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Lynette Ntuli, founding director and CEO of Innate Investment Solutions, and TC Chetty, RICS country manager for SA
2019 RICS Summit Africa speaker lineup finalisedArticle

The 2019 Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Summit Africa takes place 29-30 May at the Maslow Hotel in Sandton Central...

13 May 2019

Dr Sedise Moseneke appointed chairman of Property Sector Charter Council
Dr Sedise Moseneke appointed chairman of Property Sector Charter CouncilArticle

Dr Sedise Moseneke has been named the new chairman of the Property Sector Charter Council...

27 Mar 2019

4 experts share insights into thriving in the property investment space
4 experts share insights into thriving in the property investment spaceArticle

Four property industry experts recently shared their insights at Entrepreneurship To The Point, an entrepreneurship network hosted monthly by Growthpoint Properties' Property Point...

31 Jan 2019

Using technology to ensure accurate property assessments
Using technology to ensure accurate property assessmentsArticle

The City of Cape Town Valuation Office is currently preparing the 2018 General Valuation Roll (GV2018) which will be published in February 2019...

Issued by LexisNexis 31 Jul 2018

SAPOA, Property Sector Charter Council to continue partnership on transformation
SAPOA, Property Sector Charter Council to continue partnership on transformationArticle

The South African Property Owners Association (SAPOA) will continue to fund the Property Sector Charter Council (PSCC) to the tune of around R250,000 a year for an additional three-year period...

23 May 2018

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New report reveals impact of commercial property sector in MpumalangaArticle

The South African Property Owners Association (SAPOA) has released a report analysing the commercial private property industry in Mpumalanga...

12 Mar 2018

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More clarity, debate needed on slow pace of land reform in SA, says SAPOAArticle

The South African Property Owners Association (SAPOA) has raised concerns following the recent motion by the National Assembly to amend the Constitution to allow for land expropriation without compensation...

2 Mar 2018

New app launched to connect people to places to work
New app launched to connect people to places to workArticle

Three South African entrepreneurs recently launched an app that connects people to places to work, collaborate and network...

13 Nov 2017

Liberty Promenade in Mitchells Plain bucks bleak retail trading trend
Liberty Promenade in Mitchells Plain bucks bleak retail trading trendArticle

While the South African Property Owners Association (SAPOA) Retail Trends Report recorded a turnover growth of -4% for the first quarter of 2017, Liberty Promenade in Mitchells Plain has remained resilient...

16 Aug 2017

Greater clarity needed on exclusive lease agreements in grocery retail sector
Greater clarity needed on exclusive lease agreements in grocery retail sectorArticle

The Grocery Retail Market Inquiry (GRMI) is a crucial step towards finding much-needed clarity on the ongoing problems with long-term exclusive lease agreement provisions between landlords and supermarkets...

Johan Coetzee 6 Jul 2017

Izak Petersen is the new chairman of the SA REIT Association
Izak Petersen is the new chairman of the SA REIT AssociationArticle

Comprising all South African listed REITs (real estate investment trusts), members of the SA REIT Association represent a market capitalisation of around R400bn. Izak Petersen has recently been appointed its chairman...

29 Jun 2017

Property funds find value in SA
Property funds find value in SAArticle

Despite SA's economic troubles, the local listed-property sector still offers value compared with those of Western and Eastern Europe, say real estate insiders...

Alistair Anderson 26 Jun 2017

Weak laws 'hinder investment in Africa'
Weak laws 'hinder investment in Africa'Article

South African listed property players are still concerned about a lack of legal structures and reliable regulations in other African countries, saying it is making investments on the continent a more difficult sell than European ones...

Alistair Anderson 22 Jun 2017

Mechanical pipe joining systems can help keep costs low
Mechanical pipe joining systems can help keep costs lowArticle

SAPOA warns that signs of weakness in the office sector are becoming apparent and that developers should place emphasis on avoiding unnecessary costs during building, expansion, or maintenance of office buildings...

9 Jun 2017

Companies look at converting offices to residential property
Companies look at converting offices to residential propertyArticle

Office vacancies remain static, which may prompt more companies to convert some of their offices into residential or other property types...

Alistair Anderson 9 May 2017

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2016 State of Cape Town Central City Report releasedArticle

Approximately R16.232bn of investment has, conservatively, been committed to the CT CBD since 2012, spanning between that year and 2019...

20 Apr 2017

New property sector legislation overlooks transformation
New property sector legislation overlooks transformationArticle

New legislation for SA's property sector barely makes any reference to transformation of the sector...

Alistair Anderson 14 Mar 2017

Rates Watch reappointed to monitor rates policies
Rates Watch reappointed to monitor rates policiesArticle

The South African Property Owners Association (SAPOA) has reappointed specialist consultants Rates Watch on a five-year contract to monitor rates policies...

