Egyptian real estate startup iCommunity raises $600k from Algebra Ventures

Egyptian startup ?iCommunity, a mobile community platform for the real estate industry, has raised $600,000 in Series A funding from VC firm Algebra Ventures for further growth at home and internationally...

By Tom Jackson 12 Oct 2018

Nigerian startup launches construction funding platform

Nigerian startup Landhouse has launched a platform that allows for the crowdfunding of property development...

By Tom Jackson 10 Oct 2018

Affordable housing in Africa to take centre stage at upcoming conference

The 34th African Union for Housing Finance (AUHF) conference and AGM will take place for the first time in Abidjan, Cote D'Ivoire, 23-25 October...

8 Oct 2018

Accra's informal settlements are easing the city's urban housing crisis

Informal settlements continue to remain a significant component of many cities in the developing world...

By Seth Asare Okyere, Jerry Chati Tasantab, and Matth 8 Oct 2018

BON Hotels expands on Ethiopian presence

BON Hotels has added a third East Africa property to its portfolio - the BON Hotel German Square in Addis Ababa...

4 Oct 2018

Marriott International expected to increase Africa portfolio by 50%

Select-service brands and conversion opportunities spur growth by five new Marriott International hotel signings...

1 Oct 2018

Global real estate transparency index highlights need for further improvements in SSA

JLL and LaSalle's biennial Global Real Estate Transparency Index has noted that increased regulatory requirements and greater data availability have driven incremental improvements...

25 Sep 2018

What's really driving the future of retail?

Many predictions about the future of retailing have been made. These range from the supposed dominance of certain technologies, to increased use of data and analytics...

By Jason Pallant 17 Sep 2018

Give your brand the space to grow on Bizcommunity

Give your brand the space to blossom on the biggest B2B website, catering to 18 professional industry sectors and niche audiences across Africa...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 14 Sep 2018

HVS' Hotel Valuation Index reveals Africa hotel market evolving despite challenges

The fifth edition of the HVI analysed the hotel values of 26 markets operating in 19 African countries, providing crucial information for investors...

6 Sep 2018

Radisson Hotel Group expands hotel development in SA

"As part of our five-year development plan, we have identified key cities for scaled growth, three of which are located in South Africa - Cape Town, Johannesburg and Durban."

5 Sep 2018

Private Property nominated for gsport Award

Private Property has been nominated as Sponsor of the Year, for their work with the South African Women's Hockey team...

Issued by Private Property 7 Aug 2018

Africa's hotel market sees growth in mixed-use developments

"We have definitely seen huge success across the continent when mixed-use developments incorporate hotel components because it gives hotel guests the level of urban comfort they demand, while allowing developers to spread their financial risk."

31 Jul 2018

How high streets and shopping malls face a 'domino effect' from major store closures

Traditional retail is in the centre of a storm - and British department store chain House of Fraser is the latest to succumb to the tempest. The company plans to close 31 of its 59 shops - including its flagship store in Oxford Street, London...

By Omar Toulan and Niccolò Pisani 9 Jul 2018

Africa's hotel market proves resilient in latest PwC findings

The hotel industry's potential for business growth has been reflected in the increase in the number of foreign and domestic travellers visiting the continent, as well as in the number of hotel chains established...

5 Jul 2018

THINC Africa 2018 a boost in African tourism

"There's a consistently negative stigma around travelling in Africa which has been snowballing for years. We need to position ourselves correctly and draw attention to the positive experiences that can be had here."

3 Jul 2018

Attracting individual domestic investors into tourism

Already equipped with what it takes, Kenya's domestic tourism sector is thriving. The numbers between 2015 and 2016 are proof that the traditional European market is increasingly offset by arrivals from other African nations which increased by 30%...

By Josephine Wawira & Elizabeth Kiburu 26 Jun 2018

Broll releases latest research report on SADC property market

Broll Property Group has released a new report, SADC Market Snippet 2018, providing the latest property market research on certain SADC countries...

19 Jun 2018

Urban renewal: The physical manifestation of innovative thinking

A powerful lesson in how to turn vision into reality...

By Gil Sperling 15 Jun 2018

Radisson Blu leads in hotel development in Africa

Radisson Blu's portfolio has spiked significantly in Africa to include 86 hotels (17,800 rooms) in operation and under development...

13 Jun 2018

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