Hyprop aims to sell older assets but retain crown jewels

Hyprop Investments, the company that is considering hiving off its older assets as it tries to turn its operations around in a difficult environment, plans to keep its crown jewels. Hyprop has long been considered one of the JSE’s real estate darlings, having built up a portfolio of some of SA’s best blue-chip malls — including The Mall of Rosebank, Clearwater, Cape Gate, Somerset Mall and Canal Walk — since it listed in 1988.

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SA property market sees upswing in homebuyers after elections – Leadhome

Despite current concerns around South Africa’s economic growth, property still provides a solid investment. The South African property market has seen an upswing in homebuyer activity after May 8 general elections, and this coupled with competitive lending conditions and lower inflation figures presented an advantage for first-time buyers, real estate firm Leadhome said on Wednesday.

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IFC Launches The Edge Architecture Students Competition

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) a member of the World Bank Group will be launching the EDGE Architecture Students Competition, on July 18, 2019 in Accra. The objective of the EDGE Students Competition is to demonstrate how simple it is to build green and reduce our impact on the environment whilst improving building comfort and making savings in running costs.

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Affordable co-working spaces for Startups in Nigeria (Lagos & Abuja)

As a small startup with limited resources trying to scale, it is almost impossible to invest in an office infrastructure – even though you might need it, probably for business meetings, conducting interviews, employee training’s and seminars etc. This is where co-working spaces are useful. Co-working is a cost-effective method of working, they are shared office facilities where startups and freelancers can work in collaboration or independently.

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Grit Real Estate taking big strides in Africa

Grit Real Estate (JSE: GTR) is leading the charge of investing in the African property industry. It should double its asset base in the next two years and expand beyond owning investments in 7 African countries.

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