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A city landscape in flux: Trends shaping cities over the next 1000 days
A city landscape in flux: Trends shaping cities over the next 1000 days

The last 1000 days have forced players in the public and private sector to adapt to a new set of creative and financial constraints, says trend economist...

Bronwyn WilliamsBy Bronwyn Williams 21 Dec 2021

Beyond 2021: Broll looks at the trends shaping the African property market
Beyond 2021: Broll looks at the trends shaping the African property market

Broll Property Group has observed various trends across the countries in which it operates, including Botswana, Cameroon, Eswatini, Ghana...

11 Nov 2021

Divergent trends in property values across Africa
Divergent trends in property values across Africa

The onset of the Covid-19 pandemic not only affected people and communities, but also impacted commercial property values across the world...

By Roger Long 22 Oct 2021

Get ready for the invasion of smart building technologies following Covid-19
Get ready for the invasion of smart building technologies following Covid-19

As part of their return-to-work plans, a couple of European investment banks have decided to smarten their employees' work stations by...

By Patrick Lecomte 19 Oct 2021

Nairobi hotel secures runner-up spot in global travellers award
Nairobi hotel secures runner-up spot in global travellers award

The Social House, Nairobi, has been awarded one of two runner-up spots in the 'Best Urban Hotel' category of National Geographic Travellers' annual hotel awards...

23 Sep 2021

Zanzibar Domino Commercial Tower to become Africa's second tallest tower
Zanzibar Domino Commercial Tower to become Africa's second tallest tower

Images have been revealed for the Zanzibar Domino Commercial Tower that will reportedly become the second tallest tower in Africa...

8 Sep 2021

Blue Amber ready to take advantage of Zanzibar's new tax, residency scheme
Blue Amber ready to take advantage of Zanzibar's new tax, residency scheme

Pennyroyal's Blue Amber development in Zanzibar is one of the first real estate projects to be awarded Strategic Investment Status by Zanzibar's government...

12 Aug 2021

Knight Frank Kenya notes increase in market activity in H12021
Knight Frank Kenya notes increase in market activity in H12021

According to Knight Frank's First Half 2021 Kenya Market Update report, prime residential rents declined at a slower rate of 6.02% over the past 12 months...

10 Aug 2021

#BizTrends2021: 3 major trends in the commercial property space in Africa
#BizTrends2021: 3 major trends in the commercial property space in Africa

The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has seen three major trends emerge as drivers of investment in Africa's commercial property space...

By Peter Hodgkinson 22 Jul 2021

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

Charting a course beyond the pandemic for the East African property industry
Charting a course beyond the pandemic for the East African property industry

East Africa has long been a challenging region for property developers to operate in, and not as buoyant as other markets...

By Matthew Renshaw 6 Oct 2020

Planning is more important than prediction for Africa's property sector now
Planning is more important than prediction for Africa's property sector now

An understandable response to the economic fallout of Covid-19 is for governments, industries and businesses trying to predict the path that the global economy will take in the coming months and years...

By Gerhard Zeelie 9 Jun 2020

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Is tourism the answer to Ethiopia's job creation goal?

Could a surge in domestic and international travel be the answer Dr Ephrem Tekle, Jobs Creation Commissioner of Ethiopia, is looking for?

25 Feb 2020

Buyers, tenants maintain upper hand in Kenyan property market
Buyers, tenants maintain upper hand in Kenyan property market

According to Knight Frank's Kenya Market Update for the second half of 2019, prime retail rents decreased by 4.2% to $4.6 per square foot per month in the period...

18 Feb 2020



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