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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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South African Semigration Trends Fueling Cape Town Property Values & Rentals

The Helderberg Mountain in Somerset West. The area has welcomed a significant number of new residents from Gauteng in recent years. Image credit – Wikimedia Commons A number of families have relocated to Cape Town from other South African provinces in recent years, with lifestyle and governance noted as primary motivating factors. The trend is […]

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New Cape Town property developments to watch out for in 2017/2018

New property developments in Cape Town’s main commercial nodes continue the focus on lifestyle and mixed-use properties. Century City and the V&A Waterfront remain The Mother City’s two highest growing mixed-use nodes, positioning themselves with superior lifestyle amenities, convenience and security. In-line with the City of Cape Town’s socio-economic development plan on densification, developers are […]

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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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3 Driving Forces Fuelling International Retail in South Africa

  This article was updated on 15 June, 2017 Our Love for Spending and Malls It is no secret that South Africans are notorious spenders and poor savers. In 2016, The Alliance Global Wealth Report estimated South Africa’s debt per capita at R31 856 (€2 070) – which is significantly higher than the average of […]

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The top 3 technologies set to disrupt operations of industrial & logistics companies in Africa

JLL suggests that significant technological advances in supply chain automation will not merely influence logistics and industrial operations, but instead will disrupt it. Will these “first world” technologies have the same influence on local industrial operations and logistics companies in Africa? We investigate the industry’s most disruptive technologies set to change the way we do […]

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5 Ways commercial property space planning can save you money

Whether you are planning on expanding or downscaling your business, commercial property space planning is a significant cost factor. In fact, many executives and business owners are often left surprised when the true costs of fitting out a commercial property or office space are put into perspective. Here are five ways how professional space planning […]

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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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Open plan office layout – yay or nay?

  First pioneered by dot.com companies in the late 1990’s, open plan office design has now become the norm at most companies in the world having fostered a more collaborative and innovative work environment. However, the popular open office layout trend is now experiencing somewhat of a backlash – especially from young millennials who are […]

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Cape Town property developments to watch out for in 2016

03/02/17 – We have published a brand new article on new property developments in cape town for 2017/2018. To read the latest article, click here   “The success of cities is often reflected in the number of new developments, redevelopments and refurbishments taking place at any given point in time. There are a number of new […]

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