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Millennials thrive on co-working spaces

The sharing economy − think of Uber and Airbnb − has spiked the continued uptake of coworking space by millennials (those born between 1980 and 2004), according to Kirsten Morgendaal, area director, Gauteng and outlying, for the IWG Group, consisting of Regus and Spaces in South Africa.

“With the rise of millennials, freelancers and entrepreneurs, we’re finding that people don’t want to be in a stuffy, corporate environment. They prefer to work where there’s collaboration and networking opportunities, where they don’t feel alone and are with like-minded individuals, like co-working environments,” she says.

 

Johnson Controls drives building technology forward


Johnson Controls, the building efficiency multinational, has undergone a pivot towards the commercial and industrial office space, divesting business that is not building-oriented, says Neil Cameron, Johnson Controls Area GM, Building Efficiency – Africa.

 A-Gas safely removes refrigerant for commercial property


  A-Gas is a 25-year-old specialty gas and chemical company, with its head office based in the UK and branches globally.

Abland scores in the Mother City


Abland is a private property development company which is part of the Abcon Group of Companies.

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Redefine’s agile industrial property strategy helps unlock value


JSE-listed diversified real estate investment trust (REIT), Redefine Properties, remains firmly focused on delivering customised solutions in the industrial property sector despite constrained economic conditions.

Emira consolidates its assets in low-growth economy


CPIN talks to Geoff Jennett, CEO: Emira Property Fund, about the landscape of commercial and industrial property finance and investment in South Africa, the challenges, solutions and way forward

Integrating workspaces, corporate culture a fundamental design principle


Accommodating organisational behaviour and culture, combined with the need to cater for an ever-evolving workplace, is a growing trend in office and commercial developments, according to Paragon Interface director, Claire D’Adorante.

A smart future for African real estate


Regarded as the continent’s premier gathering for key African policy makers, developers, corporates, and investors, the 9th annual Africa Property Investment (API) Summit & Expo will be held this year at the Sandton Convention Centre, Sandton Central, on Thursday 20 and Friday 21 September 2018.

Van Dyck Floors reveals another masterpiece - the Mozart Collection


The Mozart Collection comes standard in 50 x 50cm size, however other shapes and sizes such as 60 x 60 cm and 100 x 100 cm squares and 25 x 100 cm planks will be manufactured on request – because the clients’ needs always come first.

Private conference venues spread wealth


A decision to move forward with a R1 billion infrastructure project is not made overnight – even if it is likely to aid in job creation and provide a positive economic spin-off for all tiers of the economy.  It’s an extremely drawn out process of weighing up the risk versus return if the development funding comes from public coffers, but even more calculated if every cent is being put up by the private sector and the scale of the project is largely untested in the local market.