22 Feb 2017

SAPOA, DPW partner for skills development training
SAPOA, DPW partner for skills development trainingArticle

The South African Property Owners Association (SAPOA) has partnered with the Department of Public Works' (DPW) Property Management Trading Entity (PMTE) for skills development training and facilitation within the division...

13 Feb 2017

Landlords cash in on premium Rosebank office properties
Landlords cash in on premium Rosebank office propertiesArticle

Landlords in the burgeoning office hub of Rosebank are not shy to charge premium-grade office tenants top-end rentals, given the demand for space in the district...

Alistair Anderson 1 Dec 2016

Commercial giants recognised for energy savings
Commercial giants recognised for energy savingsArticle

The City of Cape Town and its partners have recognised Old Mutual, Ackermans, and the Clicks Group for their substantial reduction in energy usage...

3 Nov 2016

Makro store in Midrand, Johannesburg.
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Tribunal still to decide on Massmart hearing over retail lease agreementsArticle

Massmart's long-running battle against the big retailers over long-term lease exclusivity agreements is set to continue after the Competition Tribunal decided on Wednesday to reserve judgment until a later date on whether to hear the matter...

Colleen Goko 28 Jul 2016

Makro store in Midrand, Johannesburg.
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Massmart lease hearing unnecessary, retailers inform Competition TribunalArticle

Massmart's planned hearing at the Competition Tribunal began with a hitch on Tuesday, after the parties it sought to bring action against asked the tribunal not to listen to the matter...

Colleen Goko 27 Jul 2016

Growthpoint embraces green buildings with new benchmark
Growthpoint embraces green buildings with new benchmarkArticle

Growthpoint Properties, the largest South African-based real estate company, says basic greening features can dramatically boost productivity levels...

Alistair Anderson 4 Jul 2016

Makro store in Midrand, Johannesburg.
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Tribunal to hear Massmart case against lease exclusivity clausesArticle

JSE-listed Massmart has not given up the fight against lease exclusivity clauses which have hampered its expansion in malls around the country...

Colleen Goko 14 Jun 2016

Mall of Africa's opening adds to SA's oversupply of shopping centre space
Mall of Africa's opening adds to SA's oversupply of shopping centre spaceArticle

When Attacq snips the ribbon on its Mall of Africa in Johannesburg on Thursday, it will add to an oversupply of retail space that threatens to topple the best returns among SA's real estate investment trusts...

Colin Mcclelland 28 Apr 2016

SAPOA, BCA signs memorandum of understanding
SAPOA, BCA signs memorandum of understandingArticle

In an attempt to address the issue of transformation within the property industry, the South African Property Owners Association (SAPOA) signed a memorandum of understanding with The Black Conveyancers Association (BCA) in Johannesburg...

14 Mar 2016

Right skills vital for SA property sector professionals now more than ever
Right skills vital for SA property sector professionals now more than everArticle

As land reform takes centre stage ahead of municipal elections this year, the South African Property Owners Association (SAPOA) has called for professionals in the property sector to arm themselves with the right skills...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 10 Mar 2016

Marna van der Walt, CEO of Excellerate Property Services (centre), receives the award for Most Influential Woman in the Building and Construction sector from Annelize Wepener, Chief Executive of CEO Global (left); and Commander Tsietsi Mokhele, CEO of SAMSA (right).
Excellerate CEO named most influential woman in constructionArticle

CEO Global has named Marna van der Walt, CEO of Excellerate Property Services, as the Most Influential Woman in Building and Construction sector.

2 Dec 2015

Receiving the 2015 Energy Efficiency Forum Award in the Large Building Retrofit category for Bayside Mall in Tableview, Cape Town, were; from left: Duane Petersen of Jefarres and Green (Pty) Ltd; Growthpoint Properties’ Steve Fourie, Pierre van Ryneveld and Aadilah Ryklief; with Cllr Johan van der Merwe, the City of Cape Town’s Mayoral Committee Member for Energy, Environmental and Spatial Planning.
Bayside Mall wins energy efficient awardArticle

Growthpoint Properties' Bayside Mall in Tableview, Cape Town, scooped the award for the Large Building Retrofit Category at the 2015 Energy Efficiency Forum Awards...

25 Nov 2015

Grocery retailers in the crosshairs again
Grocery retailers in the crosshairs againArticle

The Competition Commission will again focus on the grocery retail sector after its previous investigation into supermarkets and exclusive leases, in what it is calling the "grocery retail sector market inquiry"...

