Below is a list of articles I have been commissioned to do on commercial property related issues.

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>Landlords are Back With a Vengence
The latest in the rivalry between online shopping and so-called bricks ‘n mortar shopping. 

> Who’s Going to Wear the Green Tights?
Green Buildings – What’s in it for Landlords

>Backleasing, Backsliding, Boom or Bust.

>Liferights, are Reverse Bonds and Alternative?

>Affordable Housing Lessons from Chile

>Has Commercial Property Been Shot in the Foot by Construction

>US Trend Favours the Single Tenant Office

>The Modern Office, Where Space Counts

>Transnet has Big Plans for the Port of Richards Bay

>South African Listed Property On the Growth Path

>Redefine Restructures Debt Gains Health and Redistribute Dividend Locally

>Aveng Grinaker-LTA, Shows Clean Hands and is Ready to Work

>Boutique Hotels -there goes the neighbourhood

>Building Boom Builds Rural Economy

>Rivonia and Sunninghill Suburb Profile

>Durban’s Waterfall is Finally on the Map

>River Horse Valley Estate, a Durban Success Story

>Redefine Restructures its VBG Portfolio

>River Horse Valley Estate, a Durban Success Story

>Do you want to invest in Westville? – You should!

>Serviced Offices are Booming, Why?

>Crowdfunding – Will South African Real Estate Bite

>Hilton Buy-to-Let – Opportunity Knocks

>Johannesburg’s Northern Suburbs Bucks the Buying-To-Let Trend

>BMW Beats the Banks

German Car Maker offers South Africans Home Finance.

>Resilient Goes Fishing – Africa’s gain is South Africa’s loss

Shopping Mall developers head for Africa.

>Johannesburg Tariffs – More of the Same

>Ruby Tuesday, Backleasing and Owning Your Own Real Estate

US restaurant chain, an example of the value of the sale leaseback.

>Life for Land Lords Becomes a Delicate Balancing Act

Landlords get squeezed by the law.

>Offshore Property Not for the FaintHearted

South Africans investing in offshore property need stomach to persevere.

>The Future of Landlord and Tenants is no Pie in the Sky

PIE, Prevention of Illegal Eviction from an Unlawful Occupation of Land Act – Challenged

>Prime Properties still a safe haven for wealthy investors

The world most upmarket properties are still up for grabs.

>Is minus 24% the new property skim milk

Residential Estate Agents Furious about ‘Rode Report’s’ “25% overvalue” report

>Cape Town’s Office Vacancies Today and Tomorrow.

Latest SAPOA figures don’t look good for Cape Town but building projects show positivity about her future.

>Randburg CBD’s slow but steady journey back to respectability.
Sandton’s Ugly Sister May Just Have Swan Qualities after all.

>The Sunny Side of the Street
Examining Seeffs positive outlook for 2012

>Urban Decay in Pretoria
Pretoria faces the process of managing it’s office vacancies and decentralised office space.

>Urban Decay in the Mother City
Cape Town Metro having to come to terms with derelict buidlings.

>The Milpark Tiangle – where good investments appear.
A lesser known node of Jo’burg,  steadily returning an investment. From neglected eyesores to booming assets.

>South African Shopping Malls: Economic Slowdown, what Slowdown?

SA shopping malls being upgraded and planned for 2012.

>Golf Estates: Swing HArd in Case You Hit it.
The on-going debate on investment in Golf Estates. 

>The Battle of the Beachfronts
A Healthy rivalry between Durban and Umhlanga results in improved infrastructure.

>Keep Your Friends Close…

Developments in Dunkeld, to be or not to be?
>Sandton City – In the News For all the Right Reasons.
All about the many changes at one of South Africa’s premier shopping nodes.
>Is There A Pony In The Room?
About the prospects surrounding the  emerging of Residential Property Funds Listing on the JSE.
>Jo’burg Fights the Monster of Inner-city Decay.
An article about the turn around in Johannesburg’s CBD.
>The Online Red Herring.
Is online shopping a threat to shopping centre retailers?

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