Should you be taking your Money Offshore?

Last week’s news that Moody’s kept South Africa’s investment rating as one notch above junk but revised its outlook from stable to negative, seems to spell a junk status downgrade in the near future unless Government can take drastic action on key economic issues.

Investing >>

Identifying Offshore Property Hotspots for the best Investment results

The key to a successful investment property is to buy in a ‘property hotspot’, but how does one identify a hotspot in areas you don’t know well?

Companies >>

Meet Eris Property Group's new chief exec - Barend de Loor

Serving as director of numerous property companies in Africa, the newly appointed CEO of Eris Property Group, Barend de Loor succeeds the long-standing CEO of 15 years, Warren Schultze.

KwaZulu-Natal >>

Makro expands in Durban’s booming Cornubia

Cornubia, a multi-billion rand mixed-use development in the northern corridor of Durban, has welcomed the new state-of-the-art Makro Store scheduled to start operating this week.

Mpumalanga >>

R7bn to boost Industrialization in Mpumalanga’s Nkomazi

The recent designation of the Nkomazi Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in Mpumalanga will contribute significantly to the economic and industrial development of the Nkomazi region and the province at large.

Economy >>

Reserve Bank slashes repo rate to 6.5%, bank loans may get cheaper

In a move that may lead to lower property finance, auto and other loans, the South African central bank reduced the lending rate by 25 basis points to 6.5 % per annum as of 19 July 2019.

Infrastructure >>

Eskom suspends load shedding after days of blackouts

Over the weekend, Eskom said that there will be no load shedding this week as the outlook looks favorable, with plants performing better than last week.

International News >>

How advanced data analytics is boosting shopping centre performance

Shopping centre owners for years have been investing in technology – from cutting-edge facial recognition, to understanding how people shop with WiFi – to stay relevant and profitable.