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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Is ‘affordable’ housing in Sub-Saharan Africa being appropriately addressed?

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Is the current supply of ‘affordable’ housing within Sub-Saharan Africa appropriately addressing the housing deficit?  As part of JLL’s commitment to improving transparency in Sub-Saharan African (“SSA”) real estate markets, JLL’s Strategic Consulting team has been investigating the status of the affordable housing sector in the region. The issue of housing affordability is a source […]

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Engage talent through participatory workplace decision-making

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In an evolving workplace where new ideas are being tested, efficiencies are being pushed and talent retention is key to a corporate’s success, keeping your staff in the loop through participation is one of the simplest and most important responsibilities. A workplace is no longer a stagnant cookie-cutter model, but something that changes with the […]

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Co-working environments and the rise of the digital nomad

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Co-working environments are no longer the sole domain of freelancers and moustachioed hipsters who think they’ve landed on the next big app idea. With the relentless march of mobile technology and workplace trends that increasingly emphasise collaboration, businesses both large and small are discovering the competitive advantages of short-term leasing in co-working spaces, rather than […]

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Balancing collaboration and remote working

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Evolving technology is enabling us to do so much more than ever before and work from just about anywhere. So, you don’t need bricks and mortar to build your company anymore… or do you? It’s the decade of collaboration apps and big buzz concepts like mobility and remote working, which may bring about idealistic pictures […]

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