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4IR, employment shifts drive new real estate trends
4IR, employment shifts drive new real estate trendsArticle

As the economic and growth data of the country continues to paint a bleak picture, it also tells the story of employment and entrepreneurial shifts driving new trends in terms of where we live and work...

Craig Francis, Mike Moran and Frances Gray-Mnukwana 12 Aug 2019

New report: Innovation key to survival in retail property sector
New report: Innovation key to survival in retail property sectorArticle

Broll Property Intel has released it latest report unpacking how the retail property sector is evolving, and highlights some of the changing retail, consumer and technology trends...

3 Apr 2019

Kate McFarlane, property management specialist at Decision Inc.
Data management changes the property management gameArticle

Without effective data analysis, property investors don't have a hope against their more digital-savvy competitors when it comes to tenant retention and managing vacancies...

Kate McFarlane 14 Mar 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

#BizTrends2019: Residential property trends
#BizTrends2019: Residential property trendsArticle

The following developments are the main issues that will be affecting the residential property market in South Africa in 2019...

Herschel Jawitz 10 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Little change in the Gauteng property market in 2019
#BizTrends2019: Little change in the Gauteng property market in 2019Article

In order for the South African property market to show any kind of improvement and growth in 2019, it requires policy certainty, especially around the land issue, as well as investment and an economic boost...

Chris Renecle 9 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Empowering 'Generation Rent'
#BizTrends2019: Empowering 'Generation Rent'Article

When 2018 wrapped up, we saw the rental market in South Africa continue to struggle...

Jonathan Liebmann 9 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Superfluous retail development the greatest risk to retailers, landlords alike
#BizTrends2019: Superfluous retail development the greatest risk to retailers, landlords alikeArticle

It is well known that South Africa has some of the highest levels of gross lettable retail area (GLA) per capita (adjusted for income per capita) in the world...

Andrew Thabo Russell 9 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Outlook for the 2019 property market
#BizTrends2019: Outlook for the 2019 property marketArticle

There are many people stating that the worst is over and that things will start improving soon...

Paul Stevens 9 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: The sky is the limit with IoT and AI
#BizTrends2019: The sky is the limit with IoT and AIArticle

The rate at which technology has advanced recently is remarkable; particularly interesting for me is the 'internet of things' and for this reason I'm especially optimistic about the year ahead...

Scott Field 8 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Rental growth cycles - what is in store for 2019?
#BizTrends2019: Rental growth cycles - what is in store for 2019?Article

2018 saw the continuation of a tough economic climate keeping consumers under pressure. So it is not really surprising that rental growth dipped to levels last seen in 2014...

Johette Smuts 7 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Rural and township retail property trends
#BizTrends2019: Rural and township retail property trendsArticle

Shortly after concluding the successful SA Investment Summit, President Cyril Ramaphosa then took a walk through the streets of the famous Vilakazi Street in Soweto to show off the township and its successful businesses...

Seabelo Theledi 7 Jan 2019

Nardee Brims, COO, PropertyFox
#BizTrends2019: Residential property in 2019 - what to expectArticle

Political and economic uncertainty, combined with increasing petrol prices and rising household costs saw the property market slowdown dramatically throughout the first, second and third quarters of 2018...

Nardee Brims 7 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Retail is not dead, it is changing fast!
#BizTrends2019: Retail is not dead, it is changing fast!Article

Retail is facing tough times in a hyper-competitive environment. There are many reasons for this, but the sameness of many South African malls is a big contributor...

Itumeleng Mothibeli 7 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Residential market in for an interesting time
#BizTrends2019: Residential market in for an interesting timeArticle

South Africa's residential market is in for an interesting time in 2019, but our predictions for the year are all positive...

Berry Everitt 7 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: 10 new and emerging trends in the residential property market
#BizTrends2019: 10 new and emerging trends in the residential property marketArticle

These 10 new or increasing trends are expected to impact on the market in 2019...

Dr Andrew Golding 7 Jan 2019

#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

Will Q4 be a turning point for Western Cape property?
Will Q4 be a turning point for Western Cape property?Article

The Western Cape is renowned for its buoyant property market, which has made the recent months of relative price stagnation unusually worrying for residents accustomed to consistent growth...

Schalk van der Merwe 16 Oct 2018

These are the 2 major trends affecting the property market in 2018
These are the 2 major trends affecting the property market in 2018Article

Across the country, security and property size are the two dominant trends evident in the property market in 2018...

4 Oct 2018

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Paying attention to the wants and needs of generational buyersArticle

The property market is viewed differently across generations - from millennials to empty nesters. They require agents to adopt a bespoke approach to meet their requirements as each generation has specific needs and trends...

8 Jun 2018

These two trends are shaping the future of commercial real estate
These two trends are shaping the future of commercial real estateArticle

South African consumers still prefer doing their shopping in malls...

20 Apr 2018

Increased space, affordable rates drawing people away from city centres: report
Increased space, affordable rates drawing people away from city centres: reportArticle

According to the PropertyFox second annual Virtual Realty report, people are moving further away from city centres to enjoy increased space at potentially more affordable rates...

23 Mar 2018

Six South African property trends to look out for in 2018
Six South African property trends to look out for in 2018Article

Private Property takes a look at the major trends that are likely to shape the South African property market this year...

Issued by Private Property South Africa 16 Feb 2018

What's on the cards for property in 2018
What's on the cards for property in 2018Article

2017 was a challenging year for the South African property market in general, despite small pockets of thriving activity in areas like the Western Cape...

Tony Clarke 22 Jan 2018

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#BizTrends2018: Upping our game in the commercial property sectorArticle

The commercial property industry saw peaks and troughs in the past year and what I am happy to have observed is landlords finding new, creative ways to source new tenants and retain existing tenants...

