The listed property sector has recovered about 6,4% of its value on the back of a strengthening bond market.

The pendulum seems to be swinging back towards the sector through there could still be further price depreciation.

Physical commercial property market has not weakened as much as the listed property sector.

Thursday, 22 May 2008 02:00

Rates rack listed property

Rising interest rates continue to batter the listed property market, with the sector having now lost about 30% of its value since its peak in November.

Wednesday, 30 April 2008 02:00

Another listed property deal called off

Another big property deal has fallen through because of listed property price volatility and the caution of the banking industry, which is tightening funding requirements or increasing funding margins.

Thursday, 27 March 2008 02:00

Madison companies hint at huge merger

The Madison stable of listed property companies, including Madison itself, all issued cautionary announcements yesterday indicating they were considering a proposal that could see them merge into a single property fund.

Wednesday, 19 March 2008 02:00

Listed property takes a knock

In spite of double-digit distribution growth, the South African listed property sector has lost 24% of its value since November

The listed property sector’s underlying fundamentals still point to listed property as a solid investment, despite uncertainty on inflation and interest rates. Analysts expect at least double-digit growth for next year.

Blue-chip listed property loan stock company Hyprop Investments on Tuesday reported an 18,2% surge in distributions to 130c for the six months to June.

Thursday, 23 August 2007 02:00

Growthpoint distribution up 14%

Strong property fundamentals, improved letting and cost containment helped boost Growthpoint Properties’ distributions 14,5% to 93,1c, a linked unit for the year to June

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