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Magazines ABC Q1 2021: Little good news for magazines
Magazines ABC Q1 2021: Little good news for magazinesArticle

The Audit Bureau of Circulation (ABC) Q1 2021 shows a littering of publications resigning or being discontinued, with not much good news...

Danette Breitenbach 10 May 2021

Energy performance certificates set to become mandatory for some buildings
Energy performance certificates set to become mandatory for some buildingsArticle

Some non-residential buildings will soon become required by law to display an energy performance certificate...

30 Apr 2021

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

Paragon Interface completes new workplace for Deloitte in Cape Town
Paragon Interface completes new workplace for Deloitte in Cape TownArticle

Interior architecture firm Paragon Interface recently completed a new workplace for Deloitte at The Ridge at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town...

21 Apr 2021

Flagship four-star Courtyard Hotel Waterfall City now open!
Flagship four-star Courtyard Hotel Waterfall City now open!Article

The four-star 168-room Courtyard Hotel Waterfall City in Midrand opened on 1 March 2021, headed up by opening general manager Brendan Luttig...

Issued by City Lodge Hotel 20 Apr 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager: Dr Andrew Golding of the Pam Golding Property group
#BehindtheBrandManager: Dr Andrew Golding of the Pam Golding Property groupArticle

Established in 1976 by the late property and real estate icon Pam Golding, the Pam Golding Property group has since achieved world-class status...

Sindy Peters 15 Apr 2021

Radisson signs third hotel in Zambia
Radisson signs third hotel in ZambiaArticle

"We have been present in Zambia for many years and have long recognised the potential of the country. It was essential for us to complement our presence in Zambia with a resort offering in one of Africa's most visited leisure tourism destinations - the Victoria Falls."

14 Apr 2021

Century City's curved glazed Sable Corner now complete
Century City's curved glazed Sable Corner now completeArticle

Developed by Rabie Property Group and designed by dhk Architects, the recently completed Sable Corner is a four-storey commercial development is situated in the Bridgeways Precinct in Century City, Cape Town...

6 Apr 2021

City Lodge Hotels saves 293kWh of energy during Earth Hour 2021
City Lodge Hotels saves 293kWh of energy during Earth Hour 2021Article

City Lodge Hotel Group once again committed to turning off non-essential lights during Earth Hour from 8.30pm to 9.30pm on Saturday, 27 March 2021...

Issued by City Lodge Hotel 1 Apr 2021

Sustainable fashion in the spotlight at Sandton City expo
Sustainable fashion in the spotlight at Sandton City expoArticle

Sandton City Shopping Centre has teamed up with celebrated South African designers and several of the mall's tenants for a sustainable fashion exhibition...

31 Mar 2021

Pareto Limited head office receives Green Star ratings
Pareto Limited head office receives Green Star ratingsArticle

Pareto has achieved a five-star Green Star SA Interiors V1 certification issued by the Green Building Council of South Africa, which demonstrates leadership and commitment in the sustainability programme...

Issued by Pareto Limited 29 Mar 2021

Celebrate Earth Hour 2021 with City Lodge Hotels
Celebrate Earth Hour 2021 with City Lodge HotelsArticle

City Lodge Hotel Group is inviting you to join us in marking Earth Hour 2021 at your local Courtyard Hotel, City Lodge Hotel, Town Lodge or Road Lodge...

Issued by City Lodge Hotel 25 Mar 2021

City Lodge Hotel Group announces interim results reflective of pandemic
City Lodge Hotel Group announces interim results reflective of pandemicArticle

The JSE-listed City Lodge Hotel Group has announced its unaudited interim results, reflecting the sweeping effects of the coronavirus pandemic. However, during this time the group has notched up several notable achievements...

Issued by City Lodge Hotel 11 Mar 2021

A return to the kraal - unlocking successful housing post Covid-19
A return to the kraal - unlocking successful housing post Covid-19Article

Team Mahali recently won first prize in the City of Cape Town and the Green Building Council South Africa's (GBCSA) design competition...

5 Mar 2021

How going green could help maintain rentals as energy costs rise
How going green could help maintain rentals as energy costs riseArticle

With Eskom set to hike electricity tariffs by 15.63% from April, commercial and retail tenants will be bracing for increased strain on already tightly stretched budgets...

Gregg Huntingford 5 Mar 2021

Real estate under the spotlight: Is sustainability becoming mainstream?
Real estate under the spotlight: Is sustainability becoming mainstream?Article

As the world grapples with the uncertainty surrounding the long-term implications of Covid-19, there is a measure of agreement on one thing...

4 Mar 2021

Morphosis completes Casablanca Finance City Tower in Morocco
Morphosis completes Casablanca Finance City Tower in MoroccoArticle

Morphosis has completed the Casablanca Finance City Tower in the Anfa District in Casablanca, Morocco. The 25-storey project is the studio's first project realised in Africa...

