Buy-to-let properties are an excellent way to generate income during retirement, but how late is too late to get into the game? Bill Rawson, Chairman of the Rawson Property Group, explains the pros and cons of buying a rental property at retirement age.

Listed property returned 7.99% to its investors, outstripping cash’s 6.46%, equities 5.13% and bonds’ -3.93%, according to figures from Catalyst Fund Managers.

Safari Investments, which focuses on township shopping malls, is on course to grow to a R3bn fund in 18-24 months.

Redefine Properties' full-year results released today reflect the company' strong growth trajectory for the year ended 31 August 2015, backed by a solid financial performance and underpinned by a dynamic, future-focused strategy.

South African listed property once again ranked high among the country’s top companies earning the most for shareholders.

Blackstone announced the final close of its latest global real estate fund, Blackstone Real Estate Partners VIII (“BREP VIII”), at $15.8 billion.

Nedbank Corporate and Investment Banking and Rabie Property Group have joined forces to complete the Burgundy Estate residential development in Cape Town with the first two projects totalling 370 units at a cost of R400 million due to get underway.

Cape Town trade and investment head Lance Greyling says that the metro has made submissions to the Independent Power Producers office, expressing its desire to purchase 300MW of gas-fired power.

Due to the high levels of competition and low returns for core products in the office and retail sectors, real estate investors are searching for investment opportunities in alternative use types, demonstrated in data released by IPD today.

Interest in commercial livestock and irrigation farms in the central Cape provinces – predominantly the Karoo and Kalahari regions – is now coming to the fore, says Wayne Rubidge, manager for Pam Golding Properties in these regions.

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