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R-L: Gerhard van der Westhuizen, project manager of Atterbury Property Development, and Tagir Carimo, mayor of the City of Pemba.
Huge new shopping mall opens in Mozambique's Pemba

Atterbury has completed the first-phase development of its $20m Pemba Shopping venture in Mozambique...

By Alistair Anderson 11 Jul 2017

Primedia Outdoor system isolates consumer ‘convergence nodes' in Gaborone
Primedia Outdoor system isolates consumer ‘convergence nodes' in Gaborone

Primedia Outdoor has developed a system that combines GIS technology with population data and consumer insights to isolate consumer ‘convergence nodes'...

5 Jul 2017

Holiday Inn Mutare
IHG opens Holiday Inn in Mutare, Zimbabwe

IHG has announced the opening of its new Holiday Inn in Mutare, Zimbabwe. Located in the heart of the city centre with significant business activity across the forestry, citrus farming, and mining industries, the hotel...

4 Jul 2017

Rights offer pays off for Mara Delta
Rights offer pays off for Mara Delta

Mara Delta, the only pan-African property fund listed on the JSE, is set to be worth close to R8bn following a well-supported rights offer, according to CEO Bronwyn Corbett...

30 Jun 2017

Time running out to enter the Standard Bank Top Women Awards
Time running out to enter the Standard Bank Top Women Awards

Entries for the 14th annual Standard Bank Top Women Awards closed on 30 June...

Issued by Topco Media 27 Jun 2017

Artists impression of the reception at BON Hotel Apo
BON Hotels increase footprint in West Africa, signs twelfth hotel in Nigeria

BON Hotels has increased its footprint in West Africa with the signing of its 12th hotel in Nigeria - making the group the largest hotel management company in the country...

27 Jun 2017

Windhoek rejuvenation receives local support
Windhoek rejuvenation receives local support

With increased interest from the business community and locals alike, Windhoek's central business district (CBD) is on a path to revival...

22 Jun 2017

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Crystal Lagoons sets eyes on Kenya for further expansion in SSA

“Rapid urbanisation and economic development make sub-Saharan Africa a promising market for property, especially as countries like Kenya are starting to adopt international frameworks..."

21 Jun 2017

Put you in Youth Month
Put you in Youth Month

To coincide with Youth Month and CSI Month we're publishing a two-month Content Highlight burst aiming to provide our 464,000 local and global readers with a comprehensive snapshot of the state of CSI projects and programmes in our region...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 1 Jun 2017

Period of super returns gone, but opportunities in Africa remain
Period of super returns gone, but opportunities in Africa remain

With 42 years' experience in the property sector...

By Sindy Peters 26 May 2017

#WomensMonth is not important
#WomensMonth is not important

“Women's Month is not important if it means we only pay attention to women's issues for 31 days of the year." - Moyin Oloruntoba...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 24 May 2017

Alex Kyriakidis (President and Managing Director Middle East and Africa Marriott International) and Saleh Said (Director Pennyroyal Gibraltar)
Marriott to strengthen Indian Ocean position with debut of Ritz-Carlton in Zanzibar

The hotel will be part of the Amber Resort complex expected to be the largest mixed-use development in Africa occupying approximately 1,750 hectares of pristine Indian Ocean coastline in the northeast of the island...

23 May 2017

Extended shopping hours to the benefit of consumers and retailers
Extended shopping hours to the benefit of consumers and retailers

The competitive online retail environment has forced retailers to reassess many aspects of their business, including trading hours...

12 May 2017

API Summit & Expo to address new reality in African property market
API Summit & Expo to address new reality in African property market

API Events is hosting the eighth annual API Summit & Expo in Johannesburg, 24-25 August...

10 May 2017

African Property Skyline magazine launched
African Property Skyline magazine launched

API Events has launched African Property Skyline magazine. The publication covers real estate investment and development on the continent...

26 Apr 2017

Tsogo Sun building new R220-million StayEasy in Maputo
Tsogo Sun building new R220-million StayEasy in Maputo

“StayEasy Maputo is in a magnificent location, and being part of a mixed-use development, will undoubtedly be popular with both business and leisure travellers looking for the best and latest accommodation in the economy branded sector.”

