Wednesday, 27 March 2019 13:10

The do’s and don’ts of downscaling

The long-held belief that bigger is better when it comes to property is certainly one that is being challenged all the time.

Author and investor Jim Slater states of large-cap companies, “elephants don’t gallop”. And as history shows us (see Chart 1) mid- and small-cap companies have enjoyed superior growth over the long term.

Four property industry experts share their insight into thriving in the property investment arena.

Shareholders of Texton Property Fund have voted against the repurchase of shares in terms of the ‘Put Option’ related to Texton’s 2014 Broad-based black economic empowerment deal.

Gemgrow Properties, the specialist high yield, high growth REIT listed on the main board of the JSE, today announced its annual results for the financial year ended 30 September 2018 delivering dividend growth in line with guidance.

JSE-listed Emira Property Fund will take a minority stake in JSE AltX-listed Transcend Residential Property Fund, furthering Emira’s stated strategy of expanding its investment in residential rental property.

The fourth and final phase of the popular Willow Wood Office Park, developed by Heartwood Properties, in Fourways in Gauteng, is currently under construction and due for completion in March next year.

Growthpoint Properties (Share Code: GRT) shares began trading onA2X today as it became the first property company and tenth counter to join the exchange with its secondary listing.

Delta Property Fund (“Delta” or “the Fund” or “the Company”), a specialist black-managed and substantially black-owned REIT with a significant sovereign underpin, today reported flat annual financial results for the year ended 28 February 2018. 

Tower Property Fund has announced the launch of a separate offshore company named “TPF International”.

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