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2016 State of Claremont Report

  Baker Street Properties welcomes the recent publication of the 2016 State of Claremont Report by the Claremont Improvement District Company (CIDC). The document provides owners, occupiers and investors with a comprehensive overview of development trends and key market indicators of this prime commercial node in Cape Town’s Southern Suburbs. Highlights from the report: A […]

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2016 Q3 Cape Town Office Market Report

Highlights from the Cape Town Office Market Report Q3 2016: Total office accommodation has seen a marginal increase of just 3.3% y/y from Q3 2015, despite numerous new building completions. The lack of new entries into the market suggests that demand is limited, therefore, landlords are competing for existing occupiers. Both Grade A and Grade […]

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Advice to Growing Companies on Lease Flexibility

    There are many potential reasons why a growing company would require more flexibility in a lease agreement, and it would be best to explore these strategies with your broker. In most cases, tenants seek increased flexibility to align property lease strategy with business strategy. Limited flexibility in a lease agreement for commercial or […]

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We welcome The Fruitspot to Greenfield Industrial Park

  Baker Street Properties is proud to welcome our new client The Fruitspot to Greenfield Industrial Park – a brand new property development in Airport Industria, Cape Town. The company signed a lease for 4200 square meters with major landlord Growthpoint Properties, with the business solution designed and brokered by our Industrial Property Director, Lloyd […]

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SAPOA breakfast with Executive Mayor of Cape Town

  On Friday 19 September, the South African Property Owners Association (SAPOA) hosted a talk by the Honourable Executive Mayor of the City of Cape Town, Ms Patricia de Lille, accompanied by Executive Deputy Mayor Ian Neilson at the River Club in Cape Town. The Mayoral executive team addressed the property industry about key Economic […]

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A Glimpse into Your 2020 Office

This article was updated on 22 May, 2017 In less than five years, you will likely be renewing your lease. Technological advancements combined with rapidly shifting working practices are changing the way we work, and how we look at office space.  In fact, the office space of 2020 may not be focused on “space” at […]

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Office Market Report Suggests Stable Demand Despite Tough Economic Climate

To download the full report, click here Highlights from this report: Grade P office accommodation has grown exponentially as developments come to completion. Cape Town recorded a 7.8% vacancy rate, having the lowest recorded vacancies among Johannesburg and KwaZulu-Natal, and a significantly lower vacancy rate compared to the national office vacancy rate of 10.5% according […]

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We Welcome our Client Absolute Pets to Paarden Eiland

On behalf of industrial broker Dylan Pelton we welcome premium retailer Absolute Pets to Paarden Eiland in Cape Town. About Absolute Pets With over 30 stores in leading malls in South Africa, premium retailer Absolute Pets specializes in offering upmarket pet food, products and accessories to pet owners. The brand also offers expert advice on […]

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The Impact of Brexit on SA Property

Great Britain’s vote to leave the European Union will undoubtedly have a significant impact on many nations and industries around the globe. As one of the most significant economies globally, The United Kingdom’s changing political and economic landscape will be closely monitored throughout the world as Theresa May’s new government re-negotiates the country’s most important […]

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A Market Perspective on Serviced Office Space

There are over 14 companies offering serviced office solutions in Cape Town alone, with various new and innovative brands entering the market. Many industries are moving towards the “sharing economy” and its influence on the work place is no exception. This is evident in the rising demand for serviced office space in major cities around […]

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