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Radisson Hotel Group triples Indian Ocean portfolio ahead of development plan
Radisson Hotel Group triples Indian Ocean portfolio ahead of development planArticle

The group has identified the Indian Ocean as a key market in its African development strategy, with a current portfolio of seven hotels in operation and under development...

6 Feb 2020

2020 vision: Outlook and trends in the residential property market
2020 vision: Outlook and trends in the residential property marketArticle

Following another year of tepid economic growth, and with the latest round of load shedding further dampening the economy and expected to result in a Moody's downgrade early next year, where does that leave South Africa's residential property market?

Dr Andrew Golding 12 Dec 2019

Upward trend in African mixed-use developments presents challenges, opportunities
Upward trend in African mixed-use developments presents challenges, opportunitiesArticle

From the Cape's Harbour Arch to Cairo's The Gate, mixed-use projects in Africa are revitalising urban nodes and mirroring the international upward trend of creating multifunctional precincts in urban areas...

Tim White 25 Nov 2019

Nigeria's Akure is a good example of how not to build a city
Nigeria's Akure is a good example of how not to build a cityArticle

Akure is one of Nigeria's emerging cities. Located within Ondo State in the country's south west, it's a settlement about 350kms from Lagos where roads meet from major towns such as Ilesa, Ondo, Owo and Ado-Ekiti...

Michael O. Alabi 30 Sep 2019

Why mixed-use is the key to funding African hotel development
Why mixed-use is the key to funding African hotel developmentArticle

A new report from JLL, an international professional services firm specialising in real estate, has revealed that people seeking to finance new hotel projects in Africa will be much more successful if their hotel is part of a mixed-use development...

16 Sep 2019

Trend continues to shift towards sectional title living
Trend continues to shift towards sectional title livingArticle

Demand for sectional title units in apartment complexes in easily accessible locations continues to rise...

5 Aug 2019

Radisson identifies Indian Ocean as key market, set to double portfolio by 2022
Radisson identifies Indian Ocean as key market, set to double portfolio by 2022Article

During this years Indian Ocean Hotel Investment Forum event in Mauritius, the Radisson Hotel Group shared its Indian Ocean development strategy and market insight with hotel owners, developers, banks, investment funds and hotel groups...

29 May 2019

Property developer John Rabie launches new venture in Portugal
Property developer John Rabie launches new venture in PortugalArticle

South African property developer John Rabie has embarked on a new joint venture in Portugal, creating a €90m (over R1.4bn) residential and retail development in Amoireras, Lisbon...

3 May 2019

Mixed-use developments on the rise
Mixed-use developments on the riseArticle

Mixed-use developments are a shining star in the property world. Here's why they're so popular...

Issued by Private Property South Africa 18 Apr 2019

Gen-Z is about to hit the property market - are we prepared?
Gen-Z is about to hit the property market - are we prepared?Article

Every generation has its own idiosyncrasies when it comes to property, and knowing what these are can be an ace in the sleeve for existing owners and investors...

Tony Clarke 11 Feb 2019

Unchanged repo rate positive, while buyers gradually return to the market
Unchanged repo rate positive, while buyers gradually return to the marketArticle

After an unexpectedly tough 2018, but with the welcome announcement that the repo rate remains unchanged following this first MPC meeting of the year, the outlook for 2019 is somewhat brighter...

Dr Andrew Golding 18 Jan 2019

Local developers take inspiration from mixed-use precincts abroad
Local developers take inspiration from mixed-use precincts abroadArticle

More and more people are buying into the trend of urban living, opting for central living with a range of amenities and minimal travel time...

16 Jan 2019

Stadiums aren't fated to disrepair and disuse - history shows they can change with the city
Stadiums aren't fated to disrepair and disuse - history shows they can change with the cityArticle

Stadiums are among the oldest forms of urban architecture: from Olympia to Rome, stadiums were at the centre of the Western city...

Alessandro Melis 16 Jan 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

New fund invests R2bn into Joburg inner-city redevelopment
New fund invests R2bn into Joburg inner-city redevelopmentArticle

Divercity Urban Property Fund has committed R2bn to the redevelopment of Johannesburg's inner-city precincts, starting with the iconic Absa Towers Main building and Jewel City...

11 Oct 2018

Impact of fuel cost on housing demand, house price
Impact of fuel cost on housing demand, house priceArticle

Escalating fuel costs, coupled with rising traffic congestion, is playing an increasing role in where consumers will buy or rent a home in SA...

28 Aug 2018

Africa's hotel market sees growth in mixed-use developments
Africa's hotel market sees growth in mixed-use developmentsArticle

"We have definitely seen huge success across the continent when mixed-use developments incorporate hotel components because it gives hotel guests the level of urban comfort they demand, while allowing developers to spread their financial risk."

