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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 […]

SA’s top financial institutions embrace Quoin Online’s cutting-edge transactional platform

September 4 2023 Innovative proptech company, Quoin Online is enjoying sustained momentum, with the financial backbone of the country’s economy; its banks embracing the group’s online sales and letting platform. Quoin, which was launched in 2012 by co-founders Karen Miller and Wayne van der Vent, has developed software platforms which makes transacting for sellers and […]

LeaseSurance, the InsureTech platform, secures seed funding to drive growth and innovation

August 31 2023 LeaseSurance, a fresh InsureTech platform underwritten by Bryte, has raised R3m in a seed financing round led by FedGroup Capital. The funding will help LeaseSurance’s to enhance SA’s real estate ecosystem through its innovative lease insurance offering by expanding its team, and developing technology solutions for the industry. LeaseSurance offers lease insurance […]

REdimension Capital launches SA’s first property technology and sustainability focused fund

August 2 2023 REdimension Capital, a new investment firm has announced the first close of its inauguralfund, the REdimension Real Estate Technology and Sustainability Fund I. The fund, which hasreceived support from different stakeholders in the real estate sector, will focus oninvesting in early-stage innovative technology companies that deliver demonstrable improvements inthe way property is […]

Aspiring proptech innovators now eligible for Greenovate Awards

May 18 2023 Now in its ninth year, the annual Greenovate Awards programme by Growthpoint Properties and the Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA) has becoming a popular platform for showcasing up-and-coming talent and innovations in the built industry, Growthpoint said on Thursday. Since launching in 2015, the Greenovate Awards have aimed to spark […]

Only Realty Property Group Acquires Leadhome

May 2 2023 South African real estate group, Only Realty Property Group, has acquired a majority shareholding in Leadhome, one of the country’s newer real estate agencies. Co-founded in 2015 by Marcél du Toit, Leadhome tried to innovate in the South African property industry through introducing a fixed-fee pricing model, in contrast to the standard […]