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Attacq takes further steps to achieve Reit status

By: Megan van Wyngaardt     13th June 2017 JSE-listed property developer Attacq on Monday said it was adopting an income distribution strategy, aimed at taking it one step closer to gaining real estate investment trust (Reit) status, which includes the reduction of existing debt facilities using the proceeds from the disposal of its... 

Earthworks for 42 500 m2 office to start in August

     26th May 2017 Bulk earthworks for the 42 500 m2 property that hosts auditing and consulting firm Deloitte South Africa’s new Gauteng office is excepted to start in August, with construction expected to start in the fourth quarter of this year. Property development company Atterbury announced last month that it... 

Atterbury secures new R1bn-plus Deloitte office development tender

By: Natasha Odendaal     11th April 2017 Property investment and development business Atterbury has been awarded the tender to develop a new office for Deloitte in Waterfall City, in Midrand, Gauteng, as the audit firm consolidates its Johannesburg and Pretoria offices. The total estimated R1-billion-plus development cost is expected to... 

Office tower development seen heralding new Gauteng CBD

By: Anine Kilian     10th March 2017 Motorists on the N1 have had a front-row seat as accounting firm PwC’s 28-storey office building rose from the veld at the Waterfall City development, in Gauteng. Launching in February 2018, the high-rise building is potentially spearheading a new central business district (CBD) between... 

Office tower development seen heralding new Gauteng CBD

By: Anine Kilian     10th March 2017 Accounting firm PwC’s Waterfall City-based 28-storey office building, launching in February 2018, has the potential to spearhead the new central business district (CBD) of Gauteng. Located between Midrand and Woodmead, off the Alandale interchange on the N1 highway, the R1.5-billion skyscraper... 

Consolidation provides opportunity for development

By: Robyn Wilkinson     9th December 2016 With low growth in the South African economy, there is a trend in both the commercial office and industrial property sectors towards consolidation and the relocation of existing operations to well-connected locations, says consulting engineering firm Arup. 

Attacq achieves good FY growth despite tough business climate

By: Anine Kilian     13th September 2016 Property development company Attacq lifted its headline earnings a share for the year ended June 30 to 12c, from 2c the year before, while basic earnings per share (EPS) rose to 197.9c and diluted EPS rose to 196.7c. Attacq achieved 15.3% year-on-year growth in adjusted net asset value per share... 

Morne Wilken

     9th September 2016 This week we feature Morne Cornelius Wilken, CEO of Attacq, a capital growth fund with a relatively new high-quality portfolio 

Waterfall management agreement changes unveiled as Attacq refreshes brand

By: Mia Breytenbach     15th July 2016 Coinciding with the launch of JSE-listed capital growth property fund Attacq’s refreshed brand, which includes a new logo in red and grey, the company on Tuesday announced that it would accelerate the internalisation of the Waterfall development management function to enable Attacq to take full... 

Attacq refreshes brand, accelerates internalisation of Waterfall development management

By: Mia Breytenbach     5th July 2016 Coinciding with the launch of JSE-listed capital growth property fund Attacq’s refreshed brand, which included a new logo in red and grey, the company on Tuesday announced that it would accelerate the internalisation of the Waterfall development management function to enable Attacq to take full... 

Sanlam, Attacq to further develop at Waterfall

By: Natasha Odendaal     4th July 2016 JSE-listed Attacq and Sanlam Properties have formed a 20:80 joint venture (JV) to undertake a light industrial commercial and retail development in Waterfall, north of Johannesburg. Some 114 ha of the 128 ha Waterfall land was allocated for light industrial commercial developments with the... 

A Twist Of Arup

     2nd June 2016 The horizon of Midrand, north of Johannesburg, is set to change forever with the construction of the new PwC Tower, which will be widely visible and a focal point in the up and coming Waterfall City development. It is set to become a structure of iconic proportion due to its distinctive twisted... 

