PIC lifts stake in embattled Texton Property Fund

The Public Investment Corporation (PIC), Africa's largest fund manager, has boosted its stake in the troubled Texton Property Fund (JSE: TEX) after a black empowerment investor defaulted its loan.

Investing >>

Mixed feelings about African Real Estate Investing

While Hyprop investments (JSE HYP) plans to exit its investment in sub-Saharan Africa, Grit Real Estate (JSE: GTR) remains committed spreading itself across the continent.

Companies >>

Growthpoint pins its hopes on Offshore Properties

With the local property industry adrift in choppy waters amid stagnant economy, Growthpoint Properties is looking to not only stay afloat but maintain robust growth by acquiring offshore properties.

Gauteng >>

R3 billion redevelopment set to elevate Sandton

Home to many of South Africa’s largest corporates, Sandton is in for another commercial transformation, with a collaboration of three companies investing over R3 billion to redevelop Barlow Park precinct.

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.

International >>

Six trends for commercial real estate investment in Europe in 2019

According to Savills, offices in central business districts, residential, smart mixed-use, logistics, space as a service and the lack of prime assets are six of the main trends we will see in the European commercial real estate investment market in 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.