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Rode’s property news

Cap rates under pressure

Although survey results from the last quarter of 2007 do not yet show it, capitalization rates for non-residential properties are more than likely under pressure at the moment, says Erwin Rode of property economists and valuers Rode & Associates.

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How will the electricity crisis affect property?

Prior to the recent paralysis of the mining industry, most South Africans probably did not fully appreciate the extent of the country’s electricity problems and the implications they hold for the economy — and hence the property market.

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Higher rental rates for large factories

An interesting anomaly is beginning to occur across a number of South Africa’s more popular industrial townships: larger industrial buildings are commanding higher rental rates per m² than their smaller counterparts.

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Recognising the next best thing

With the residential property cycle having levelled off and heading for a downswing, buyers still wanting to invest should learn to spot up-and-coming areas.

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Promising Port Elizabeth on a steady rise

From the R116-million upgrade to its beachfront to the multi-billion rand Coega industrial development zone and deepwater port 20km up the coast, Port Elizabeth’s economic rise is steadily spilling over to the property market.

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Contact Lynette Smit on 021 946 2480 / 082 323 5799 or send an e-mail to lynette@rode.co.za.