With the COVID-19 virus and related uncertainty continuing to weigh on businesses, Redefine Properties (JSE: RDF) has announced a 32% fall in its distributable income per share for the six months ended 29 February 2020 to 33.46 cents from 49.19 cents in the prior comparable period.

Urbanisation has been a major watchword of the 21st century, with 55% of the world’s population already living in urban areas and numbers expected to increase to almost 70% by 2050, however, the course of urbanisation is likely to be significantly altered by several forcible disrupters.

Investec Australia Property Fund (IAP or the Fund) has today reported its first full year financial result since its successful listing on the ASX.

A slowing capital growth trend, into negative territory by 2019, has been in play in recent years. The Corona Crisis is likely to add momentum to this correcting trend in 2020.

JLL, one of the world’s leading real estate investment and advisory firms, today released its Q1 South Africa Real Estate Market Performance report which outlines the implications that Covid-19 will have on major sectors across the country.

The Covid-19 lockdown has offered us an unexpected opportunity to reflect on our relationship with the planet, and the insurmountable evidence of climate change and its impact on our everyday life.

Friday, 01 May 2020 10:22

Disappointment at S&P downgrade

Government has expressed disappointment at rating agency S&P’s decision to downgrade South Africa’s sovereign rating amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.

JSE listed REIT Octodec Investments Limited, today announced a satisfactory set of results for the half year to 29 February 2020, against a rapidly degrading economic environment which translated into a slight reduction in distributable earnings to 97 cents per share.

With the first quarter of 2020 (Q1 20) ending only five days into the Covid-19 national lockdown, the statistics and trends analysis released by ooba home loans, South Africa’s foremost home loan comparison service, depicted an ideal environment for homebuyers.  

Kim Pfaff-Karg, BSc Property Studies (Honours) is the Chief Investment Officer at Spear REIT Limited, a Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE).

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