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Is investment in the commercial property market a safer option than shares?

Posted on 2018-04-19
19 APR 2018  

According to Norman Raad, CEO of Broll Auctions & Sales, now, more than ever, investors are finding it a safer option to invest in direct property than in shares.

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“The recent slump in numerous……more
 

Improving office block security doesn't have to be complicated or expensive

Posted on 2018-04-18
BY: LAURENCE SMITH

Office blocks are quickly becoming more attractive as targets for criminals. Partly because office buildings often contain expensive equipment (such as computers, printers, televisions and other sorts of valuable technology) in addition to valuable supplies or products. However, the……more
 

Recent changes in government to have significant impact on construction sector

Posted on 2018-04-17
BY: NJOMBO LEKULA

The country is currently experiencing a palpable positive mood of change since the recent changes in government. While it is too early for the new leadership to have introduced any meaningful economic changes, they are sending encouraging signals to……more
 

African bottling giant unveils new head office in PE

Posted on 2018-04-17
    

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA) has announced the opening of its new head office in Port Elizabeth. The building will house the largest Coca-Cola bottler on the African continent, accounting for around 40% of all Coca-Cola volumes sold in Africa.

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When in a mall's lifecycle should refurbishments be done?

Posted on 2018-04-12
12 APR 2018  

There are a number of reasons why mall refurbishments are done - keeping up with current shopping centre trends, retail formats that erode traffic, or it could simply be a strategic need to expand or improve certain aspects……more
 

Fortress to rebalance portfolio mix with focus on logistics properties

Posted on 2018-04-11
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Fortress REIT plans to grow its logistics-focused properties to two thirds of its total portfolio by 2020. It currently owns 100 such properties, comprising approximately 42% of its total portfolio.

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The remainder includes retail (35%), industrial……more
 
 

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