Shareholders in JSE-listed REITs, Gemgrow Properties  and Arrowhead Properties ( gave their stamp of approval at their respective shareholder meetings on Thursday, 22 August 2019 to the reverse takeover of Gemgrow by Arrowhead, launching a R16 billion (including listed investments), South Africa-focused property fund.

Today’s repo rate reduction of 25bps (to 6.5%), coupled with early indicators of recovery in the South African residential property market augur well for the balance of the year and underscore the opportunity for home buyers to capitalise on the current favourable market conditions before the market enters a decisive upturn.

The iconic BOSJES Kapel set within the BOSJES Estate and located in the Western Cape’s Breede River Valley has been acknowledged by the 2019 edition of Architizer’s premier A+Awards program, the world’s largest initiative of its kind for architecture and building products.

Mediclinic has started operating from brand-new, world-class medical facilities in Stellenbosch, purpose-built for the private hospital group by Atterbury and its partners to serve the growing demands to care for the Winelands community.

Fortress REIT Limited, the JSE-listed property group, kicked off its Vredenburg Food Security and Environmental Sustainability initiative at the Masiphathisane School in the Western Cape on 13 June.

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56% of home buyers are single, says FNB

FNB Home Finance has revealed that the number of single applicants who bought residential property through the Bank increased from 48% to 56% between 2016 and 2018.

Atterbury’s new Western Cape office situated in the Winelands is La Gratitude Manor House - an iconic building, a national monument, and the second oldest building in Stellenbosch.

Fortress REIT Limited, the JSE-listed property group, has funded a year-long “Trees for Homes” programme run by Food & Trees for Africa (FTFA) in Sebokeng, a township in southern Gauteng.

A survey recently carried out by the respected property analysts, Lightstone, has revealed a range of statistics that will be of interest to anyone keeping track of property trends in South Africa today, says Rowan Alexander, Director of Alexander Swart Property, the Cape Town estate agency headquartered at Brackenfell.

As anticipated, the MPC kept the repo rate steady, taking a conservative approach against the backdrop of rising fuel prices, and with a wary eye on CPI inflation, says Dr Andrew Golding, chief executive of the Pam Golding Property group.

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