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TFG outshines its SA retail peers overseas

Looks to expand its presence in markets that have proved difficult for rivals Woolworths and Truworths.

Emira sells down in Oz, doubles US investment to R1.1bn

Increasing its offshore exposure to higher yielding retail properties in the States.

Cheap imports a threat to SA’s cement industry

The sector has applied for tariffs on imports and wants support from the Dti.

Open up 5G spectrum to boost SA growth, says Huawei exec

The latest generation of cellular network technology will improve competitiveness, innovation and efficiency – and bring data prices down.

City Lodge shares fall more than 8% on negative trading update

Group expects a double-digit drop in earnings for the year to June.

Hyprop finalises Zambian mall sale to Growthpoint Investec African Properties

Fund looks to bring down debt levels, following a downgrade of its credit by Moody’s earlier this year. Hyprop continues with rest of Africa asset disposal

Massmart in need of an ‘Edcon-like’ overhaul?

Retail analysts say it is overspaced, with weak strategies and divisions that operate ‘too autonomously’ in an economic environment that doesn’t support its business model of high volumes and low margins.

Delta and Rebosis merger back on the table

If approved, it will create the largest black-owned and managed listed property fund in SA.

SA Corporate Real Estate Fund snubs takeover offers

MD who resigned in May is now set to stay on for a year or more.

Takeover battle brewing for SA Corporate Real Estate

Industry insiders say Investec Property Fund is set to make a bid, following offers from Emira and Dipula.

Equites Property Fund raises R750m in oversubscribed bookbuild

Top performing Reit eyes further acquisitions.

Grit to target more Club Med resorts in Africa

Invests R570m in Senegal to acquire and upgrade the Club Med Cap Skirring property.

Durban demolishes derelict buildings to unlock new development

Malaysian-based UEM Sunrise is pumping new energy into the multi-billion-rand development at the entrance to SA’s busiest port.

Liberty Two Degrees eyes acquisitive growth

Listed property fund’s strong balance sheet and low loan-to-value ratio give it room to grow.

Redefine’s R1bn overhaul of Centurion Mall

Lakeside property set to become fifth biggest shopping centre in SA.

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