Property Flash


LeaseSurance attains early success thanks to dynamic team led by Paul Schaefer

May 16 2024 16:02 Paul Schaefer, the founder of fast-growing PropTech and InsurTech startup, LeaseSurance, discusses how the group has been a trailblazing success, four years after it was founded to solve a problem which has irked hundreds and thousands of South Africans. LeaseSurance partners directly with property management companies. It uses a Deposit Free Platform at […]

iShack partners with MRI Software

April 25 2024 15:00 iShack Ventures, a South African outfit with a strong track record in proptech, has announced an integration partnership with MRI Software, a provider of real estate software services. The integration of iShack Venture’s Smart Building and iProp.Solutions digital platforms with MRI Property Central aims to grant property owners, managers and occupiers access to enhanced […]

Revolutionise Your Revenue: The Key Role of First-Party Data in a cookieless world 

April 18 2024 13:00 Guest article for Flow Living The move away from third-party cookies, driven by privacy considerations, presents both challenges and opportunities for digital marketers. While it may disrupt tracking and targeting for some, it opens doors to building trust-based relationships with customers. Embracing ‘first-party data’ ensures data compliance and enables hyper-targeted, customer-centric […]

RE-TEC Solutions announces strategic investment from REdimension

April 8 2024 RE-TEC Solutions, a prop-tech company provides technologies aimed at revolutionising themanagement of retail property assets, has received a strategic investment from the REdimension Real Estate Technology and Sustainability Fund, a fund advised by REdimension Capital. The investmentfrom REdimension is a milestone for RE-TEC, as it helps the company to expedite its platformdevelopment […]

Greenovate Awards 2023 property, engineering and proptech winners

December 13 2023 Independent start-up Oelinga has won the first-ever proptech award of the Greenovate Awards, which recognise and reward innovative, sustainable solutions by young talent in the built environment. The University of Cape Town (UCT) won the top prizes in both property and engineering categories at the 2023 Greenovate Awards. Using waste materials for […]

Game-changing proptech: Lisa smart leasing platform launches in South Africa

October 26 2023 Guest press release for Inospace Dutch-based technology platform Lisa BV will launch its smart leasing platform in South Africa after acquiring its core leasing technology platform from Inospace, the country’s largest last-mile logistics operator. Rael Levitt, founder and CEO of Inospace, announced Lisa’s breakthrough market entry and said Inospace entered into a three-year license agreement for Lisa to manage its half-a-million-square-metre […]

Sapoa helps Namibian property owners to establish industry body

October 6 2023 The South African Property Owners Association (Sapoa) is assisting the Namibian property owners in establishing the Namibian Property Association (NPA), an industry organisation similar to Sapoa. Last week, NPA’s first President, Ben Jooste, attended the 2023 SAPOA Annual Convention at Sun City.  Sapoa CEO Neil Gopal said the organisation assisted the NPA in signing […]

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 […]