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Spear REIT exceeds forecast in first set of financial results
Spear REIT exceeds forecast in first set of financial results

Since listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange in November last year, Spear REIT Limited has declared a first dividend of 16.75% over its forecast in the company's first set of financial results

12 hours ago

Tough times give rise to rent dodgers
Tough times give rise to rent dodgers

More residential tenants are failing to pay their rent on time, highlighting the economic pressure on the South African consumer, say experts

By Alistair Anderson 1 day ago

Rebosis to capitalise on Centurion portfolio
Rebosis to capitalise on Centurion portfolio

By capitalising on its local retail property portfolio, Rebosis Property Fund is gearing up for growth in the Centurion retail market

1 day ago

Alex Kyriakidis (President and Managing Director Middle East and Africa Marriott International) and Saleh Said (Director Pennyroyal Gibraltar)
Marriott to strengthen Indian Ocean position with debut of Ritz-Carlton in Zanzibar

The hotel will be part of the Amber Resort complex expected to be the largest mixed-use development in Africa occupying approximately 1,750 hectares of pristine Indian Ocean coastline in the northeast of the island

2 days ago

Standard Bank House Price Index overview for April 2017
Standard Bank House Price Index overview for April 2017

Growth in the Standard Bank House Price Index keeps slowing

By Siphamandla Mkhwanazi 2 days ago

Eastern Cape invests R68m in social housing project
Eastern Cape invests R68m in social housing project

A total of R68m has been invested to refurbish an old Port Elizabeth building into a social housing project, says the Eastern Cape Human Settlements Department

2 days ago

Broll Retail Snapshot reveals top performing categories
Broll Retail Snapshot reveals top performing categories

While December was unsurprisingly the best month for retailers compared to November and January, consumers have become more cautious on spending

3 days ago

Understanding the role of the Rental Housing Tribunal
Understanding the role of the Rental Housing Tribunal

Established during 2001, the Rental Housing Tribunal (RHT) assists in resolving disputes that arise between landlords and tenants

By Adrian Goslett 3 days ago

Nine global trends in food and beverage
Nine global trends in food and beverage

Globally, food and beverage are playing an increasingly important role in the reason people visit shopping centres

By Lauren Hartzenberg 3 days ago

Property sector under pressure due to low levels of confidence
Property sector under pressure due to low levels of confidence

Low business and consumer confidence are placing the property sector under pressure

By Sunita Menon 3 days ago

Image Supplied: 30ha farm located in the fertile Hermitage Valley near Swellendam
Southern Cape agricultural land some of the most sought-after in SA

Seven years of good rainfall and equally good harvests have made agricultural land in the Southern Cape some of the most sought-after in the country

19 May 2017

Image Supplied: Prince Albert guesthouse
Karoo increasingly capturing the hearts of travellers, property investors

Increasingly, the Karoo is seen a compelling and exciting tourism destination by the many travellers and visitors who explore the vast open spaces and myriad of towns that comprise this broad-spread and varied region.

19 May 2017

Costs to consider when investing in property
Costs to consider when investing in property

Purchasing an investment property can offer great financial rewards

By Adrian Goslett 19 May 2017

Dipula manages to lift earnings and dividends
Dipula manages to lift earnings and dividends

Dipula Income Fund CEO Izak Petersen says being cautious in a tight economy continues tobear fruit for the diversified property group

By Alistair Anderson 19 May 2017

The millennial mindset and the future of the shopping mall
The millennial mindset and the future of the shopping mall

Millennials have exceptional trendsetting power and businesses are competing to capture their attention and a share of their wallets

By Lauren Hartzenberg 18 May 2017

Industrial property tops in real estate
Industrial property tops in real estate

Industrial property may have a reputation of being the ugly cousin in the real estate sector, but for more than a year it has outperformed retail and offices

By Alistair Anderson 18 May 2017

Gemgrow set to buy retail portfolio
Gemgrow set to buy retail portfolio

Recently listed Gemgrow Properties, a specialist high-yielding, high-growth real estate investment trust, is set to make its maiden transaction by buying a retail portfolio in Makhado

By Alistair Anderson 18 May 2017

Demand for agricultural land in Eastern Free State remains resilient
Demand for agricultural land in Eastern Free State remains resilient

Bethlehem, the central main town in the Eastern Free State, with its high annual rainfall and fertile farming land, will remain one of the most sought-after farming areas in South Africa

17 May 2017

Key aspects and features that sell homes
Key aspects and features that sell homes

The appearance of a property can greatly influence the speed and the final price achieved in sale

17 May 2017

More private sector work helps Calgro lift revenue
More private sector work helps Calgro lift revenue

Housing developer Calgro M3's CEO Wikus Lategan says the firm has managed to reduce its reliance on the public sector for revenue, having diversified into three businesses

By Alistair Anderson 17 May 2017

Balwin shows payout spurt
Balwin shows payout spurt

Balwin Properties, a sectional title unit developer, is on track to continue providing investors with strong dividend growth for some time, having grown its payouts 48% in the year to February, according to CEO Stephen Brookes

By Alistair Anderson 17 May 2017

Executive mayor of the City of Johannesburg Councillor Herman Mashaba and SAPOA CEO Neil Gopal.
SAPOA hosts Herman Mashaba at Meet the Mayor Dinner

Executive mayor of the City of Joburg Councillor Herman Mashaba was recently hosted at a SAPOA Meet the Mayor Dinner in Johannesburg

16 May 2017

Apartment up for grabs in Wealth Migrate competition
Apartment up for grabs in Wealth Migrate competition

Global online real estate company Wealth Migrate is giving away an apartment as part of its #LikeAMillionaire competition

16 May 2017

Smaller properties yield great investments
Smaller properties yield great investments

Prospective investors disheartened by the price of properties in South Africa at present may be interested to learn that smaller and more affordable properties are almost invariably the highest performers

By Bill Rawson 16 May 2017

RICS requests input on new property standard
RICS requests input on new property standard

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) is updating its global property measurement standard

16 May 2017

Monopoly Durban edition coming soon
Monopoly Durban edition coming soon

Durban is set to get its own city edition of the popular property trading game Monopoly, and the public has a say in which iconic Durban roads, landmarks and phrases get included

15 May 2017

Giant Leap launches ultra-high-end flexible office space
Giant Leap launches ultra-high-end flexible office space

Investec property and workplace specialists Giant Leap has launched FutureSpace, a high-end, flexible office-on-demand at 61 Katherine Street in the heart of Sandton, Johannesburg

By Alistair Anderson 15 May 2017

Acquisitions pay off for Nepi
Acquisitions pay off for Nepi

New Europe Property Investments (Nepi) reported distributable earnings per share of 12.02 euro cents for the first three months of 2017 compared with 8.75c in the year-earlier period

By Margaret Harris 15 May 2017

Extended shopping hours to the benefit of consumers and retailers
Extended shopping hours to the benefit of consumers and retailers

The competitive online retail environment has forced retailers to reassess many aspects of their business, including trading hours

12 May 2017

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