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Dr. Pixley Isaka Seme Memorial Hospital fast-tracked for June opening
Dr. Pixley Isaka Seme Memorial Hospital fast-tracked for June openingArticle

The R3bn Dr. Pixley Isaka Seme Memorial Hospital in KwaMashu north of Durban, originally scheduled for completion by November, has been fast-tracked to open by June...

17 hours ago

Post-lockdown commercial property trends - early indications
Post-lockdown commercial property trends - early indicationsArticle

In the last week or so, my team has noticed a number of early trends emerging in the commercial property market as more and more companies prepare to get back to work...

Org Geldenhuys 22 hours ago

Commercial property: a long recovery, but opportunities for some
Commercial property: a long recovery, but opportunities for someArticle

Having worked in the commercial property sector for many years, let me state a truth universally acknowledged, but often overlooked...

Rick de Sousa 22 hours ago

Why it will be a shame if the office space is no more
Why it will be a shame if the office space is no moreArticle

It's been over two months since many of us last stepped into the office...

David Seinker 1 day ago

91-year-old pounds the pavement to raise R108m for SA's vulnerable
91-year-old pounds the pavement to raise R108m for SA's vulnerableArticle

Inspired by Tom Moore, the British army veteran who raised £39m for charity in the United Kingdom, 91-year-old business titan Solly Krok has committed to raise R108m...

1 day ago

Surviving Covid-19 - Can I use my commercial property to unlock value?
Surviving Covid-19 - Can I use my commercial property to unlock value?Article

In good times, many businesses choose to own their own property and rent to themselves. However, in more economically stressful times, there is a significant opportunity for these individuals to release this equity...

Andrew Jefferson 1 day ago

#LockdownLessons: Civil society needs to lead right now
#LockdownLessons: Civil society needs to lead right nowArticle

Covid-19 has removed the veil on real poverty in South Africa, showing us all what we have normalised...

Siphelele Chirwa 1 day ago

#LockdownLessons: Adopt and adapt as we enter a new age with increased competition
#LockdownLessons: Adopt and adapt as we enter a new age with increased competitionArticle

Casian Dendere, chief executive officer of COENG, shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how his organisation is navigating these unusual times...

Sindy Peters 1 day ago

#LockdownLessons: Covid-19 crisis has shown resilience of property industry
#LockdownLessons: Covid-19 crisis has shown resilience of property industryArticle

The team at PayProp share their experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how their organisation is navigating these unusual times...

Sindy Peters 2 days ago

#Level3Lockdown: Uncertainty, risks remain for retailers and retail property owners
#Level3Lockdown: Uncertainty, risks remain for retailers and retail property ownersArticle

As South Africa gradually heads towards Level 3 lockdown as from 1 June, the opening of most retail means that retailers and retail property owners will begin to look forward to a more normal business life...

John Loos 3 days ago

The future of urbanisation in a millennial, post-Covid-19 world
The future of urbanisation in a millennial, post-Covid-19 worldArticle

With 55% of the world's population already living in urban areas and numbers expected to increase to almost 70% by 2050, urbanisation continues to be a major watchword in the 21st century...

25 May 2020

Covid-19: How corporates can rise to the occasion and support vulnerable communities
Covid-19: How corporates can rise to the occasion and support vulnerable communitiesArticle

In the face of severe socio-economic realities, what can organisations do to protect and empower our vulnerable communities?

22 May 2020

NGO donates over 4,000 masks to help those on Covid-19 frontline
NGO donates over 4,000 masks to help those on Covid-19 frontlineArticle

South African NGO Smile Foundation has donated 4,000 N95 masks and 300 imported masks with 'germ trap' technology to medical workers on South Africa's Covid-19 frontline...

22 May 2020

Lockdown forcing construction sector to think more strategically about tech adoption
Lockdown forcing construction sector to think more strategically about tech adoptionArticle

According to the results of a survey conducted by Construction Computer Software, the lockdown has compelled the construction industry to think more strategically about the adoption of technology...

