According to the latest findings of the World Green Building Trends 2018 Smart Market Report, the emergent green building movement has indicated an increase in the percentage of industry respondents who expect to build their projects green – a jump from 27% in 2018 to almost half by 2021 (47%).

Spiralling electricity costs and the escalating energy crisis have fuelled a fast-growing trend towards energy-efficiency and green building principles during the past decade, but ecological awareness could prove a costly exercise for Cape home-owners who fail to comply with new regulations.

Hotel Verde Cape Town, exceeds 95% percent waste management target.

In the real estate industry, the right location is key, which is why Deloitte Africa chose Waterfall City as the ideal location for its new Africa head office.

Abland, one of South Africa’s leading property developers for over 30 years, together with its partners; Giflo Developments and SOM have commenced work on a new mixed-use precinct called Irene Boulevard in the heart of Irene, South of Pretoria.

With green building becoming a crucial part of developing smarter and more sustainable African cities, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) is pleased to announce the Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA) as a key participant and sponsor of RICS Summit Africa 2018, set for Sandton this month.

Growthpoint Properties is the first South African company to issue a Green Bond on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE). The Growthpoint Green Bonds, for terms of five, seven and ten years, were issued and listed on the JSE on Friday, 9 March 2018.

Attacq, developers and managers of Waterfall City, today announced that’s its Iconic Gateway West building was well on track to being fully let and is currently at 70% occupancy.

Growthpoint Properties today launched the first and only property portfolio in South Africa to be highly rated by both the South African Property Owners Association (SAPOA) and the Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA), aptly named the Thrive Portfolio.

Over the last year Africrest has invested several million Rand installing solar panels on the majority of their buildings.

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