Today's 25 basis point increase in the repo rate is unlikely to have any impact on South Africa's listed property sector.

JSE says it has started proceedings to remove The Don Group's listing, as the rental apartments group has 'failed to inject assets into the issuer as required by the cash shell requirements'.

Most of SA's listed property funds convert to real estate investment trusts, moving them in line with global tax practice and putting them on the global map.

Tuesday, 17 June 2014 13:40

Freedom Property Fund lists on JSE

Freedom Property Fund makes its debut on the JSE.

Vukile Property Fund's CEO Laurence Rapp says the company has rebased its portfolio and that it will match the listed property sector's performance in the near future.

Thursday, 22 May 2014 18:30

Merged property funds would have muscle

Proposed 3-way merger between Rebosis,Delta and Ascension will create the first sizable black-managed property portfolio to rank among the R280bn listed property sector's top 10 companies in terms of size.

Growthpoint and Redefine are the two largest real estate investment trusts, with a diversified exposure to commercial properties in the retail, office, and industrial sectors.

The SA Listed Property Index (J253) recorded a positive return of 4.66% for February 2014.

2014 has confirmed that the listed property sector is moving from a cycle of new listings, into one of consolidation.

Redefine and Annuity Properties informed the market that they have agreed that Redefine will acquire the entire issue capital of Annuity by way of a scheme of arrangement, and Annuity's asset and property management companies.

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