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Broll, Cushman & Wakefield enter Africa affiliation partnership

The Broll Property Group and Cushman & Wakefield have entered into an exclusive affiliation arrangement, branded Cushman & Wakefield Broll, covering the Sub-Saharan Africa region...

13 Jun 2019

Marriott opens second Four Points hotel in Tanzania

Designed for the modern traveller with an emphasis on approachable design, the hotel features 174 spacious and contemporary rooms including suites...

11 Jun 2019

Nairobi luxury home price growth slows in Q1

According to the Knight Frank Prime Global Cities Index (PGCI), prime residential prices in Nairobi, Kenya slid in the first quarter by 6.5% in the 12 months to March 2019...

7 Jun 2019

Minimalism - the age of less is more

If the 80s was defined by opulence and excess, the next decade is likely to be remembered as the era of minimalism, both in design and in lifestyle...

By Yael Geffen 3 Jun 2019

From beaches to business: The evolution of Mauritius

Mention Mauritius and most South Africans will think of its pristine beaches and luxury resorts, but this small country is becoming a big business player not only in Africa but on a global scale...

By David Seinker 3 Jun 2019

High-level panel at UN-Habitat Assembly focuses on creating innovative, inclusive cities

A high-level panel featuring President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya, President Salva Kiir Mayardit of South Sudan, Prime Minister Josai Vorege Bainimarama of Fiji, and Prime Minister Maeen Abdulmalik Saeed of Yemen recently shared ideas on innovation in cities in front of a packed audience at the first UN-Habitat Assembly...

31 May 2019

Radisson identifies Indian Ocean as key market, set to double portfolio by 2022

During this years Indian Ocean Hotel Investment Forum event in Mauritius, the Radisson Hotel Group shared its Indian Ocean development strategy and market insight with hotel owners, developers, banks, investment funds and hotel groups...

29 May 2019

Canopy by Hilton to open first Africa property in Cape Town

Hilton has signed a management agreement with Growthpoint Properties to open a hotel under its lifestyle Canopy by Hilton brand, making it the brand's debut property in Africa...

28 May 2019

UK-Kenya to collaborate on affordable housing, sustainable infrastructure

Almost half of Kenya's population is predicted to be living in cities by 2030, requiring sustainable, resilient, affordable housing...

23 May 2019

EPP CEO questions environmental toll of e-commerce

Change your shopping habits if you want to lighten your environmental footprint, says Hadley Dean, CEO of JSE-listed EPP...

15 May 2019

W Hospitality names Radisson Blu Africa's fastest growing hotel

Radisson Blu has for a second year in a row, secured the leading position as the hotel brand with the most hotels under development and the most hotel deals in its pipeline in Africa...

9 May 2019

Elections will come and go, but challenges in land reform will not

While land reform features prominently in manifestos of several political parties, not much detail is being provided on how individual parties plan to improve land reform and deal with the current challenges...

By Peter Setou 7 May 2019

Hilton expands footprint, debuts four properties in Africa

Many of these properties represent first-in-country openings for Hilton Garden Inn and for the Hilton enterprise as a whole, including Botswana, Zambia and Uganda...

6 May 2019

$250m World Bank loan to boost access to affordable housing in Kenya

With the goal of enhancing access to affordable housing finance for Kenyans who are unable to access long-term loans, the World Bank has approved a $250m International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) loan for the East African country...

6 May 2019

Is experiential retail delivering for SA malls?

As more and more trading takes place through an online channel with a consequent reduction in comparative trading densities, we can expect a shift in how malls inform their key metrics such as tenant mix and rent-to-turnover ratios...

3 May 2019

#AfricaMonth: Expanding into Africa, it's full steam ahead for The Business Exchange

With community and collaboration the key drivers of the co-working revolution, disruption in the traditional office space market seems all but inevitable...

By Sindy Peters 2 May 2019

Radisson Hotel Group signs three hotels to enter Madagascar

The Radisson Hotel Group has signed an agreement with Groupe Talys, for three hotels to enter Madagascar, namely the Radisson Blu Hotel Antananarivo Waterfront, Radisson Hotel Antananarivo Waterfront and Radisson Serviced Apartments Antananarivo City Centre...

30 Apr 2019

Accor set to accelerate Africa development plans in new, existing markets

Target growth markets include Kenya and Tanzania in East Africa; Ghana and Nigeria in West Africa; and Johannesburg and Cape Town in South Africa...

26 Apr 2019

Smart housing could help reduce environmental impact of rapidly urbanising Africa

Hundreds of millions more Africans are predicted to live in cities over the next three decades as the continent rapidly urbanises...

18 Apr 2019

New report: Africa to remain a compelling property investment destination

Knight Frank has published its new Africa Horizons report highlighting that office yields remained largely stable in most African markets over the past two years, anchored by patient domestic capital...

12 Apr 2019

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