Buyers Guide ’19

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Fest Extinguishing Services

Fest Extinguishing Services (Pty) Limited was established in October 1982. The company prides itself on the supply, service, maintenance and manufacturing of all firefighting-related equipment. We have six branches country wide, with the main office in Potchefstroom.

This allows us to service a large portion of South Africa, including Gauteng, North West, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, Eastern Cape and KwaZulu-Natal.

Is your building safe from fire?

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Fire safety in high-occupancy buildings is critical. Large numbers of people produce greater activity within these environments, which can lead to things going wrong. In particular, fire can escalate quickly into a catastrophe. This eventuality needs to be confronted in the design and protection of buildings and their occupants.



How to invest in the top performing industrial property sector in 2019

By Tony Bales, industrial property expert at Epping Property, for CIPN

For the past few years, the industrial property sector has outperformed the office, retail and leisure property sectors. The good news is that it appears that the industrial property sector should continue to perform well into the foreseeable future.


Policy exemption allows SA investors to buy into Swiss property

Q&A with property expert Toni Enderli

Switzerland has strict restrictions for foreigners buying property, so depending on your background, your options were limited in that you could only buy property in Switzerland if you were an EU or EFTA national with a Swiss residence permit or if you lived in Switzerland.


South Africa: Why co-working? IWG plc – Regus and Spaces

Prepared exclusively for CIPN

Co-working spaces have grown in popularity over the last few years, and it is no surprise that many companies are now exploring the option of moving their business into the hub of a dynamic co-working environment.

Growthpoint signs Altron for campus at The Woodlands

Growthpoint Properties has secured JSE-listed technology group Altron as tenant for a sizeable 29 000 m2 head office situated at The Woodlands Office Park.

Atterbury Theatre reopens with even more pizzazz

The Atterbury Theatre has undergone a major revamp after almost eight successful years and 2 450 performances, productions and features enjoyed by some 731 630 people.

Minimising noise with good quality vinyl flooring

It is often said that architecture is music frozen in time. But when a building reverberates with the sounds of voices, footfalls of people walking or merely day-to-day activities in such a way that it hinders work performance or impacts on the well-being of employees working in it, serious steps need to be taken to dial down the noise levels.

Complex transaction, worth R240 million, takes hotel out of business rescue

Specialist tourism advisor, TPF Advisors, part of the Village N Life Group, recently consulted to a South African consortium on the acquisition of Pezula Hotel on South Africa’s Garden Route for a value of R240 million.

Resolving the supply chain skills crisis

 Reflecting its commitment to tackling the supply chain skills crisis head on, SAPICS, The Professional Body for Supply Chain Management, recently hosted the 11th annual Supply Chain Management Education Excellence Awards. This event recognises individuals, organisations and educators who are going the extra mile to advance and develop the supply chain and operations management profession.