Fatal building failures such as the collapse of a new Tongaat shopping mall will proliferate due to lack of adequate policing of building standards.
04 Dec 2013
Insufficient demand for building work, shortages of skilled labour and inadequate supply of building materials are constraining building activity.
06 Nov 2013
A specialist Construction and Engineering Group has been launched by Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr to cater for the increasing demand for legal expertise.
07 Oct 2013
The Mahikeng Airport City Project, which has been approved by the North West Executive Council, is expected to pave the way for job creation.
04 Oct 2013
Construction of the new Sol Plaatje University in Kimberley in the Northern Cape is expected to start before the end of September.
30 Sep 2013
The inter-governmental, multibillion rand Cornubia Development, north of Durban, has become a reality with 482 new housing units.
26 Sep 2013
Mpumalanga Premier David Mabuza has handed over 1000 houses that were built as a result of his service delivery intervention.
16 Sep 2013
The Mpumalanga government is on a multibillion rand drive to link the capital city to the nearby town of White River.
11 Sep 2013
The average value of land for new housing in the middle and luxury segments of the market increased by a nominal 9.4 percent y/y to R567 100.
28 Aug 2013
The real value of residential buildings reported as completed increased by 10.5 percent y/y or R1.02 billion to R10.66 billion from January to June.
22 Aug 2013
The South African construction market conditions remain tough, with low margins pressure but there are some recent signs of an improvement.
15 Aug 2013
Agents and home buyers should be aware of the perils of buying a property where alterations have not been approved by the local municipality.
12 Aug 2013
Construction is underway and there are only 235 units left for purchase in Phase One of Vanguard Residential Village in Heideveld.
09 Aug 2013
Silvertree, a new block of 31 apartments is being launched at Century, the burgeoning mixed-use development in Cape Town.
09 Aug 2013
Parklands North in Cape Town will soon cater for extended families who chose to live separately, but on the same property in order to save costs.
06 Aug 2013
JSE listed Emira Property Fund’s Podium at Menlyn has been announced as the deserving winner of the Fulton Awards Innovative Construction Award.
05 Aug 2013
After 42 years of working as an architect, Paul Gladulich who has been with Bentel Associates International (BAI) firm for 34 years has now retired.
25 Jul 2013
Acid mine damage is reaching critical levels in Gauteng’s Central, Western and Eastern Basins with property foundations below ground levels at risk.
23 Jul 2013
Eskom’s Medupi coal fired power station in Limpopo is unlikely to deliver first power to the grid by the end of this year as it was envisioned.
10 Jul 2013
Homes at Scottsdene affordable housing development in Cape Town are priced from R390 000 with extras available to upgrade if the buyers so wishes.
09 Jul 2013