In Milan and Rome, new residential towers are mixing modern design with in-demand amenities.
Self storage facilities are no longer the preserve of industrial estates as more open in vacant retail units and are included in residential developments.
Tenant interest in the material’s sustainability and wellness benefits is increasing alongside government support
Selfies and art come together as a counterweight to e-commerce
After two consecutive quarters of declines, investment in global commercial real estate has picked up.
New pharmacy drone programs could be a wake-up call to retailers to begin preparing for store-to-door delivery
Known for being at the cutting edge of 3D printing, the UAE has high hopes that the innovative technique will transform its construction industry.
While coliving is most prominent in Amsterdam, London, Paris and Berlin, developers launch growing numbers of projects in regional cities across the continent.
More hotel investors are turning away from the traditional route of working with local development partners.
Bruce Abbott, commercial property broker at JLL Corporate Lease Advisory, discusses the changing real estate landscape and how agility has moved from buzzword to business model.
Troy McTeer, Leasing Broker at JLL, says co-working isn’t what it used to be, and South African corporates could soon be adopting an international trend.
Sarene Nel, Head of Project Management at Tétris, talks to the value of fit-out project management in extensive redevelopment projects
A place of work is more than just real estate. Keith Voges unpacks why your office is a living environment that can help attract and retain the right staff.
1000 global leaders attended the World Economic Forum on Africa in Durban, South Africa from 3-5 May 2017. Craig Hean, MD of JLL Sub-Saharan Africa, was one of them. He shares his take-outs from an inspiring agenda in the first of two personal insights.
At the World Economic Forum on Africa in Durban, South Africa from 3-5 May 2017. Craig Hean, MD of JLL Sub-Saharan Africa was privileged to share a boardroom table discussion with the co-founder of a robotics and drone startup that is blazing a trail (literally) in Rwanda.
What time do you power down your laptop at night? Look at the plug next to your bed. How many devices are plugged in there?
Co-working environments are no longer the sole domain of freelancers and moustachioed hipsters who think they’ve landed on the next big app idea.
Did you know that by 2020, millennials (people born between 1980 and 2000) will form 50% of the global workforce?
This year’s Single’s Day in China set a spending record this week, demonstrating the continued strength of the e-commerce market.
With flexible workspace in the spotlight as never before, there’s a growing urgency to identify which models work best
Portfolios of food-related retail assets are changing hands as investors search for reliable income sources.
Following in Mario Draghi’s footsteps, Europe’s economic stimulus policies under Christine Lagarde look set to continue.
As more customers shop online with faster delivery-time expectations, logistics providers are racing to acquire industrial facilities.
Flexibility isn’t just a buzzword for today’s retail investors – it’s essential for them to thrive in a rapidly changing omnichannel world if they’re to maximise returns.
The global coliving sector is cementing its status among income-seeking investors with high profile deals.
Wayne Godwin, Vice President, Hotels & Hospitality Group (SSA) at JLL, talks to how the averting credit downgrade and subsequent increase in business confidence has ushered renewed optimism for the hotel sector.
Trendy millennials and the disruption to the hotel market by AirBNB and others has led to a boom in demand for lifestyle hotels
We at JLL Sub-Saharan Africa forecast an improved hotel performance and investment climate in Sub-Saharan Africa for 2018, with the budget and midmarket segments showing the strongest demand fundamentals. Global investor interest is likely to increase with a search for yield in a long global real estate cycle, as well as demand for platform investments in Sub-Saharan Africa. Despite high global debt liquidity, it is expected that financial leveraging will remain challenging in the region, while transaction volumes are expected to continue their upward momentum.
Sub-Saharan African markets continue to mature, attracting new capital into the hotel sector.
Just a few years ago, retail was one of the key investment sub-sectors in real estate both globally and within South Africa (SA).
The impact of the current economic challenges in the real estate sector is becoming more apparent - with rental growth slowing in the three major cities.
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South African Retail Market Review June 2019
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