Department of Public Works (DPW)

Delta earnings slip as the group seeks to reduce its reliance on SA

The government focused landlord, Delta Property Fund is looking to reduce its exposure within South Africa by diversifying property investments into other countries in southern Africa.

Draft land Expropriation Bill — Here's what you need to know

The Minister for Public Works, Thulas Nxesi, on Friday released a draft Expropriation Bill that gives a summary of the conditions under which the state can take land without paying for it for public comment.

Education Minister renews call for help with Student Accommodation

Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande decries the lack of private sector involvement in resolving the accommodation crisis experienced at universities.

SA Property Market volumes to a Staggering R5.8-trillion

Believe it or not, the South African property sector is valued at R5.8 trillion, according to the latest Property Sector Charter Council’s (PSCC) report — aimed to determine the size of the country’s property sector.

SAPOA Awards honour excellence in Property Developments

Property owners in South Africa today announced that No.1 Silo at the V&A Waterfront is the overall winner at the prestigious South African Property Owners Association (SAPOA) Innovative Excellence in Property Development Awards 2014, held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre.

S.Africa Government conned by Private Office Rentals

The department of public works spends over R3bn/year leasing office space in privately owned buildings on behalf of national government departments.

Budget Speech attack on property industry totally baseless

Claims made by Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan during his budget speech last Wednesday about the commercial property sector not honest in leasing deals made to government are unjustified, says SAPOA.

Budget 2014 tackles irregularity in SA’s Property Industry

Tabling the 2014 budget in the National Assembly, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan said an initiative undertaken jointly with the public works department to review the validity and cost effectiveness of all government property leases had exposed several deficiencies.

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