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How going green could help maintain rentals as energy costs rise

With Eskom set to hike electricity tariffs by 15.63% from April, commercial and retail tenants will be bracing for increased strain on already tightly stretched budgets...

By Gregg Huntingford 54 minutes ago

Undeterred by Covid-19, private capital continues to invest in commercial real estate

According to Knight Frank's 2021 edition of The Wealth Report, private capital has been undeterred by the Covid-19 pandemic...

24 Feb 2021

Know your rights before renewing your corporate lease agreement

As the new year gets under way, many companies will be renewing their lease agreements for the next 12 months. This is the ideal time for tenants to reconsider...

By Jamie Louw 23 Feb 2021

What to expect from the industrial property market in 2021

The industrial property market in 2021 is certainly not an easy one to predict. However, learning from the past year's events...

By Tony Bales 4 Feb 2021

Unpacking the commercial real estate landscape, rising trends for 2021

While 2020 will forever be remembered as a year of unprecedented challenges and uncertainty, 2021 promises to bring exciting shifts...

By John Jack 26 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Auction industry survival depends on going virtual

Covid-19 has forever changed the traditional live auction model, forcing the industry to accept and adapt to an accelerated digital standard to keep their doors open...

By Joff van Reenen 11 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: There's good news as well as bad for the property industry

Looking ahead, here is our forecast for South Africa's property landscape in the year to come...

By Paul Stevens 6 Jan 2021

#BestofBiz 2020: Property

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2020 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views. Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Property & Real Estate site over the past year below...

14 Dec 2020

Notable challenges presented by retail-to-logistics property conversions in SA

With demand for logistics real estate on the rise, due to a surge in e-commerce shopping in South Africa, some retail real estate owners are considering converting struggling retail properties into distribution sites...

1 Dec 2020

Massmart launches one of its biggest distribution centres in the Western Cape

Massmart's recently launched 53,000m2 centralised distribution centre (DC) in the Western Cape is now complete...

30 Nov 2020

Uptick in SA commercial property sellers now turning to vendor loans

Fairly well known internationally, vendor loans (or vendor finance) are now growing in popularity in South Africa's commercial property markets, according to Gary Palmer, CEO of Paragon Lending Solutions.,,

30 Nov 2020

Commercial real estate and the endless quest for yield

Returns (or yields) determine the value of a commercial property, with the general rule of thumb being the lower the price of purchase in relation to the rental, the higher the yield...

By John Jack 25 Nov 2020

How property managers are evolving into mediators

The role of the property manager continues to evolve. Once thought of as merely rent collectors, it has become all too evident that the role of a good property manager has progressed...

By Gregg Huntingford 17 Nov 2020



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