30 Jul 2018

L-R: Wouter de Vos, CEO, Atterbury Property Fund; Rian Reyneke, CEO, Ithemba; Tebogo Mogashoa , group chairman, Talis Property Fund; and Carel Kleynhans, executive director, Ithemba
Newly launched property fund looks to renew SA's citiesArticle

The new Divercity Urban Property Fund has launched with a R2bn seed portfolio of property assets...

26 Jul 2018

Battle for Bo-Kaap's future remains ongoing
Battle for Bo-Kaap's future remains ongoingArticle

Tyres burned on Wale Street in Bo-Kaap in May this year with protesting residents wanting to draw attention to concerns about development and heritage...

Aidan Jones 27 Jun 2018

#BizTrends2018: Top trends for hotel investors in 2018
#BizTrends2018: Top trends for hotel investors in 2018Article

Today's hotel developers are under constant pressure to 'future-proof' their respective hotel projects. We see this translate into the function and style of hotels under development, as well as those hotels that have recently commenced operations across the continent...

Michelé de Witt 25 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Six trends set to gather momentum in the property market
#BizTrends2018: Six trends set to gather momentum in the property marketArticle

Here are the key trends we believe will gather momentum in the property market in 2018...

Dr Andrew Golding 8 Jan 2018

Joburg vs Cape Town - which fares best for property investment?
Joburg vs Cape Town - which fares best for property investment?Article

Johannesburg and Cape Town are both major growth hubs in South Africa for property investment. While the Mother City has traditionally been a more attractive option for investors, not everyone is drawn to coastal living...

2 Jan 2018

Marriott International adds mixed-use property to its Nigerian portfolio
Marriott International adds mixed-use property to its Nigerian portfolioArticle

"The Renaissance Lagos Hotel and Marriott Executive Apartments will be a significant addition to our strong Nigeria portfolio. There is a growing need for high calibre short and extended stay lodging in Nigeria..."

16 Nov 2017

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Marriott reinforces Africa expansion with new hotels, $8.5bn capital investmentArticle

Marriott International has announced further expansion plans in African with seven new hotel signings. Reinforcing is continued expansion in Africa, the global chain is targeting...

11 Oct 2017

Chris Titmas (Profica), Malcolm Matanda (Profica), Leonard Michau (Broll)
West Africa Property Investment (WAPI) Summit to address demand for mixed-use developmentsArticle

The West Africa Property Investment (WAPI) Summit takes place 28-29 November at the Eko Hotel & Suites in Lagos, Nigeria...

9 Oct 2017

Why mixed-use developments are taking South Africa by storm
Why mixed-use developments are taking South Africa by stormArticle

It's a problem for many city residents - finding a safe and affordable home where you don't have to commute long distances to work...

Nicholas Stopforth 30 Aug 2017

Rejuvenating inner cities cannot be at the expense of communities
Rejuvenating inner cities cannot be at the expense of communitiesArticle

Inner city rejuvenation has gained momentum globally over the last couple of years, says Hassan Shaikh, founder of Revolve, with a strong focus on brownfield sites (existing buildings) and repurposing these buildings into mixed-use spaces...

12 Jul 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

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

The Iron Works in Woodstock
Cape Town continues to attract international investmentArticle

According to Stuart Chait, executive chairman for Land Equity Group, with the ever-growing popularity of Cape Town, and in particular the Atlantic Seaboard, the destination continues to attract foreign investment...

4 May 2017

Reviving brownfield sites to create mixed-use communities
Reviving brownfield sites to create mixed-use communitiesArticle

The office sector is still firmly entrenched in its recovery phase although this is becoming increasingly fragile...

16 Feb 2017

#BizTrends2017: Opportunities for sound property investment
#BizTrends2017: Opportunities for sound property investmentArticle

The divergent performances of various metros, as well as shifting demographic trends and people's lifestyle choices, ensure that there will still be sectors of the housing market that continue to flourish despite a sluggish economy...

Dr Andrew Golding 29 Dec 2016

SA sub-cities to address traffic congestion
SA sub-cities to address traffic congestionArticle

According to the 2016 TomTom Traffic Index Report, Cape Town has been ranked the 47th most congested city in the world and the most congested city in South Africa followed by Johannesburg.

17 Aug 2016

The pros and cons of buying a property vs. renting
The pros and cons of buying a property vs. rentingArticle

Should you rent or buy a residential property? It all depends on where you are in life - making the correct choice is entirely dependent on one's stage of life, financial situation and personal circumstances...

Paul Stevens 7 Jul 2016

Gauteng properties attract investors from African countries
Gauteng properties attract investors from African countriesArticle

Foreign investment in residential property in South Africa continues to be encouraged by the perceived weakness in the currency which ensures that foreign buyers, and buyers from the African continent in particular, are able to achieve excellent value for money in SA...

