Buyers Guide ’19

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Commercial investment needs out of the box thinking

By The High Street Auction Company

An office building is an office building, unless it’s not. Confused? Don’t be; just hold that thought while considering the current commercial real estate landscape, where medium-term success will largely rest on how far you’re able to think outside the traditional investment box.

Consider auctions in these turbulent times

By John Cowing, chairperson of the South African Institute of Auctioneers, exclusively for CIPN

Auctions have had a long history, to say the least! The open cry process of buying and selling goods to the highest bidder has been recorded as early as 500 BC.

Could urban regeneration be the solution to the current lack of employment opportunities?

The construction sector is one of the sectors that has the potential to create many work opportunities because it is labour intensive and demands both skilled and unskilled workers.

Insider advice by Leigh Maingard, head of property management at Swindon Property

CIPN exclusive

Effective property management minimises property expenses and overheads by ensuring the recovery of all eligible expenses from tenants.


Swindon Property MD, Andrew Dewey, writes for CIPN

Since our inception in 2006, Swindon has grown from a niche Cape Town brokerage house to one of the leading commercial property service organisations in South Africa.


AECOM launches 30th edition of Africa Property & Construction Cost Guide 2019/20

Integrated infrastructure delivery company AECOM has launched its Africa Property & Construction Cost Guide 2019/20.

The way in which people work has evolved and so too has their place of work

Broll Property Intel, research division of Pan African property group Broll, uncovers how offices have evolved, both in terms of physical buildings as well as office space.

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.

Redefine’s 155 West Street undergoes refurbishment

The multi-million rand refurbishment of JSE listed diversified real estate investment trust Redefine Properties’ 155 West Street in Sandton has been completed.


Texton closes a cluster of industrial leasing deals in Pretoria’s Hermanstad

Texton Property Fund has secured leases over more than 10 000 m2 of industrial space at its Hermanstad Industrial Park in Pretoria.