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Urban Development and Management:

  • Value capture in South Africa
  • The application of value capture in South African municipalities: The Bridge City precinct development
  • Urban facilities management: a systemic process for achieving urban sustainability
  • A management concept for driving sustainability in marginalised communities in South Africa
  • A critique of the application of neighbourhood sustainability assessment tools in urban regeneration
  • Sustainable urban development and its impact on FM: A case study of the city of Doha, Qatar
  • The challenge of developing higher density, affordable housing in the inner city of Cape Town
  • Potential effects of technological innovations on FM practice
  • Urban FM in the creation of sustainable urban precinct: A case study of Ebene Cybercity, Mauritius
  • Community-based FM as a form of relationship contracting
  • Reflecting on Transit-Oriented Development through a market perspective

Property Market Dynamics and Trends:

  • A comparative study of the performance of the South African and UK commercial property market sectors.
  • Disruptors of the South African property market cycle
  • The impact of the fourth industrial revolution on the property market

– Residential Real Estate:

  • The challenge of developing higher density, affordable housing in the inner city of Cape Town
  • The state of Cape Town housing, 2018
  • A case study of micro-property developers in Delft South and Ilitha Park, Cape Town
  • Cost drivers of housing in South Africa

– Commercial Real Estate:

  • An empirical assessment of the South African and United Kingdom property markets
  • An assessment of the impact of investor decisions on the spatial characteristics of the South African commercial property market

Real Estate Investment and Finance:

  • Investigating the low uptake of residential stock within South African REITs
  • The relationship between foreign direct investment and the maturity of real estate markets.

Africa:

  • Market maturity and data in Sub-Saharan African real estate markets