Informed investors would do well to buy now into new developments with great opportunities to choose from.

Thursday, 14 December 2017 15:26

A great year for buyers and investors

Negativity seems to have become the fashion in SA’s real estate industry over the past few months, but while there will be challenges, the property market is not going to “fall off a cliff” in 2018, says Berry Everitt, CEO of the Chas Everitt International property group.

Time is running out to reform the buildings and construction sector’s energy performance and keep the Paris Agreement on track, with the energy intensity per square metre of buildings needing to improve 30 per cent by 2030, according to new research released in Paris on Monday.

A decade after the global financial crisis, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Investment Risk Forum (IRF) - which comprises more than 40 of the world’s most influential real estate investors - has found that diminishing returns are driving real estate investment diversification.

The property market in the Southern Suburbs has performed valiantly in the face of the political and economic uncertainty of 2017, showing solid growth in prices despite the significant drop in sales volumes.

As South Africa continues to face an increasingly harsh economic climate due to further credit downgrades and high levels of fiscal uncertainty. 

Stenprop Limited today announced its interim results for the six months ended 30 September 2017, a period in which it has made significant progress on its objective of establishing itself as a leading player in the UK multi-let industrial strategy.

Vantage Capital , Africa’s largest mezzanine fund manager, announced today that it has provided $12.5 million of funding to Purple Capital, a prominent Nigerian real estate company and financial service provider.

South African REITs (real estate investment trusts) once again ranked high among the country’s top companies earning the most for shareholders.

Investec Australia Property Fund (“IAPF” or the “Fund”) is pleased to announce an interim distribution of 4.95 cents per unit pre-withholding tax (“WHT”) and 4.64 cents per unit post WHT for the six months to 30 September 2017 (30 September 2016: 4.81 cents per unit pre WHT and 4.64 cpu post WHT).

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