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Location, location, location - a real estate term used to describe the benefits of a property investment is as relevant in the online media space

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 16 hours ago

Disruptive innovation: Are we there yet?

If Uber and Airbnb does not qualify as genuinely disruptive companies, what is then a potentially disruptive innovation in hospitality?

By Carlos Martin-Rios 19 hours ago

Residential phase one of Zanzibar's Blue Amber resort launched

The first residential phase of the Blue Amber resort in Zanzibar has been launched, consisting of 47 double-storey villas

17 hours ago

New RICS report highlights trends which influence risk management in real estate investment

Established in 2015, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Investment Risk Forum (IRF) has found that diminishing returns are driving real estate investment diversification

20 hours ago

Black Friday bumps up shopping mall foot count

Black Friday 2017 saw shoppers lining up in and outside stores to ensure they did not miss out on limited deals. Some retailers opened their doors at midnight

1 day ago

Waterfall development recognised internationally as Best Mixed-use Development

Waterfall Management Company was recently awarded the International Best Mixed-use Development 2017/2018 for the Waterfall development as part of the International Property Awards

1 day ago

Shipping containers and commercial property - a sign of the times

The development of shipping containers in the 1950s transformed the face of the transport industry

By Leon Breytenbach 2 days ago

Consider a solid investment in real estate

The recent disaster that befell the Steinhoff share price is a prime example of the risks of investing your hard-earned money in shares

By Jacques Fouché 2 days ago

It's time to recognise how harmful high-rise living can be for residents

The fire at Grenfell Tower has catapulted high-rise social housing into the public consciousness, in a way not seen since the 1960s

By Royce Turner and Andrea Wigfield 2 days ago

How to sweat office space in uncertain economic times

South Africa is facing severe economic headwinds and many companies are hesitant to move into bigger spaces even if they need them

By Richard Andrews 2 days ago

Barlow Park Campus in Sandton to be redeveloped

In one of the major unlisted real-estate transactions of 2017, Barloworld, Atterbury and African Rainbow Capital have partnered as co-investors in the redevelopment of the prime Barlow Park Campus, located at 180 Katherine Street, Sandton

By Alistair Anderson 8 Dec 2017

Redefine expands in Poland

Redefine Properties has advanced its geographic diversification strategy by buying a strategic 25% stake in a €1bn retail portfolio of 28 assets across Poland

By Alistair Anderson 8 Dec 2017

Vukile grows retail portfolio in Spain

Local real estate investment trust (Reit) Vukile Property Fund closed weaker on Wednesday, 6 December, following an announcement that it was acquiring two more shopping centres in Spain

By Maarten Mittner 8 Dec 2017

Hammerson offers to buy Intu for more than £3bn

Property group Hammerson said on Wednesday, 6 December, it had offered to acquire Intu Properties, in a £3.4bn deal

By Andries Mahlangu 7 Dec 2017

Capital & Regional looks to dividend growth of 8%

UK property owner Capital & Regional's management says it expects to achieve dividend growth of nearly 8% in its financial year to December, as the group benefits from a strengthening consumer

By Alistair Anderson 7 Dec 2017

Finding the ideal coastal investment

Much debate surrounds the topic of whether or not a holiday home is a viable investment, especially when you consider the costs involved in maintaining and managing a second property

By Adrian Goslett 6 Dec 2017

Asrin begins construction of Chapel Towers in Zonnebloem

Asrin Property Developers has begun construction on the Chapel Towers development in Zonnebloem, Cape Town

6 Dec 2017

Echo Polska Properties to buy major retail portfolio in Poland

Echo Polska Properties (EPP), the Polish invested and JSE-listed company, will acquire a portfolio of 12 major shopping centres and retail parks in a deal worth €692m (R11.2bn)

By Alistair Anderson 6 Dec 2017

Making memories: How to arrange a photo feature wall

Your precious photographs do not belong in the dark, hidden recesses of a computer. Create your own photo gallery to bring them to light

Issued by Udumo Group 5 Dec 2017

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International

Nepi Rockcastle's subsidiary closes corporate bond book-build

The JSE's largest listed property group, Nepi Rockcastle, said on Friday, 17 November, that its subsidiary NE Property Cooperatief had closed the €500m corporate bond book-build announced on Thursday.

By Karl Gernetzky 20 Nov 2017

Four creative ways self-storage units can be used for business

The major reason people go into business is to make money and expand. However, the expansion part can't take place if there's no available space.

Issued by Naija Writers’ Coach 15 Nov 2017

Redefine Properties to buy 25% stake in another Polish retail portfolio

Redefine Properties, the second largest SA-based property group, is due to expand its offshore property platform with another foray into Eastern Europe. It will acquire a 25% stake in a €1bn retail portfolio of 28 well-established assets in Poland.

By Alistair Anderson 7 Nov 2017

Mortgage rates are dropping; Now is the time to refinance

Although mortgage rates have taken a slight jump in the past month, they're still holding at a lower rate than they have in several years. This has naturally spurred an increase in mortgage applications and refinancing.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 6 Nov 2017

Saudi 'giga projects': tall ambitions, high risks

From a holographic lion to talking robots and flying taxis, Saudi Arabia has dazzled investors with plans for hi-tech "giga projects" - but sceptics question their viability in an era of cheap oil.

30 Oct 2017

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