One of the key ways for Africa to attract significant external investment is to improve levels of liquidity across the continent. 

MMQSMace, Mace’s joint venture cost consultancy business in South Africa, has been appointed as quantity surveyors for three aviation projects worth more than $70m by Airports Company South Africa (ACSA). 

India's property developer DLF, appeals rulling from raising money on financial markets over allegations it sought to defraud investors.

Kenya's retail property market is fast becoming one of the most sought after growth markets for South African real estate firms and retail companies, said Org Geldenhuys, MD of property development and marketing company, Abacus DIVISIONS.

2012 saw subdued interest in real estate due to inflationary pressures and rising interest rates in India, coupled with the ongoing economic crisis in the Eurozone and US. GDP growth progressions for the country have been fairly narrow and revised lower continually over the last few months, with the economy expected to grow at an abysmal rate of just 5.3% - 5.5% in 2013.

The report released by global property consultancy Knight Frank LLP, shows that South African buyers outperformed buyers from far wealthier countries such as Germany, Singapore, Saudi Arabia, Switzerland and Canada over the past 3 years. 

Africa and other emerging economies are places where property investors should now be looking for real growth in the next decade, but beware the challenges

Sunday, 03 October 2010 02:00

Tata looks at solar and mining

Biofuels, agriculture and luxury hotels on the agenda as Indian giant is geared to invest further on the African continent.

Friday, 16 April 2010 02:00

Going nowhere fast

Line capacity has not been the problem

Despite some existing debate surrounding the efficacy of malls in India, over the last five years commercial design specialists, Bentel Associates International (BAI) has established a significant footprint in the Indian commercial built environment

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