Scott Field 8 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Sub-Saharan Africa real estate opportunities abound
#BizTrends2018: Sub-Saharan Africa real estate opportunities aboundArticle

To some people, Africa south of the Sahara is an unknown - a region of which to be wary. But to informed investors and entrepreneurs...

Malcolm Horne 8 Jan 2018

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#BizTrends2018: Property market will not 'fall off a cliff' in 2018Article

Negativity seems to be in fashion in SA's real estate industry, especially since the Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS)...

Berry Everitt 8 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Commercial property at the mercy of shambolic politicking - trends for 2018 and beyond
#BizTrends2018: Commercial property at the mercy of shambolic politicking - trends for 2018 and beyondArticle

2017 was a tough trading year for the commercial property sector...

Simon Black 8 Jan 2018

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#BizTrends2018: Property trends forecast for 2018Article

Lightstone evaluates commercial and retail data within South Africa and forecasts 2018 trends for business, retail space and industrial zones...

Linda Tshabalala 8 Jan 2018

Innovate or lose out, mall stakeholders told
Innovate or lose out, mall stakeholders toldArticle

Shopping centre developers and landlords, as well as tenants, have to make radical changes in how they store and present their merchandise...

Alistair Anderson 29 Sep 2017

Property Market Report indicates market activity is resilient
Property Market Report indicates market activity is resilientArticle

JLL South Africa has released its Q1 2017 research reports on office, industrial and retail property trends in Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban, which lend perspective amidst the current political uncertainty and challenging economic conditions...

14 Jun 2017

Cape Town Central
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

2017 trends in SA property and design
2017 trends in SA property and designArticle

Tony Clarke, MD of the Rawson Property Group, shares his list of the top five property trends and features that are likely to make their mark on SA's local scene this year...

10 Apr 2017

Five mistakes sellers make
Five mistakes sellers makeArticle

After more than twenty five years in the industry, Bruce Swain, MD of Leapfrog Property Group, has noticed that sellers are prone to making one or more of five mistakes...

22 Feb 2017

Five things first-time home buyers should know
Five things first-time home buyers should knowArticle

We sit down with Meyer de Waal, owner of My Bond Fitness and a property conveyancing attorney and also an exhibitor at the upcoming Property Buyer Show in April, to figure out what a first-time home buyer should know...

Issued by Spintelligent 16 Feb 2017

House about a change?
House about a change?Article

PropertyFox has predicted an evolving residential property market for South Africa in 2017. After many decades of very little movement, things are starting to shift rapidly in South Africa's residential property market, it says...

10 Jan 2017

Expect slowing property price growth in 2017, with a few exceptions
Expect slowing property price growth in 2017, with a few exceptionsArticle

The residential property market has had its ups and downs during 2016 as the economy stagnates, the Reserve Bank started hiking interest rates again and consumers struggle with household debt-to-income...

Bruce Swain 9 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Cape Town, a cut above the rest
#BizTrends2017: Cape Town, a cut above the restArticle

South Africa's private property market has maintained a precarious balancing act throughout 2016...

Grant Holton 30 Dec 2016

#BizTrends2017: Politics holds property hostage
#BizTrends2017: Politics holds property hostageArticle

The year past has been a volatile one economically, politically and socially for South Africa, and the chain of events has influenced financial markets, business confidence and of course, as a result, the property market as a whole...

Chris Renecle 30 Dec 2016

#BizTrends2017: Commercial property market performing with optimism
#BizTrends2017: Commercial property market performing with optimismArticle

The South African economy has once again underperformed in 2016, showing no signs of a comeback. The International Monetary Fund revised economic growth expectations for 2016 and 2017 down to 0.1% and 0.8% respectively. Despite this challenge, the commercial property market is performing with much optimism...

Ndibu Motaung 29 Dec 2016

Colours that attract potential buyers to your home
Colours that attract potential buyers to your homeArticle

Choosing the perfect colour when repainting can be a challenge, especially with today's multidimensional property market and its ever-changing styles, preferences and trends, says Richard Smith, manager of Pam Golding Properties' Hyde Park office...

22 Dec 2016

#BestofBiz 2016: Property
#BestofBiz 2016: PropertyArticle

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2016 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views. Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Property & Real Estate portal over the past year below.

9 Dec 2016

How to spot high-growth suburbs before property values skyrocket
How to spot high-growth suburbs before property values skyrocketArticle

'Buy low, sell high' is the goal for any successful investment, but predicting the ups and downs of market cycles can be challenging...

1 Nov 2016

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Vintage English home trends entering the SA marketArticle

The concepts of style and luxury are very subjective, and the quest to create the epitome of each has resulted in some fairly odd design ideas...

28 Jul 2016

[BizTrends 2016] Seven property trends to look out for in 2016
[BizTrends 2016] Seven property trends to look out for in 2016Article

Increased demand for eco-friendly buildings, retirement property and mixed used developments are some of the trends to look out for this year...

Issued by Private Property 15 Jan 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

Chris Tyson, CEO of Tyson Properties
Further expansion in pipeline for Tyson PropertiesArticle

Durban-based Tyson Properties recently celebrated its tenth anniversary with the announcement that it plans to open 50 new offices over the next five years...

10 Jul 2015

JP Landman
SA property sector to become more investor-friendlyArticle

The long-standing pattern has been that if local financiers buy, foreign investors will be sure to follow. It is therefore imperative for the industry, with both private sector and government players, to create an inviting and enabling environment for investors on home shores...

JP Landman 20 Nov 2014

Commercial property experts gather to discuss trends and challenges
Commercial property experts gather to discuss trends and challengesArticle

Improvon recently hosted its 4th annual Property Trends Forum at Green Park in Sandton, creating a space for commercial property experts to analyse the major trends and challenges facing the industry.

28 Oct 2014

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