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Sharing economy: three key industries for growth

Whilst 'sharing economy' is not a new concept, digital formats, alongside the rapid expansion of the online ecosystem, have led to an exponential increase in the sharing of physical goods, space, skills, and resources

13 hours ago

DigitLab build award-winning property app

Growthpoint again shone brightly in this year's SAPOA's Innovative Excellence Awards. Its newly developed Growthpoint App scooped a commendation for its innovation in the property sector

Issued by DigitLab 1 day ago

A 10-point plan to accelerate orderly land reform in South Africa

A more than 365-year history of colonialism and apartheid have indelibly affected land, heritage and human rights in South Africa

By Professor Quinton Johnson 1 day ago

'Natural step' for Heriot to join AltX

Diversified property group Heriot Reit listed on the AltX on Monday, 24 July, making it one of the few real estate companies to list in SA in 2017

By Alistair Anderson 1 day ago

Disruption anticipated at Standard Bank Top Women Conference

What's your next? As an entrepreneurial, ambitious woman, the best place to answer that question is at the must-attend event this Women's Month: the 2017 Standard Bank Top Women Conference

Issued by Topco Media 2 days ago

The new series of Win a Home is here!

Win a Home, brought to you by Private Property, is back on SABC 3 for a fourth season! The season premiere kicked off on Friday, 21 July, on Afternoon Express

Issued by Private Property 2 days ago

Why REITS are well placed to weather SA's economic, political volatility

According to the South African Real Estate Investment Trust Association (SA REIT), REITs are relatively well-placed to weather the expected market instability following South Africa's downgrade to junk status and the "ongoing political tomfoolery"

2 days ago

Merged stock of Rockcastle and Nepi flat

New Europe Property Investments (Nepi) and Rockcastle Global Real Estate have merged to become the largest property stock on the JSE with a market capitalisation of R95bn, but new investors have not yet embraced the stock

By Alistair Anderson 2 days ago

SA's property developers and buyers under pressure

South Africa has been downgraded to junk status by two ratings agencies, meaning that an even weaker rand, higher inflation, mounting petrol and food prices as well as interest rate hikes are on the cards

By Jacques van Embden 3 days ago

Landowners called to report invasive plants

Landowners who have listed invasive species must notify any relevant competent authority, in writing, of the listed invasive species occurring on that land

3 days ago

Capco manages to grow first-half net rental income

Capital & Counties Properties (Capco) managed to raise its first-half net rental income as a result of a positive performance at Covent Garden estate, which is located in London

3 days ago

Property sector welcomes rate cut, calls for leadership to 'get its house in order'

The SA Reserve Bank recently reduced the repo rate by 25 basis points

By Sindy Peters 21 Jul 2017

What semigrants need to consider when investing in commercial property in Cape Town

There's no such thing as an inexpensive property investment mistake

21 Jul 2017

Durban becoming increasingly attractive to property investors

A vibrant 'hipness' is returning to Durban's city centre says Michelle Burger, Pam Golding Properties area principal in Durban. According to Burger, this is due to renovations of some of the landmark buildings in the CBD

21 Jul 2017

Executives show faith in Accelerate

Accelerate Property Fund's executives are backing themselves to turn the Fourways precinct-focused group around

By Alistair Anderson 20 Jul 2017

Should I take my home off the market?

Haven't received a suitable offer on your home? It may be a good idea to take it off the market while you fix the problem areas that are putting off buyers

Issued by Private Property 20 Jul 2017

Redefine ups stake in International Hotel Properties

Redefine International said on Wednesday, 19 July, it would increase its interest in the UK-based International Hotel Properties (IHL) from 17.24% to 50%

By Alistair Anderson 20 Jul 2017

Malta residency and investment information seminars

Interested in investing or relocating to Malta? Join Frank Salt Real Estate for free information sessions and one-to-one meetings regarding residency and property in Malta

Issued by Frank Salt Real Estate 20 Jul 2017

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Echo buys shopping centre in Poland

JSE- and Luxembourg-listed Echo Polska Properties (EPP), a Polish property player, has acquired another retail asset, Galeria Solna in Inowroclaw, Poland, a step that moves EPP closer to becoming a pure retail property fund by 2019.

By Alistair Anderson 17 Jul 2017

Growthpoint increases its Australia investment

Growthpoint Australia (Goz), the subsidiary of Growthpoint Properties, the largest locally based property stock on the JSE, has bought 18.16% of Australian office and industrial-focused Reit, Industria, from 360 Capital FM for A$68.1m (about R700m).

By Alistair Anderson 14 Jul 2017

Redefine lifts Melbourne investments

Redefine Properties has acquired a second development site for student accommodation in Melbourne, Australia, expanding into this highly competitive property sector.

By Alistair Anderson 5 Jul 2017

Vukile acquires portfolio of retail properties in Spain

Vukile Property Fund (Vukile) has fulfilled the promise it made to the market that it would diversify when it announced earlier this week that it had acquired a portfolio of retail properties in Spain.

By Danette Breitenbach 4 Jul 2017

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