Welcome to the hotel of 2119

Intergalactic getaways, fast-food nutrient pills, 2-3 hour working days and adaptable, personalised rooms that can transport guests everywhere from jungles to mountain ranges; in celebration of its 100th anniversary, Hilton (NYSE: HLT) predicts the future trends set to dominate the travel and hospitality industry in the next 100 years. In a report supported by expert […]

Property Sector Charter Council strives for impactful solutions in the property sector

This year has been a busy and eventful one for the Property Sector Charter Council (PSCC). The council, which monitors and evaluates transformation in the South African property sector, has embarked on several collaborative projects which expand its scope significantly. At its annual seminar, the PSCC released its 2019 State of Transformation of the Property […]

Changes on the way for REITs

By Duncan Dollman, partner in the Mazars Real Estate Division The South African listed Real Estate Investment Trust (SAREIT) association has followed international reporting trends by developing its own branded guidelines for measuring the performance of REITs. The SA REIT association is made up of the top locally listed REITs and recently issued their best […]

Workshop17 opens at The Harrington in Cape Town CBD

Workshop17 has opened a third co-working space in Cape Town, located at The Harrington in the vibrant, up-and-coming East City Precinct. A unique state-of-the-art collaborative workspace in a key location, it provides 30 customisable private offices, hot-desking, dedicated workspaces, meeting and boardrooms with cutting-edge presentation and video conferencing equipment, a Bootlegger coffee corner, a kitchen, […]

Bringing e-learning to the conveyancing market

Registered SASSETA assessor and national course facilitator for the Black Conveyancers Association Training Academy, Tasneem Kanjee, has developed an innovative solution for individuals wishing to gain skills, or upskill,  in the area of conveyancing. Through Introduction to Conveyancing, an e-learning course offered by LexisNexis South Africa, Kanjee offers practical and targeted content to meet the […]

Smart building automation now possible with Hager range from EM

Exclusively for CIPN Cost-effective and easy-to-install smart building automation solutions are now possible with the latest Hager systems introduced locally by leading supplier ElectroMechanica (EM). The Hager domovea solution has been showcased at Swarovski Lighting’s new-build showroom in Green Point, Cape Town. This is a flagship application for building automation, which is gaining in popularity […]

Cushman & Wakefield Broll provide comprehensive range of occupier services

Broll Property Group, the largest independently owned Pan-African commercial property services company, has entered into an exclusive affiliate arrangement with Cushman & Wakefield, a leading global real estate services company. The new venture represents a partnership with Broll’s occupier services business and will be branded Cushman & Wakefield Broll, providing clients with an integrated platform […]

Emira’s Denver warehousing attracts savvy tenants

Emira Property Fund’s refurbished warehouse facility superbly located in the popular industrial hub of Denver, Johannesburg, has opened its doors, attracting savvy tenants looking for state-of-the-art warehouse facilities, paired with contemporary office space and excellent energy efficiency. Emira, a leading JSE-listed REIT has invested R8,2 million in the major revamp project, breathing new life into […]

Montego Pet Nutrition invests R22 million in solar energy efficiency

Montego Pet Nutrition (Montego) recently completed a R22 million solar plant project at its Graaff-Reinet based production facility, which is set to reduce its annual electricity demand by 1,4 million kWh – enough to generate power for nearly 120 households at an average consumption of 1 000 units per month for an entire year. Montego […]

Traxtion launches rail hub to service locomotive fleets across Africa

Private locomotive and rail operator, Traxtion, has opened its new Rosslyn-based maintenance facility for business. The company, known in the industry for the quality of its rail freight services offering, now has the capacity to provide locomotive rebuild and overhaul services at scale. The industrialised area of Rosslyn, a suburb of Tshwane, is the manufacturing […]

Development update on Riversands Commercial Park

“It’s gratifying to watch the transformation of empty veld into Riversands Commercial Park. This development means greater economic activity on the doorstep of the small businesses at Riversands Incubation Hub as well as more new jobs for local residents,” said Jenny Retief, CEO of Riversands Incubation Hub. The plan for Riversands Incubation Hub was to […]

SKF expands in South Africa with R120 million transaction

Leading global technology provider SKF, headquartered in Sweden, has concluded a lease agreement in Jet Park with a value of more than R120 million. This new lease agreement signifies the company’s intention to further expand and consolidate their sub-Saharan business operations says John Jack, CEO of Galetti Corporate Real Estate, who concluded the transaction. ‘’We […]

Skyriders Access Specialists find window of opportunity at PFG Group

Once a client, always a client is a mantra that Skyriders Access Specialists (Pty) Limited is well familiar with. It recently followed up a 2010 to 2011 contract with PFG Building Glass Solutions with its second-biggest project for the float-glass manufacturer to date. The scope of work on this project consisted of the inspection of […]

144 Oxford Road is a flagship project

The 35 000 m2 premium-grade 144 Oxford Road office development in Rosebank, Johannesburg for Growthpoint Properties is the Paragon Group’s largest project at present. Developed by Growthpoint Properties to capitalise on the demand for P-grade office space in the central Rosebank precinct, which currently exceeds even that of nearby Sandton and Melrose, the premium project has […]