Whilst the onset of the pandemic has significantly impacted the commercial sector, it’s not all doom and gloom and there are ample opportunities for investors and landlords to harness the market shifts and translate them into opportunities if they remain flexible and do their homework.

Business parks are coming into their own as a viable asset class in commercial real estate, especially in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

JLL’s research into global property transactions reveals that in the first half of 2019, there was a 42% increase in the value of mixed-use property transactions.

Market remains active with new projects announced in 2018 across the hospitality, retail and industrial sectors.

According to the report, a few commercial buildings were completed in the first half of 2018, increasing the total office supply to about 1.74 million sq m of Gross Leasable Area (GLA).

The inflow of imports, most consumer goods, is contributing to increasing demand for storage, logistics and warehousing services in South Africa, and a clear correlation is visible in the trend of wholesale and retail trade sales in comparison to imports.

JLL & LaSalle’s Global Real Estate Transparency Index highlights urgent need for further improvements to meet the growing expectations of business, investors and communities.

Idea to help solve housing crisis in Cape Town shortlisted.

Announces achievement of previous targets and new Building a Better Tomorrow program goals in 9th annual Global Sustainability Report.

Tuesday, 19 June 2018 14:07

A smart future for African real estate

Regarded as the continent’s premier gathering for key African policy makers, developers, corporates, and investors, the 9th annual Africa Property Investment (API) Summit & Expo will be held this year at the Sandton Convention Centre, Sandton Central, on Thursday 20 and Friday 21 September 2018.

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