Surprise claims that Ascension has signed agreements to sell its management company simultaneously to Rebosis and Delta‚ unbeknown to the other party stuns property analysts.

Attacq‚ previously Atterbury Investment Holdings‚ has raised R512m in a "heavily oversubscribed" private placement and has closed its book build‚ the company said on Wednesday.

Local analysts are cautiously optimistic about SA's listed property sector.

Residential property in an array of forms including student housing is in such high demand that investors who have not dabbled in it before‚ are chasing it.

The abridged prospectus and annual results published by Attacq clearly underline the quality proposition that the unlisted property development fund will bring to the market when it makes its debut on the JSE next Monday.

Latest results from Capital Property Fund, the JSE’s fourth-largest real estate counter, with a market cap of R17bn, underscore the extent to which cashstrapped SA businesses are cutting back on expansion plans.

Friday, 30 September 2011 02:00

SA corporate real estate fund

When will SA Corporate begin delivering sector-average income growth again? That’s the million dollar question that long-suffering shareholders are no doubt pondering after another below par performance from the Old Mutual-managed property fund.

Friday, 19 August 2011 02:00

Vunani Property makes new JSE listing

With yet another bricks-and-mortar portfolio Vunani Property Investment Fund made its debut on the JSE, the fourth new property listing since November.

Wednesday, 22 December 2010 02:00

Listed property’s outlook muted

 

Although the listed property sector has performed exceptionally well this year, beating the JSE all share index on returns, expectations for next year are slightly muted given the lag between a turnaround in the economy and the sector.

Tuesday, 14 December 2010 02:00

PIC confirms talks for V&A Waterfront

Victoria & Alfred Waterfront in Cape Town could be back in South African hands after the Public Investment Corporation confirmed yesterday it was in talks to buy it back.

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