Arrowhead Properties + Emira Property Fund = Opportunity

JSE-listed Arrowhead Properties, has hit the headlines today after revealing a bid to buy diversified real estate investment trust (REIT), Emira Property Fund in an all-share deal.

Building green costs on average only 5% more than conventional building, according to the Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA).

It Doesn’t Cost to Build Green, says Study

Despite the growing recognition of sustainable practices and green buildings, concern within the facilities industry continues due to lack of accurate quantifiable information regarding the financial cost and economic impacts of high-performance buildings.

Investing >>

Government pension fund pours R10.5bn to boost Affordable Housing

The Government Employees Pension Fund (GEPF), SA's largest pension fund, has approved R10.5 billion facility to lender SA Home Loans, in-order to boost government employees and the public access to housing.... Full story

Retail Property >>

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.... 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 >>

Oversupply of Retail Space no good news to Pretoria East

Shopping Centre demand in Pretoria East is almost tipping over, but more malls are still coming online — raising the likelihood of an over-supply of retail stock in the region.... Full story

KwaZulu-Natal >>

Cornubia attracts property investors

Cornubia Industrial and Business Estate (CIBE), located in KwaZulu-Natal’s northern corridor, has emerged as a focal point for property investors.... Full story

Economy >>

Interest Rates on hold, good news for economy and property market

South Africans have welcomed the decision by the Monetary Policy Committee of the South African Reserve Bank to retain the repo rate at 7%, making it easier for real estate business to prosper. ... Full story

General News >>

R15bn irregular municipalities expenditure shock for SA

Pretoria — Irregular as well as unauthorized expenditure in the SA’s municipalities has more than doubled since the current administrations took office five years ago, to R14.75bn, Auditor General Kimi Makwetu revealed Wednesday.... Full story

Company News >>

GladAfrica Group signs major partnership deal with SAPOA

Engineering consulting company, GladAfrica and South African Property Owners Association (SAPOA), have signed a landmark three-year platinum partnership agreement.... Full story

Construction Industry >>

Building material companies thriving despite the odds

While other building material and industrial mineral companies have struggled to live up the hype, Afrimat and Corobrik on the other hand have been thriving despite a weak economy.... Full story

Africa Property >>

Africa Real Estate still offer value for hardworking Investors

Africa property industry still represents good value for investors wanting a relatively secure income stream despite challenges that faces the continent.... Full story

Global Property >>

Redefine’s diversified portfolio weathers effects of Brexit

Britain’s vote to leave the European Union (EU) has thrown most UK-focused property funds into disarray but this immediate impact on Redefine International is not a “major concern”.... Full story

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