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RICS publishes new global professional statement on conflicts of interest
RICS publishes new global professional statement on conflicts of interest

Following extensive industry consultation, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) is tightening up requirements for RICS professionals and regulated firms working in the land, property and construction sector, with the publication of a new global professional statement on conflicts of interest.

19 hours ago

Wealth Migrate enters SA property market
Wealth Migrate enters SA property market

Global online real estate investment marketplace Wealth Migrate has announced its entry into the South African property market through its online investment platform.

20 hours ago

Residential transactions: a turnaround in sight?
Residential transactions: a turnaround in sight?

The property industry weathered a very difficult year in 2016. Declining sales have mauled the industry, hitting agents and homeowners alike. But there may be some good news on the horizon.

By Richard Gray 20 hours ago

Greenbay to move to main board of JSE at month end
Greenbay to move to main board of JSE at month end

Greenbay Properties, a group that invests in a diverse range of European property markets, will move to the main board of the JSE at the end of March.

By Alistair Anderson 21 hours ago

Compact urban living an emerging trend in commercial real estate
Compact urban living an emerging trend in commercial real estate

With the advent of a flexible work culture and urbanisation, commercial real estate investors are realising the need to adapt to the changing environment. Here's a look at trends to watch out for in the coming year, according to Mike Walters, CEO of Sentinel Property Group and Spacez, as well as the licensee for the newly established Fine & Country Commercial.

3 days ago

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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 3 days ago

Understanding fair wear, tear in commercial rental agreements
Understanding fair wear, tear in commercial rental agreements

Commonly used in commercial rental agreements, fair wear and tear is a phrase essential to understand in the context of a commercial lease.

17 Mar 2017

CT ranked among top ‘tech cities'
CT ranked among top ‘tech cities'

According to Savills' recent Tech Cities 2017 report, Cape Town, along with Santiago and Buenos Aires, is one of the world's rising global players.

17 Mar 2017

Deborah Aremband and Ricky Tomaselli, Fieldspace's marketing team
#BrandManagerMonth: How the Fieldspace brand stays ahead of the game

Deborah Aremband and Ricky Tomaselli are the marketing managers behind the Fieldspace Property Group brand.

By Sindy Peters 16 Mar 2017

Protecting yourself from identity theft
Protecting yourself from identity theft

A current court case, dealing with a house that was sold fraudulently, has highlighted the risks of identity theft. Here's what you need to know.

Issued by Private Property 16 Mar 2017

Future of property in sectional title sector
Future of property in sectional title sector

The future of property lies largely in the sectional title sector, says Paul French, commercial director for the Coastal Property Group. This is driven by the rise in demand for housing in urban areas combined with limited land space and a need for greater convenience and security.

16 Mar 2017

Unpacking new property legislation
Unpacking new property legislation

With a few significant changes on the cards for the South African property sector in 2017, Just Property recently caught up with Cor Van Deventer of Greyvensteins to ask him for some of his insights on the Expropriation Bill and the Protection of Investment Act.

16 Mar 2017