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Brick and mortar retail not dying a slow death – US property developer  

By: Marleny Arnoldi     1st November 2018 Private commercial real estate investor and operator Rainier Companies principal Danny Lovell says brick and mortal retail is here to stay, despite rapid growth in sales on e-commerce platforms. “It is easy to get caught up in the ‘retail Armageddon’ story and it clearly has created . . .... 

Emira concludes portfolio rebalancing with BEE deal, acquisition of Transcend stake

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     9th October 2018 Emira Property Fund is selling a sizeable R1.8-billion portfolio of 25 office assets to a new majority black-owned entity, Shankly Property Investments, which was specifically set up for this purpose. This concludes the diversified real estate investment trust’s (Reit’s) programme of rebalancing... 

Emira concludes major portfolio rebalancing with landmark R1.8bn BEE deal

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     9th October 2018 Emira Property Fund is selling a sizeable R1.8-billion portfolio of 25 office assets to a new majority black-owned entity, Shankly Property Investments, which was specifically set up for this purpose. This concludes the diversified real estate investment trust’s (Reit’s) programme of rebalancing... 

Emira delivers positive FY18 performance with 2.53% distribution increase

By: Simone Liedtke     15th August 2018 Real estate investment trust (Reit) Emira Property Fund’s distributions for the financial year ended June 30, increased by 2.53% year-on-year, despite persistently tough trading conditions. This increase, CFO Greg Booyens said on Wednesday, reaffirms the company’s turnaround and return to... 

Emira to start leasing The Bolton apartments in Rosebank from August

By: Marleny Arnoldi     20th July 2018 JSE-listed real estate investment trust Emira Property Fund’s R200-million The Bolton apartment block, in Rosebank, will start welcoming its first residents in August. Emira converted an office property block formerly occupied by petrochemicals giant Sasol into a contemporary residential... 

First African company announces science-based greenhouse gas target

By: African News Agency      19th July 2018 Emira Property Fund has become the first African and South African company to have a greenhouse gas emissions target approved by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). The initiative is a collaboration between CDP, the United Nations Global Compact, World Resources Institute and the World... 

Emira grows its US footprint

By: Simone Liedtke     8th May 2018 Real estate investment trust (Reit) Emira Property Fund has invested in its fourth shopping centre in the US. The company has undertaken its fourth equity deal in the US with its in-country partner, the Rainier Group of Companies, by acquiring 49% of the equity of Indiana-based Stony Creek... 

Emira returns to positive distribution in H1

By: Megan van Wyngaardt     14th February 2018 South African real estate investment trust (Reit) Emira Property Fund on Wednesday declared an interim dividend of 70.65c a share for the six months ended December 31 - a 2.5% year-on-year increase. The fund returned to positive distribution growth in the period owing to the significant leasing... 

South African Reits make their mark among South Africa’s top listed companies

By: Anine Kilian     20th November 2017 South African real estate investment trusts (Reits) rank high among the country’s top companies that earn the most for shareholders.   The sector featured strongly overall in the list of the Top 100 Companies on the JSE for performance. South African Reits made up a significant 12% of the Top 100... 

Emira on track to improve performance, despite difficult operating environment

By: Anine Kilian     16th August 2017 Despite a challenging year, JSE-listed real estate investment trust Emira Property Fund says it has significantly improved vacancies across its portfolio to 5.3%, from 7% at its half-year, while having also renewed 77% of expiring space during the financial year to June 30.    Speaking at a... 

Company leads by example in new green premises

By: Robyn Wilkinson     30th June 2017 Engineering consultant WSP Africa will be moving into its new head office in Knightsbridge office park in Bryanston, in September, providing its clients with a stellar example of a sustainable building project.  

Emira rebalancing its diversified portfolio

By: Anine Kilian     15th February 2017 The first half of JSE-listed real estate investment trust (Reit) Emira Property Fund’s 2017 financial year was defined by an intense strategic focus on rebalancing its portfolio out of the office sector, aggressive leasing and tenant retention, vigilant cost control, prudent financial management... 

Cape Town refurbs boost Emira’s Western Cape property portfolio occupancies

By: Anine Kilian     1st December 2016 JSE-listed Emira Property Fund has completed upgrades at several key performing properties in Cape Town.   “We’re strengthening our portfolio by assessing each asset for opportunities to unlock and grow value,” says CEO Geoff Jennett.   As a result of the upgrades, Emira’s office vacancies in the... 

