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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
87 Episodes
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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…
4 Dec 18 min

'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’.
13 Nov 14 min

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…
6 Nov 18 min

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.
24 Oct 13 min

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.
10 Oct 17 min

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…
3 Oct 19 min

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.
26 Sep 17 min

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…
12 Sep 28 min

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.
5 Sep 16 min

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.
22 Aug 16 min

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.
1 Aug 13 min

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.
25 Jul 16 min
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