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Top retailers take more space at expanded Sandton City

Rendering of the Protea Court at Sandton City. Leading SA retailers have seized the opportunity to expand together with on of the country’s premier shopping destinations, Sandton City. The super-regional shopping centre’s landmark expansion and refurbishment project involves interior refurbishments and 30 000 m2 of new retail space.   For more information visit www.sapropertynews.com

Pretoria becoming a shopping mecca

Pretoria – Development and investment in Pretoria’s shopping and retail sector has given the city a surge in its economic status. The rise in the number of shopping centres has put the city among the country’s premier areas. The city boasts no fewer than five of the province’s most impressive malls, with Menlyn Park being […]

Mall developments show no sign of a slowdown

AS LONG as malls keep performing, developers will keep on building them, Emira Property Fund CEO James Templeton said on the sidelines of the South African Property Owners Association (Sapoa) conference on Wednesday. Emira itself, which is over-weight offices, was looking for more retail opportunities. “Shopping centres are becoming the heart of communities — it […]

Pretoria’s Menlyn mall to get R2bn facelift

Pretoria’s Menlyn Park Shopping Centre, the capital’s largest shopping mall, is set to be further expanded and refurbished at a cost of about R2 billion. Hein Smit, fund manager for Old Mutual Property Funds, said plans were to expand the retail space in the centre by 51 000m2. This would would result in the mall gaining […]

Nelson Mandela Square to undergo major refurbishment after 20 years

The redevelopment project aims to restore the precinct as one of the premier lifestyle and dining destinations in Gauteng. “Nelson Mandela Square has been trading in its current format for almost 20 years and plays an important role within the broader Sandton complex,” said Alex Phakathi, Liberty Property Portfolio fund manager and fund manager at […]

Sandton City Office Tower’s facelift under way

Liberty Holdings and Pareto Ltd have partnered to provide valuable façade upgrades to one of SA’s most recognizable office locations, the Sandton City Office Tower. Co-owned by Liberty Holdings and Pareto Ltd, the upgrade will be managed by Liberty Properties.  The Sandton City Office Tower has been a focal point in Sandton from its location […]