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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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3 Benefits of Consolidating Warehouse Operations

  Companies are under greater pressure than ever before to be more efficient, lean and agile in order to remain competitive and sustainable. Consolidation is a popular strategy which has gained significant momentum in the industrial real estate market in South Africa. The trend is particularly evident among companies seek to rationalize their existing footprint […]

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Cape Town Office Market set for Rental Growth in 2017

  Cape Town Office Market Q4 2016  | Highlights from the report: Global confidence in the City of Cape Town has reflected in two global rankings, getting the city off to a positive start in 2017. Cape Town featured in the Financial Mail’s FDI Intelligence report, ranking 21 in the world for its FDI strategy, […]

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The Importance of FICA in SA Commercial Real Estate

  The administration associated with lease and sale agreements in commercial real estate carries significant risk and responsibilities. In South Africa, the real estate industry is governed by an industry body named the Estate Agency Affairs Board of South Africa (or EAAB) who strictly enforces the Financial Intelligence Centre Act 38 of 2001 (or FICA). […]

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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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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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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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