25 Feb 2021

Now cheaper to buy than rent for first-time SA home buyers - global expert
Now cheaper to buy than rent for first-time SA home buyers - global expertArticle

Selected properties under R1.5m are now significantly more affordable to buy than rent, offering first-time homeowners an unprecedented opportunity to get into the property market, says global property expert Toni Enderli...

Issued by Leap Communications 19 Feb 2021

Magazines ABC Q4 2020: Categories continue to haemorrhage
Magazines ABC Q4 2020: Categories continue to haemorrhageArticle

The attrition in the magazine category continues in the Audit Bureau of Circulation (ABC) Q4 with many sectors losing members as the sector battles with resignations, discontinuations and terminations...

Danette Breitenbach 11 Feb 2021

The Ridge receives 6-star Green Star Office Design rating
The Ridge receives 6-star Green Star Office Design ratingArticle

Situated in the Portswood District of the V&A Waterfront, The Ridge has been awarded a 6-star Green Star Office Design rating...

3 Feb 2021

New Courtyard Hotel Waterfall City is green and keen to welcome guests!
New Courtyard Hotel Waterfall City is green and keen to welcome guests!Article

The new Courtyard Hotel Waterfall City is set to open in a few weeks, adding 164 rooms and four suites plus conference and event space for up to 120 people and two restaurants to the growing Waterfall City hub in Midrand...

Issued by City Lodge Hotel 21 Jan 2021

Green buildings can bring fresh air to design, but they can also bring pests
Green buildings can bring fresh air to design, but they can also bring pestsArticle

Throughout the world, architects are designing green buildings, whether it's in their sustainable construction, environmentally friendly operation or actually green by style...

Norman Day 4 Jan 2021

How digital engineering can help the construction sector meet its decarbonisation targets
How digital engineering can help the construction sector meet its decarbonisation targetsArticle

A new report from Asite, Smart retrofitting: The key to decarbonizing the built environment, examines how the construction industry can mitigate carbon emissions through the smart retrofitting of built assets...

2 Dec 2020

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

A sustainable future: Green buildings key to reducing energy consumption
A sustainable future: Green buildings key to reducing energy consumptionArticle

Construction is a key sector to address South Africa's housing shortage and infrastructure needs, and thus is unlikely to slow down...

Thabang Byl 18 Nov 2020

Magazines ABC Q3 2020: No good news in magazine categories
Magazines ABC Q3 2020: No good news in magazine categoriesArticle

As with Q2 of 2020, the Audit Bureau of Circulation (ABC) Q3 results do not hold much good news in the magazine category as the effects of the discontinuation of several titles continue to be felt. As with Q2, many titles also did not submit data for this period...

Danette Breitenbach 9 Nov 2020

GBCSA achieves 600 Green Star certifications, award winners announced
GBCSA achieves 600 Green Star certifications, award winners announcedArticle

Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA) announced during the recent virtual 13th Green Building Convention that it had reached the 600-mark in Green Star certifications...

5 Nov 2020

Exxaro HQ achieves 6-star As Built GBCSA rating
Exxaro HQ achieves 6-star As Built GBCSA ratingArticle

Developed and owned by Growthpoint Properties, the new Exxaro head office building in Centurion, Gauteng, has achieved a six-star As-Built rating from the Green Building Council South Africa...

30 Oct 2020

National School of Government senior fellows announced
National School of Government senior fellows announcedArticle

Public Service and Administration Minister, Senzo Mchunu, has endorsed the appointment of three eminent former senior public servants as inaugural senior fellows of the National School of Government (NSG)...

27 Oct 2020

Covid-19 will not change cities in long term - Norman Foster
Covid-19 will not change cities in long term - Norman FosterArticle

Delivering an opening keynote to the first United Nations Forum of Mayors earlier this month in Geneva, Switzerland, Norman Foster, founder and executive chairman of Foster + Partners, said the coronavirus pandemic will not change cities in the long term...

26 Oct 2020

Nairobi's Runda-based SABIS International School sets green building precedent
Nairobi's Runda-based SABIS International School sets green building precedentArticle

The new SABIS International School in Runda, Nairobi was awarded a four-star Green Star Africa-Kenya PEB v1 Design Rating earlier this year. Construction on the SABIS International School - Runda campus started in June 2016 and was completed in June 2018...

30 Sep 2020

Radisson Red building is the new green
Radisson Red building is the new greenArticle

The Silo District's No. 6 Silo building, which now houses the new-concept 252-room Radisson Red Hotel, won the Green Buildings Council of South Africa (GBCSA) award for the Best 'Other' Development...

23 Sep 2020

Sean Kenealy, director, Stag African
Green building practices can mitigate lockdown falloutArticle

The ripples of the national lockdown are still being felt by the South Africa's construction industry. Unexpected delays and disruptions have resulted in increasing construction costs...

