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AECOM's 2020/21 Africa Property & Construction Cost Guide now out

AECOM has released the 31st edition of its Africa Property & Construction Cost Guide, published in conjunction with the Bureau of Economic Research...

17 Feb 2021

Ghana's unstable building problem is about more than lax regulation

Collapsed buildings are worryingly common in several large African cities. One study counted 54 building collapse deaths...

By Festival Godwin Boateng 25 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Revitalising property markets through inner-city investment and refurbishment

South Africa's property sector, in general, has shown poor performance during the Covid-19 pandemic. Property stocks have taken a significant hit, where retail and commercial office space have been hit hardest...

By Paul Jackson 6 Jan 2021

#BestofBiz 2020: Construction & Engineering

Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Construction & Engineering site over the past year...

14 Dec 2020

Tlhabane Square maximising community impact with local procurement, skills transfer

Tlhabane Square in Rustenburg is a new mixed-use precinct being developed by the Public Investment Corporation, project managed by Betts & Townsend and constructed by Trencon / WBHO in a 70/30 joint venture.

7 Dec 2020

R500m retail upgrade at Boardwalk Casino and Entertainment World set for early 2021

The planned R500m extension and upgrade to the retail area at Boardwalk Casino and Entertainment World in the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro is scheduled to commence in the first quarter of 2021...

2 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

WCPDF to tackle procurement - impeder or enabler - in final 'In Conversation' webinar

Earlier this year, the Draft Public Procurement Bill was published for public comment. The inaugural Sustainable Infrastructure Development Symposium (SIDSSA) was also launched from which minister of public works and infrastructure Patricia de Lille announced 276 projects...

16 Nov 2020

Bushbuckridge shopping centre set for R348m redevelopment

Nthoese Developments late last month hosted a sod-turning ceremony to mark the commencement of the redevelopment and expansion of Bushbuckridge shopping centre in Limpopo...

11 Nov 2020

Helderberg multi-purpose centre to showcase sustainable building practices

The construction of the Helderberg multi-purpose centre, which started in June this year, is due for completion by June 2021. Built in the shape of a horseshoe, the centre faces the Helderberg Mountain...

10 Nov 2020

New UFH student village set for completion this December

Despite delays caused by the national Covid-19 lockdown, the University of Fort Hare's (UFH) new 2,047-bed student village will reach completion in December 2020...

9 Nov 2020

Housing deficit, pandemic, recession, inflation - the way forward for Nigeria's real estate industry

Real estate has become a global asset class and, as a developing nation, the Nigerian real estate market continues to evolve at an impressive pace...

By Noah Ibrahim 2 Nov 2020

Province goes to court over River Club ruling

In the latest battle over the planned mega-development at Observatory's River Club, the Heritage Western Cape Appeal Tribunal is being taken to court by the Western Cape Department of Transport and Public Works...

By Steve Kretzmann 30 Oct 2020

Bizcommunity and NSP Consultants congratulate BizListing winners!

Congratulations to the SME companies who have won full-page BizListing entries in Bizcommunity's business directory...

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