Tuesday, 10 September 2019 09:18

Buying versus renting student accommodation

Many South Africans are of the mindset that it is better to purchase their own home - if they can - rather than rent, and effectively pay off someone else’s bond.

FNB has unveiled the first phase of its BankCity revitalization project to continue its commitment and investment in the Johannesburg inner-city.

A group of construction industry stakeholders has urged the industry to return to basics in order to overcome its current challenges successfully.

“Never conclude a person by his present status because time has the great power and ability to change a useless coal into a valuable diamond” ~ Punita Sah.

From 2010, when Nedbank completed its headquarters on the corner of Rivonia Road and Maude Street to become the country’s first Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA) Green Star-certified building, Sandton Central has remained on the cutting edge of green building practices on the African continent.

The renovated new Pine Crest launched today after an innovative R200m, 14-month multifaceted refurbishment by owners Vukile Property Fund, updating it to the newest international standards.

New Mortgage Lending continued its year-on-year decline in the 1st quarter of 2019, with the Commercial Mortgage Lending and New Building Mortgage categories being the major “drag”

The FNB Property Barometer for 2019 indicated a low 3.7% year-on-year growth in Feb this year, compared to the 4.2% year-on-year CPI for the same period and the 3.8% annual average recorded in 2018.

JSE listed Balwin Properties, a developer that cares about environmentally responsible building practices and the delivery of high-quality apartments to its valued clients, today announced a major achievement in its ongoing drive to fight climate change through the mainstreaming of green lifestyle developments.

A new, 100%black-owned hotel operator is to soon enter the local market following a multi-million rand deal signed this week between Afrirent Holdings, Top Toyo Investments and Indalo Hotels & Leisure Management in terms of which an R280 million, focused service Hampton by Hilton hotel will be built in Sandton, Gauteng.

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