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With South Africa and Nigeria being Africa’s two biggest economies, the recent credit rating downgrades by global ratings agencies, will negatively affect both nations and hit Africa’s overall economic growth.

The Retail and Shopping Centre industry in South Africa, like everywhere else in the world, is rapidly evolving.

Africa’s cities need to brace themselves for millions more people over the next few decades with the continent having one of the fastest urbanisation rates in the world.

In a research study commissioned by Tongaat Hulett and conducted by GIW Consulting (Pty) Ltd, director Graham Wood says following an analysis of STR Global's independent metrics of the Umhlanga Hotel market, several interesting conclusions arose.

South Africa’s financial hub – Sandton Central in Johannesburg - will play host to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) influential annual Africa Summit from 22-23 February 2017.

Intu properties plc announces that it has exchanged contracts with the Queensland Investment Corporation to acquire the remaining 50 per cent of the Merry Hill estate for £410 million before expenses.

Friday, 10 April 2015 21:24

Yvonne Court

Yvonne Court is a Partner for Cross Border Retail at Cushman & Wakefield.

Published in Property Leader

How will speedier bandwidth and increased usage of smartphones and tablets change the way South Africans shop?

A US based study has considered a wide range of external and macro-economic, societal, political and other influences, triangulating these drivers against trends affecting globally networked enterprise and the corporate real estate universe, offering concepts that can be applied to South Africa

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