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ZaiLab Leading Change in the BPO Industry

Ever wondered why the 10th floor of Cape Town’s tallest building looks different to the rest of the property at night? It’s the unique lighting system of software- and hardware-development company ZaiLab – an emerging leader in the design of innovative contact-centre and communications solutions. Portside is home to the company’s African operation, with its […]

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We Welcome The Somfy Group to Airport City in Cape Town

  We proudly welcome the Somfy Group to their new industrial property in Airport City, Cape Town. Baker Street Properties Director of Industrial Leasing, Lloyd Nussey, designed a warehouse solution of 1050 square meters for this reputable international brand and will be one of over 50 warehouses around the world supporting the company’s main logistics […]

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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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Portside Cape Town Baker Street Properties

We are your new go-to firm for everything on Portside in Cape Town

Visit the new website at www.portsidecapetown.com Accelerate Property Fund (APF) acquired approximately 50% of the iconic Portside Tower in the Cape Town CBD, recognized as The Mother City’s tallest building. The Johannesburg-based property fund bought the stake in Portside from previous owner Old Mutual Life Assurance, with First Rand remaining the co-owner occupying the upper […]

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Cape Town Film Studios Appoints Baker Street Properties

We are proud to announce our exciting new partnership with Cape Town Film Studios. Recognized as the most successful film studio in the developing world, we are honoured to represent this catalyst for change in the South African film industry. All images are owned and supplied by Cape Town Film Studios About Cape Town Film […]

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Chapatti Trading invests in new warehouse in Ndabeni

Clothing manufacturers Chapatti trading recently invested into medium sized warehousing space in Ndabeni at R7,500 per square meter. Gary Roodt, the company’s owner, states that they were seeking a manageable solution close to their existing premises with good investment potential. The transaction was facilitated by Lloyd Nussey from Baker Street Properties, who believes that this […]

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Latest Cape Town Office Market Report shows improved investor confidence

To download the full report, click here Highlights from this report: Investor confidence showed improvement in Q3 2015 from the first half of the year with the majority of new developments being speculative in nature. The overall vacancy rate increased slightly to 9.0% in Q3 2015.  However, recent activity will see a reduction in the […]

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Buying Vacant Land

3 Things to know when buying vacant land

1. Cash is King To be eligible to buy vacant land, major banks and financial institutions typically require that the entire property be paid cash (if not, a significant portion thereof). The reality is that banks are generally quite reluctant to grant 100% bonds on vacant land, and furthermore considering the cash-flow dynamic involved, the […]

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Cape Town Office Market Outlook: Q1 2015

Highlights from this report: The first quarter of 2015 has seen a continuation of flat market conditions in the Cape Town office sector. The overall vacancy rate in Cape Town remained stable at 9,3% in Q1 2015. Pressure on rental rates is most visible on Grade P properties and is anticipated that low demand will […]

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A view from the Boardroom

The latest commercial property upgrade in Claremont

New Property Ventures (NVP) is refurbishing its Absa on Grove commercial property in Cape Town’s Southern Suburb of Claremont. The makeover will ensure for an additional 3,500 per square metre of A-grade office space maximizing natural light and mountain views by the increased use of glass and higher ceilings. The building will also take on the […]

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