Industrial property in the East of Gauteng produced a strong showing in 2017, with good leasing and development activity recorded in Growthpoint Properties’ industrial portfolio.

After a four year high of unprecedented double-digit growth, South Africa’s strongest market took a knock in 2017 with a significant drop in sales volumes and price growth, but the new year has got off to a promising start with a record apartment sale price and three sales within 24 hours of listing.

Ideas are the new currency of modern economies and it is no more evident than in recent billion dollar idea success stories like Airbnb and Uber which are now disrupting, and even putting out of business, established industries.

The United Kingdom’s Department for International Trade (DIT) says it has the ability to facilitate the provision of billions of Pounds Sterling in lending and guarantees to African countries to help them address a chronic infrastructure backlog that the World Bank estimates to be about US$93 billion a year in the Sub-Saharan region alone.

House prices in the Northern Cape are reflecting robust growth as the demand for residential accommodation outstrips supply.

A technical recession and low investor confidence has produced a seven-year investment low in the commercial property market.

The V&A Waterfront is proud to be awarded five Green Star Ratings from the Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA) this week.

Thursday, 15 March 2018 09:58

The winds of change are upon us

You can feel it in the air - 2018 is off to a very positive start. Government is taking a serious look into corruption and overall a feeling of positivity is sweeping across the country, thanks largely to the election of Cyril Ramaphosa as our new leader.

Tuesday, 13 March 2018 18:25

Holiday town markets are beating the odds

It has long been a foregone conclusion that towns where markets are driven largely by the demand for holiday homes will always perform below the national average during subdued economic times, but a report released by FNB last month has revealed that this is no longer the case.

Renewed energy has been the hallmark of the Gauteng market since the beginning of the year; the change underpinned by a more positive national sentiment prompted by the change in national political leadership.

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