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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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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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New Cape Town property developments to watch out for in 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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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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Report: Why BPO Firms Prefer Cape Town as Office Location

The Business Process and Outsourcing (BPO) industry is a significant sector in the Cape Town Real Estate Market. In a report published by Business Process Enabling South Africa (BPeSA), the country is pioneering the offshore BPO value proposition, with South Africa named ‘Offshore destination of the year’ at the 2016 Global Sourcing Association awards in […]

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Top 3 E-Commerce Warehousing Solutions for 2017

  With Cape Town known as the E-commerce hub of South Africa, the industrial real estate market has seen a subsequent increase in demand for E-commerce focused warehousing solutions. Real estate strategies need to accommodate the industry’s unique requirements such as last-mile delivery, efficient inventory management solutions and the capacity to handle high volume traffic. […]

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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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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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Baker Street Serviced Office Report

Report: The Impact of Serviced Office Space on Cape Town Commercial Real Estate

Today there are as many as 13 providers of Serviced Office Space in Cape Town – most of them running at near full capacity. The significant rise in demand for serviced office solutions in The Mother City has impacted the market in various ways, including the location- and workplace strategies of both local and international companies. Best described as a blend […]

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