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FAQs from First-Time Commercial Tenants

FAQs from First-Time Commercial Tenants

In today’s blog post, we will be delving into some questions commonly asked by first-time commercial tenants: 1. What is GLA? Why does this space seem smaller than the specified size? Rentable area is another term for gross lettable area (or GLA). This is the space that a commercial property landlord bases their rent and […]

June’s Real Estate Review

June’s Real Estate Review

Can you claim your home office as a tax deduction and where are we going with Interest Rates as the economy shows some recovery? We are nearly half-way through the year and June has been one of the most awkward months so far. On the one hand the early part of 2021 showed a marked […]

At a Glance – Does the Deal Make Sense?

At a Glance – Does the Deal Make Sense?

In this week’s blog we identify ways of looking at deals upfront from various angles to see whether the investment could work before investing further time and money into the transaction The decision whether to invest in an income generating property can be complex and the parameters set by individual buyers does vary.  It is […]

The Month in Review May 2021

The Month in Review May 2021

The SA property market remains fairly buoyant in the first half of 2021. Listed stock averaged around 20% recovery as of early May 2021, which is also one of the strongest worldwide (however, this must be viewed against an overall average drop of 35% value last year).  Moneyweb has detailed our recovery against international markets […]

9 Relevant Tips for Commercial Property Investors 

9 Relevant Tips for Commercial Property Investors 

The commercial property market has seen some interesting changes and is experiencing a fresh buoyancy as markets worldwide start opening and economies experience recovery. There is a lot of activity with fund managers restructuring their portfolios, clearing out unwanted stock, with sellers doing likewise, and buyers hunting for opportunities at a good price. We have […]

The Month in Review April 2021

The Month in Review April 2021

Evidence of Market Recovery in Retail & Industrial – Office in Major Trouble The FNB broker survey provides a decent indication of activity and sentiment in the Commercial Property Market. This measurement is based on a survey from several brokers, and they rate rentals and general activity in the various sectors. Their overall index shows […]

The Month in Review March 2021

The Month in Review March 2021

In this “Month in Review” blog, we will be highlighting some of the impacts Covid has had on retail and e-Commerce over the last year. Retail Bizcommunity South Africa has published an article, based on figures produced by FNB, tracking cardholder retail spending over the last year. Amongst their findings we found the following 3 points […]

4 Emerging Property Trends Post-Covid

4 Emerging Property Trends Post-Covid

The Emergence of Smart Cities The government is on an economic development drive and as part of this, the concept of the Lanseria Smart City has been given the green light. In his state of the nation address, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced the Lanseria Development Plan. The objective of the Smart City is an environmentally […]

The Month In Review – The Rise of The Value Investor

The Month In Review – The Rise of The Value Investor

The month of February has been a mixed bag but is bringing with it some glimmers of hope. The stock market has hit new highs as economies start preparing for recovery later this year and in 2022.  South Africa saw the rollout of vaccinations for healthcare workers and infection numbers are declining – for the […]

Premium Property Leasing Is Hot Right Now

Premium Property Leasing Is Hot Right Now

Are you dreaming of the ideal office space for your business? If so, now is the time to act.  There are extremely attractive deals on offer in all sectors as well as reduced rental rates. Top properties are going at standard property rates. Most businesses are reassessing their office space needs at this time. Covid-19 […]


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