The demand for real estate transparency is stronger than ever

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Valentina Ardonceau, Associate at JLL Leasing, explains why the company’s Global Real Estate Transparency Index (GRETI) plays a vital role as the leading industry benchmark in market transparency assessment. Market transparency is the foundation which allows cross border property investors, developers and corporate occupiers to operate and make decisions with confidence. It also enables governments […]

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Evolution of warehousing

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Just like the forklift revolutionised warehousing in the 1900s, smart automation is dictating warehousing of the future. Ryan Rundle, Leasing Broker at JLL, unpacks some of the technologies and working methodologies gearing to make an impact in the warehousing space in years to come. Supply chain and spatial optimisation remain ongoing refinement strategies for warehousing […]

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Corporates have an eye on co-working spaces

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Troy McTeer, Leasing Broker at JLL, says co-working isn’t what it used to be, and South African corporates could soon be adopting an international trend. Co-working spaces have traditionally been the territory of freelancers, entrepreneurs, start-ups and incubator hubs. Individuals or small teams of two – five people sharing office space, unencumbered by a long-term […]

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Are medium-sized South African businesses doing enough to align themselves with the right real estate advisor?

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Dennis Helyar, Head of Commercial Leasing at JLL SA, explains how this decision can have a real impact on your business’ bottom line. One of the biggest mistakes small to medium-sized companies make when seeking new office space is the failure to align their real estate decisions with their overall business strategy. It can have […]

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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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