Shopping centre investor warns on retail cannibalization

Blue chip mall owner Pareto CEO, Marius Muller has warned South African Retailers to guard against cannibalization — citing bigger centres taking away spend from the weaker centres.

New Hotel projects popping up in Africa

Multiple new hotel developments are popping up throughout Africa — another sign of the continent's emergence as a prime destination for business and leisure travelers..

The Mall of Africa in Midrand Waterfall precinct, worth a whopping R5 billion has opened its doors to the public.

Long-awaited Mall of Africa officially opens

SA’s mega shopping centre ever built in a single phase, the Mall of Africa in Midrand, worth a whopping R5 billion — has opened its doors to the fervent long-awaiting public.

Investing >>

Direct property outperforms other assets

Despite South Africa's economic and social headwinds, 2015 proved a good year for direct commercial property and for those attuned to its peculiarities.... Full story

Retail Property >>

SA facing mall oversupply despite consumer pressure

South Africans are already under a deluge of shopping centre space before the opening of the biggest shopping centre on the continent, the R5 billion Mall of Africa in Midrand.... Full story

Housing / Residential >>

Hike in interest rate a setback for property buyers

The Monetary Policy Committee’s decision to further increase the repo rate steady was unfortunate off the back of the January hike and given the pressing need to help stimulate growth in South Africa’s economy... Full story

Gauteng >>

R180m to improve roads in Sandton CBD

The City of Johannesburg has set aside R180 million for the maintenance of existing, pavements and the construction of new roads in Sandton Central - SA’s cosmopolitan financial and commercial hub.... Full story

Economy >>

Downgrade likely but Property Funds taking steps to weather it

While National Treasury and parts of organized business try to avoid a sovereign credit ratings downgrade, South Africa's listed property sector has very much priced it in.... Full story

General News >>

'Game Changing' on agenda at Women’s Leadership Property Conference

CEO's, Lawyers and Entrepreneurs, all of them expert in aspects of influence in South Africa's Real Estate industry — will address the second Women’s Property Network (WPN) annual property leadership conference this Friday.... Full story

Company News >>

Fairvest still coining it in lower LSM nodes

Recent results from listed property group Fairvest Property Holdings, confirms that focusing on retail assets in lower LSM nodes can yield a great deal of results.... Full story

Construction Industry >>

There’s trouble bubbling in Construction Sector

Construction industry faces even deeper trouble with the threat of criminal and civil charges over the fixing of contracts, particularly those for World Cup stadiums.... Full story

Africa Property >>

Patient property game in the North

North Africa is starting to become more attractive to African fund and company investors. Various groups are investing in Egypt, Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia - the region's best performing countries in terms of real estate.... Full story

Global Property >>

Redefine, Tower and Hyprop boost offshore arms

Given the poor performance of the rand and inflation, It has become a growing trend that South African listed property companies are broadening their offshore footprint, particularly in Eastern European countries.... Full story


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