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The Property Pod

English, Finance, 1 season, 104 episodes, 1 day, 6 hours, 5 minutes
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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.
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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. Podcast series on Moneyweb
4/16/202421 minutes, 48 seconds
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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. Podcast series on Moneyweb
4/9/202418 minutes, 49 seconds
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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. Podcast series on Moneyweb
4/2/202421 minutes, 38 seconds
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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. Podcast series on Moneyweb
3/26/202418 minutes, 25 seconds
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TC Chetty on why professionalism matters in the built-environment arena

The head of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) in South Africa discusses the organisation’s drive for greater professionalism, accountability and ethics in the broader property sector. He also weighs in on the ‘sad’ fortunes of Tongaat Hulett. Podcast series on Moneyweb
3/19/202419 minutes, 26 seconds
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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. Podcast series on Moneyweb
3/12/20248 minutes, 3 seconds
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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. Podcast series on Moneyweb
3/5/202417 minutes, 51 seconds
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Call for real estate agents to deal with FIC greylisting compliance

Conformity is required by May this year to help get South Africa off the grey list: Rawson compliance manager Charmaine Truter. Podcast series on Moneyweb
2/27/202410 minutes, 28 seconds
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‘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 marginal, number one is number one’. Podcast series on Moneyweb
2/20/202417 minutes, 5 seconds
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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 governance in the metro. Podcast series on Moneyweb
2/13/202415 minutes, 51 seconds
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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. Podcast series on Moneyweb
2/6/202417 minutes, 32 seconds
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Hodari Africa CEO is making her mark in the construction industry

Mikayla Benkenstein talks about the group’s growth locally and elsewhere in Africa, and shares insights on property construction activity in SA, considering the country’s lingering poor economic conditions. Podcast series on Moneyweb
1/30/202413 minutes, 14 seconds
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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. Podcast series on Moneyweb
1/23/202414 minutes, 46 seconds
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Residential property: Election year hiatus or interest rate impetus?

With expectations of interest rate cuts this year, will 2024, an election year, see a flat market? Siphamandla Mkhwanazi – property economist at FNB, shares his insights and expectations. Podcast series on Moneyweb
1/16/202416 minutes, 40 seconds
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SA listed property surprises as 2023’s best-performing asset class

Mohamed Kalla, Executive Director and Portfolio Manager at Sesfikile Capital, shares insights on the sector’s performance and outlook for 2024. Podcast series on Moneyweb
1/9/202415 minutes, 50 seconds
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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. Podcast series on Moneyweb
12/19/202317 minutes, 43 seconds
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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 developments in Cape Town over the next few years. Podcast series on Moneyweb
12/12/202314 minutes, 12 seconds
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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 at the time that we're supposed to do it? Are we reactive or proactive in how we treat our tenants?’ she says. Podcast series on Moneyweb
12/5/202318 minutes, 54 seconds
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Does SA have too many shopping centers?

Andrew Dewey, managing director of Swindon Property, shares his insights on the country's retail property industry. Podcast series on Moneyweb
11/28/202314 minutes, 18 seconds
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Delisting not the end Liberty Two Degrees

You will still see us and you will still experience what we do in our assets and some of the good thingsthat we bring to market’: CEO Amelia Beattie Podcast series on Moneyweb
11/21/202314 minutes, 1 second
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'We won’t see a residential property boom for a long time yet’

Chris Tyson, founder and chairperson of fast-growing real estate agency group Tyson Properties, shares his insights on the market, noting that while ‘conditions will improve based on supply and demand’, with 2024 being an election year, ‘historically nothing much happens in the property market in an election year’. Podcast series on Moneyweb
11/14/202314 minutes
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Office property sector needs 3% GDP growth to rebound

‘That's what we need to bring enough new tenants into our market to create that demand, to mop up that space over time, because the quantum of space is really, really big at the moment – we are looking at a million square metres of [vacant] office space in Sandton alone’: Eileen Andrew, vice-president of MSCI South Africa. Podcast series on Moneyweb
11/7/202318 minutes, 45 seconds
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Interest rates and other trends affecting SA’s housing market

Jonathan Kohler, CEO of Landsdowne Property Group, shares insights into the current residential property market, including the impact of higher interest rates, buy-to-let, rental trends, and the innovative new concept of lease-to-buy schemes. Podcast series on Moneyweb
10/31/202318 minutes, 27 seconds
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Hyprop on the up?