Makro Carnival going green 

     19th May 2016 Retail company Massmart recently installed a 572 kW solar photovoltaic (PV) plant on the roof of its soon-to-be-launched Makro Carnival store, in Brakpan, Gauteng. 

Mall of Africa project, South Africa

By: Sheila Barradas     13th May 2016 The mall started official trading on April 28. 

Tens of thousands flock to Mall of Africa opening

By: Anine Kilian     28th April 2016 After its official opening on Thursday morning, the Mall of Africa, in Waterfall City, Midrand, had played host to about 70 000 people by 17:00, a figure likely to double before closing, according to property developer Attacq CEO Morne Wilken. He told Engineering News Online that the mall had... 

Mall of Africa – a feast for the eyes, hearts and bellies!

     26th April 2016 Atterbury, South Africa’s leading property developer and investor, will be opening the doors to the R5-bllion Mall of Africa this week to reveal a whole new world of shopping, as well as a magnificent assortment of new entertainment, leisure and dining options. With a choice of 300-plus stores,... 

Mall of Africa will offer the A-Z of sought-after shopping

     21st April 2016 Developed by leading South African property developer and investor Atterbury, the landmark new Mall of Africa will open up a whole new world of shopping and entertainment when it opens its doors next week, on 28 April 2016. With a choice of 300-plus stores, restaurants, entertainment and... 

All roads lead to the new Mall of Africa

     13th April 2016 Developed by leading South African property developer and investor Atterbury, Southern Africa’s largest single-phase shopping centre development, Mall of Africa, is set to open on 28 April. This landmark new R5-billion, 130,000sqm super-regional mall is superbly situated in Waterfall City, with... 

Attacq to focus on Waterfall City pipeline as mall milestone nears

By: Mia Breytenbach     25th March 2016 JSE-listed capital growth property fund Attacq will retain focus on its development pipeline in Waterfall City, in Midrand, with the opening of the super-regional mall, the Mall of Africa, considered a key strategic milestone for the company. The Mall of Africa, with a value of R4.9-billion upon... 

Mall of Africa project, South Africa

By: Sheila Barradas     18th March 2016 The Mall of Africa is fully tenanted and remains on track to open on April 28. 

Attacq considers Mall of Africa opening a key strategic milestone

By: Mia Breytenbach     9th March 2016 JSE-listed capital growth property fund Attacq’s super-regional mall, the Mall of Africa, in Midrand, with a value of R4.9-billion upon completion, is fully tenanted and remains on track to open on April 28, which the company considers a strategic key milestone. Attacq CEO Morné Wilken reiterated... 

Newtown City Lodge opens, marking another landmark hotel development for Atterbury

     4th February 2016 A new 148-room City Lodge Hotel has opened at Newtown Junction - Atterbury Property Developments’ ground-breaking R1.4 billion mixed-use development in the Joburg CBD. The three-star hotel is the latest addition to the award-winning 85,000m² Newtown Junction shopping, leisure and office... 

Attacq appoints new head of development

By: Creamer Media Reporter      2nd February 2016 JSE-listed Attacq has appointed Pete Mackenzie as head of development, effective January 1, in a new position aimed at driving the capital growth property fund’s strategic focus on development. Mackenzie, with over 25 years' experience in the property construction, development and investment... 

Attacq introduces new Head of Development

     2nd February 2016 Attacq, the pioneering JSE-listed capital growth property fund, has appointed accomplished property professional Pete Mackenzie as Head of Development, effective from 1 January 2016. This new position highlights Attacq’s strategic focus on development and will grow its skills base with the... 

Newtown City Lodge Bricked By Ocon Brick

     7th December 2015 One can find a City Lodge in practically every major centre throughout South Africa, they are renowned for providing affordable and comfortable accommodation while still supplying a quality offering. After a successful collaboration with Ocon Brick on the Waterfall City Lodge Hotel development at... 

