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Jacques Du Toit Absa Hoam Loans
January 20, 2017

Continued subdued residential building activity up to late 2016

in Office, Retail, Industrial, Hotels and Residential
Building activity with regard to new private sector-financed housing in South Africa (see explanatory notes) remained much subdued in the first eleven months of 2016 compared with the corresponding period in 2015, based on data published by Statistics South Africa.
John LoosFNB
January 17, 2017

The buy-to-let picture remains one of mediocrity, and primary residential demand is king

in Office, Retail, Industrial, Hotels and Residential
In the 4th Quarter 2016 FNB Estate Agent Survey, buy-to-Let demand was a little slower than the prior quarter, keeping the level of recent years “moderate” by pre-2008 boom time standards, and our estimates point to little in the way of growth in secondary property ownership.
Graeme Katz IAPF CEO
January 16, 2017

Investec Australia Property Fund increases its exposure to New South Wales

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Investec Australia Property Fund (“IAPF” or the “Fund”) is pleased to announce the acquisition of 2 Richardson Road, North Ryde (“North Ryde Property”) and 20 and 24 Rodborough Road, Frenchs Forest (“Frenchs Forest Property”).
Deirdre Opperman
Jan 16, 2017

Property in Demand on Robert Broom Drive, Krugersdorp

Robert Broom is one of the main arteries that runs through Krugersdorp in the Westrand, crossing through Noordheuwel,…
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Jan 13, 2017

Next to relocate to former BHS store in Burton

National fashion retailer Next is set to treble in size in Burton upon Trent when it relocates to the former BHS store.
John LoosFNB
Jan 09, 2017

2016 represented further average house price growth slowing, moving into negative…

The FNB House Price Index for 2016 as a whole rose by 5%, slower than the 7.2% and 6.5% for 2014 and 2015 respectively.
John LoosFNB
Jan 09, 2017

Consumers will need to continue to “create their own luck” in 2017 despite some…

While economic growth is expected to be mildly better in 2017, this is not yet expected to be enough to turn Real…
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Jan 09, 2017

Hilton Garden Inn Casablanca Sidi Maarouf to begin construction in 2018

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) (www.Hilton.com) has signed a management agreement with Group Sadiki (www.GroupSadiki.com) to open…

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Redefine International lets remaining space at City Point, Leeds

Jan 09, 2017
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Redefine International (“Redefine International” or the “Company”), the opportunistic income focused FTSE 250 UK-REIT,…

Hilton Garden Inn Casablanca Sidi Maarouf to begin construction in 2018

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Investors still love SA's listed property sector

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SA’s listed property sector continues to feed investor appetite, having raised about R153bn in the past six years.

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Continued subdued residential building activity up to late 2016

January 20, 2017 Office, Retail, Industrial, Hotels and Residential eProperty News
Building activity with regard to new private sector-financed housing in South Africa (see explanatory notes) remained much subdued in the first eleven months of 2016 compared with the corresponding period in 2015, based on data published by Statistics South…

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The Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA) today announced the launch of the locally applicable version of the Green Star – Communities rating tool in South Africa.

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Prime located buildings in Cape Town & Pretoria sold on auction

December 12, 2016 Commercial Property Auctions eProperty News
Ending the year on a high note, the November 2016 auction held by Broll Auctions and Sales proved a great success with a number of noteworthy sales taking place.

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January 09, 2017 Africa, International Property News eProperty News
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