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Investec Property Fund expands European investment with €64.5m equity commitment into Pan-European light industrial property platform

  The transaction is complementary to the Fund’s existing investment into the European logistics sector   Investec Property Fund, (“IPF” or “the Fund”) through its wholly owned subsidiary Investec Property Fund Offshore Investments Proprietary Limited (“IPFO”), is pleased to announce the acquisition of a 25% interest in an unlisted portfolio and pipeline of properties located […]

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Show days still work when selling a home

Modern technology is a great aid when selling – or buying a home, as it provides an initial visual and impression of the home, price range and general location. But for many sellers, show days are a must, and will never go out of fashion, says Pam Golding Properties, for a number of reasons, including […]

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John Rabie launches European development company with R1,4b project in Lisbon

John Rabie, one of South Africa’s most successful property developers, has recently embarked on a substantial new venture in Portugal. In a joint venture with Geneva-based GMG Real Estate, Europe-domiciled Neworld (the new operational body that will spearhead Rabie’s residential and mixed-use developments beyond South Africa) is leveraging homegrown expertise to create a brand-new, €90-million […]

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EPP raises R1.45bn for expansion in Poland

JSE and Luxembourg Stock Exchange-listed EPP has raised R1.45bn in capital through share sales so that it can buy a portfolio of shopping centres in Poland, and cement its position as the largest retail landlord in eastern Europe’s largest economy. The company had initially set out to raise €75m (R1.2bn) worth of equity but interest […]

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Johannesburg inner city has undergone extensive regeneration in recent years which has influenced investor confidence

The vision for inner cities is to create environments where people can live, work and play through densification, mixed-use buildings and affordable housing. In August, last year, the City of Johannesburg launched the prospectus of 71 properties that have been released to the private sector for development, hoping to see cranes operating in the inner […]

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Atlantic Leaf Properties posts healthy results

CEO Paul Leaf-Wright said, “2018/2019 was a tough year for property companies and we are pleased that notwithstanding the challenging environment, we were still able to deliver an increase in distributions to shareholders.” Atlantic Leaf Properties Limited (JSE: ALP), which focuses on commercial property assets in light-industrial nodes in the UK, today released its results […]

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How advanced data analytics is boosting shopping centre performance

Forward-thinking shopping centre owners are collating myriad data sets, including shopper behaviour, retailer sales and the performance of retail categories into advanced analytics tools that provide highly visual insights. Shopping centre owners for years have been investing in technology – from cutting-edge facial recognition, to understanding how people shop with WiFi – to stay relevant […]

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Rebosis shares extend slide as times get tough

CEO Sisa Ngebulana returned to the helm a month after Mazwai’s departure and has been selling Rebosis’s office assets since. JSE-listed real estate investment trust (Reit) Rebosis Property Fund shares slumped pushing the loss of value to nearly 81% in a year. Founded in 2010, the largest black-managed and owned listed property group, has been […]

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R850 million Mall of Tembisa gets off the ground

An artist impression showing the entrance of the R850 million Mall of Tembisa on Gauteng’s East Rand. Construction of Mall of Tembisa commenced early April and is set to be built in the township’s most densely populated area as retail boom continues. McCormick Property Development (MPD) has confirmed that it is currently developing a new […]