Property Flash


TUHF – 20 years of believing in people who believe in our cities

May 17 2024 18:00 Paul Jackson, CEO and founder of TUHF looks back on a fulfilling 20 years at the helm of the commercial property finance group and explains how TUHF is set for stellar success going forward. TUHF hasn’t had it easy trying to raise capital so that previously disadvantaged micro-to-small developers can make […]

Cape Town CBD – an address of choice for living, playing and working

May 7 2024 08:00 While cities across the world grapple with low growth and high interest rate environments, coupled with pressures on infrastructure, the demand for new living, office and mixed-use spaces in the Cape Town CBD is palpable, with unique buildings like The Barracks and The Rubik adding to an already impressive property mix. […]

Vegas’ Club Tropicana closes

April 18 2024 21:55 It’s the end of an era for the Tropicana Las Vegas, which was once a crown jewel on the Strip. The hotel-casino closed on April 2, 2024, just two days shy of its 67th anniversary, as it made way for a planned $1.5bn, 33,000-seat domed stadium for Major League Baseball’s Oakland […]

The Rubik set to light up the Cape Town skyline

April 17 2024 07:42 This piece is for Abland Property Development A stellar mixed-use building called The Rubik is about to launch in the heart of Cape Town’s CBD. Developed by Abland Property Development and designed by dhk Architects, the city’s skyline is changing yet again as this dynamic building enters the fray. If you […]

Sandton Gate Unveils Phase 2 Development Plans

April 12 2024 10:30 Phase two of Sandton Gate, a mixed-use development in Johannesburg has been announced. Commercial and retail space will be added to the development. “Sandton Gate is designed to integrate the way you work with all the other aspects of your lifestyle. This mixed-use precinct will combine commercial, residential and retail space, […]

CBE Capital secures Greek development finance for Six Senses Porto Heli

April 9 2024 07:47 London-based real asset merchant bank, CBE Capital has secured a €95m Greek senior bond loan facility from Piraeus Bank in Athens for its club-deal investment into a new Six Senses Hotel and branded residences to be developed in Porto Heli on the Greek mainland. The €150m development, which is already being […]

Several hats in the ring for Gupta-linked Sandton Gautrain plot 

April 3 2024 With days to go until the closing date for tender bids on the land above the Sandton Gautrain Station, there has been interest from local and international parties including hospitality companies, international investors, pension funds and private investment companies. Located on the corner of Rivonia Road and West Street, Sandton, opposite Sandton City, […]