Despite retail property stocks also being affected by poor sentiment in the listed property sector, and Hyprop trading at a huge discount, its CEO Morne Wilken seems optimistic, with the fund buying a R1.6bn mall in Cape Town and getting a credit rating upgrade in the same week. Podcast series on Moneyweb
10/24/202313 minutes, 32 seconds
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Jonny Friedman’s zesty urban renewal endeavours in Cape Town and Durban

The founder and CEO of Urban Lime shares his thoughts on cities, urban regeneration, and how he fell in love with the Mother City and then Durban – two of SA’s biggest coastal metros, where his property group has invested over R3bn in turning around buildings and precincts Podcast series on Moneyweb
10/17/202350 minutes, 33 seconds
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Why Investec Property Fund rebranded to Burstone

'‘It has been a busy 12 months, and certainly transformative. There are two rather large transactions that were completed almost simultaneously – the internalisation of the management companies, and the acquisition of the majority of our joint-ventures stake in the European platform,” notes Burstone Group CEO Andrew Wooler. Podcast series on Moneyweb
10/10/202317 minutes, 10 seconds
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Keillen Ndlovu on listed property being ‘out of favour’

‘The sector, in terms of sentiment, I would say has probably hit that low. And even looking at valuations as well, the discounts to NAV [Net asset values] are at the highest levels that we've seen at 40%-plus. So take out the Covid era or lockdown days, this sector is probably at its cheapest levels,’ says the independent property boffin. Podcast series on Moneyweb
10/3/202319 minutes, 3 seconds
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Revenge travel? Cape Town's international tourism boom

‘When we looked at the latest figures around airport arrivals, international tourist arrivals have already surpassed the 2019 numbers – the pre-Covid numbers – and we're not even into our high season yet’ – Enver Duminy, CEO of Cape Town Tourism. Podcast series on Moneyweb
9/26/202317 minutes, 10 seconds
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Lindiwe Sangweni-Siddo on the reawakening of domestic tourism

‘What happened during the pandemic – that's where we all came to realise how important [domestic tourism] is in every country,’ says the operations chief of JSE-listed City Lodge Hotels. Podcast series on Moneyweb
9/19/202320 minutes, 6 seconds
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Talking tourism with Mmatšatši Ramawela

The big challenge in the industry ‘at the moment in the country is more the leadership issues, because in anything that is not being led, you get things going into disarray. So for me what I find very difficult to swallow is the leadership across [the board], but more so in government,’ says Ramawela, an industry stalwart who has been in the sector for over 25 years. Podcast series on Moneyweb
9/12/202328 minutes, 19 seconds
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Talking tourism: Saantha Naidu of Coastlands Hotels & Resorts

The founder and CEO of Durban’s largest private-owned and independently-run hotel group speaks about the chain’s growth, its latest R800m mixed-use development in Umhlanga Ridge, prospects for tourism in Surf City post the floods and riots, and why his company doesn’t plan to expand beyond KZN. Podcast series on Moneyweb
9/5/202316 minutes, 45 seconds
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Mmamoloko Kubayi on better SA human settlements and empowering women

The relatively new Minister of Human Settlements is making her mark. She speaks about the housing backlog and what her department is doing to accelerate delivery, increase accountability, create better communities, and empower women. Podcast series on Moneyweb
8/28/202322 minutes, 9 seconds
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Woman with grit: Shevira Bissessor of Gateway Real Estate Africa

Bissessor speaks about pushing the boundaries and making her mark in property and the male-dominated development industry in Africa. She also talks about her roles as COO of Gateway Real Estate Africa, and as head of ESG at London-listed Grit Real Estate Income Group. Podcast series on Moneyweb
8/22/202316 minutes, 51 seconds
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Jackie van Niekerk on leading Attacq and the Waterfall City mega-development

Succeeding as a woman exec ‘comes with a lot of sacrifice and a lot of hard work’, but the boss of the JSE-listed Reit, says it’s rewarding being part of the group developing a new city in Gauteng. Podcast series on Moneyweb
8/15/202319 minutes, 10 seconds
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Profile: Meet Sakina Norsaka, CEO of Old Mutual Property

