East African Hotel markets emerging from High Supply Growth Cycle

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Following a peak in the economic and hotel demand cycle in 2014, supply growth in East Africa has been at an unprecedented high level during the past three years. Demand fundamentals have been strong in a region which has experienced the highest level of economic growth in Africa in recent years. Yet supply growth, with […]

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The ideal Generation Z office space – ‘go’ or ‘no go’?

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Tracy Anderson, Interior Designer, Tétris, is upfront and honest about a few design trends gathering dust in an office near you. The impact of the millennial generation on workplace design has been significant. It’s all about communication, collaboration, flexibility and happiness, with the introduction of a range of non-conventional work spaces to ensure employees thrive. […]

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From Willing Seller, to Motivated Seller

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Misconceptions around the term ‘willing seller’ lead to distortion in property values – having a significant effect as commercial property markets are destabilised and investors are left in the dark. In commercial property markets across Africa, we’re seeing an all-too-common scenario emerging: property assets are often valued according to the wrong criteria. This can have […]

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Affordable housing: opportunities for the private sector

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Through a series of articles, JLL’s Strategic Consulting team have been investigating the key issue of the affordable housing segment in Sub-Saharan Africa (Article 1, Article 2, Article 3, Article 4). As Sub-Saharan Africa has one of the fastest urbanisation growth rates in the world, the demand for affordable housing is on the rise. Developing […]

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