JSE specialist shopping centre REIT, Hyprop, today announced progress on its strategy communicated to the market in March this year, where it stated its intention to reduce its exposure to sub-Saharan Africa excluding South Africa to focus its attention and capital on its South African and Eastern European businesses. 

Wednesday, 03 April 2019 13:19

Hyprop raises R4 billion in three months

Hyprop CEO, Morne Wilken, says the group had been confident from the outset of successfully raising or refinancing the R5 billion referenced by Moody’s.

Following various announcements made by Edcon over recent months in relation to the recapitalisation of the business, the Group has advanced the process sufficiently to provide a further update to all stakeholders. 

Wednesday, 06 February 2019 13:27

Re-rating on the cards for SA REIT sector

South Africa’s real estate investment trust (SA REIT) sector is heading for a re-rating; the question is whether the sector will rally this year or next?

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Shopping centres grow as purses shrink

The question is whether SA can support another mall.

Cape property entrepreneur Stuart Chait has sold his interests in trendy Jo’burg work, live, play and shop precinct Melrose Arch to co-owner Amdec in a lucrative deal.

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It's Bain vs the landlords

Bain, the US private equity fund that is paying R25bn for listed retail giant Edcon, may have struck a snag with the landlords of the 1m m² of retail space that Edcon occupies in shopping centres.

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