‘I push boundaries...and want to be able to contribute in an industry that revolves around growth and sustainability,’ says the boss of one of SA’s biggest unlisted property groups. Podcast series on Moneyweb
8/8/202316 minutes, 48 seconds
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Meet rising real estate star Sarah Shezi

30-year-old Shezi, an estate manager at Cushman & Wakefield | Broll, is making waves in the commercial property industry and was recently named one of the Mail and Guardian's 200 Young South Africans for 2023. Podcast series on Moneyweb
8/1/202313 minutes, 10 seconds
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Profile: ‘CEE’ what Pieter Prinsloo is up to …

The CEO of Redefine Europe – a subsidiary of JSE-listed Redefine Properties – says the business ‘sees enough opportunity at the moment in Poland’ to keep it busy managing and growing its investments in the Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) market. Podcast series on Moneyweb
7/25/202316 minutes, 8 seconds
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How a deposit affects your home loan payments

Gavin Kelsey, COO of real estate agency group Just Property, shares insights on why it's important to save for a deposit for a house. This is especially important for first-time home buyers who are likely to find it tougher to get into the property market currently, with the 14-year-high interest rates. Podcast series on Moneyweb
7/18/202315 minutes, 39 seconds
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SA listed property still struggling

The sector 'underperformed a lot of the peer asset groups within the SA domestic landscape,' says Naeem Tilly of Sesfikile Capital. But he sees the sector stabilising, with 'a lot of the data coming out [showing] that vacancies are falling and rentals are starting to grow'. Podcast series on Moneyweb
7/11/202323 minutes, 8 seconds
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R15bn Westown developer bets on a ‘KZN Comeback’

Carlos Correia, CEO and founder of Fundamentum Property Group, speaks about why he is pushing ahead with development on the new mixed-used mini city in Shongweni, west of Durban, despite the riots that rocked the province in 2021. Podcast series on Moneyweb
7/4/202322 minutes, 51 seconds
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Joburg needs the finest people to lead the city – Malose Kekana

The Sapoa president and Pareto CEO questions ‘Mickey Mouse' activities he is seeing in SA’s biggest city, shares insight into Pareto’s growth as a black-empowered property group and speaks frankly about dysfunctional local government being the industry’s biggest bugbear. Podcast series on Moneyweb
6/27/202323 minutes, 45 seconds
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Jannie Moolman on running a successful family property business

The chairperson of Pretoria-based Moolman Group, which owns 1.2m square metres of commercial property, explains how the family-run business has grown over the past 50 years and why ‘it's not a freebie for family members’ that join the group. Podcast series on Moneyweb
6/20/202312 minutes, 34 seconds
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‘The buzz is definitely back’ in Sandton

Elaine Jack, city improvement district manager of SA’s financial and corporate hub – the Sandton Central Management District – shares insights and updates on happenings and advances in the precinct over the years, especially post-Covid. Podcast series on Moneyweb
6/13/202322 minutes, 44 seconds
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‘We’re not betting the farm on the Western Cape’ – Steve Brookes

The CEO of JSE-listed Balwin Properties – SA’s largest residential sectional-title developer – says Gauteng is still a key market for the group as the country’s economic hub, despite semigration to Cape Town and surrounds. Podcast series on Moneyweb
6/6/20238 minutes, 59 seconds
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Radisson’s African hotel investment safari

Africa is a big continent. When you look at it, not every country has the same potential in term of expansion. We have defined four or five key focus countries. These include South Africa and Nigeria, Morocco and Egypt’ – Ramsey Rankoussi, Radisson Hotel Group’s vice-president of development for Africa and Turkey. Podcast series on Moneyweb
5/30/202318 minutes, 35 seconds
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Bullish Vukile’s R700m cap raise to fund Spanish and SA expansion

‘I think raising capital and doing deals is really intrinsic to the Reit [real estate investment trust] model. It really is part of what Reits are about’ – Laurence Rapp, CEO of JSE-listed Vukile Property Fund. Podcast series on Moneyweb
5/23/202319 minutes, 20 seconds
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Mega malls up for sale in Rebosis business rescue

‘The intention of the business rescue process is to see that we can rectify the loan-to-values as far as possible. It's very important to sell properties at the best value possible, to reduce (the group’s) debt levels,’ says Jacques du Toit, one of the joint business-rescue practitioners of Rebosis Property Fund. Podcast series on Moneyweb
5/16/202317 minutes, 10 seconds
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‘Designate tourism special economic zones’ to boost investment – TBCSA

