The South African Institute of Valuers (SAIV) would like to encourage property owners to have a better understanding of the municipal valuation process and its effect on rates and taxes payable.

In his Budget Speech 2018, Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba used Bridge City as an example of a successful public-private partnership which is leading to social and economic transformation.

It has been common practice for municipalities to sell vacant properties for both commercial and residential development, subject to a title deed condition that the property must be improved within a certain period or the properties would revert back to the municipality. 

A strong precinct management system has played a strategic role in the success of the Cornubia Industrial and Business Estate (CIBE).

There is a desperate shortage of affordable rental stock in the Bloemfontein/Manguang Metro area, with flat rentals continuing to rise strongly despite the general weakness of the economy.

Tuesday, 08 March 2011 02:00

Lack of zoned land will hinder an upturn

Zoned land with development rights is becoming increasingly scarce and the rezoning process increasingly more complex and time consuming which will make it difficult for developers to respond quickly to an upturn in the market

Friday, 18 May 2001 03:01

CID update CJP

The 'Improvement District' movement continues to grow in South Africa and to become part of our urban management scene.

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