"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"
Africa's rapid urbanisation can be a driver of industrialisation and there is an urgent need to connect policies and strategies for urban and industrial development
Confortis International Group launched the display housing developments of the second Wellcity.O2 hub in the new town with the aim to help middle-class Africans buy
Sunell Afrika, rentals manager for SAProperty.com, says that "one of the biggest causes of a breakdown in landlord-tenant relationships is where there is a lack of maintenance or repair"
The West Africa Property Investment (WAPI) Summit takes place 28-29 November at the Eko Hotel & Suites in Lagos, Nigeria
Knight Frank's latest Wealth Report Attitudes Survey indicates a slight decrease in Africa's growth potential in wealth from 89% last year to an estimated 82% for 2015, but still the continent is third on the list, with North America first and Latin America at 85%
Africa's demographic growth prospects and the consequent opportunities in real estate are increasingly attracting international investors
A key takeout at the RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors) Africa 2015 Summit in Johannesburg last week is that Africa is taking its place on the world stage in terms of real estate, infrastructure and construction
New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work
The number of Africans with $30 million in assets - the ultra high net worth individual - is anticipated to rise by 53% to 2,858 by 2023, far outstripping the average pace of growth across the rest of the world
JSE investors will gain access to the dollar-based returns generated by shopping centres, offices, warehouses and hotels in countries such as Morocco, Mozambique, Kenya, Ghana and Nigeria when Sandile Nomvete's Delta Property Fund brings the first outright African real estate offering to the market next month.
Joan Muller 20 May 2014
India's first mall management company, Beyond Squarefeet, is to manage 'Ado Bayero Mall', described as the first ultra-modern shopping mall in Kano, northern Nigeria, and the largest mall in the country.
US hotel giant Marriott announced it had finalised a deal to buy the Protea group, Africa's largest hotel chain, for US$186m.
A great man has passed away and we all mourn the loss of Madiba, but while we mourn, let us also celebrate the life and the achievements of one of history's greatest statesmen, and certainly South Africa's and Africa's greatest. (video)
Rand Merchant Bank (RMB) will jointly fund a major US$182m A-grade office development in Lagos‚ Nigeria‚ the bank said on Wednesday (4 December).
Hyprop Investments will buy 87% of the issued shares of African Land Investments for R768m. African Land owns the Manda Hill shopping centre in Lusaka, Zambia.
The sell-off in property stocks over the past four months has made it less attractive for unlisted real estate companies and developers to bring their shopping centres, offices and warehouses to the JSE. Since May prices have dropped around 13% and yields have risen from an average 6,2% to 7%.
Joan Muller 5 Oct 2013