Tshifhiwa Tshivhengwa, CEO of the Tourism Business Council of South Africa, echoes the call for such SEZ’s to be considered by government – zones where incentives will be offered for mega resorts to be built to attract much needed local and foreign direct investment into the industry. Podcast series on Moneyweb
5/9/202333 minutes, 17 seconds
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Managing your home loan as interest rates spike

Corne Welman, franchise principal and Certified Financial Planner at Consult by Momentum, offers some insight into the current hiking cycle and shares tips on how homeowners manage. Podcast series on Moneyweb
5/2/202314 minutes, 1 second
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Office-to-residential conversions on the up

Justin Blend, director of Africrest Properties, which is arguably Johannesburg’s biggest player in the market, shares his insights on why such conversions are booming and gives an update on the group’s major redevelopment projects. Podcast series on Moneyweb
4/25/202315 minutes, 11 seconds
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Atterbury’s R3bn residential-anchored development rising in Sandton

Armond Boshoff, CEO of the property development and investment group, gives an update on the ‘reimaged’ Barlow Park mixed-use project, which is one of the group’s biggest and most high-profile developments currently underway in SA. Podcast series on Moneyweb
4/18/202313 minutes, 7 seconds
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Akash Maharaj on 'excellerating' up the commercial property ladder

CEO of Excellerate JHI and JHI Retail talks about his big move to executive level and to the 'big smoke' – Johannesburg. Podcast series on Moneyweb
4/11/202312 minutes, 35 seconds
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How Alleyroads is cornering the affordable housing market

Ivan Pretorius and Louise Oertel of Alleyroads share their insights on the sector and the growth of the property development and investment group, which has built over 4 000 residential units across SA. Podcast series on Moneyweb
4/4/202316 minutes, 19 seconds
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Sasse on leading Growthpoint from a R118m to R175bn company

‘I feel I have dedicated my entire career and a big part of my life to Growthpoint’: Norbert Sasse, Group CEO of South Africa’s largest JSE-listed property group, on his nearly 24-year innings with the company. Podcast series on Moneyweb
3/28/202317 minutes, 35 seconds
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Shoppers back at mega malls big time

SA shopping-centre trading densities rebounded strongly to a four-year high in 2022, according to the latest Clur Shopping Centre index. Belinda Clur, managing director of research house Clur International, which produces the index, shares her retail property insights. Podcast series on Moneyweb
3/7/202318 minutes, 37 seconds
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Cape Town’s CBD is booming with property development activity

Rob Kane, chair of the Cape Town Central City Improvement District (CCID), shares his insights on why there are around 20 construction tower cranes in the city centre, and the other achievements of arguably SA’s most successful city improvement district. Podcast series on Moneyweb
2/21/202314 minutes, 11 seconds
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Listed property: Worst-performing asset class in 2022, but will 2023 be better?

Rahgib Davids, an analyst at M&G Investments, shares his insights on the listed property sector’s performance in 2022 and his expectations for the year ahead. Podcast series on Moneyweb
2/7/202319 minutes, 57 seconds
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R6bn Whetstone Business Park takes off near King Shaka International

Gavin Strydom, co-developer and partner of the 815 000m2 commercial and industrial property project, says the new park forms a key part of the broader Dube aerotropolis development precinct, which he believes ‘is the future of Durban’. Podcast series on Moneyweb
1/24/202319 minutes, 57 seconds
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What's in store for SA’s commercial property sector in 2023?

While last year we had a strengthening industrial property market, that market cannot defy economic gravity forever, says John Loos, senior economist and property strategist at FNB Commercial Property Finance. Podcast series on Moneyweb
1/10/202312 minutes, 51 seconds
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The Property Pod: Top 5 for 2022

A wrap of Moneyweb’s most listened to Property Pods of the year. Podcast series on Moneyweb
12/27/20224 minutes, 2 seconds
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Why major malls need to continually innovate and invest

Ahmed Kazi, head of retail at Old Mutual Property, shares his industry insights on the performance and recovery of landmark shopping centres like Gateway, Cavendish Square and The Zone @ Rosebank, along with what the group is doing to keep these malls relevant. Podcast series on Moneyweb
12/13/202222 minutes, 58 seconds
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Residential property market ‘not going into freefall’ – Andrew Golding

