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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

M&A in Africa: Bleak skies overhead, but the future looks brighter - Part 1
M&A in Africa: Bleak skies overhead, but the future looks brighter - Part 1Article

Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) have decreased across Africa in the first half of 2020 in terms of both volume and value, with some exceptions. Going forward, dark clouds remain over the M&A market in Africa in the short-term, but recent developments brighten the continent's prospects for medium-term recovery...

17 Jul 2020

Exchange rate in SA - Is there any better time to invest than the present?
Exchange rate in SA - Is there any better time to invest than the present?Article

Investment property companies like One Touch Investment have been assisting South Africans to diversify their portfolio by investing in property UK...

Issued by One Touch Investment 12 May 2020

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Land reform in South Africa is both a human rights issue and a constitutional imperativeArticle

This month, as South Africans celebrate the country's progressive Constitution which re-affirms fundamental rights and freedoms in its Bill of Rights and reflects on past injustices under the apartheid system, there are rising calls for the government to revisit and address the land reform issue...

Peter Setou 23 Mar 2020

The politics behind South Africa's property clause amendment
The politics behind South Africa's property clause amendmentArticle

It is hard to comment on a draft constitutional amendment that is apparently not in its final form...

Theunis Roux 18 Feb 2020

#Sona20: We're talking in the right direction, but actions speak louder than words
#Sona20: We're talking in the right direction, but actions speak louder than wordsArticle

While it is hardly news that what is desperately needed in South Africa is economic growth and a dramatic increase in the employment rate, it was nevertheless reassuring...

Carl Coetzee 14 Feb 2020

Constitution Amendment Bill submissions extended
Constitution Amendment Bill submissions extendedArticle

The Ad Hoc Committee to Initiate and Introduce Legislation Amending Section 25 of the Constitution has extended the deadline for written submissions on the Draft Constitution Eighteenth Amendment Bill...

31 Jan 2020

Jason Liddle, head of institutional, Sanlam Investments
Investors, mistakes and Deep Blue thinking in 2020Article

During the "off season" I was able to catch up on some reading. I have long been a follower of Garry Kasparov (erstwhile chess world champion and Russian grandmaster) and have always found his views and insights within and outside of the chess fraternity unambiguous and enlightening...

Jason Liddle 14 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: South Africa - challenges and opportunities in the year ahead
#BizTrends2020: South Africa - challenges and opportunities in the year aheadArticle

South Africa is experiencing a period of prolonged political and economic uncertainty, but the country's commitment to improving the local investment environment, combined with signs of future economic improvement, have resulted in increases in M&A value...

Morne van der Merwe and Wildu du Plessis 8 Jan 2020

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Call for for participation in land expropriation draft billArticle

Vumelana Advisory Fund is making a strong call for all key stakeholders and South Africans, in general, to participate by making inputs on the draft Bill and engaging with the process in order to ensure a fair representation of different voices, as the country forges ahead in amending Section 25 of the Constitution.

19 Dec 2019

60 recommendations on land reform recommended
60 recommendations on land reform recommendedArticle

Cabinet has since endorsed 60 of the recommendations of the Presidential Advisory Panel on Land Reform and Agriculture...

18 Dec 2019

Cabinet approves a raft of bills for public comment
Cabinet approves a raft of bills for public commentArticle

Cabinet has approved the publication of the Municipal Fiscal Powers and Functions Amendment Bill for public comment, says Minister in the Presidency Jackson Mthembu...

18 Dec 2019

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Land expropriation draft bill open for public commentaryArticle

The parliamentary committee on land expropriation has opened a new draft for public commentary over the holiday season. According to Dr Mathole...

Claudi Nortjé 10 Dec 2019

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6 Dec 2019

Land expropriation update
Land expropriation updateArticle

Homeowner concerns around land expropriation and what this could mean for you...

Issued by Private Property South Africa 26 Nov 2019

Agricultural diversification driving economic growth in KZN
Agricultural diversification driving economic growth in KZNArticle

The agricultural sector in KwaZulu-Natal is growing at around 12% per annum, compared to single digit growth in other provinces...

Dawie Maree 9 Oct 2019

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Where are we with land reform?Article

Agricultural economist, Wandile Sihlobo says that come April 2020, the proposed change to the Constitution to allow land expropriation without compensation (EWC) may not happen...

