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Eric Ellerine has passed away

December 4 2023 South African entrepreneur and investor, Eric Ellerine has passed away. He was considered to be one of SA’s most prominent businessman who sustained his wealth for decades. He founded Ellerines, a furniture group at the age of 16 in 1950. His younger brother, Sydney joined the business two years later. In 1969, […]

Abundant opportunities in the land downunder

November 28 2023 This is a guest article by independent analyst, Keillen Ndlovu Arriving In Sydney I was last in Australia in 2018, before the world economy was effectively rest by the pandemic. Landing at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, one of the world’s oldest airports, after an 11.5-hour flight from Johannesburg, and adjusting to the […]

Retailers and professionals are thriving in Cape Town CBD

October 26 2023 Cape Town’s CBD continues to draw a rich assortment of quality tenants with 3 116 of them operating in the city centre as of the end of 2022. Of these, retailers make up the largest portion, coming in at 1 243 entities doing business in the thriving inner city. This is according to research […]

Apex Group successfully completes South African acquisitions

October 20 2023 Guest piece for Apex Group Apex Group, a global financial services provider, has acquired Boutique Collective Investments and Boutique Investment Partners (Pty) Ltd (BIP). BCI is a collective investments scheme manager with a core business focus on third-party branded portfolios. BIP is an independent investment management and consulting firmproviding multi-manager and consulting […]

API Summit set to shoot out the lights in October 2023

September 26 2023 The African Property Investment (API) Summit, set to take place on 10th and 11th October 2023 at the Marriott Hotel in Melrose Arch, is destined to be a resounding success as the world-class event enters its 14th year. The summit is the premium networking event for people working across the continent. This […]

Dirco to sell properties outside of SA as ailing department tries to raise money

September 10 2023 The Department of International Relations (Dirco) has announced that it will sell 18 of its properties which house diplomats in other parts of Africa, Europe and South America for about R500m. Dirco is the foreign ministry of the South African government. It is responsible for SA’s relationships with foreign countries and international […]

Residential property investment is a shining jewel in Cape Town’s crown

September 4 2023 Icon – Residential development Developers, landlords and tenants have embraced residential property in the CBD of the Mother City, the superb and comprehensive State of Cape Town Central City Report 2022 – A year in review has showed. South Africans and foreigners want to live in Cape Town because it is exceptional […]

Anglo American donates its former inner city 45 Main Street building to Maharishi Invincibility Institute to foster youth development and city renewal

August 4 2023 Anglo American on Friday handed over its 45 Main Street building, which is situated in Johannesburg’s inner city central business district (CBD), to the Maharishi Invincibility Institute, a non-profit private education institution dedicated to empowering underprivileged youth in the inner city and surrounds. The building, which forms part of the mining group’s […]