Buyers Guide ’19

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International trends drive transformation in African office-space market

Forward-thinking local and international companies are driving innovation in the office-space market across Africa. In addition, Africa has a strong base of fast-growing local and international companies all looking to take commercial advantage of the continent’s growth trajectory ahead of their competitors.

2019 office décor trends - tips to keep pace

Décor trends evolve continually, and it is not financially viable to redecorate your office space with every new trend. However, more millennials hold senior positions, Generation Z is also entering the workplace and technology is developing exponentially

What is the state of office rentals, occupation and ownership in South Africa? JLL answers our questions

 Is there an over-supply of office space in SA?

The balance between demand and supply can been seen in the trend of the national vacancy rate.

Five ways voice assistants are going to change the officeflow

It’s increasingly clear that voice is the next major interface in computing, in some cases replacing the touch-based platforms brought about by smartphones.


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Cape Town office market subdued in Q1 of 2019

JLL’s City Report on Cape Town reveals that the Mother City has become a financial hub generating most of the Western Cape’s GDP from these services

 

144 Oxford office development will be completed in October 2019

 Growthpoint Properties’ multi-million-rand 144 Oxford Road development is set for completion in October 2019

New home for Atterbury Western Cape

 Atterbury’s new Western Cape office situated in the Winelands is La Gratitude Manor House - an iconic building, a national monument, and the second oldest building in Stellenbosch.

Small businesses can benefit from buying their own premises

Small and medium-sized business owners who are renting their premises should take advantage of current market conditions to consider buying

The future of co-working space in South Africa

The co-working space in South Africa has seen tremendous growth over the years since its inception in early 2000.

 

Buying commercial property? Here’s how to get financed

When buying commercial property, it is the norm to approach your bank for financing. Commercial property loans are, however, significantly more involved than residential bonds