Listed-sector interest in residential real estate grows, but only a few funds have managed to build sizeable portfolios.

Monday, 13 June 2016 09:34

Unease over expensive malls

Furry of new listings, mergers and acquisitions in the JSE's R450bn listed property sector continues unabated.

Decreasing the listed Delta Property Fund’s gearing in a tough economic environment in which commentators expect interest rates to rise later this year.

South Africans’ desire for new shopping centres is being insatiable as another mall enters the fray.

Space at prime South African retail properties was made to work harder throughout 2015 and delivered real growth on an inflation adjusted basis.

Tower’s wobbly share price not a true reflection of group’s meteoric rise.

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) will host its second annual RICS Africa Summit in Sandton Central, Johannesburg, on 24 February 2016, bringing together leading speakers and professionals in the built environment.

Iconic new urban development, Melrose Arch, has become the new home of some of South Africa’s top legal minds.

While most of last year was a pleasing one for Hyprop shareholders, 2016 has begun on a poor note. In fact, 2015 ended with little good news from the marketplace, as the stock plunged after a months-long rally.

In a bid to align Kenya’s listed property sector with international standards, enhance governance and boost expansion across sub-Saharan Africa, multi-specialist asset manager STANLIB has received regulatory approval from the Kenya Capital Markets Authority (CMA) to launch East Africa’s first Income Real Estate Investment Trust (I-REIT).

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