Industrial property-focused Equites scores its largest acquisition

Property fund buys Gauteng distribution centre that has a long lease with Simba

Date of loan to Steinhoff’s global property portfolio delayed by two weeks

A €750m loan facility to Hemisphere will now be paid on August 18 as the company and its lenders thrash out the details of its debt restructuring

Inner city housing ‘needs long-term investors’

A potential opportunity for investors will be providing well-located housing in the inner city, says Octodec Investments MD

Investors can now access data on residential property owned by companies

Absa has sponsored the development of MSCI’s inaugural SA residential property results, based on a sample portfolio of property worth more than R17bn

Property grabs stunt Calgro’s cash flow

The housing developer says cash flow at one of its operations was hit by people illegally occupying its developments

Tower Property Fund set to boost Croatian investments

Tower’s five Croatian properties, representing 28% of its total assets by value, are set to be increased as it hedges against weak economic conditions in SA

Steinhoff International property subsidiary agrees to hold off their debt claims

Steinhoff is looking to extend a €750m loan maturing in August and issued out of Hemisphere International Properties; its shares on the JSE rose as much as 9%

Intu’s share dips after weak results and CEO resignation

Intu Properties’ £503m loss for the period was due to downward valuations of its properties

Divercity to invest R3bn in inner city projects

The company also plans to add more hospitals, clinics, schools, retail and leisure to its precincts

Capco demerger planning is on track

Analysts have rated UK-based Capital & Counties poorly due to delays it faces at Earl’s Court development despite Covent Garden project excelling

Capco property valuation slips as Brexit concerns continue to weigh

Capco is evaluating a possible splitting, which will result in two of its assets — Covent Garden and Earls Court Properties — being separately ...

Hammerson heeds caution on Brexit with sale of UK properties

Uncertainty around the Brexit process prompts the property group to sell some of its UK assets

Growthpoint takes Cape Town mixed-use building off the water grid

The company has invested in previously unused technology to turn an underground spring flowing into its basement into potable water for tenants and visitors

Hammerson to sell two UK retail parks for £164m

‘We are already over halfway to reaching our planned disposal target for 2018’

Office landlords take desperate measures to find tenants

Weak economic growth and oversupply mean owners of older offices are struggling to fill vacant space

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