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Building activity in the South African market for new private sector-financed housing showed some marginal improvement on a year-on-year basis in both the planning and construction phases in the first seven months of 2017, based on data released by Statistics South Africa.

Tuesday, 05 September 2017 16:04

SA economy exits technical recession

South Africa’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) grew by 2.5% in the second quarter of 2017, Statistician General Pali Lehohla said on Tuesday.

Friday, 19 May 2017 16:50

SA ups its stats collection strategy

Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) has set itself a goal of modernising the collection of statistics, while also fine tuning trade statistics.

 Residential building activity remained under pressure in both the planning and construction phases of the South African market for new housing in the first quarter of 2017.

Tuesday, 04 April 2017 13:40

Best and worst centre performers

Shopping centres within the South African Broll portfolio generally experienced an increase in year-on-year (y/y) trading density growth in December 2016 with the exception of community centres, according to the Broll Retail Snapshot Q4: 2016 report.

The first month of 2017 saw building activity with regard to new private sector-financed housing in South Africa (see explanatory notes) contracting by a relatively large margin, based on data published by Statistics South Africa.

Wednesday, 08 March 2017 09:38

GDP contracts in fourth quarter Stats SA

South Africa’s gross domestic product (GDP) contracted by 0.3% in the fourth quarter of 2016, Statistics South Africa said on Tuesday.

Building activity with regard to new private sector-financed housing in South Africa remained much subdued in the first eleven months of 2016 compared with the corresponding period in 2015, based on data published by Statistics South Africa.

Tuesday, 13 December 2016 11:26

Tighter leasing plan to save state 20%

Department of Public Works starts renegotiating its leases with PIC as part of the government's drive to effect R25bn in savings over the medium term.

Building activity in the South African market for new housing remained largely subdued in the first three quarters of 2016.

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