SA’s largest property group secures $40m funding to invest in African venture

South Africa’s largest property group, Growthpoint Properties which controls a portfolio valued in excess of $6.5bn (R100bn ZAR), has secured $40m (R606m) finance facility with the International Finance Corporation (IFC)..

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SA Investors look to Europe for Property opportunities

Given the poor performance of the rand and inflation, South African property investors have made their mark on the real estate industry across Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) in the last 12 months.

Southern Africa

SA property groups ready for a downgrade

African property developers could soon see more competition from South African funds as they look to invest out of South Africa with that country expected to receive a credit ratings downgrade in the near future.

West Africa

Investments in Nigeria can succeed despite Boko Haram threat

While terrorism has not yet had a severe effect on real estate in Nigeria, Africa’s largest economy, there are concerns that security needs to be heightened to prevent any future serious damage to the sector.

Central Africa

Fighting keeps Burundi Real Estate in the past

Burundi’s real estate market has been stifled by unrest in the country for decades. Currently rebels in the country are trying to oust the country’s President Pierre Nkurunziza.

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