan, French home improvement retailer Leroy Merlin, which opened its first South African store in September last year, will have invested R1bn into its SA operations by the start of 2020...

23 Aug 2019

Facilities management offers great potential career path for unemployed youth
Facilities management offers great potential career path for unemployed youthArticle

The Servest 2018/9 Market Analysis Survey concluded that the local Facilities Management (FM) sector has grown from providing services such as landscaping, maintenance and repairs, security, cleaning services, etc, into an integrated service offering...

2 Aug 2019

Justice and Constitutional Development Minister Ronald Lamola
R38m allocated towards establishing Investigative DirectorateArticle

The Department of Justice and Constitutional Development will allocate R38m towards establishing an investigative directorate, under the auspices of National Prosecuting Authority (NPA)...

17 Jul 2019

GBCSA chair Nkosinathi Manzana to sit on World Green Building Council board
GBCSA chair Nkosinathi Manzana to sit on World Green Building Council boardArticle

Green Building Council South Africa board chair Nkosinathi Manzana has been appointed as a director to the World Green Building Council (WGBC) board as of 1 July 2019...

3 Jul 2019

Double green rating achieved for GE Africa Innovation Centre
Double green rating achieved for GE Africa Innovation CentreArticle

The GE Africa Innovation Centre (GEAIC) in Melrose Estate, Johannesburg has received top sustainability accreditation from both South Africa and the US...

22 May 2019

New principal officer for Bonitas Medical Fund
New principal officer for Bonitas Medical FundArticle

South Africa's second-largest open medical scheme, Bonitas Medical Fund, has announced the appointment of a new principal officer. Taking up the reigns from 1 May 2019 is Lee R Callakoppen...

Issued by Bonitas 7 May 2019

Most digital workplace initiatives will fail to establish new ways of working
Most digital workplace initiatives will fail to establish new ways of workingArticle

By 2021, only one-quarter of midsize and large organisations will successfully target new ways of working in 80% of their initiatives, according to Gartner, Inc. New ways of working include distributed decision-making, virtual and remote work, and redesigned physical workspaces...

2 May 2019

CoCT, Table Mountain Cableway partner to promote affordable tourism for locals
CoCT, Table Mountain Cableway partner to promote affordable tourism for localsArticle

The City of Cape Town and Table Mountain Cableway have partnered to ensure that Table Mountain is accessible to even more locals and domestic visitors...

28 Apr 2019

Sandi Mbutuma appointed MD of SVA International
Sandi Mbutuma appointed MD of SVA InternationalArticle

Sandi Mbutuma has been appointed managing director of architectural company SVA International (SVA), a member of the GIBB Group of Companies...

29 Mar 2019

Lynette Ntuli to emcee 2019 RICS Summit Africa
Lynette Ntuli to emcee 2019 RICS Summit AfricaArticle

The fifth annual Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Summit Africa will take place at Sun International's Maslow Hotel Conference Centre in Sandton, Johannesburg from 29-30 May...

28 Feb 2019

#BizTrends2019: 4 trends defining the commercial, retail property sectors in 2019
#BizTrends2019: 4 trends defining the commercial, retail property sectors in 2019Article

It's no longer about location, location, location. In the commercial and retail property spaces, the buzzword is now technology, technology, technology...

Rowland Gurnell 10 Jan 2019

Cape Town's Old Granary building revamp complete
Cape Town's Old Granary building revamp completeArticle

The revamp of the Old Granary building, which started in 2016, has been completed. The building has been refurbished specifically for the Desmond and Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation...

13 Dec 2018

Housing activists build shacks on prime inner-city land
Housing activists build shacks on prime inner-city landArticle

About 100 housing activists built shacks on a vacant piece of privately owned land in Cape Town's city centre at sunrise on Tuesday, 4 December...

Aidan Jones 6 Dec 2018

R5m Grand Parade upgrade will include revamped trading kiosks
R5m Grand Parade upgrade will include revamped trading kiosksArticle

The proposed plan is to upgrade the trading kiosks to fit-in with the new revamped overall aesthetics of the precinct...

22 Nov 2018

Salt River market along Voortrekker Road is located on two MyCiTi bus routes and alongside Salt River Rail Station, a site that councillor Brett Herron has said “is the perfect location for a higher density mixed use, mixed-income development in the inner city”. Photo: 2018 Google map / 2018 AfriGis (Pty) Ltd
Cape Town City Council delays decision on social housing projectArticle

CEO of Communicare Anthea Houston said of the delay, "This is a set back for those in need of affordable housing opportunities in the city ... It would be huge loss to Cape Town if they pull out now."

Aidan Jones 26 Oct 2018

Are you overlooking 80% of your company's value?
Are you overlooking 80% of your company's value?Article

Employees today are more loyal to their profession than to the organisation they work for and are prepared to take ownership of their careers and development...

Sonja Lombard 19 Oct 2018

Servest 2018/19 Facilities Management Market Analysis Survey results released
Servest 2018/19 Facilities Management Market Analysis Survey results releasedArticle

The survey provides indepth analyses of the facilities management sector in South Africa and forecasts outsourcing growth...

18 Oct 2018

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