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Office rentals in key nodes still offer exciting potential despite the challenges, says Redefine

Published: 01 August 2016

Johannesburg – 1 August 2016 – The weaker economic outlook continues to add pressure on office rentals, but JSE-listed diversified real estate investment trust Redefine Properties (JSE: RDF) says a well located office block with the right offering “should let”. “It is unlikely the current economic conditions are going to ... Read more

Redefine reaps rewards from diligent focus on implementation of its strategy

Published: 05 May 2016

Johannesburg, South Africa – JSE-listed diversified real estate investment trust Redefine Properties (JSE: RDF) has delivered a strong performance during the half year to end February 2016 despite the stiff headwinds facing South Africa’s economy and ongoing political uncertainty. A 6.9% increase to 41.7 cents a share in the distribution for ... Read more

Seeing is believing

Published: 18 April 2016

Following our acquisition of Echo's developed property portfolio comprising 10 retail centres and eight office developments in major cities in Poland, one of the first things we did was invite the investment community on a road trip to the country to view the properties and get insight on the property ... Read more

The tale of a few cities

Published: 14 April 2016

If you haven't already heard about Katowice, Kielce or Kalisz, chances are the zloty hasn't dropped yet. In 2015, Poland's Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) and Shared Services Centres (SSC) employed over 150,000 people, the largest employer in the country after mining. A number of reasons work in tandem to favour ... Read more

Warsaw to Wroclaw - Retail & Office Driving Opportunities

Published: 13 April 2016

Statistics on real GDP growth from the European Union show Poland will continue its solid pace of 3.5% growth both in 2016 and 2017. Comparatively, the Union as a whole is expected to grow at a more sedate 1.9 % to 2%, proving once again that our timing couldn't have ... Read more

In pole position

Published: 12 April 2016

Poland is on track to join the G-20 list of the largest economies in the world by 2022 on the back of its impressive and vertical growth. Already the largest economy in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), Poland has more than doubled its GDP since 1990 from approximately USD 31 ... Read more

Single largest offshore property deal by a South African property company

Published: 01 March 2016

Redefine Properties significantly expands offshore footprint following record setting 1.2 billion euro Polish commercial property deal. Johannesburg, South Africa, 01 March 2016 – South African Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) Redefine Properties is significantly broadening its offshore footprint via an initial 75% investment into a 1.2 billion euro high-yielding commercial ... Read more

Antoinette Coetzee named Redefine Properties Retail Asset Manager

Published: 26 January 2016

Redefine Properties has appointed Antoinette Coetzee as its new Retail Asset Manager. She has held the position of retail analyst at the company for the past three years. Coetzee brings with her a firm grounding in listed equity analysis in the retail, beverage and luxury goods sectors and will now ... Read more

Redefine Properties awarded for excellence in reporting

Published: 04 December 2015

For the second time this year, Redefine has been recognised for the quality of its integrated reporting when the company received the Nkonki Top 100 JSE Integrated Reporting Awards for its 2014 Integrated Annual Report. Redefine was ranked joint sixth overall out of the Top 100 JSE listed entities ... Read more

Redefine strikes a R1.3 billion deal with Delta for the strategic disposal of 15 government-tenanted properties

Published: 04 December 2015

Redefine Properties, whose stated intention has been to dispose its government tenanted office portfolio currently valued at R2.2 billion, has entered into an agreement with Delta Property Fund to dispose approximately 60% thereof valued at nearly R1.3 billion, to Delta in return for Delta shares. Andrew Konig, CEO of Redefine ... Read more