25 Apr 2017

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Two new African acquisitions give Mara Delta solid footing

Pan-African property income fund Mara Delta has enjoyed a strong nine months to March, completing key acquisitions in Mauritius and Mozambique...

By Alistair Anderson 25 Apr 2017

Radisson brand expands its African footprint with a new Park Inn in Kenya
Radisson brand expands its African footprint with a new Park Inn in Kenya

The Rezidor Hotel Group has opened a Park Inn by Radisson in Nairobi's Westlands, the 35th hotel in its African portfolio..

20 Apr 2017

TC Chetty, South Africa country manager for the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).
Junk status not good for Africa's overall growth

The recent credit rating downgrades will negatively affect Africa's two biggest economies - South Africa and Nigeria...

11 Apr 2017

Africa's property markets continuing to develop - report
Africa's property markets continuing to develop - report

According to Knight Frank's Africa Report 2017, Africa's property markets are continuing to develop, despite recent challenges faced by some of its commodity-driven economies...

10 Apr 2017

MAREF raises $170m
MAREF raises $170m

A joint venture between sister companies Momentum Global Investment Management in London and Eris Property Group in South Africa, the Momentum Africa Real Estate Fund (MAREF) held its final close on 28 February 2017, raising a total of $170m...

7 Apr 2017

Cushman & Wakefield Excellerate expands into Tanzania
Cushman & Wakefield Excellerate expands into Tanzania

Cushman & Wakefield Excellerate is to strengthen its presence in sub-Saharan Africa with a new office in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania...

30 Mar 2017

Pam Golding Properties, 5th Avenue Africa take on sub-Sahara African venture
Pam Golding Properties, 5th Avenue Africa take on sub-Sahara African venture

Pam Golding Properties and 5th Avenue Africa, associates of international real estate advisor Savills, have joined forces to begin a new venture...

15 Feb 2017

Escalating investment activity in sub-Saharan Africa hotel sector predicted
Escalating investment activity in sub-Saharan Africa hotel sector predicted

Observing a notable increase in liquidity in the sub-Saharan Africa hotel real estate market over the past six months, commercial real estate specialist JLL predicts escalating investment activity in the sector...

10 Feb 2017

Bolaji Edu, CEO of Broll Nigeria. 
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Nigeria's slowdown affects retail, investment opportunities

According to Broll Nigeria, retail landlords have had to offer rental concessions in order to retain tenants in Nigeria and falling commodity prices, coupled with the depreciation of the naira, have contributed to the reduction of Nigeria's attractiveness as an investment destination in general...

12 Oct 2016

Navigate Bizcommunity to where the business is
Navigate Bizcommunity to where the business is

An increasing number of our core advertising, marketing and media audience and other professional subscribers are discovering that navigating editorial offerings across Bizcommunity's 18 multi-industry portals makes good sense...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 7 Oct 2016

Hilton Worldwide announces line-up of hotel firsts for Africa
Hilton Worldwide announces line-up of hotel firsts for Africa

Hilton Worldwide announced new properties and extensions at AHIF. Among the new hotels agreed is Africa's first modular build hotel, Africa's tallest hotel in Nairobi, and...

4 Oct 2016

Addis Ababa © Dereje Belachew –
Connecting Africa's cities with developers, investors, planners

The African Real Estate & Infrastructure Summit will this November showcase city development plans on the continent at the CTICC in Cape Town...

19 Sep 2016

Why we need to unite to feed children while at school
Why we need to unite to feed children while at school

In a call for Cape Town to unite against hunger at our schools, the Peninsula School Feeding Association's Charity Family Fun Walk, Blisters for Bread, will take place at the Green Point Cricket Club on Sunday, 28 August...

Issued by Peninsula School Feeding Association 16 Aug 2016

African Sun Limited sets aside $25m for hotel expansion
African Sun Limited sets aside $25m for hotel expansion

Listed hospitality group African Sun Limited has budgeted $25 million for the expansion of Monomotapa as negotiations with the City of Harare...

By Enacy Mapakame 4 Jul 2016

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