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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
117 Episodes
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IFC in R4.5bn climate-smart housing rebate scheme with Absa

‘The IFC has never previously partnered with a bank on green finance beyond commercial properties. It's the first time we have the support for end-user finance, or simplistically for the customer opting to purchase an eco-friendly property’ – Kamini Ramsamy, head of credit at Absa Home Loans.
16 Jul 13 min

Sell your city: Cape Town Mayor Geordin Hill-Lewis

The Mother City's first citizen shares insights into property investment, other major developments in the metro, talks about infrastructure plans, service delivery, and the city as an investment destination.
18 Jun 17 min

Fourways Mall’s big fix plans

‘It's not all plain sailing. It is a big shopping centre to fix and to fill. But I think that by the end of the year, you'll notice significant changes, both in customer experience and tenant mix when you arrive’ – Paul Gerard, managing director of Flanagan & Gerard, which…
11 Jun 22 min

Emira building a 'war chest’ for further offshore expansion

‘Unfortunately, it's unlikely to be in the US, as much as it would be logical… We are looking at other offshore jurisdictions. We will not share that destination or that particular deal until we have it confirmed’ – Geoff Jennett, CEO of Emira Property Fund.
4 Jun 19 min

Sell your city: eThekwini’s real estate head Thapelo Mmusinyane

‘We do have our challenges, but I think more than anything else we are an attractive city in terms of investment by virtue of our location – both from a tourist point of view and the fact that we are a port city, meaning that from a logistics point of…
28 May 32 min

Sell your city: Tshwane Mayor Cilliers Brink

The first citizen of South Africa’s capital city shares insights into property investment and other major developments in the metro, talks about infrastructure plans, service delivery, the city as an investment destination, and what’s happening in the Pretoria CBD on the urban renewal front.
21 May 23 min

Abcon and Tiber commence next phase of R3bn Sandton Gate precinct

Bryce O'Donnell, managing director of Abcon Developments, speaks about the next phase of the new 70 000m2 mixed-use precinct that’s rising at one of the ‘gateway’ entry points into Sandton – SA’s financial hub that is seeing a ‘big return to the office’.
23 Apr 12 min

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
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