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Rebosis on the defensive to ride out storm

Retail-focused real estate investment trust Rebosis Property Fund is well positioned to excel in a low-growth economy, says its chief operating officer Andile Mazwai

By Alistair Anderson 2 hours ago

2016 investment growth is highest seen in five years - JLL report

JLL SSA's 2016 Investment Review of the South African property market reports a R28.8bn increase in investment (from R18.5bn in 2015)

2 hours ago

African Property Skyline magazine launched

API Events has launched African Property Skyline magazine. The publication covers real estate investment and development on the continent

3 hours ago

How property investors can capitalise on the 'bleisure' trend

'Bleisure' travel, says Bill Rawson, "has created some exciting opportunities in the short term rental space"

2 hours ago

Getting your home ready for winter

Winter is just around the corner so make sure your home is prepped and as ready as your wardrobe will be for the chilly months ahead

Issued by Private Property 4 hours ago

Inaugural Property Buyer Show's success leads to Gauteng show

Over 3,000 property enthusiasts attend inaugural Property Buyer Show in Cape Town

1 day ago

Tsogo Sun building new R220-million StayEasy in Maputo

“StayEasy Maputo is in a magnificent location, and being part of a mixed-use development, will undoubtedly be popular with both business and leisure travellers looking for the best and latest accommodation in the economy branded sector.”

1 day ago

Wedge gets new look for Christmas

The Wedge shopping centre in Sandton will be undergoing renovations, which will be completed in December 2017

1 day ago

Two new African acquisitions give Mara Delta solid footing

Pan-African property income fund Mara Delta has enjoyed a strong nine months to March, completing key acquisitions in Mauritius and Mozambique

By Alistair Anderson 1 day ago

Work commences on Atlantic Hills Business Park

Work has begun on a new industrial precinct situated on the slopes of the Durbanville Hills estate

1 day ago

Progressive Signature Lux Hotels opens first hotel in SA

Signature Lux Hotels will open its first hotel in South Africa - and Africa - in the heart of the Golden Mile, Sandton Johannesburg. The progressive hotel chain is targeting tech-savvy millennials and business travellers

1 day ago

HouseME 2.5% management fee shakes up SA rental market

Faced with the current economic instability in South Africa, SA's property landlords are considering

2 days ago

More governments considering higher taxes on foreign buyers

To protect local property buyers and keep price increases in check, governments are considering introducing additional property taxes predominantly on foreign purchases

2 days ago

The 10 most expensive areas in South Africa

Exclusivity, location and lifestyle make these 10 areas the most expensive in South Africa per square metre

Issued by Private Property 2 days ago

Kenilworth backs new business village to win

The owners of Kenilworth Racecourse in Cape Town, home of the Met and the Queen's Plate, want to build up to 500 homes, a hotel and a restaurant on about 8ha of the property

1 day ago

Joburg homes market poised to rise

The Johannesburg residential property market is set for an upturn after a long period of uncertainty and flat-lining prices

By Ronald Ennik 21 Apr 2017

Traffic, transport costs reshaping property markets

The desire to avoid traffic jams is informing many current property purchasing decisions in Johannesburg and Cape Town, says Gerhard Kotzé, MD of the RealNet estate agency group

21 Apr 2017

Shutters can add to ‘green' building ratings

In an effort to meet sustainability norms, local legislation (Sans 10400 XA) stipulates that all newly erected buildings need to have solar water heaters, heat pumps or comparable technologies in place. .

21 Apr 2017

Costa da Gama, Capricorn Beach property markets boom

Costa da Gama and Capricorn Beach are not only achieving record prices for property sales, but the rental market has also recently skyrocketed

21 Apr 2017

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Sirius makes acquisitions worth €103m

Sirius Real Estate enjoyed a "highly successful" period in the 12 months to March.

By Alistair Anderson 12 Apr 2017

Echo Polska seeks to raise R1.65bn in new share issue

Polish shopping mall and office owner, Echo Polska Properties, said on Wednesday, 5 April, that it planned to raise R1.65bn through the issue of new ordinary shares.

6 Apr 2017

Property group Globe Trade Centre opens the door to regular dividends

Poland-based real estate group Globe Trade Centre (GTC), which develops and manages properties in eastern Europe, has decided to pay regular dividends, thanks to a better than expected performance since listing in August 2016.

By Alistair Anderson 23 Mar 2017

Greenbay and Resilient to buy two malls in Portugal

Property groups Greenbay and Resilient intend buying two Portuguese shopping centres for €219.25m. Each will pay half for a 50% stake, they announced on Thursday, 16 March.

By Matthew Stevens 20 Mar 2017

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