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Bo-Kaap ‘fights off capture’

A property developer has been accused of co-opting a youth group in the Cape Town suburb

Waterfall development a R16bn city in the making

A mixed-use property project in Gauteng has broken new ground in many ways, with the economic spin-off estimated at nearly R90-billion.

Cape’s eviction history repeats itself in the name of money

Poor families are being edged out of their prime residential location in Cape Town to make way for wealthy buyers who will pay for the view.

Buddies lick wounds after property war

An eight-year war between two former friends reveals the machinations of business in a small town.

Accelerate Property Fund announces plans to list on JSE

A newly-formed retail-focused property fund plans to list on the JSE.

Marriott buys rooms to manoeuvre

The US hotelier hopes its deal with Protea will ‘jump-start' its interests across the continent.

Farm-style estate plants growth seed

Eastern Cape development milks an existing dairy farm to lower costs and raise benefits.

Limpopo up in arms over property deal

Local politicians have criticised the treasury's role in buying a building that was meant to be leased. Matuma Letsoalo reports.

The shape of our cities to come

World experts take a hard look at what can be done with our dysfunctional geographic legacy, writes Andrew Makin.

Zille thwarts ANC’s illegal land grab

Western Cape premier legally challenges the transfer of prime provincial land worth R500-million.

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