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London is the world’s most transparent rea estate market according to the 10th edition of the Global Real Estate Transparency Rankings (GRETI). The fact...
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Nairobi ranked 6th among top 20 global cities with momentum

International real estate research firm JLL, has ranked Nairobi as one of the most dynamic cities. The Kenyan capital was ranked 6th...

Pioneer developers back industrial real estate as new area of industry growth

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Africa hotels forum highlights key developments in hospitality industry

The Africa Hospitality Investment Forum (AHIF) which has been going on since Tuesday, hosted at Radisson Blu Hotel, has attracted a number of key...
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Data Centre Operator ADC begins construction of new facility in Johannesburg

Africa Data Centres (ADC) has begun construction of its latest facility in Johannesburg, South Africa. The new facility is scheduled for completion in 2021. Africa...

PwC predicts more growth for Africa’s hotel industry

Africa’s hotel sector has the potential for further growth over the next five years. Increasing the number of foreign and domestic travellers, as well...

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Globally there is growing appreciation for transparency in markets generally, and in real estate no less. Transparent markets are more efficient. Transparency enables market...
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REITs poised to become next big thing in African real estate

Experts are backing REITs as the next frontier for large-scale real estate investments on in Africa’s expanding property markets. Originally a preserve for South African...

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