Despite SA interest rates now being above pre-Covid levels, the CEO of Pam Golding Property Group believes that there are ‘underlying fundamentals’ which are good for the market, regardless of interest-rate cycles. Podcast series on Moneyweb
11/29/202210 minutes, 46 seconds
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Logistics and industrial property demand still on the up

But will it continue? Mieke Purnell, research manager for sub-Saharan Africa at commercial real-estate services company JLL, shares some insight on the group’s latest report into this burgeoning part of the market. Podcast series on Moneyweb
11/15/202213 minutes, 9 seconds
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The exponential growth of green building

‘I think it's really about looking at the green economy, taking this concept of the green recovery even further. That's my vision’: Lisa Reynolds – GBCSA CEO. Podcast series on Moneyweb
10/24/202220 minutes, 49 seconds
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Navigating higher interest rates

Rhys Dyer, CEO of ooba, explores what surging interest rates mean for homeowners with bonds, first-time home buyers and the residential property market. Podcast series on Moneyweb
10/10/202214 minutes, 44 seconds
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‘There's definitely buoyancy back’ in retail property

Nkuli Bogopa, chief operating officer of Broll Property Management, talks shopping centres trends in the South African and US markets, which have rebounded strongly following the Covid-19 lockdown lows. Podcast series on Moneyweb
9/12/202222 minutes, 51 seconds
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Portia Tau-Sekati on empowerment in SA's property industry

The CEO of the Property Sector Charter Council says despite improvement to Level 4 in terms of the Broad-based BEE scorecard, much still needs to be done to transform the industry both on the BEE and women's empowerment fronts. Podcast series on Moneyweb
8/29/202229 minutes, 1 second
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What’s behind the self-storage property boom

The tell-tale sign of a genuine market opportunity is very often when there is no hard data available on a particular sector, says Gavin Lucas, CEO of Stor-Age Property REIT – the only pure-play self-storage property fund listed on the JSE. Podcast series on Moneyweb
8/15/202222 minutes, 10 seconds
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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. Podcast series on Moneyweb
8/1/202217 minutes, 1 second
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Rabie’s new Bridgeways Precinct puts Century City back in the spotlight

Mariska Auret, director at the Cape Town-based property group, talks about Rabie’s latest mixed-use developments, which include upmarket apartment blocks alongside the water’s edge on the old Ratanga Junction theme park site. Podcast series on Moneyweb
8/1/202217 minutes, 1 second
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Global and SA Reit sectors also facing market volatility

Ahmed Motara, portfolio manager for listed property at Stanlib, speaks about the performance of the real estate investment trust (Reit) sector locally and internationally in the first half of 2022, with the global listed property market down some 20%, while SA’s All Property Index is down around 10%. Podcast series on Moneyweb
7/18/202217 minutes, 9 seconds
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Octodec still banking on the Pretoria and Joburg CBDs

Jeffrey Wapnick, managing director of the JSE-listed real estate investment trust, talks about how the residential property market has recovered from the Covid-19 fallout and why he still sees commercial property opportunities in Gauteng’s two biggest city centres. Podcast series on Moneyweb
7/11/202217 minutes, 7 seconds
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Exemplar’s rural and township retail property niche pays off

‘We've gone to school and university and done our doctorate in unforeseen events over the past two-and-a-half years, so I'm looking forward to what we can do going forward’ – Jason McCormick, CEO of JSE-listed Exemplar REITail. Podcast series on Moneyweb
6/20/202222 minutes, 34 seconds
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Five-star Radisson Hotel debuts at Vivian Reddy’s Oceans Umhlanga mega development

Reddy – who’s leading the ambitious R4 billion mixed-use property project with joint venture partner Rob Alexander – speaks about the new hotel and gives an update on the overall development, which will include a luxury mall, supercar showroom and two residential towers. Podcast series on Moneyweb
6/6/202219 minutes, 11 seconds
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London listing on the cards for Africa-focused Lango Real Estate

Thomas Reilly, managing director of the Growthpoint and International Finance Corporation-backed property fund, talks about Lango’s next phase of expansion that includes an IPO in the next three years and entering the Kenyan market.  Podcast series on Moneyweb
5/23/202221 minutes, 19 seconds
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Real-estate investing in Africa and the transition from the mighty dollar

