Tuesday, 04 September 2018 17:29

Downgrade risk returns as SA enters recession

Poor GDP figures released today revealed that South Africa has entered a technical recession following two consecutive quarters of negative economic growth, heightening the country’s risk of suffering yet another credit downgrade in the second half of the year, says Citadel Chief Economist and Advisory Partner Maarten Ackerman.

Property Point, the Growthpoint Properties initiative, has officially facilitated more than R1bn successful procurement opportunities for small businesses operating in South Africa’s property sector.

Growthpoint Properties today announced distribution growth of 6.5% per share for its full year to 30 June 2018 for investors, delivering a solid set of results that match its market guidance.

Rising municipal rates and taxes is a hot-button issue - one that negatively affects, not only operating costs and gross rentals, but also makes demand on property management resources.

Thursday, 19 July 2018 18:59

Repo rate unchanged at 6.5%

The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has unanimously decided to keep the repurchase rate unchanged at 6.5% per annum.

Sandton City sees impressive results through its entertainment and luxury categories.

Idea to help solve housing crisis in Cape Town shortlisted.

Residential building activity in the planning phase improved, with the construction phase contracting in the first four months of 2018.

May 2018 saw the FNB House Price Index growing by a faster 4.6%, year-on-year, up from the previous month’s 3.8% in April, and from a February 2018 low of 2.8%.

JLL’s Q1 2018 market reports unpack topical trends impacting South Africa’s main office, industrial and retail markets in the commercial real estate sector.

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