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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

New real estate report: Industrial assets best performing across Africa
New real estate report: Industrial assets best performing across Africa

According Knight Frank's Africa Logistics & Industrial Review - H2 2021 report, industrial assets across Africa are commanding attractive yields...

19 Oct 2021

Report shows global surge in residential property transaction volumes
Report shows global surge in residential property transaction volumes

According to a new report from international property firm Savills, which analysed 15 cities across the globe, 80% of locations saw transaction volumes...

6 Oct 2021

Crystal Ventures to invest $200m in Congo Republic industrial park
Crystal Ventures to invest $200m in Congo Republic industrial park

Crystal Ventures, the Rwandan Patriotic Front's investment arm, has committed $200m to infrastructure development at Congo Republic's Maloukou industrial zone...

By Christian Elion 4 Oct 2021

Knight Frank notes significant uptick in African office market activity
Knight Frank notes significant uptick in African office market activity

Knight Frank has attributed the increased office market activity across Africa to the 'flight to quality' trend...

27 Sep 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

Align your brand with cutting edge trends
Align your brand with cutting edge trends

Now in its 17th year, Bizcommunity's BizTrends is a highlight of the business calendar, a go-to source for South African, Pan-African and global business trends...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 20 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

Why real estate investors can make a real difference to climate change
Why real estate investors can make a real difference to climate change

Climate change and its potential costs to humankind made headlines again last week. What was new was the clarity of the message...

By Kristina Foster 20 Aug 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

Why Accra's property boom hasn't produced affordable housing
Why Accra's property boom hasn't produced affordable housing

African cities are among the fastest growing in the world, leading to rising demand for urban housing...

By Tom Gillespie 5 Aug 2021

Africa's second Radisson Red hotel opens in Joburg
Africa's second Radisson Red hotel opens in Joburg

The hotel, just a few minutes walk from the Gautrain station and the high-end retail and shopping precinct, which includes Rosebank Mall, features 222 standard rooms and suites...

3 Aug 2021

Investors are flocking to Mauritius. Here's why
Investors are flocking to Mauritius. Here's why

Best known for its exquisite white beaches and get-away-from-it-all lifestyle, Mauritius is about so much more these days...

Issued by Irvine Partners 30 Jul 2021

Motswere building in Gaborone receives Botswana's first Green Star rating
Motswere building in Gaborone receives Botswana's first Green Star rating

The Motswere building in Botswana has been awarded a five-star Green Star Africa - Office Design v1.1 rating by the Green Building Council South Africa...

26 Jul 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

August #WomensMonth made possible by the Intercare Group
August #WomensMonth made possible by the Intercare Group

Inviting your nominations of inspiring women to be featured in our exclusive August Women's Month interview series...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 20 Jul 2021

Radisson debuts second brand, signs third hotel in Morocco
Radisson debuts second brand, signs third hotel in Morocco

The hotel will offer a unique view over the Arab League Park and will also form part of La Citadelle, a new, mixed-use development which will comprise residences, offices and retail outlets.

17 Jun 2021

A man wearing a protective face mask walks outside a Shoprite store in Abuja, 3 Nigeria August 2020. Reuters/Afolabi Sotunde
Shoprite wraps up sale of Nigerian business

Shoprite Holdings, Africa's largest grocery retailer, confirmed on Wednesday that it has sold its Nigerian business to Ketron Investment, a wholly-owned subsidiary of property group Persianas...

2 Jun 2021

Affordable housing: The catalyst for post-Covid economic recovery in Sub-Saharan Africa?
Affordable housing: The catalyst for post-Covid economic recovery in Sub-Saharan Africa?

Funding models for the affordable housing market in Africa requires a re-think if the continent is serious about closing the gap between supply and demand...

By Somaya Joshua 1 Jun 2021

Marriott Hotels debuts in Lagos, Nigeria
Marriott Hotels debuts in Lagos, Nigeria

The hotel is located just 15 minutes from the Murtala Muhammed International airport and a short distance to the third mainland bridge providing easy access to the other side of the Ikeja...

31 May 2021

#AfricaMonth2021: May Africa prosper
#AfricaMonth2021: May Africa prosper

We invite you to join us in celebrating Africa Month and matters - its stakeholders and stories - in the areas of business leadership, trade, technologies, arts, culture and brands...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 7 May 2021

Ghana's new rental scheme won't fix the real problem: a housing shortage
Ghana's new rental scheme won't fix the real problem: a housing shortage

Ghana's government has announced a loan scheme to help tenants pay the hefty advance rent...

By Nicky Morrison, Emmanuel Kofi Gavu, Lewis Abedi Asante, and Richmond Juvenile Ehwi 5 May 2021

Nairobi ranked top city in Africa for innovation - Knight Frank report
Nairobi ranked top city in Africa for innovation - Knight Frank report

The recently released Knight Frank Africa Horizons Report 2021/22, ranked Nairobi as the top city in Africa for innovation, followed by Cape Town in second...

21 Apr 2021

New Amazon Africa headquarters to be built in Cape Town
New Amazon Africa headquarters to be built in Cape Town

US retail giant Amazon will be the anchor tenant of a R4bn River Club development that has gotten the go-ahead from the City of Cape Town...

20 Apr 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager: Dr Andrew Golding of the Pam Golding Property group
#BehindtheBrandManager: Dr Andrew Golding of the Pam Golding Property group

Established in 1976 by the late property and real estate icon Pam Golding, the Pam Golding Property group has since achieved world-class status...

Sindy PetersBy Sindy Peters 15 Apr 2021

RE Capital, Neworld launch new investment JV, Reward Properties
RE Capital, Neworld launch new investment JV, Reward Properties

RE Capital and Neworld have launched a joint venture, offering investors the opportunity to buy into the high-end residential Portuguese real estate market...

15 Mar 2021

Africa hotel transactions set to increase as owners forced to consider disposal prospects - JLL
Africa hotel transactions set to increase as owners forced to consider disposal prospects - JLL

According to JLL's Hotels & Hospitality Group, Covid-19 is expected to impact the hotel sector in Sub-Saharan Africa in the long term with an increase in the number of transactions expected over the next few years...

12 Mar 2021

Where should African real estate investors put their money?
Where should African real estate investors put their money?

2020 was one of the most extraordinary years in living memory. The world to which we'd become so accustomed was flipped on its head...

By Barbara Chanakira 10 Mar 2021



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