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Octodec coining it on City housing as demand surges

JSE-listed real estate investment trust (Reit) Octodec has identified city housing as an area of large growth in property opportunities in the next few years.
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Real Estate Investments in South Africa increased by R28 billion

Investment volumes in South Africa’s real estate saw a 55,2% increase in 2016, despite economic challenges, weak currency and political uncertainty.

SA Listed Property Growth Has Taken a Dive

There was very little in the way of positive news for South Africa’s listed property investors as the sector is down 1% in the year-to-date due to a number of reasons.
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Thousands flock to Alex Mall for Inauguration

Despite consumers’ seemingly waning appetite for retail therapy, Alex Mall, featuring numerous popular clothing and interiors brands, was officially opened on Wednesday by Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba.
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South Africa's Credit Rating demoted to Junk Status

Ratings agency, Standard & Poor’s global on Monday announced South Africa's sovereign credit rating has been downgraded to junk status, following the removal of finance minister Pravin Gordhan.
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South Africa celebrates 23rd birthday — Freedom Day

SOUTH AFRICA today celebrates 23 years of Independence. Twenty-two million South Africans cast their votes in the national elections on 27 April 1994, marking the dawn of democracy.
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Rebosis Property Fund aims big with Shopping Centres

Retail-focused real estate investment trust Rebosis Property Fund, has concluded a transaction valued at R5 billion, acquiring two large regional malls — Baywest Mall in Port Elizabeth and Forest Hill in Pretoria.
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Colluding Construction giants reach aggreement with Government

Construction companies that colluded around the 2010 Fifa World Cup Stadium projects, have paid their first sum of R117m in terms of the settlement agreement they entered into with the National Revenue Fund.
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Mauritius Property — Investors’ Paradise

There is more to Mauritius than its picturesque beaches and easy island living, which is helping the country to attract a lot of interest from Global and South African property investors.
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