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Top ten issues affecting global real estate in 2018-2019

The Counsellors of real estate an international consortium that provides advice on real property has published the 2018-19 Top 10 issues affecting global real...

Marriot and Accor dominate hotel development in Africa

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Africa invested $4.1bn in real estate outside the continent in 2017

The heightened activity in private equity real estate funds which increased their cross-border investment by over 60% in 2017 according to the Active Capital...

Can REITs solve the affordable housing challenge in Africa?

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Deloitte analysis shows Africa receives less than 1% of global investments in Commercial Real...

A global survey by auditing firm Deloitte on global investments in commercial real estate (CRE) has revealed that Africa receives less than one per...

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A recent research by emerging markets platform Frontera shows that Nairobi is among six of the most promising cities for commercial real estate in...

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There are cities, and then there are world class cities. The latter stands out and some cities can hold their own against entire economies,...
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GRIT real estate reports 6 per cent rise in assets

Grit Real Estate Income Group limited, the Africa focused property fund has increased its net assets by 6% in the latest half-year report, while...

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