property sector

Planning is more important than prediction for Africa’s property sector now

By | 2020-06-25T12:03:20+02:00 June 25th, 2020|Sustainable Business|

By Gerhard Zeelie; Head of Property Finance Africa: Nedbank CIB An understandable response to the economic fallout of Covid-19 is for governments, industries and businesses trying to predict the path that the global economy will take in the coming months and years. However, given that this is a challenging exercise at best, it's probably a [...]

WATCH: The Perception Change of Property

By | 2020-06-17T08:56:21+02:00 June 17th, 2020|Watch This|

While South Africa’s lockdown restrictions eased at the beginning of June, there’s still much uncertainty and anxiety in the property sector. It’s a challenging time; however, there’s an opportunity to implement and accelerate plans for a better future. Nedbank CIB’s Divisional Executive: Property Finance, Richard Edwards, participated in a roundtable discussion with other property experts [...]

WATCH: How the property sector is benefitting from easing lockdown rules

By | 2020-06-22T10:37:18+02:00 June 10th, 2020|Markets and Research, Watch This|

Things could be looking up in the property sector. That's as the South African listed property index climbed more than 20% in a week after the government eased lockdown restrictions. Business Day TV caught up with Nedbank Corporate and Investment Banking's Ridwaan Loonat with his take on whether the current rebound is sustainable. Watch now [...]

Understanding Africa: A property investor’s perspective

By | 2020-06-12T15:13:07+02:00 June 4th, 2020|Investment Banking, Sustainable Business|

By Gerhard Zeelie; Head of Property Finance Africa: Nedbank CIB A combination of political volatility, regulatory uncertainty and economic stagnation has seen South Africa understandably falling out of favour with local and global property investors of late. However, much of the rest of Africa remains a relatively attractive investment proposition across a variety of sectors, [...]

WATCH: How the lockdown shakes up property sector

By | 2020-06-11T12:28:23+02:00 April 23rd, 2020|Markets and Research, Watch This|

As uncertainty around the widening economic fallout from the Coronavirus continues to grow, the South African Real Estate Investment Trust Association has taken steps to cushion the impact, and asked Treasury to provisionally relax Reit tax rules. Business Day TV spoke to Nedbank CIB's Ridwaan Loonat for more of the detail. Watch now for more [...]