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Land reform panel finalising its report
Land reform panel finalising its report

The Expert Advisory Panel on Land Reform is currently finalising its report for consideration by the Inter-Ministerial Committee and the Presidency...

21 hours ago

Residential estate income: What's tax exempt and what isn't?
Residential estate income: What's tax exempt and what isn't?

The levy income of a body corporate, share block or an association of persons, such as a home owners association (residential estate), is exempt from income tax. However, not all income received by a residential estate is exempt from tax, only levy income...

By Graeme Palmer 1 day ago

Why you should invest in property sooner rather than later
Why you should invest in property sooner rather than later

If you want to set yourself up for long term financial gain, investing in property is an excellent way of ensuring this and the sooner you start climbing the property ladder the sooner you start creating wealth...

By Grant Wheeler 1 day ago

Ratanga returns in R57m Canal Walk upgrade
Ratanga returns in R57m Canal Walk upgrade

Canal Walk Shopping Centre is set to undergo a multi-million-rand renovation, which will see a revamp of its food court and the inclusion of The Ratanga Family Entertainment Centre...

18 Apr 2019

Smart housing could help reduce environmental impact of rapidly urbanising Africa
Smart housing could help reduce environmental impact of rapidly urbanising Africa

Hundreds of millions more Africans are predicted to live in cities over the next three decades as the continent rapidly urbanises...

18 Apr 2019

Henry Levine, CEO, Made In Workshop
Makerspaces are co-working institutions as well

Co-working is an experience. There is a synergy created when people work together on their own projects and ventures...

By Henry Levine 18 Apr 2019

RE/MAX Q1 2019 housing report indicates signs of a changing market
RE/MAX Q1 2019 housing report indicates signs of a changing market

According to Lightstone Property data, a total of 39,836 bond registrations were recorded at the Deeds Office over the period January to March 2019, totalling an amount of R43,880,124,000....

17 Apr 2019

Why you should invest in the industrial property sector in 2019
Why you should invest in the industrial property sector in 2019

Industrial property's top performance is comparison to other sectors is likely to continue going forward, according to Tony Bales, industrial property expert at Epping Property...

17 Apr 2019

Phase one of White River Crossing development nearing completion
Phase one of White River Crossing development nearing completion

Fortress REIT says the first phase of its White River Crossing development, a retail and leisure centre near the Kruger National Park, is nearing completion and is on course for its scheduled opening on 22 August...

16 Apr 2019

Property market outlook flat as we head towards May elections
Property market outlook flat as we head towards May elections

While we wait for the conclusion of the May elections and the economy to take the positive turn that we are all anticipating, it would be remiss not to continue cautioning that economic and property market recovery will take time...

By Samuel Seeff 16 Apr 2019

Trade and industry minister Rob Davies. Image source:
Ekandustria Industrial Park receives facelift

The launch of the renovated R49m Ekandustria Industrial Park will play a key role in linking various markets, says trade and industry minister Rob Davies...

15 Apr 2019

Divercity takes transfer of Towers Main, redevelopment set to begin
Divercity takes transfer of Towers Main, redevelopment set to begin

Divercity Urban Renewal Fund has taken transfer of the 30-storey Towers Main building in Johannesburg's ABSA Precinct...

12 Apr 2019

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New report: Africa to remain a compelling property investment destination

Knight Frank has published its new Africa Horizons report highlighting that office yields remained largely stable in most African markets over the past two years, anchored by patient domestic capital...

12 Apr 2019

Liveable cities rankings: how a global enterprise is influencing urban change
Liveable cities rankings: how a global enterprise is influencing urban change

Every year, the world's most "liveable" cities are celebrated, in city rankings published by Mercer, the Economist Intelligence Unit, and Monocle Magazine...

By Jenny McArthur and Tim Moonen 12 Apr 2019

Communicare leadership cleared of corruption allegations
Communicare leadership cleared of corruption allegations

After an eight-month investigation, Communicare, a non-profit organisation that manages social housing projects, has released the findings of a report on corruption among staff and suppliers...

By Kristine Liao 12 Apr 2019

Tips for investing in commercial property
Tips for investing in commercial property

Property has always been considered a good investment because whether the market falls or trends change, values will always recover again in time...

By Leon Breytenbach 11 Apr 2019

Mall of Tembisa development under way
Mall of Tembisa development under way

Work on the 42,889m2 Mall of Tembisa, McCormick Property Development's (MPD) largest development to date, has begun...

11 Apr 2019

Cape Town property remains an attractive option for foreign buyers
Cape Town property remains an attractive option for foreign buyers

Moody's decision to keep South Africa's credit rating stable is an incredibly positive one...

10 Apr 2019

Meeting the green education challenge
Meeting the green education challenge

What a difference a decade makes! Ten years ago, the retail environments industry was almost desperate for help in understanding "all that green stuff"...

By Leo Van De Polder 9 Apr 2019

Kenya property sector set to boom in 2019
Kenya property sector set to boom in 2019

Kenya's real estate industry is set to boom once again in 2019, following a stagnant economy brought on by political turmoil...

9 Apr 2019

The next phase of real estate financing in Africa
The next phase of real estate financing in Africa

For a long time, the most prominent players in the African property sector have been private equity or other institutional investors...

By Selwyn Blieden 9 Apr 2019

Marriott expected to add 19 properties to its Middle East, Africa portfolio
Marriott expected to add 19 properties to its Middle East, Africa portfolio

Marriott estimates its development pipeline through 2023 represents up to $8bn of investment from property owners and is expected to generate over 20,000 new jobs across the region...

8 Apr 2019

Technology complements rather than replaces show houses as a sales tool
Technology complements rather than replaces show houses as a sales tool

With the emergence of sophisticated electronic technology, almost all estate agents are now using advanced marketing tools...

8 Apr 2019

3 signs of a shifting property market
3 signs of a shifting property market

Like any free market, property is subject to cyclical highs and lows which can be difficult to predict as a private homeowner...

By Schalk van der Merwe 8 Apr 2019

Giba Communal Property Association signs partnership agreement with private investor
Giba Communal Property Association signs partnership agreement with private investor

Facilitated through Vumelana Advisory Funds' community-private partnership model, the Giba Communal Property Association (CPA) has signed off 127 hectares for two lease agreements with private investor W van R Schmidt...

4 Apr 2019

Why building plans must be updated and fully approved by the local municipality
Why building plans must be updated and fully approved by the local municipality

In order for a residential property to be sold or for a bond to be acquired, South Africa's banks are increasingly insisting that the property has up-to-date building plans which have been approved by the local municipality...

4 Apr 2019

New report: Innovation key to survival in retail property sector
New report: Innovation key to survival in retail property sector

Broll Property Intel has released it latest report unpacking how the retail property sector is evolving, and highlights some of the changing retail, consumer and technology trends...

3 Apr 2019

Property investment: How to make your tax returns work in your favour
Property investment: How to make your tax returns work in your favour

Through wise investment and managed expenditure, property investors can reduce the amount of money owed to the South African Revenue Service (SARS), explains Craig Hutchison, CEO of Engel & Völkers Southern Africa...

3 Apr 2019

Why more retailers are going green
Why more retailers are going green

Every week, around the world, an area of floor space the size of Paris is constructed. With building and construction comes harmful emissions that remain with us for decades...

By Iggy Sathekge 3 Apr 2019

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