21 Sep 2020

GBCSA awards Equator - the Belt Factory 5-star Green Star certification
GBCSA awards Equator - the Belt Factory 5-star Green Star certificationArticle

The Green Building Council of South Africa has awarded Durban-based belt manufacturer Equator - the Belt Factory a five-star Green Star Certification for Existing Building Performance...

1 Sep 2020

Building for the future, SAVA's theme for 2020/2021
Building for the future, SAVA's theme for 2020/2021Article

The Southern African Vinyls Association's (SAVA) new theme, 'Building for the future', will be driving the industry body's activities and projects for the 2020/2021 financial year, says SAVA chairman George Dimond...

25 Aug 2020

South Africa's first eco home loan
South Africa's first eco home loanArticle

One of the key residential market trends in South Africa has been the move away from freehold homes into estate or complex living, largely because they offer increased security, and a sense of community...

Kerry Dimmer, Issued by Private Property South Africa 21 Aug 2020

Magazines ABC Q2 2020: Magazines non-submission reflects Covid-19 impact
Magazines ABC Q2 2020: Magazines non-submission reflects Covid-19 impactArticle

The period April to June 2020 of the Audit Bureau of Circulations (ABC) for magazines is characterised by the negative effect of Covid-19 that has seen publishing houses closing and titles discontinued and terminated...

Danette Breitenbach 12 Aug 2020

New guide, Getting to Zero, launched on developing net zero carbon buildings
New guide, Getting to Zero, launched on developing net zero carbon buildingsArticle

A new guide has been launched for professional teams considering developing net zero carbon buildings...

7 Aug 2020

Reid Lifestyle Centre sets sights on Green Star, net-zero ratings
Reid Lifestyle Centre sets sights on Green Star, net-zero ratingsArticle

Having achieved six-star Green Star Public and Education Building (PEB) certification in May this year, Balwin Properties' Reid Lifestyle Centre is also targeting a Net-zero Carbon Level 2 rating...

22 Jul 2020

Sustainable architecture in a post-Covid-19 world
Sustainable architecture in a post-Covid-19 worldArticle

Buildings are crucial to the well-being of people, and designers and architects have the responsibility to ensure that sustainable solutions are placed at the forefront of any potential new project...

21 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

Applications open for women-led businesses to join Property Point programme
Applications open for women-led businesses to join Property Point programmeArticle

Applications are open for women-led businesses within the property sector to be part of the Property Point enterprise and supplier development programme...

22 Jun 2020

Cintocare Hospital achieves Green Star rating
Cintocare Hospital achieves Green Star ratingArticle

Based in Pretoria's green precinct of Menlyn Maine, Cintocare Hospital has received a five-star Green Star Custom Healthcare design certification from the GBCSA...

18 Jun 2020

One Discovery Place in Sandton achieves six Green Star As-Built rating
One Discovery Place in Sandton achieves six Green Star As-Built ratingArticle

The new Discovery head office in Sandton, Johannesburg has achieved a six Green Star As-Built rating from the Green Building Council of South Africa...

9 Jun 2020

GBCSA takes Green Building Convention into immersive, virtual world
GBCSA takes Green Building Convention into immersive, virtual worldArticle

The Green Building Council South Africa's (GBCSA) annual Green Building Convention will now take place online from 28 to 30 October 2020...

5 Jun 2020

Exxaro head office awarded first WELL certification in Africa
Exxaro head office awarded first WELL certification in AfricaArticle

Developed by Growthpoint Properties, the Exxaro head office in Centurion is the first building in South Africa to achieve Silver Level WELL certification for Core and Shell by the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI)...

12 May 2020

The future of green buildings in a post-Covid-19 world
The future of green buildings in a post-Covid-19 worldArticle

The Covid-19 lockdown has offered us an unexpected opportunity to reflect on our relationship with the planet, and the insurmountable evidence of climate change and its impact on our everyday life...

Brett Chrystal 11 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Lockdown driving innovation, says STAG African's John Schooling
#LockdownLessons: Lockdown driving innovation, says STAG African's John SchoolingArticle

John Schooling, CEO of STAG African, shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how his organisation is navigating these unusual times...

Sindy Peters 4 May 2020

Waterfront project goes green with ecobricks
Waterfront project goes green with ecobricksArticle

A new green building project broke ground at the Portswood District of the V&A Waterfront last year, which will use the recycled beverage bottles known as ecobricks as part of its construction...

16 Mar 2020

Standard Bank issues green bond via IFC
Standard Bank issues green bond via IFCArticle

Standard Bank has issued its first green bond, a 10-year facility with the express purposes of raising capital for use in on-lending by Standard Bank Group's (SBG) Sustainable Finance Business Unit...

5 Mar 2020

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