South Africa’s top rated Green Star buildings and top green building professionals were announced at the Green Building Convention, held at Century City Conference Centre in Cape Town this past week.

Rudolf Pienaar, Growthpoint Properties Divisional Director: Offices, has been appointed to the World Green Building Council’s (WorldGBC’s) Board of Directors.

The Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA) has appointed Seana Nkhahle from the South African Local Government Association (SALGA) as its new Chairman.

Bruce Kerswill, Executive Chairman of the Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA) and the pioneer who led the charge in the formation of the local Council, has been elected as the Chairman of the World Green Building Council (World GBC).

In a pioneering move, the Green Building Council SA (GBCSA), with sponsorship from Old Mutual Property, is set to launch a new PILOT Socio-Economic Category (SEC) for Green Star SA rating tools, which aims to recognise the socio-economic achievements of green building projects.

Tower Property Fund, set to list on the JSE under REIT structure, has set a clear strategy of occupancy cost reduction across the board for all the buildings within the fund’s portfolio, with a strong focus on "greening" underpinning the fund.

A new and exciting property fund, Tower Property Fund, is aiming to list on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange under the brand-new REIT structure, in July 2013.

Wednesday, 23 August 2006 02:00

Offbeat addition for Paraprop

Listed property loan stock firm Paramount Property Fund (Paraprop) announced yesterday it was to acquire two properties worth more than R200m.

Monday, 12 June 2006 02:00

Paraprop rejects BEE sale to Mvela

Listed property loan stock company Paramount Property Fund (Paraprop) said on Friday that its proposed transaction with a new empowerment company led by Mvelaphanda had stalled due to shareholder resistance.

Thursday, 11 November 2004 02:00

Paraprop back from the cold

The office portfolio of Paramount Property Fund, the Cape-based listed loan stock company, has outperformed all other office portfolios over two years.

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