11 Aug 2015

SAPOA, SSETA offer study assistance
SAPOA, SSETA offer study assistanceArticle

The South African Property Owners Association (SAPOA), in partnership with the Services Seta (SSETA), is offering bursaries to SA candidates who intend furthering their studies in the 2016 academic year at a recognised higher education institution...

23 Jul 2015

SA office spaces are all dressed up - with no one to fill them
SA office spaces are all dressed up - with no one to fill themArticle

Property funds have struggled to fill office vacancies this year with few companies seeking new office space, given the lack of new businesses opening in SA in a weak economy...

Alistair Anderson 1 Jul 2015

UCT GSB hosts 'MBA' for the commercial property industry
UCT GSB hosts 'MBA' for the commercial property industryArticle

Applications for selection to the ever popular short course - Property Development Programme (PDP) - widely regarded as the 'MBA' for the commercial property industry - are now open...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 5 Jun 2015

Applications open for UCT GSB's 'MBA' for the commercial property industry
Applications open for UCT GSB's 'MBA' for the commercial property industryArticle

Applications for selection to the Property Development Programme (PDP) - the MBA for the commercial property industry - are now open...

2 Jun 2015

Competition Commission to investigate retail sector
Competition Commission to investigate retail sectorArticle

The Competition Commission will soon be publishing its terms of reference to launch a market inquiry into parts of the retail sector...

Ahmore Burger-Smidt and Kriska-Leila Goolabjith 22 May 2015

Unlisted funds 'would benefit' from Reit status
Unlisted funds 'would benefit' from Reit statusArticle

Investors in South African property syndicates should get some peace of mind if unlisted property funds attain real estate investment trust (Reit) status later this year, Growthpoint Properties MD Estienne de Klerk said yesterday...

Alistair Anderson 23 Apr 2015

Municipal rates and taxes track at 2.5 times the inflation rate
Municipal rates and taxes track at 2.5 times the inflation rateArticle

Municipal rates and taxes cost twice as much as they did a decade ago, and represent an ever-increasing slice of operating costs. And what's more...

26 Nov 2014

The Peninsula recognised for energy consumption
The Peninsula recognised for energy consumptionArticle

Cape Town's The Peninsula All-Suite Hotel was recognised for its efforts to utilise energy responsibly when it was presented with Cape Town's Energy Efficiency Forum Award at a ceremony on Wednesday, 19 November.

24 Nov 2014

SAPOA bridging the gap between the public and private sector
SAPOA bridging the gap between the public and private sectorArticle

Through its "Meet the Mayor" campaign, the South African Property Owners Association seeks to strengthen the dialogue between government and the private property sector.

29 Oct 2014

Call for definitive ruling on exclusivity clauses
Call for definitive ruling on exclusivity clausesArticle

Property owners, represented by the South African Property Owners Association (SAPOA), have officially asked the Competition Commission to make definitive ruling on the anti-competitive effects of exclusivity clauses.

8 Oct 2014

Department of Public Works undergoes fraud investigation
Department of Public Works undergoes fraud investigationArticle

The South African Property Owners Association has welcomed the probe into R34.9 billion of irregular expenditure by the DPW, of which R1.1 billion is being investigated for fraud and corruption.

3 Oct 2014

New president for SACSC
New president for SACSCArticle

With her extensive property experience and reputation for industry leadership, Marna van der Walt has been appointed president of the South African Council of Shopping Centres (SACSC).

1 Aug 2014

SAPOA winners underline development excellence in SA
SAPOA winners underline development excellence in SAArticle

No. 1 Silo, the 18,500m² corporate head office of Allan Gray at the V&A Waterfront, has been named as the overall winner of the annual SAPOA Innovative Excellence in Property Development Award, announced in Cape Town on 11 June 2014.

18 Jun 2014

[SAPOA] SA property industry to 'make a difference'
[SAPOA] SA property industry to 'make a difference'Article

The 46th annual SAPOA convention, which took place in Cape Town last week, brought together some of the most influential national and international commercial property professionals from around the globe.

18 Jun 2014

Mall developments show no sign of a slowdown
Mall developments show no sign of a slowdownArticle

As long as malls keep performing, developers will keep on building them, Emira Property Fund CEO James Templeton said on the sidelines of the South African Property Owners Association (Sapoa) conference earlier this week.

Alistair Anderson 13 Jun 2014

JHI Properties helps 'fresh young talent'
JHI Properties helps 'fresh young talent'Article

JHI Properties is helping fresh young talent gain entry into the commercial property industry, and is providing them with invaluable experience and skills.

28 May 2014

SAPOA and KLCBT to lobby for interests of property sector
SAPOA and KLCBT to lobby for interests of property sectorArticle

Joining forces to take the interests of business and the commercial property sector forward, SAPOA and KLCBT have signed an MoU.

24 Apr 2014

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