Xoliswa Tini nominated for top property award
Principal of the Xoliswa Tini Properties, Xoliswa Tini, has been nominated for the 2018 SA Women in Property Awards in the businesswoman of the year entrepreneur category. One of only two nominees from the Eastern Cape, Tini will join nine Gauteng counterparts in Johannesburg mid-August for the awards ceremony... Read more
Unlock sector for black business: Xoliswa Tini
The government could hold a critical part of the puzzle to unlocking the residential property sector for black entrepreneurs says Xoliswa Tini of Xoliswa Tini Properties. Tini, who has announced that she is to franchise her brand in June, says that the property sector is yet to become more... Read more
Nxesi to root out corruption in property sector
Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi on Thursday called on property sector representatives and members of the public to work with government to expose corruption. “It is in all our interests to stamp out this culture of corruption, a practise which has brought this country to the brink of disaster,”... Read more
First black real estate firm to franchise
East London real estate entrepreneur Xoliswa Tini is to expand her 15-year old business to other provinces later this month and become the first black 100% owned female franchise in South Africa. The University of Cape Town graduate says that key role players like investors and developers are excited... Read more
Consumers warned against use of fake NHBRC logo
The National Home Builders Registration Council (NHBRC) has warned unsuspecting housing consumers against the fraudulent use of its logo in a letter allegedly sent out by Cosmopolitan Projects about guarantees on their completed homes. “The letter, which has an NHBRC logo, distorts the benefits that consumers are entitled to... Read more
Otis South Africa appoints its service Director
Otis South Africa has appointed Nicolas Branly to the position of Service Director, reporting to the MD: Otis Africa, Daniel Daphne. Branly, who joined Otis France as Field Supervisor in 2009, holds a Bachelors’ Degree in Applied Economics from the University of Paris Dauphine, and MS Mechanical Engineering and... Read more
Four-star grading boost for Billion Group Mthatha hotel
In a boost for national property company Billion Group’s foray into hotel development – as well as a raise for Mthatha business and leisure tourism – the new luxury Mayfair Hotel in Mthatha has just been awarded a four-star grading by the Tourism Grading Council. This makes the R130-million... Read more
Vibrant Rosebank stimulates residential property markets
Following its inclusion in the Gautrain route in 2011, infrastructure upgrades in the area, as well as considerable private and public sector investment, Rosebank has undergone a complete transformation. “Rosebank, which has become a favoured destination of Johannesburg residents for its vibrant mixed-use commercial, retail, entertainment and residential hub, has developed... Read more
Amended property sector code now legally binding
The Amendment Property Sector Code, which was gazetted for public commentary towards the end of 2015, is now legally binding to entities and organisations operating in the property sector, says Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies. The Amended Property Sector Code is applicable to commercial activities in the residential... Read more
High Street Auction Co’s largest sale roaring success
Prime real estate worth hundreds of millions of rands went under the hammer today in the largest auction measured on sale lot volume ever conducted by South Africa’s leading specialist property auctioneers, The High Street Auction Co. In excess of 50 properties in 41 sale lots including upmarket office... Read more

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