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.

“Spear has delivered distribution growth of 10,09% in a very tough economic environment. In a less than optimal operating environment the strong performance of the core portfolio is testament to its high-quality nature and reinforces management’s strategy of being regional focused and close to its assets” – CEO Quintin Rossi

PRASA hereby invites proposals from potential tenants to lease and develop/upgrade properties from its different regions:

JSE specialist shopping centre REIT, Hyprop, will continue to invest in ongoing organic growth through further development of its local centres in order to capitalise on global retail and consumer trends.

With inflation currently below the mid-point of the Reserve Bank’s inflation target and economic growth remaining sluggish, the Monetary Policy Committee kept the repo rate steady at 6.75%, as expected.

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.

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