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The Property Pod

Hosted by Moneyweb's Deputy Editor Suren Naidoo, the Property Pod is South Africa's premier property investor podcast, with insights from industry executives in the property sector. This podcast offers in depth coverage of the South African property. The sectors include commercial (office, retail and industrial/logistics) and residential, and specialist sectors such as storage and healthcare. Each episode will cover industry developments, sector performance, trends as well as new policies/ laws affecting the sector from both local government and national government level. This podcast publishes two episodes per month.
Occasionally English South Africa Business
104 Episodes
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Kuwait-backed Zimbali Lakes project back on track

Wayne Krambeck, vice president of operations at Zimbali Lakes, speaks about the ‘Big Easy’ becoming involved in developing an Ernie Els Signature Golf Course within the landmark new KZN North Coast development, which is being led by Kuwait Stock Exchange-listed IFA Hotels and Resorts.
16 Apr 21 min

The nexus of Nedbank and Attacq’s green building milestone

‘Edge certification is effectively green building certification, and banks traditionally do not provide a role like this. The Nexus 1 building – Attacq’s first net-zero carbon Level 1 development – now also meets a global benchmark set by the World Bank’s International Finance Corporation’: Genevieve Naidoo of Nedbank CIB.
9 Apr 18 min

Fortress won't be a Reit, for now – Brown

Steven Brown, CEO of JSE-listed property fund Fortress, talks about the significance of the group securing shareholder approval for a single share structure, which saw it resume paying dividends, but Reit status is not on the radar just yet.
2 Apr 21 min

What's happening in Zimbabwe’s property market may surprise you

Commercial property professional Kura Chihota from eXp South Africa is the guest on Moneyweb’s milestone 100th episode of The Property Pod, which goes regional this week, as we look at what’s bubbling in the Zimbabwe and broader SADC real estate markets.
26 Mar 18 min

Soweto’s bustling residential property market

Khosi Sibiya, joint-licensee of Seeff Soweto, says South Africa's biggest township saw over 2 000 property transactions worth over R1.1bn last year, and talks about being a role model for aspirant estate agents.
12 Mar 8 min

Interest rates: The ‘most sensitive factor for the property market’

Rob Kelso, CEO of SA Home Loans, says while it has almost been ‘the perfect storm’ for property – where transactions have fallen ‘quite precipitously’ – with interest rates expected to be cut later this year, 2025 is likely to see a pick-up in the residential market.
4 Mar 17 min

‘We are emerging out of the dog box’ – De Klerk

South African Real Estate Investment Trust Association chair Estienne de Klerk shares his latest insights on the listed property sector following the industry’s 2024 conference, noting: ‘If you were an investor last year in Reits, you would've been rewarded with the best performance of all investment classes … So, albeit…
19 Feb 17 min

Cape Town boasts the top-performing office market in SA

Kobus Lamprecht, head of research at Rode & Associates, says besides the return of workers back to the office, the Mother City is benefiting from companies expanding or opening offices due to the city’s better power-supply situation, in addition to growth in tourism and semigration on the back of good…
12 Feb 15 min

Multifamily residential hits SA property investor market

Myles Kritzinger, CEO of the newly established South African Multifamily Residential Rental Association (Samrra) shares his insights on why this specialist sub-sector of real estate is booming in the US and Australia, and Samrra’s aim to “further institutionalise” multifamily as a property investment class locally.
5 Feb 17 min

R8bn Oxford Parks is changing the face of Rosebank

André Gouws, managing director of Intaprop, which is leading the Oxford Parks mega mixed-used development in the trendy Johannesburg precinct, says there’s still big interest in the area, even for new office space.
22 Jan 14 min

South Coast property market benefits from Blue Flag beaches

Mohammed Amra of Pam Golding Properties, who is the area principal for Port Shepstone and Margate, shares his local market insights and says this part of the KwaZulu-Natal coast should not be overshadowed by the North Coast.
18 Dec 2023 17 min

More Cape Town developments in Divercity’s sights

Following the launch of its first R300m residential property project in the Mother City, Divercity Urban Property Fund CEO Carel Kleynhans says that with the city seeing a significant influx of new people and “good-quality affordable accommodation being quite hard to come by” – he hopes to be announcing more…
11 Dec 2023 14 min

Delta CEO Bongi Masinga talks turnaround plans

‘For me, the immediate challenge now that we've built a good base, is to make sure that trajectory actually begins in terms of how we are maintaining our properties; that speaks to facilities. How we manage the costs, speaks to our capex. Are we doing what we're supposed to do…
4 Dec 2023 18 min
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