Zandile Makhoba

Head of Research South Africa

zandile.makhoba@eu.jll.com

    Zandile is Head of Research for JLL South Africa and is responsible for market analyses, detailed reporting and forecasts on a range of segments of the real estate industry in South Africa. She is responsible for research products that provide comprehensive coverage of office, industrial and retail property sectors, principally in the Johannesburg and Cape Town markets. Zandile holds a Masters in Economics from the University of the Witwatersrand and a Bachelor of Business Science Degree from Rhodes University. She established herself as an economist at Econometrix, a South African economics consulting firm, and has over seven years of experience spanning both private and public sectors.

    Blogs by Zandile

    Good assets make great cities

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    The “secondary market”, being pre-owned commercial buildings as opposed to new developments, is the focus of JLL’s annual 2017 Investment Review, covering the three commercial real estate sectors: office, retail and industrial.  It goes without saying that the real estate investment is much bigger than the transfer of existing assets, yet there is much to […]

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    JLL’s Human Experience Survey (#HXSurvey): What does the Future Of Work look like?

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    JLL’s latest research on Human Experience, explores how people engage with an organisation though the workplace – the office.  It also highlights the factors that enhance productivity and organisational commitment which though three key pillars: engagement, empowerment and fulfilment. According to statistics South Africa’s latest Quarterly Employment Statistics, approximately R196 billion is spent on formal […]

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    Buying and selling property during a recession

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    JLL SSA’s Research & Strategy Associate Director, Zandile Makhoba recently spoke about buying and selling property during a recession, and understanding the supply and demand factors that drive this particular space with SAfm/MoneyWeb listeners in an open-line radio interview. SIKI MGABADELI:  As you know, and as we’ve just discussed with Wayne McCurrie, on Tuesday Stats SA […]

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    Waterfall: still setting the trend

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    The past few years have not been the most encouraging for the South African economy, with anaemic economic growth putting a dampener on business and investor confidence whilst political instability only serves to make matters worse. Of course, the office market has not been immune to the economic climate and both investors and occupiers have […]

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    Tracking the T-shirt

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    In 2015 alone, South Africa imported over 32 million tons of clothing, shoes and wearable apparel. The clothing industry, which accounts for just under 20% of retail sales, is a notable contributor to household consumption expenditure, which accounts for 60% of GDP. The sector is becoming a notable player in the property industry, driving growth […]

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