Property pundit Kevin Teeroovengadum speaks about the dollarisation of African real estate assets, why he believes it’s important for the continent to transition to local currencies when investing in the sector; and, on the need for African countries to develop their own capital markets. Podcast series on Moneyweb
5/9/202220 minutes, 4 seconds
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Up-for-sale Newlands Rugby Stadium site could make way for mixed-use development

‘There has been a lot of interest from listed and private property entities, landlords and property owners, as well as a couple of international developers and investors’ – Wes Cowan, associate director at Galetti. Podcast series on Moneyweb
4/18/20228 minutes, 8 seconds
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SA Reit sector shows negative performance for first quarter of 2022

 Anton de Goede, portfolio manager covering listed property at Coronation Fund Managers, discusses the sector’s Q1 performance and shares his views on Reits that published results during the recent February/March reporting season.  Podcast series on Moneyweb
4/4/202216 minutes, 38 seconds
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Improvon partners with Nedbank to develop R1.3bn Dakota Precinct

Stefano Contardo – CEO of the R9bn Africa-focused unlisted warehousing, distribution and logistics-focused property developer and investor – speaks about the group’s latest project in Midrand, Johannesburg. Podcast series on Moneyweb
3/14/202214 minutes, 50 seconds
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Redefine anticipates controlling more than 90% of EPP

CEO Andrew König speaks about the group’s R7.2bn takeover of the Polish property counter and why Redefine sees greener pastures in the commercial property market of the central European nation. Podcast series on Moneyweb
2/28/202210 minutes, 17 seconds
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Estienne de Klerk’s insights on SA’s listed property sector

'If the economy doesn’t grow, then the commercial real estate environment will probably still suffer from oversupply issues,’ posits the SA Reit Association chairperson and CEO of Growthpoint Properties SA. Podcast series on Moneyweb
1/31/202218 minutes, 2 seconds
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Millat banks on more new SA Hyatt hotel properties

Hamza Farooqui, CEO of Joburg-based Millat Investments, speaks about the group’s hotel industry investment plans as it prepares to take advantage of an expected post-Covid tourism sector recovery. Podcast series on Moneyweb
1/17/202216 minutes, 5 seconds
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Mr President come see what we’ve done at Waterfall City

That’s the call from Giles Pendleton, chief development officer of JSE-listed Attacq Limited, master developer of the new ‘smart city’ rising from the ground in the middle of Gauteng. Podcast series on Moneyweb
12/6/202121 minutes, 31 seconds
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Ryk Neethling on estate development and semigration to the Cape Winelands

Olympic champion swimmer-turned property developer speaks about his involvement as a shareholder and marketing director of the landmark Val de Vie Estate in Western Cape’s Paarl valley.  Podcast series on Moneyweb
11/22/202118 minutes, 31 seconds
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South Africa ‘a pioneer in estate living'

‘Estates have been big in SA for quite a long time – since the early 1990s – whereas in places like the UAE and New Zealand and other parts of the world they’ve started to take off only in the last five years or so,’ says Andrew Amoils, wealth analyst at New World Wealth. Podcast series on Moneyweb
11/8/202112 minutes, 5 seconds
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 Collins Residential secures R1bn Auria Senior Living estate for North Coast 

Murray Collins, founding director of Collins Residential, talks about the group's latest developments in KwaZulu-Natal and why he remains confident and is continuing to invest in the province despite the recent unrest in July. Podcast series on Moneyweb
11/1/202111 minutes, 28 seconds
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Will listed property continue its recovery next year?

Nesi Chetty, fund manager and head of property at Stanlib, discusses the sector’s performance, highlighting winners, losers and his hot stock-picks. Podcast series on Moneyweb
10/24/202118 minutes, 46 seconds
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Bumpy recovery for the broader property market

Kobus Lamprecht, head of research and publications at Rode & Associates, chats about the findings of the latest Rode Report on the South African Property Market. Podcast series on Moneyweb
10/14/202118 minutes
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The big ‘back to the office’ debate

Can SA expect a bounce-back in prime office space – and when? Malcolm Horne, Group CEO of Broll Property Group, and organisational psychologist Dr Natasha Winkler-Titus weigh in... Podcast series on Moneyweb
10/7/202123 minutes, 18 seconds
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Domestic tourism ‘is the only market’ right now - Tsogo Sun Hotels CEO