21 May 2020

Proactive engagement around lockdown regulations needed, says MBA North
Proactive engagement around lockdown regulations needed, says MBA NorthArticle

Certainty will help the construction industry plan more effectively, and could help save jobs, says Mohau Mphomela, executive director of Master Builders Association (MBA) North...

21 May 2020

Only 37% of residential tenants can afford to pay rent in full - survey
Only 37% of residential tenants can afford to pay rent in full - surveyArticle

According to the inaugural FlowFindings Rental Survey, only 37% of South African tenants can currently afford to pay their rent in full, while 22% cannot pay their rent at all...

21 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: 'Dine in. Do good!' with local NGO StreetSmart
#LockdownLessons: 'Dine in. Do good!' with local NGO StreetSmartArticle

Melanie Burke, chairman of StreetSmart South Africa, shares her lockdown lessons and how StreetSmart is navigating the lockdown in stages by keeping hope alive and preparing for the new normal...

Sindy Peters 21 May 2020

How wildlife conservation could survive the devastating effects of Covid-19
How wildlife conservation could survive the devastating effects of Covid-19Article

Regarding wildlife conservation, we have experienced revenue streams and resources, worth years of ongoing research, development and contribution, dry up in a matter of weeks...

Dr Duncan MacFadyen 20 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Pandemic forcing us to think outside the box
#LockdownLessons: Pandemic forcing us to think outside the boxArticle

Wayne Neary, MD of ICON Group, shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how his organisation is navigating these unusual times...

Sindy Peters 20 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: At this point, we are stronger apart
#LockdownLessons: At this point, we are stronger apartArticle

Wendy Buffa-Pace, MD at Atlas Copco, shares her experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how her organisation is navigating these unusual times...

Sindy Peters 20 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: As we look for and leverage opportunities, we must remember our shared humanity
#LockdownLessons: As we look for and leverage opportunities, we must remember our shared humanityArticle

Paul Stevens, CEO of Just Property, shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how his organisation is navigating these unusual times...

Sindy Peters 20 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Do what is necessary to remain relevant, save as many jobs as possible
#LockdownLessons: Do what is necessary to remain relevant, save as many jobs as possibleArticle

Paul Maitre, MD of ADA Consulting Engineers, shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how his organisation is navigating these unusual times...

Sindy Peters 20 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Continued support needed from government, corporates, ordinary citizens
#LockdownLessons: Continued support needed from government, corporates, ordinary citizensArticle

Njombo Lekula, MD at PPC, shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how his organisation is navigating these unusual times...

Sindy Peters 19 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Sellers will galvanise change in the property industry
#LockdownLessons: Sellers will galvanise change in the property industryArticle

Tony Clarke, MD of the Rawson Property Group, shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how his organisation is navigating these unusual times...

Sindy Peters 19 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: We are only as strong as our most vulnerable
#LockdownLessons: We are only as strong as our most vulnerableArticle

Amina Rai, regional communication officer for the UNHCR Private Sector Partnerships Africa, shares her experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how her organisation is navigating these unusual times...

Sindy Peters 18 May 2020

Prepare your workplace for Covid-19
Prepare your workplace for Covid-19Article

The Covid-19 global pandemic has triggered unprecedented disruption, impacting organisations across the world...

Martin Smith 15 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Agile businesses will come out of this smarter, stronger
#LockdownLessons: Agile businesses will come out of this smarter, strongerArticle

Andrew Skudder, CEO of CCS SA, shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how his organisation is navigating these unusual times...

Sindy Peters 14 May 2020

Low-data web app helps track Covid-19 in SA
Low-data web app helps track Covid-19 in SAArticle

A new digital application has been launched to help South Africans assess symptoms of Covid-19 and identify coronavirus hotspots...

14 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Phenomenal collaboration happening in the property sector
#LockdownLessons: Phenomenal collaboration happening in the property sectorArticle

Seabelo (Herbert) Theledi, founder and MD of Nthwese Developments, shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how his organisation is navigating these unusual times...