Emira launches ground-breaking new commercial property leasing app for brokers

14th October 2016 Emira Property Fund has launched an innovative new app - the first of its kind - that provides real-time information about properties to make it easier for brokers to successfully conclude leasing deals. The free Emira app shares up-to-the-minute information with brokers about the availability of... 

Emira launches strategic joint venture to boost rural retail investments

By: Anine Kilian     5th September 2016 JSE-listed Emira Property Fund has joined forces with retail property specialist ONE Property Holdings to grow their retail assets and create a larger, lower living standards measure (LSM) retail portfolio. For this venture, Emira and ONE will launch a specialised fund – the Enyuka Property Fund.  

Emira launches strategic venture with ONE to boost its rural retail investments

5th September 2016 Emira Property Fund today announced it has joined forces with retail property specialists ONE Property Holdings to grow their retail assets together and create a larger low LSM retail portfolio.  For this venture, Emira and ONE will launch a specialised fund by the name of Enyuka Property Fund.... 

Emira posts strong FY results

By: Megan van Wyngaardt     17th August 2016 JSE-listed Emira Property Fund on Wednesday reported a solid performance for the year ended June 30, with distribution growth per share up 8.8% to 146.10c apiece. The fund attributed the growth to contractual escalations across most of its portfolio, benchmark-surpassing occupancy levels, tight... 

Emira invests R250m in shopping centre upgrades, acquisitions

By: Anine Kilian     5th May 2016 The JSE-listed Emira Property Fund has invested over R250-million in acquiring new centres and upgrading its shopping centres to strengthen its retail assets, according to Emira CEO Geoff Jennett, who stated on Thursday that the company was investing strategically.   “Through key acquisitions and... 

Emira expands its retail footprint and upgrades its centres

5th May 2016 Emira Property Fund continues to grow value in its retail property portfolio, investing over R250 million in acquiring new centres and upgrading its shopping centres. The leading JSE-listed REIT (real estate investment trust) is already reaping the rewards of its investment in retail properties... 

Emira plays to its strengths, targets 90% growth in South Africa

By: Anine Kilian     8th March 2016 JSE-listed Real estate investment trust (Reit) Emira Property Fund is well positioned for responsible growth, JSE-listed real estate investment trust (Reit) Emira Property Fund is well positioned for responsible growth, despite the adverse economic environment in South Africa, says Emira CEO... 

Emira achieves 8.8% half-year distribution growth

17th February 2016 Emira Property Fund Limited today announced 8.8% growth in distributions per share for its half-year to December 2015, continuing its track record of delivering on its market guidance with another strong set of results for investors. The JSE-listed SA REIT (real estate investment trust) reported... 

Emira to undertake R795m overhaul of Bryanston office park

By: Natalie Greve     14th January 2016 JSE-listed real estate investment trust, the Emira Property Fund, is undertaking a major R795-million redevelopment of its Knightsbridge Manor office park, in Bryanston, Johannesburg, transforming the development into a P-grade and 4-Star Green Star South Africa-rated office complex.   The... 

Emira launches major R795 million Knightsbridge redevelopment in Bryanston

14th January 2016  Emira Property Fund is undertaking a major R795 million redevelopment of its Knightsbridge Manor office park in Bryanston, Johannesburg, into a P-grade and leading-edge Green Star SA rated office complex. The three-phase redevelopment of the prime located office park will see it more than... 

Acquisitions support property fund’s distribution growth

By: Sashnee Moodley     4th September 2015 JSE-listed Emira Property Fund reported distributions per participatory interest (PI) of 134.27 c – a distribution growth of 9% – for the 12 months to June 20, 2015.  

Emira achieves 9% distribution growth in FY 2015

By: Sashnee Moodley     19th August 2015 JSE-listed Emira Property Fund on Wednesday reported distributions per participatory interest (PI) of 134.27c – a distribution growth of 9% – for the 12 months to June 30. Emira’s net asset value increased by 15.9% to R17.51/PI and it achieved a distributable income growth of 14% to R685.5-million. 

More property consolidation on the cards as REITs outperform

By: Natasha Odendaal     20th November 2014 As South Africa’s real estate investment trust (REIT) sector continued to outpace global performance, smaller players are likely to pursue consolidation to gain scale to compete in the sector. Speaking at a South African Council of Shopping Centres-hosted breakfast discussion, former South... 

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