JLL’s latest thought leadership research paper ‘Spotlight on Africa: Opportunity on the Horizon’ explores the investment potential of hotels in Africa, and notes a significant improvement over the past decade, though it is not without its challenges.

Capital & Regional is granted permission to take up a secondary listing on the JSE, exposing South African investors to a property portfolio worth about GBP1bn or R21bn.

Growthpoint Properties, the largest listed South African property company on the JSE and the largest REIT in emerging markets, has launched a DR programme.

Commercial property investors and anyone interested in understanding SA’s listed property sector in a global context should plan to attend the SA Property Owners’ Association (SAPOA) International Convention and Property Exhibition later this month at Sun City.

In 1943, Thomas Watson, the chairman of IBM at the time, was reported to have said when he saw the computer: “I think there’s a world market for maybe five.” If only he had known that what started as just an acorn would grow into the mighty oak of the personal computer revolution?

Monday, 31 August 2009 02:00

Premium units bid for by consortium

A consortium of the Wapnick family and Octodec announced a partial offer to acquire 10% of the linked units held by Premium unitholders.

Market confidence in Property Unit Trusts Keeps bond yield gap tight.

Monday, 23 May 2005 02:00

Ambit sets sights on R1bn mark

Listed property loan-stock company Ambit Properties says it plans to build up its assets to R1bn this year.

ApexHi Properties Limited has continued to maintain high trading volumes, with more than 45% of its units in issue trading in the nine months ended 31 March 2005.

Tuesday, 12 April 2005 02:00

‘House full’ for property mergers

Although some listed property companies have recently considered aggressively growing their portfolios through hostile takeover bids, such opportunities are limited in the medium term, property commentators say.

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