Thursday, 05 August 2010 02:00

Hyprop board opposes Redefine offer

Redefine Properties' planned acquisition of Hyprop Investments has been set back after Hyprop's board recommended that shareholders reject the offer.

Vukile Property Fund has warned that increases in electricity prices and higher municipal rates would push tenants’ costs higher, which is likely to have a negative effect on rental affordability.

Redefine Properties says it will probably still be earning fees from Hyprop Investments after the termination of its consultancy agreement with the company.

Tuesday, 16 February 2010 02:00

'Only equities beat listed property'

Although SA’s listed property as an asset class returned a negative 0,25% last month, the sector is still an attractive alternative to cash and bonds and was outperformed only by equities in 12 months.

Wednesday, 23 December 2009 02:00

SA’s listed property index holds its own

SA's listed property index is holding its own against the best performers with total returns of 5,88% last month only beaten by the North American real estate market, which returned 6,84%.

Friday, 13 November 2009 02:00

Premium tops list of SA property companies

JSE-listed Premium Properties is leading the pack as the best performing property company, returning 29,9% to shareholders for the year to date, followed by property loan stock company Vukile, with 24,54% returns.

Thursday, 13 August 2009 02:00

Listed property posts strong returns

SA’s listed property sector was the second-best-performing asset class last month with a total return of 7,84%, beaten only by equities, which posted a healthy 10,1%.

The SA listed property index recorded a total return of -2,98% last month, with an improvement in investor risk appetite resulting in equities outperforming property as an asset class.

SA’s listed property was the best performing asset class last month, recording a total return of 4,05% and outperforming equities and bonds, thanks largely to reduced risk aversion and improved investor confidence.

Thursday, 15 January 2009 02:00

Catalyst Global Property Report - January 2009

December marked a slight recovery in the Global Real Estate Sector; all regions except for Australia were up for the month, with North America having a particularly strong month gaining 16.2%. There were also some good gains across Europe and Asia

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