3 Mar 2016

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[BizTrends 2016] New approaches to urban planning in property sectorArticle

The construction and engineering sectors are currently facing slower growth that is expected to continue into the first quarter of 2016. There is however room for optimism...

William Johnston 7 Jan 2016

Pam Golding reviews residential property market
Pam Golding reviews residential property marketArticle

While residential property markets are, by their very nature, local, diverse and nuanced, it is also a fact that all real estate markets are influenced by certain macro or global forces which ultimately shape their long-term prospects...

Dr Andrew Golding 11 Nov 2015

Gavin Tagg
Pretoria's super-regional mall grabs attentionArticle

The multi-billion-rand Rainbow Junction mixed-use property megaproject, anchored by a new R2.5-billion 94,000m² super-regional shopping centre, is gaining attention from investors and major developers wanting to co-develop or secure a stake in the project...

28 Sep 2015

Flexible work patterns to affect workplace designs
Flexible work patterns to affect workplace designsArticle

Classic Business, hosted by anchor Michael Avery on ClassicFM, invited Pete Greaves, Technical Director: Buildings, Aurecon; Jeff Robinson, Development Leader: Property, Aurecon; and Adrian Maserow of AMA Architects to participate in a panel discussion on the future of office environments...

14 Sep 2015

WSP|Parsons Brinckerhoff wins SAPOA awards
WSP|Parsons Brinckerhoff wins SAPOA awardsArticle

WSP|Parsons Brinckerhoff Africa was honoured at the SAPOA Innovative Excellence 2015 awards ceremony for their involvement in a number of property projects...

6 Jul 2015

Tongaat Hulett looks to cash in on sales of vast tracts of land
Tongaat Hulett looks to cash in on sales of vast tracts of landArticle

Agribusiness Tongaat Hulett (TON)‚ one of the biggest sugar producers in Africa‚ looks set to unlock enormous value from extensive property holdings...

Marc Hasenfuss 26 May 2015

Architectural elegance at Baywest Mall
Architectural elegance at Baywest MallArticle

Port Elizabeth's Baywest Mall incorporates architectural designs that will make it one of the country's most enjoyable and futuristic shopping centres when it opens on 21 May 2015...

28 Apr 2015

Davies recommends investing in residential property, here's why
Davies recommends investing in residential property, here's whyArticle

The residential property market presents numerous investment opportunities. According to Jonathan Davies, Joint-Area Manager at Pam Golding Properties: Hyde Park, "many astute investors have done well by including residential property in their portfolios, especially in the buy-to-let market, which offers both income and capital appreciation returns"...

20 Mar 2015

CBD major development shows the Mother City still has it
CBD major development shows the Mother City still has itArticle

Last year saw considerable progress in projects undertaken and completed in Cape Town. Notable new commercial properties, comprising office space with ground floor retail such as restaurants and coffee bars...

29 Jan 2015

Nedbank invests R1.3bn in Newtown Junction development
Nedbank invests R1.3bn in Newtown Junction developmentArticle

Helping to restore its iconic standing as one of South Africa's thriving marketplaces, Nedbank has announced the grand opening of Newtown Junction Mall - a R1.3 billion investment in the CBD precinct.

29 Sep 2014

V&A Waterfront adds to awards for energy efficiency
V&A Waterfront adds to awards for energy efficiencyArticle

At the 2012 Energy Efficiency Forum Awards, announced on 29 November 2012, Cape Town's V&A Waterfront continued to show strong leadership in energy efficiency and sustainable development and management with its win for Commercial Buildings.

3 Dec 2012

Property conference tracks trends, forecasts futureArticle

SA commercial property's journey over the last 10 years, and its prospects for the next 10 years will be in the spotlight at 10th Annual Investment Property Databank (IPD) Property Investment Conference on 18-19 July 2012 at Westin Grand Hotel Arabella Quays in Cape Town.

13 Jul 2012

Winning developments announced at SAPOA dinner
Winning developments announced at SAPOA dinnerArticle

SAPOA has announced the winners of its awards for Innovative Excellence in Property Development, sponsored by Nedbank Corporate Property Finance, at the 44th annual SAPOA International Property Convention & Exhibition at the Durban International Convention Centre. Taking top honours was the One & Only The Palm, Dubai, owned by Kerzner International, for its collaboration of South African consultants working in the international arena.

1 Jun 2012

SAPOA awards will honour innovative property developmentArticle

The 2012 entries for the SAPOA (South African Property Owners Association) Awards for Innovative Excellence in Property Development have increased to 29 from 27 in 2011, across 10 different categories, with nearly one third for refurbishment projects.

14 May 2012

Greenfields opportunities in GautengArticle

With the prevailing low interest rates and increased positive market sentiment, coupled with relatively low building costs, we are now beginning to see signs of renewed interest in 'greenfields' property development projects as well as the structured release of significant parcels of land.

Wayne Wright 8 Jul 2011

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