There is a growing need for entrepreneurs to have flexible, affordable, readily available and convenient workspaces...
Gidgette Osborne 24 Dec 2019
Francis Kariuki, recently a former head of operations at a flexible workspace (also known as a coworking space) in Kenya sits across from me as we have a chat on the immediate future of the flexible working industry...
Issued by GO Content Lab 20 Dec 2019
Until recently, work meant commuting to a nine-to-five job at the same desk in a conventional office. But the world of work has changed...
Joanne Bushell 8 Jan 2019
There's no such thing as an inexpensive property investment mistake...
21 Jul 2017
Investing in student accommodation remains a highly attractive option provided you buy the right kind of property in the right location, says Bill Rawson, chairman of the Rawson Property Group...
3 Apr 2017
According to a report by the W-Hospitality Group, a total of 365 hotel chain development pipelines were reported in Africa in 2016, with 64,231 rooms...
Josephine Wawira 27 Feb 2017
The office sector is still firmly entrenched in its recovery phase although this is becoming increasingly fragile...
16 Feb 2017
Landlords in the burgeoning office hub of Rosebank are not shy to charge premium-grade office tenants top-end rentals, given the demand for space in the district...
Alistair Anderson 1 Dec 2016
Dubai developers are rolling out their scale models for the city's latest grandiose property projects despite continued falls in real estate prices...
7 Sep 2016
When Attacq snips the ribbon on its Mall of Africa in Johannesburg on Thursday, it will add to an oversupply of retail space that threatens to topple the best returns among SA's real estate investment trusts...
Colin Mcclelland 28 Apr 2016
There are pockets of glory, particularly in East Africa - but property investors need to do their homework before venturing in...
4 Mar 2016
Opportunities and challenges in the real estate sector and broader built environment of the sub-Saharan Africa market will top the agenda at the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Africa Summit 2016, set to take place at the Hilton Hotel in Sandton, Johannesburg, on 24 February 2016...
22 Feb 2016
The Hospitality Investment Conference Africa, HICA 2015 has announced its speakers for its conference being held 9-11 September at the Hilton Hotel in Sandton.
17 Aug 2015
Property funds have struggled to fill office vacancies this year with few companies seeking new office space, given the lack of new businesses opening in SA in a weak economy...
Alistair Anderson 1 Jul 2015
A key takeout at the RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors) Africa 2015 Summit in Johannesburg last week is that Africa is taking its place on the world stage in terms of real estate, infrastructure and construction...
30 Mar 2015
The latest research from Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) SA shows commercial property investment activity in SA slowed down last year, with the overriding contributing factor being the low supply of investment properties...
26 Mar 2015
The International Property Measurement Standards Coalition (IPMSC) launched a public consultation on the new International Property Measurement Standard (IPMS) for office buildings in January 2014.
3 Feb 2014
The real estate sector is constantly affected by change either through the economy, legislation, innovation or operational factors. Increasingly, the current environment dictates that business should be cautious of costs; therefore, the various trends noticed in the real estate sector are geared towards managing and reducing costs.
18 Dec 2013
DUBAI, UAE: Dubai's property sector is making a strong comeback five years after prices in the emirate nosedived, but a surge in demand and bouncing prices have triggered calls to remember the crisis.
11 Oct 2013
In light of the low economic growth in South Africa how is the office sector of property performing?
26 Sep 2013
Mark Bradford, currently MD of Jones Lang LaSalle South Africa, has been appointed as the firm's first chairman for Sub-Saharan Africa, with a broad remit overseeing the firm's growth strategy across the whole African continent, as part of a global real estate services firm. Craig Hean succeeds Bradford as MD for South Africa.
2 Jul 2013
As predicted by real estate experts, 2013 is proving itself as the year of profound and robust recovery for the UAE real estate sector in general and that of Dubai in particular. The UAE has been showcasing an overall bullish market trend driven by the recovery of its property market.
Shehryar Qureshi 14 Jun 2013
The global search for income has prompted many of the world's sovereign wealth and pension funds to increase their exposure to commercial property.
27 May 2013
Protea Hotels' chief executive Arthur Gillis is not happy about the 60% room occupancy levels across SA's hotel industry.
24 May 2013
The growth of online retail is transforming the way consumers shop, not least by generating multiple channels through which they can research products and make purchases. At the same time, it has added significant complexity to the logistics operations of retailers. Jones Lang LaSalle has released a report on the impact of multi-channel retail on logistics.
27 Mar 2013
The International Council of Shopping Centres (ICSC) has selected Doug Mayne, MD of shopping centre marketing consultancy Primedia Lifestyle, to represent South Africa on the 2012 Solal Marketing Awards global jury panel.
17 Feb 2012
Tenders have opened for offers on Jorissen Place, a landmark office block occupying a city block, bounded by Jorissen, Bertha, de Beer and de Korte streets, in the regenerated area of Braamfontein. The closing date for private tenders is 29 February 2012.
18 Jan 2012
With volatility and uncertainty becoming common features of financial markets, investors continue to seek stable investment opportunities in the commercial property sector, according to Rael Levitt, CEO of Auction Alliance.
1 Nov 2011
New York Stock Exchange-listed Jones Lang LaSalle, which has operations in Egypt and Morocco, last week announced the acquisition of South Africa's corporate property service providers Bradford McCormack & Associates (BMA), which becomes Jones Lang LaSalle South Africa - a move that is said to open the doors to a wide expansion in Africa.
Issa Sikiti da Silva 4 Apr 2011
The third annual, Hospitality Investment Conference Africa (HICA) has confirmed its speaker and topic list for the event due to take place from 4 - 6 November 2009 at the Sandton Sun.
22 Sep 2009