Sindy Peters 13 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Pandemic reminding us of importance of ubuntu, responsible kindness
#LockdownLessons: Pandemic reminding us of importance of ubuntu, responsible kindnessArticle

Thandazile Precious Nala, marketing manager at Afrika Tikkun, shares her experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how her organisation is navigating these unusual times...

Sindy Peters 13 May 2020

#Level4Lockdown: Deeds offices to reopen this week
#Level4Lockdown: Deeds offices to reopen this weekArticle

Deeds offices across the country will as of Wednesday, 13 May, reopen their doors under strict guidelines...

Onalenna Mhlongo 13 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Working together to flatten the curve, ignite the economy
#LockdownLessons: Working together to flatten the curve, ignite the economyArticle

Tracey Henry, CEO at Tshikululu Social Investment, shares her experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how her organisation is navigating these unusual times...

Sindy Peters 12 May 2020

South Africa has raised social grants: Why this shouldn't be a stop-gap measure
South Africa has raised social grants: Why this shouldn't be a stop-gap measureArticle

South African president Cyril Ramaphosa recently announced a significant package of social and economic measures to address the fallout from the country's COVID-19 lockdown...

Christopher Webb and Natasha Vally 11 May 2020

Good news: Pre-lockdown home buyers/sellers allowed to move
Good news: Pre-lockdown home buyers/sellers allowed to moveArticle

It was announced on Thursday, 7 May, that moving homes is now allowed until 7 June 2020, within certain restrictions and regulations...

Adrian Goslett 8 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Slow return anticipated to a new-normal - Andrea Tucker, MortgageMe
#LockdownLessons: Slow return anticipated to a new-normal - Andrea Tucker, MortgageMeArticle

Andrea Tucker, director at MortgageMe, shares her experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how her organisation is navigating these unusual times...

Sindy Peters 8 May 2020

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FoodForward SA delivers 86,500 food parcels in 10 daysArticle

FoodForward SA, through its partnership with the Solidarity Fund, successfully delivered 86,500 food parcels to vulnerable households experiencing severe food insecurity...

7 May 2020

Big standoff between retailers and landlords looms
Big standoff between retailers and landlords loomsArticle

Shopping centres and large retail outlets are bleeding. With most having to keep their doors closed during the lockdown period, revenue has slowed to a trickle...

Kagiso Mahlangu 7 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Make it work, despite the challenges, says Brimis' Andile Nqandela
#LockdownLessons: Make it work, despite the challenges, says Brimis' Andile NqandelaArticle

Andile Nqandela, founder and managing director of Brimis Engineering, shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how his organisation is navigating these unusual times...

Sindy Peters 7 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: We're all in this together, says Adrian Goslett of RE/MAX of Southern Africa
#LockdownLessons: We're all in this together, says Adrian Goslett of RE/MAX of Southern AfricaArticle

Adrian Goslett, regional director and CEO of RE/MAX of Southern Africa, shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how his organisation is navigating these unusual times...

Sindy Peters 5 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

Open letter: South Africa's forgotten sector
Open letter: South Africa's forgotten sectorArticle

Those that we support and those who support us are on the verge of collapse due to the Covid-19 pandemic...

Marc Lubner, Hedley Lewis, Kelly du Plessis, Lauren Pretorius, Cassey Chambers 4 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Lockdown has shown us the need for community
#LockdownLessons: Lockdown has shown us the need for communityArticle

We are upskilling our agents and most of the adjustments that have been, and continue to be made, are likely to remain in place with many becoming the new normal...

Yael Geffen 4 May 2020

Domestic perceptions survey - Understanding Covid-19 in SA
Domestic perceptions survey - Understanding Covid-19 in SAArticle

Brand South Africa supports Government's efforts to inform and educate citizens on the Covid-19 virus, as well as the precautionary measures implemented...

Issued by Brand South Africa 23 Apr 2020

aQuellé donates R500K to Solidarity Fund to tackle Covid-19 in SA
aQuellé donates R500K to Solidarity Fund to tackle Covid-19 in SAArticle

aQuellé has donated R500,000 towards the newly established Solidarity Fund. The independent fund will focus on combating and tracking the coronavirus, caring for the sick...

25 Mar 2020

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