Property Finance

Industrial Sector Drives South African Property Returns

By | 2018-03-07T11:44:56+02:00 October 18th, 2017|Property Finance|

MSCI Index reveals total return of 6.1% for first six months of 2017 MSCI Inc. (NYSE: MSCI), a leading provider of investment decision support tools worldwide, including indexes, portfolio risk and performance analytics and ESG research, has released the IPD South Africa Bi-annual Property Index, which shows the South African property investment sector delivered an [...]

How digital opportunity is reshaping SA’s shopping centres

By | 2018-03-07T11:43:35+02:00 October 4th, 2017|Property Finance, Uncategorized|

Byline: Bronwen Noble In the fiercely competitive South African retail environment, technology is a game-changer for shopping centres. Online shopping was initially tipped to be a cruel competitor for bricks-and-mortar retail, luring customers and their spend away from malls. Yet shopping centres remain the first port of call for most South African shoppers, and in [...]

2017 RDDA Winners Announced

By | 2018-03-07T11:39:02+02:00 September 20th, 2017|Property Finance|

The 2017 Retail, Design and Development Awards (RDDA) winners were announced on the opening day of the South African Council of Shopping Centres (SACSC) Annual Congress, held in Cape Town’s International Convention Centre. In the world of retail design, it’s not only about all things attractive, all things inviting and the plethora of shopping centres [...]

Challenging economic times see SA property finance sector choosing quality over growth

By | 2018-03-07T11:37:16+02:00 September 20th, 2017|Property Finance|

By Robin Lockhart-Ross, Managing Executive: Property Finance, Nedbank Corporate and Investment Banking While the majority of South Africa’s economic sectors have experienced significant challenges in recent months, the commercial property sector has managed to weather the economic and political storms relatively well thus far. That said, the performance of the South African commercial property sector [...]