Colin McClelland is a journalist based in Johannesburg with more than 25 years experience writing for Reuters, Associated Press and Bloomberg, and a background as diverse as covering The Rolling Stones in Toronto and civil war in Angola.

Bearishness rises in SA after market rally

Fund managers more cautious after JSE All Share Index gains – BoA Merrill Lynch survey.

Banks take a hit as rand on back foot

A stronger dollar, rising oil price and the Eskom bailout are contributors.

Brexit woes continue to rock UK property as small Atlantic Leaf seeks investors

Currency uncertainty combines with real estate downturn to cripple equity growth.

Tech start-up Snapt snags Nasa and billionaires’ backing

South African founder who dropped out of high school is now a global tech player.

Weak economy stifles property industry while boosting tourism

New Cape Town AC Marriott hotel aimed at mid-level travellers.

PIC hikes stake in troubled Texton after BEE defaults 

Property fund working on ‘turning the ship around,’ CEO says.

Naspers to focus on classifieds, fintech and food, says CEO

Internet giant progressing with company split and proposed Euronext listing.

SA election pivotal to boosting property’s rebound – Redefine CEO

Real estate industry needs political certainty, says Andrew Konig.

Start-up Robolite offers traffic signals to beat load shedding car jams

Blackout-busting traffic lights with tamper-proof batteries and a lower price-tag set to go into production soon.

Growthpoint taps desalination to ensure V&A water supply

New plant will supersede Cape Town’s smaller waterfront effort.

Solar energy investors may pivot away from high-cost projects

Metier Private Equity seeks smaller efforts outside of South Africa.

Growthpoint-Investec JV targets R7.3bn spend in Africa this year

Eyes ‘relevant’ retail and office space while Growthpoint targets SA healthcare in separate fund.

Tenants line up for space in Joburg’s bombed-out CBD

National retailers set to sign leases in mixed-use renewal project.

Eskom mess fuels recession watch, BoA Merrill Lynch says

Foreign investors take wait-and-see approach.

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