The most famous South African house on Twitter is still for sale – despite many claiming they’ve bought it

2020-02-18 16:16

Despite what most of SA twitter says, the family home in Drum Rock lifestyle estate in Nelspruit, has not been sold, says Re/Max.

R954bn in 'zombie buildings' as India's real estate funding crunch hits

2019-10-04 16:12

Ashish Shah is caught in the middle of India’s latest financial crisis. As chief operating officer of Radius Developers, he’s struggling to fund construction of apartment complexes because of a liquidity crunch in the nation’s bloated shadow-banking sector.

Where does the tidiness craze leave self-storage?

2019-03-05 06:30

Marie Kondo's tidying craze isn't sparking joy in the real estate sector, says Stephen Gandel.

Lower real estate costs make a huge difference

2018-12-03 12:37

With its scalable business model, PropertyFox has been giving home sellers more bang for their buck since launching in 2016.

EXTRACT: Your guide to property investments

2018-08-21 11:24

Listed property investors and potential homeowners have been in a holding pattern. But softer entry prices could entice them out of that, writes finweek journalist Glenda Williams.

Online offers bring transparency to rental market

2018-06-04 13:49

Property platform HouseME is disrupting the residential letting industry by using digital technologies to improve accessibility and transparency.

How to print a house

2018-05-22 14:52

Technology is disrupting just about every industry imaginable. Looking for a house? Soon you might be able to 3D print it.

The top 3 industries competing for employees

2018-04-14 10:45

Tech, real estate and manufacturing top the competitive list of industries vying for talent, according to the 2018 Compensation Best Practices Report by American company PayScale.

Share price of JSE-listed property group falls after arrest of non-exec director

2017-12-20 17:40

The share price of Echo Polska Properties fell by some 20% on news that one of its non-executive directors had been “detained” in Poland.

Vukile tapping into Spain’s growth and retail park prospects

2017-07-04 11:23

The real estate investment trust boosts offshore exposure to 21% by acquiring nine retails parks across Spain. There have also been some developments for Redefine.


BlackBrick set to open doors mid 2020 with the best value long and short stay rentals in Sandton

2020-02-17 15:11

The way people live and work is changing. The rise of flexi-hour workdays, hot desking and mobility means that people have different requirements when it comes to their homes, too. BlackBrick could well be that solution.

Homes are selling faster in Durban – but properties are lingering longer on the market in Cape Town and Tshwane

2019-09-11 16:07

Waiting times to sell a house are way down in Durban, but still not great compared to other major cities.

Vukile: A tale of two portfolios

2018-12-05 16:31

Half of Vukile Property Fund’s assets are now offshore, reports finweek journalist Glenda Williams. She takes a closer look.

Less money chasing the listed property sector?

2018-10-24 16:54

Economic and sector shocks bring subdued growth and a change in investor focus reports finweek's Glenda Williams.

Attacq shifts focus to income generation and capital return

2018-06-18 13:57

The status of real estate investment trust brings a more streamlined approach to total returns, debt and investment for the former capital growth property fund.

Redefine bulks up its balance sheet

2018-05-24 10:55

Redefine Properties’ latest results indicate that it expanded its assets by R1.9bn and has grown its Polish footprint, while scaling back in Australia.

Dubai is constructing a building that looks like a giant iPad and has so much technology it acts like 'Iron Man's armour'

2018-05-17 16:56

Hong Kong architect James Law designed a building full of technology he compares to Tony Stark's Iron Man suit of armour. The apartment building looks like an Apple iPod and the residency was originally named the iPad in Dubai.

Resilient group of REITs pummelled as short sellers raise bets

2018-02-12 20:50

The share slump has affected a group of intertwined South African real estate investment trusts on the JSE.

The property game plan

2017-08-17 11:51

Not all South Africans can afford to buy property. Fortunately, there is another way to acquire a piece of the property pie - by investing in listed property.

Virtual yet real estate

2017-05-11 09:33

Using virtual and augmented reality, PHNX Digital is set to change property marketing in South Africa.

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