Nicci Botha 27 Sep 2019

Improved water prospects bodes well for fresh produce growers
Improved water prospects bodes well for fresh produce growersArticle

The water level of South Africa's storage dams, which supply the fruit export industries, are generally much higher now than at any time during the past three years. This, and a cold, wet winter in most of the deciduous fruit regions, indicate that a good harvest is in the offing...

Fred Meintjes 22 Aug 2019

City Lodge Hotels Group - Financial results for financial year ending 30 June 2019
City Lodge Hotels Group - Financial results for financial year ending 30 June 2019Article

The JSE-listed City Lodge Hotel Group has almost completed its initial targeted expansion into East and Southern Africa and has this week opened the 154-room Town Lodge Umhlanga, its 55th hotel in South Africa...

Issued by City Lodge Hotel 21 Aug 2019

Being at the top of your game - Tips for estate agents
Being at the top of your game - Tips for estate agentsArticle

Rising property tax rates, water restrictions and increases in the cost of water and electricity, combined with high unemployment rates and uncertainty over land expropriation all make for a challenging sell for real estate agents...

Issued by LexisNexis 14 Aug 2019

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Agri EC congress highlights new partnerships, unity in agricultureArticle

Organised agriculture and traditional leaders in the Eastern Cape have committed to working together to initiate agricultural development as a means to sustainable land reform in the province...

1 Aug 2019

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Soon-to-be tabled expropriation bill to ease housing backlog pressuresArticle

Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu says the soon-to-be introduced expropriation legislation will go a long way in easing the pressures of the housing backlog by availing more land for development...

10 Jul 2019

Real estate experts weigh in on the elections
Real estate experts weigh in on the electionsArticle

Now that the elections are over, real estate practitioners have dusted off their crystal balls and give us their opinion on the future of the property market...

Issued by Private Property South Africa 17 May 2019

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Elections will come and go, but challenges in land reform will notArticle

While land reform features prominently in manifestos of several political parties, not much detail is being provided on how individual parties plan to improve land reform and deal with the current challenges...

Peter Setou 6 May 2019

Do provincial election outcomes affect the property market?
Do provincial election outcomes affect the property market?Article

Two property consultants confirm that it is not provincial elections that cause semigration, rather it is the performance of individual municipalities...

Issued by Private Property South Africa 30 Apr 2019

The biggest threat to SA's economy, business and supply chains
The biggest threat to SA's economy, business and supply chainsArticle

While South Africa's power crisis is reportedly costing the country up to R80bn a month, it is not load shedding itself that is currently the biggest threat...

3 Apr 2019

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Canada shows interest in mining investmentArticle

Regulatory uncertainty, lack of policy cohesion, infrastructural constraints and, in some instances, politics across Africa are clearly seen as deterrents, but there is great potential to attract investment if these issues can be addressed.

1 Apr 2019

Parly adopts report on land expropriation
Parly adopts report on land expropriationArticle

The Ad Hoc Committee - set up to amend Section 25 of the Constitution - has adopted a report on its work into a possible amendment to the Constitution in order for the State to expropriate land without compensation, in the public interest...

14 Mar 2019

Seil-Safari navigates farmers through unchartered waters to new horizons
Seil-Safari navigates farmers through unchartered waters to new horizonsArticle

From 1-5 April 2019, Seil-Safari will bring together world-class speakers, agricultural experts and South Africa's farming community to share knowledge and know-how on the latest innovations and solutions in the sector...

Issued by Echo Produksies 5 Mar 2019

Budget 2019: What it means for the property industry
Budget 2019: What it means for the property industryArticle

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni made his debut National Budget speech in Parliament. Here's what the property experts say about what this means for real estate, South Africa and you...

Issued by Private Property South Africa 28 Feb 2019

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Advisory panel on land reform makes progressArticle

The ten-member expert Advisory Panel on Land Reform has its hands full with a looming deadline to submit a policy perspective to the Presidency that will drive land reform in the country...

25 Feb 2019

#BudgetSpeech2019: No quick fix for SA's Budget, but there's some hope
#BudgetSpeech2019: No quick fix for SA's Budget, but there's some hopeArticle

In what was arguably one of the most closely watched National Budget speeches in recent years, Finance Minister Tito Mboweni outlined government's plan to boost growth...

