One thing is certain, apart from the overall inflationary impact, the spiralling cost of fuel directly impacts on the demand for conveniently situated, sectional title property in key economic hubs – close to the workplace, schools and all amenities.

Fairvest Property Holdings Limited today again announced solid results for the six months to December 2018, with interim distributions increasing by 8.3% to 10.616 cents per share. 

Levels of building activity in the South African market for new housing remained subdued in 2018, which were much in line with trends since 2010 after the economy emerged from recession in 2008/09.

Cape Town – Spear REIT Limited  on Tuesday the 21st of November announced the acquisition of Northgate Island Corporate Office Park “Northgate Park” from Tremtrust 1 Trust comprising of 30% of block 1 and 100% of blocks 2, 3 and 4 of the property for R 313 000 000.

Private sector-financed building activity (see explanatory note) in the South African market for new housing showed continued diverging trends on specifically a segment level in the first eight months of 2018, which caused the planning phase of new housing to have improved whereas the construction phase has contracted over this period.

Balwin Properties, the JSE’s only national large-scale developer of turnkey sectional-title apartments and surrounding infrastructure aimed at the mid- to upper market segment, today reported strong financial growth for the interim financial period ending 31 August 2018.

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.

With the rand regaining some ground and inflation surprising on the downside this week, existing and aspirant home buyers will be relieved at the Monetary Policy Committee’s decision today (20 September 2018) not to increase the repo rate, says Dr Andrew Golding, chief executive of the Pam Golding Property group.

Hotel Verde Cape Town, exceeds 95% percent waste management target.

South Africa is likely to exit its technical recession in the third quarter, the Bureau of Economic Research (BER) said on Tuesday.

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