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Offices stand empty

Offices stand empty In my previous posting, I highlighted Liberty's new Sandton property. If you go back through my postings you will see news about several of South Africa's biggest companies ( e.g. Old Mutual, Standard Bank and others ) building massive new office blocks in Sandton. This is in addition to the major corporations that have already moved there, including the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. This report deals with vacancies in the Johannesburg CBD. The trend is clear but is it reversable? Gareth Shepperson

Special Report Podcast: Mel Urdang - director: retail, Liberty Properties - Boardroom Talk with Alec Hogg | Moneyweb

Special Report Podcast: Mel Urdang - director: retail, Liberty Properties - Boardroom Talk with Alec Hogg Moneyweb Liberty’s R1.7bn Sandton City investment and property shares to invest in.

ConCourt dismisses bid on compensation

ConCourt dismisses bid on compensation The Constitutional Court did not agree with a KwaZulu-Natal family trust that the amount and time of compensation must be settled before their land was expropriated, in a judgment handed down in Johannesburg on Thursday. The matter related to properties along the Umgeni River which flows through parts of Durban. When notice of expropriation in order to canalise the river was received in 2004, Mohammed Yusuf Haffajee and others did not formally object. They were willing to vacate the property but wanted to enter into a private treaty. The expropriation date was set by the municipality for July 31 2005 without an agreement on compensation having been reached. The eThekwini municipality had tendered a compensation amount but it was rejected. The city believed that compensation and expropriation were separate, and that a disagreement on compensation did not invalidate expropriation. The applicants insisted that expropriation c

Denny Crane

Denny Crane
It's not me ... yet. Denny Crane from the TV series Boston Legal. Click on picture if you're not sure who he is!