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The cost of replacing a tenant – Baker Street Properties

Perspective on the Cape Town office market during changing times

The Western Cape remains South Africa’s second-largest municipal economy contributing approximately 9,9% of the country’s GDP. As an established financial and business services hub, Cape Town is responsible for generating most of the province’s income. Multi-national and global organizations continue to be attracted to the city’s lifestyle value proposition and ability to deliver relatively inexpensive, […]

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Laser Logistics Cape Town Location

Laser Logistics a benchmark in Distribution and Delivery Service in Cape Town 

  As retail trends shift from the shopfront into warehousing and distribution, the demand for reputable distribution service providers has increased significantly in the last 3-5 years. Our Street Smart report focusing on e-commerce trends highlighted the increasing importance of distribution services in Cape Town given the growth of online shopping and the expectations of […]

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Dealers Online Cape Town South Africa

Online dealerships driving warehousing solutions

Many of our tenants and clients are undergoing significant digital transformation, with changing industry trends influencing real estate decisions. The motor-vehicle industry is seeing a rising demand for industrial or warehousing solutions following digital trends in dealerships and customers undertaking their decision-making process online. We also work with innovative tenants and companies like Dealers Online […]

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The Impact of the Employee Value Proposition on Office Space | Professional and Financial Services

Street Smart Tenant 2018 Being a Street Smart Tenant means asking the right questions to make an informed property decision for your company. Our brokers advise many businesses and organizations on their commercial property strategies, and find that the right question to ask in addition to how much space you need, is what do your […]

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Dundas Park Parow Industria

Stryker establishes new distribution centre in Cape Town

  Companies specialising in health care have high standards and demands on real estate strategy, with the new distribution centre of Stryker in Cape Town being a prime example. With an increasing number of medical companies having based themselves in Cape Town in recent years, tenants have bespoke fit-out requirements on both their office environment […]

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The Citadel Claremont

An overview of parking rates for office space in Cape Town

Office space in Cape Town demands some of the highest premiums for parking in South Africa. Our Street Smart Report this month addressed how premium parking fees and congestion is a symptom of the city’s success (download the report by clicking here). In assisting tenants relocating or expanding from other cities such as Johannesburg or […]

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3 Contact Centre Property Solutions for BPO Companies in Cape Town

Throughout July 2017, we have highlighted the significant importance of BPOs (Business, Process and Outsourcing companies) in the Cape Town real estate market. Our Street Smart report found that many of South Africa’s International BPO firms have based themselves in Cape Town, with the Mother City’s office market best aligning with the value proposition of […]

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Cape Town E-commerce real estate

Report: The Impact of E-Commerce on Cape Town Real Estate

As more South African consumers start to shop from their living room couch, E-commerce brands are increasingly offering more value in the form of variety, delivery options and services – all with a focus on convenience. Whilst E-commerce still accounts for a fraction of total retail sales in South Africa, the industry is already influencing the real estate market in significant […]

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Shutterstock E-commerce last mile delivery

Same-day Deliveries Driving E-Commerce Warehousing Solutions

The Cape Town industrial real estate market is seeing an increased demand for warehouse solutions driven by E-commerce, with a focus on same-day delivery. As the customer base for online retail grows steadily in South Africa, real estate requirements are shifting focus from the storefront to logistics. Driven by growing customer service expectations, real estate […]

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Is Hot Desking Appropriate for Your Business?

  Activity-based work environments or ‘hot desking’ is fast becoming a preferred approach to office fit out and work place solutions for many companies. Designed around pocket areas of activity or concentration, staff continuously move around different work environments that best suits their needs throughout the day. The trend is motivated by the working preferences […]

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