Marcel von Aulock talks about developments at SA’s largest hotel group in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic, about the broader tourism industry’s recovery and how the vaccination drive is crucial for the sector. Podcast series on Moneyweb
9/26/202114 minutes, 53 seconds
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Cape Town’s V&A Waterfront plans ‘jewel in the crown’ development in post-Covid future

CEO David Green says besides the current multi-billon-rand Canal District expansion, SA’s top tourist attraction is drawing up plans for Granger Bay that could include hotels, residential, destination retail and other attractions. Podcast series on Moneyweb
9/15/202113 minutes, 46 seconds
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Zimbali learning curve for Capital Hotels founder Marc Wachsberger

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. Podcast series on Moneyweb
9/9/202116 minutes, 31 seconds
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Leading women in property: Bronwyn Knight’s gritty African safari

The CEO of South African founded but now Mauritian-based and London-listed Grit Real Estate Income Group, talks about taking the pan-African property company to global investors. Podcast series on Moneyweb
8/25/202119 minutes, 6 seconds
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Leading women in property: Meet Matseleng Mogodi, founder and principal of Snooks Estates

A former teacher-turned entrepreneur, she started her own real estate business in Soweto 23 years ago and today has six branches and over 40 staff. Podcast series on Moneyweb
8/18/202121 minutes, 19 seconds
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Leading women in property: Motseng boss Ipeleng Mkhari makes her mark

A former president of the South African Property Owner’s Association, she has played a pioneering role in the early transformation of the property sector. Podcast series on Moneyweb
8/11/202123 minutes, 37 seconds
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Leading women in property: Meet Ulana van Biljon, operations chief at Emira

With over a quarter of a century of property experience, she’s one of the behind the scenes stalwarts in the industry. Podcast series on Moneyweb
8/4/202111 minutes, 19 seconds
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Online property auctions taking hold in South Africa

MC du Toit, CEO of auctions and sales at BidX1 South Africa, explains the convenience and process of placing bids digitally from any location. Podcast series on Moneyweb
7/21/202112 minutes, 46 seconds
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SA listed property rally continues despite Level 4 lockdown

Will the bull run extend to the end of the year or could we see Covid-19 curb the gains? Craig Smith, head of research at Anchor Stockbrokers, gives some insight and foresight. Podcast series on Moneyweb
7/7/202114 minutes, 21 seconds
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Breaking down property entry barriers for the youth with Monedi Lefakane

ho co-founded the Youth in Property Association to help drive transformation in SA’s broader property industry. Podcast series on Moneyweb
6/23/202115 minutes, 23 seconds
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Amelia Beattie on the performance of SA’s super-regional shopping centres

Sandton City had its best March in five years, showing shoppers are back and that not all mega malls are struggling. The CEO of Liberty Two Degrees shares her views… Podcast series on Moneyweb
6/10/202116 minutes, 27 seconds
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Sapoa: Spiralling municipal rates represent ‘catastrophic value destruction’

Neil Gopal, CEO of the SA Property Owners Association, wades into this hot button issue for the commercial and listed property industry.  Podcast series on Moneyweb
5/26/202112 minutes, 20 seconds
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Dube TradePort SEZ’s next phase of industrial and commercial property development

CEO Hamish Erskine gives the lowdown on the launch of TradeZone 2, a new 45-hectare site now open for investment next to Durban’s King Shaka International Airport Podcast series on Moneyweb
5/12/202113 minutes, 34 seconds
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Pandemic boosts rural and township malls

JSE-listed Dipula Income Fund has benefited from this Covid-19 trend. But will it last post-pandemic? The fund’s CEO Izak Petersen shares his views… Podcast series on Moneyweb
4/28/202112 minutes, 40 seconds
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Over R3bn in Covid-19 rental relief from SA Reit landlords

South Africa’s listed property sector has been one of the hardest-hit industries during the pandemic. The sector, represented by the SA Real Estate Investment Trust Association (SA Reit), has nevertheless risen to the challenge by offering rental relief to thousands of embattled tenants. Joanne Solomon, CEO of SA Reit, tells us more…. Podcast series on Moneyweb
4/14/202110 minutes, 36 seconds