Pandemic brings new entrants to listed property sector

Savvy businesspeople are creating new kinds of real estate companies, most of them specialised

Liberty Two Degrees battens down the hatches

The part-owner of Sandton City and Eastgate is not rushing into a weak property market for new deals

Hyprop may be in talks to sell Rosebank Mall and Hyde Park Corner

Retail landlord seeks  to raise cash and strengthen its balance sheet

Texton defers dividend amid Covid-19 pressure

The group is under strain from foreign-exchange losses in its year to end-June, and expects further pressure on the property sector

Vukile declares final dividend after JSE Reit announcement

The local bourse announced on Wednesday that agreement had not been reached on exemptions for distribution payments of Reits

Hyprop looks to Eastern Europe for growth

Blue chip mall owner likely to buy out its European investment partner PDI Investment Holdings

Convenience centres give Attacq a defence against Covid downturn

Shoppers could pay for basics during the hard lockdown

Hyprop Investments battered by rental relief during lockdown

Blue-chip mall owner puts dividend on hold as it waits for possible leniency on Reit rules

SA Corporate Real Estate to sell its office portfolio

CEO Rory Mackey is getting rid of the company’s weak assets in his second stint in charge

Arrowhead rental collection steadily improves

Landlord also experiences fewer deeds office delays as it continues disposal programme

Distributable income could fall two thirds, EPP warns

The Poland-focused retail landlord says it is still considering a dividend for its six months to end-June

Indluplace Properties feels pandemic pain

Residential focused property fund  joins peers unable to pay final dividends for 2020

Hyprop warns distributable income will fall about a third

The group says it is still mulling a payout to shareholders

Activist investor takes on Sabvest over valuation shortfall to sum of its parts

Chris Logan blames about 50% rise in discount on dual share structure favouring founding family

Softbank-backed Opendoor to go public in $4.8bn merger

Blank-cheque company Social Capital’s shares surge  as much as 22%

Investor slams Safari for paying consulting fees to non-executives

Board is reshuffled as the shopping centre owner comes under fire at annual general meeting


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