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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Leveraging Real Estate portfolios to achieve sustainable business growth

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Report back from the 3rd edition of the JLL Masterclass series in collaboration with the Harvard Business School Nigeria Alumni Association Real Estate circle: Industry leaders from various sectors were invited to discuss the topic “Leveraging your Real Estate portfolio to achieve sustainable business growth”.  Business longevity strategies were on the table as well as […]

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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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Helping landlords make the most of their property assets

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Maximised returns is the bottom line for property owners. And a strategic, proactive leasing approach can make all the difference to a productive commercial real estate investment. Take Illovo Green, for instance. This signature 80 000m2 mixed-use development in a prime location between Sandton and Rosebank in Johannesburg is aimed at progressive corporate, lifestyle and residential […]

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Smart and diverse workplaces encourage productivity and performance

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JLL recently hosted a master class, together with the Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA) with a focus on smart buildings, the Internet of Things and the environmental impact of data on building management. Ewout Holst, Head Corporate Solutions Sub-Saharan Africa, JLL was on the podium to discuss a two-pronged approach to future proofing […]

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Logistics and warehousing in a recession

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JLL SSA recently hosted a breakfast for SA’s top Industrial Property Landlords at our offices in Rosebank, Johannesburg, South Africa. One of the key topics was how logistics and warehousing have been affected by the current recession. The release of the Q1 2017 GDP figures confirmed something that most had been feeling for some time – […]

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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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The underpinning of liquidity in CEE real estate

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As yields across western European markets are now either at or below the record lows seen during the last real estate cycle, investors continue to look for opportunities in markets where higher risk generates higher returns.  More or less, this has meant that capital has actively sought out the higher risk premiums, stronger growth and […]

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