China tightening risk seen looming as bonds surge

2016-08-26 11:30

Frothiness in parts of China’s financial markets is pushing the central bank closer to tightening monetary policy.

Why CEO arrest doesn't impact Geffen/Sotheby's

2016-08-23 18:19

Jason Rohde, CEO of Geffen International Realty Franchises, who was arrested after the death of his wife, was never the "public face" of the company.

Building a house now costs 7.5% more

2016-08-19 17:51

The average cost of new housing build has increased by 7.5% year-on-year in the first half of 2016, compared to the corresponding period last year.

Demand for quality accommodation in PE Central

2016-08-19 16:56

Port Elizabeth’s historic Central is steadily being regenerated as a vibrant hub of activity, according to property management company Trafalgar.

Tougher trade puts pressure on retail property

2016-08-18 16:40

Retailers face a tougher environment despite real sales growth and there are indications of an increase in financial pressure in the retail property sector.

100% mortgage loans fairly common - economist

2016-08-17 12:47

Mortgage loans of 100% - in other words for the full value of the home being purchased - are fairly common these days, according to a property sector strategist..

Top 10 estates in SA revealed

2016-08-15 15:07

New entrants, Johannesburg residential estate Steyn City and Whalerock Ridge in Plettenberg Bay, have made it into the top 10 residential estates.

Redefine’s Polish Mall owner pegs JSE value at $949m

2016-08-11 19:16

Echo Polska Properties, an owner of malls and offices in Poland, expects to be valued at $949m when it starts trading on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.

Elections outcome ‘just what SA property sector needed’

2016-08-09 18:00

South Africans did its property sector a really big favour last week during the local government elections, Chas Everitt CEO Berry Everitt has said.

Kirkinis says no thanks to R30m for his 'glass house'

2016-08-02 14:38

Former African Bank CEO Leon Kirkinis has declined a R30m offer for his 'glass house' mansion in Rooi Els.


PHOTOS: At R15.6bn, world’s most expensive house now on sale

2016-08-26 10:54

At a price tag of $1.1bn (R15.62bn), you could have the bragging rights of saying you own Villa les Cèdres - the world’s most expensive house.

Liberty to start Reit that will trade stock on JSE

2016-08-23 09:28

Liberty will place a portion of its property portfolio in a real estate investment trust that will list its shares on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange this year.

Zevenwacht Lifestyle Estate aims at over-50s

2016-08-19 17:28

Property management company Multi-Spectrum Property has just relaunched its brand and one of its first products is the Zevenwacht Lifestyle Estate in Cape Town.

Cape Town shines on global prime property index

2016-08-18 20:24

Only Vancouver and Shanghai could beat Cape Town as top prime property price performers, according to the latest Prime Global Cities Index by Knight Frank.

Emira achieves solid performance - CEO

2016-08-17 14:27

Emira Property Fund has reported distribution growth of 8.8% per share for its full financial year, meeting its market guidance for 2016, says CEO Geoff Jennett.

Refurbishment of former Imax building in V&A Waterfront

2016-08-16 17:29

The extensive refurbishment and tenant fit-out of the V&A Waterfront’s Pavilion building, which previously housed the old Imax Theatre, have been completed.

Be aware of potential price decline of your home

2016-08-14 11:10

It is crucial that property purchasers get the buying price right so as not to over-commit, warns John Loos, household and property sector strategist at FNB.

Tribunal approves Southern Sun Hotel merger

2016-08-10 19:24

The Competition Tribunal has approved the large merger between Southern Sun Hotels and the Hospitality Property Fund, subject to certain conditions.

Accelerate-Laritza deal gets the nod

2016-08-04 18:59

The Competition Tribunal has approved without conditions a proposed merger involving Accelerate Property Fund and Laritza Investments.

House price inflation slows - index

2016-08-01 17:45

The FNB House Price Index showed slightly slower year-on-year growth compared with June, after having shown some mild acceleration in price inflation in prior months.

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