Aurecon and Atterbury Properties exceed client’s Green Star targets

     22nd September 2015 Atterbury Properties appointed Aurecon to provide Environmental, Sustainable and Design services for Golder Associates’ new building in Maxwell Office Park, which forms part of the Waterfall City development in Midrand, Gauteng. In June 2015, the Green Building Council of South Africa awarded the... 

BIM enhances HVAC installations

By: Dylan Stewart     18th September 2015 Building information modelling (BIM) enables quicker, more economical and more sustainable installation of heating, cooling and ventilation (HVAC) systems, says mechanical pipe-joining service provider Victaulic, which has helped in the BIM stage of development of numerous projects, including the... 

Ensuring successful governance for agile projects

     3rd September 2015 We often hear horror stories about business projects ending heavily over budget, with the flexible nature of agile being used to justify the lack of governance. These stories often deter decision-makers from opting for an agile approach, as they are typically accountable for spending and project... 

Waterfall Estate secures slice of key HQ market 

By: Creamer Media Reporter      20th August 2015 Providing capital growth fund Attacq with a 15-year project pipeline, the Waterfall City mixed-use development, in Midrand, has attracted a suite of corporates looking to consolidate their satellite centres into a single Gauteng foothold.  

CORPORATE ATTRACTION

     14th August 2015 The Waterfall City mixed-use development, in Gauteng’s Midrand, has attracted a suite of corporates looking to consolidate their satellite offices into a single point of presence. Attacq CEO Morné Wilken reports that companies have been attracted by the development’s high visibility, central... 

Waterfall Estate secures slice of key HQ market 

By: Natalie Greve     29th July 2015 Providing capital growth fund Attacq with a 15-year project pipeline, the Waterfall City mixed-use development, in Midrand, has attracted a suite of corporates looking to consolidate their satellite centres into a single Gauteng foothold. Companies such as Massmart, PwC, Novartis, Cummins,... 

R3.5bn Mall of Africa counts down to 2016 opening 

By: Creamer Media Reporter      4th June 2015 Almost a year before Waterfall Estate’s sprawling Mall of Africa, in Midrand, is due to open its doors to the public, property developer Atterbury reports that development of the flagship development remains firmly on track, with some 83% of gross lettable area already tenanted.  

Mall of Africa project, South Africa

By: Sheila Barradas     29th May 2015 The Mall of Africa will be the largest retail development on the African continent to be developed in a single phase. 

Waterfall development project, South Africa

     29th May 2015 One of South Africa’s big four finance firms, Nedbank, has injected R1.35-billion into the Waterfall City development. 

Nedbank injects R1.35bn into Waterfall City

By: Megan van Wyngaardt     21st May 2015 One of South Africa’s big four finance firms, Nedbank has injected R1.35-billion into the Waterfall City precinct in Midrand. The bank outlined on Thurday that the loan was granted to Attacq Waterfall Investment Company (AWIC) for three new developments in the area, including a new head office... 

R3.5bn Mall of Africa counts down to 2016 opening  

By: Natalie Greve     21st April 2015 Almost a year before Waterfall Estate’s sprawling Mall of Africa, in Midrand, is due to open its doors to the public, property developer Atterbury reports that development of the flagship development remains firmly on track, with some 83% of gross lettable area already tenanted. The so-called... 

Bridal Veil road overpass bridge project, South Africa

By: Sheila Barradas     20th March 2015 The project involves the construction of a highway overpass bridge south of the Allandale interchange and north of the Buccleuch interchange, in Midrand. 

Attacq lifts H1 NAVPS by 5.1% following Waterfall deal

By: Natalie Greve     16th March 2015 Capital growth fund Attacq lifted its net asset value per share (NAVPS) by 5.1% to R15.52 apiece in the six months ended December 31, 2014, after raising R640-million in cash from shareholders by way of a vendor placement to fund the acquisition of the Attacq Waterfall Investment Company (AWIC)... 

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