Africa's rapid urbanisation can be a driver of industrialisation and there is an urgent need to connect policies and strategies for urban and industrial development
Marriott International has announced the opening of Four Points by Sheraton Arusha, The Arusha Hotel, marking the debut of the brand in Tanzania. Rebranded after renovation, the hotel retains
According to JLL's 2017 Africa Prime Industrial Report, within Africa's more diversified economies, the prime industrial sector is set to emerge as an attractive asset class over the short to medium term
Pam Golding Property has been appointed to market the luxury apartments and villas of mega-development Zanzibar Amber Resort, set to be the largest premium hospitality investment and resort in East Africa
The hotel will be part of the Amber Resort complex expected to be the largest mixed-use development in Africa occupying approximately 1,750 hectares of pristine Indian Ocean coastline in the northeast of the island
Cushman & Wakefield Excellerate is to strengthen its presence in sub-Saharan Africa with a new office in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
There are pockets of glory, particularly in East Africa - but property investors need to do their homework before venturing in
JSE investors will gain access to the dollar-based returns generated by shopping centres, offices, warehouses and hotels in countries such as Morocco, Mozambique, Kenya, Ghana and Nigeria when Sandile Nomvete's Delta Property Fund brings the first outright African real estate offering to the market next month.
Joan Muller 20 May 2014
Zimbabwe's new central bank chief said the country's economy was weakening and the bank did not have the tools to fix it.
US hotel giant Marriott announced it had finalised a deal to buy the Protea group, Africa's largest hotel chain, for US$186m.
Hyprop Investments will buy 87% of the issued shares of African Land Investments for R768m. African Land owns the Manda Hill shopping centre in Lusaka, Zambia.
Truworths has adopted a cautious and incremental approach to store expansion plans outside SA in order to gain a better understanding of the operating environment and the market potential, the fashion retailer said in its annual report, released last week.
Zeenat Moorad 30 Sep 2013
Famous Brands has reported that its franchise sales increased 16.8% in the March to May quarter with a 16% improvement in South Africa and a 27.2% improvement in the rest of Africa region.
Auditing firm PwC on Thursday (13 June) projected total room revenue in SA would grow at a compound annual rate of 9.2% between now and 2017 after overall spending on rooms in all categories rose by 13.4% in 2012 to R15.2bn‚ reflecting an increase in stay-unit nights and a 5.3% rise in the average room rate.
Helmo Preuss 14 Jun 2013