Dr Andrew Golding 21 Feb 2019

Ambitious plans for boosting tourism
Ambitious plans for boosting tourismArticle

President Cyril Ramaphosa acknowledged the importance of tourism to our economy in his State of the Nation Address. He also set an ambitious target of raising tourism numbers to 21-million per annum by 2030...

Christelle Grohmann & Lee-Anne Bac 18 Feb 2019

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Government identifies land for redistributionArticle

As part of accelerating land reform, government has identified land parcels owned by the state for redistribution, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on Thursday, 7 February...

11 Feb 2019

#SONA2019: Agri SA remains concerned about policy uncertainty over land and drought
#SONA2019: Agri SA remains concerned about policy uncertainty over land and droughtArticle

Agri SA has welcomed President Cyril Ramaphosa's State of the Nation Address delivered Thursday evening, 7 February. However, it remains concerned...

8 Feb 2019

Why anyone in the property game should be watching #SONA2019
Why anyone in the property game should be watching #SONA2019Article

A successful property market relies heavily on a strengthened economy for investment. Investors need to believe that their money will be secure and protected...

John Jack 7 Feb 2019

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Agri EC president urges Eastern Cape farmers to remain resilientArticle

Agri Eastern Cape president Doug Stern has called on the province's farmers to stay on their land despite facing the triple financial threat of unrelenting drought, raging veld fires and land expropriation without compensation...

29 Jan 2019

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New Year's messages from agri leadersArticle

The agriculture sector survived a year of rising uncertainty in 2018, but with the national election and the threat of drought looming, 2019 will be every bit as challenging. According to leaders in the sector, farmers will have to be resilient and partner with the right role players to face the trials that await.

11 Jan 2019

Private news, automation and the Moon: A peek into 2019
Private news, automation and the Moon: A peek into 2019Article

2018 was full of surprises and 2019 will have many more, says Andries Brink...

10 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Slight uptick in investment activity expected
#BizTrends2019: Slight uptick in investment activity expectedArticle

The tough economic climate during 2017 induced pressure on the property market which did ultimately deter growth within this market...

Linda Tshabalala 7 Jan 2019

Dr Paula Armstrong, senior economist at Econex
#BizTrends2019: Policy uncertainty and its impact on healthcare investmentArticle

Policy certainty is necessary for sustainable investment in a sector. Currently, there is considerable policy uncertainty in the health sector in SA, mainly due to three parallel policy processes...

Paula Armstrong 6 Jan 2019

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Does African agriculture need a Green Revolution?Article

Agricultural sectors across Africa need their own green revolution building on local knowledge and culture, as well as a green disruption building on new digital and other technology...

Xolani Mathibela 28 Dec 2018

The big influences set to impact the property market in 2019
The big influences set to impact the property market in 2019Article

The factors that influence the performance of the property market are as numerous as there are fluctuations in the exchange rate...

Bruce Swain 21 Dec 2018

Signs point to a better year ahead for property
Signs point to a better year ahead for propertyArticle

The past year has been a trial for homeowners, buyers and many in the SA real estate industry, but there are better times ahead...

Gerhard Kotzé 19 Dec 2018

#BestofBiz 2018: Agriculture
#BestofBiz 2018: AgricultureArticle

Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Agriculture, Horticulture & Forestry site over the past year...

18 Dec 2018

#BestofBiz 2018: Property
#BestofBiz 2018: PropertyArticle

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2018 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views...

14 Dec 2018

Parliament sets up ad hoc committee to draft land expropriation bill
Parliament sets up ad hoc committee to draft land expropriation billArticle

The National Assembly has decided to adopt a proposal that will see Parliament setting up an ad hoc committee to lead a process of drafting a bill that will allow for Section 25 of the Constitution to be amended...

7 Dec 2018

National Assembly gives land expropriation report green light
National Assembly gives land expropriation report green lightArticle

After a debate that lasted for over 70 minutes, a majority of the Members of Parliament in the National Assembly have voted in favour of the adoption of a report of the Constitutional Review Committee on the review of Section 25 of the Constitution...

5 Dec 2018

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