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  • Hungry Investors

    By John Jack, CEO of Galetti Corporate Real Estate  Contrary to popular opinion, the new repo rate will result in investors with solid balance sheets lining up to take advantage of the opportunities presented. As announced by the South African Reserve Bank on 23 July, the repo rate now sits at an unprecedented low of

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  • Entrepeneur

    Throughout human history, crises have been pivotal in developing our societies. Pandemics have helped advance healthcare systems, wars have fuelled technological innovations and the global financial crisis helped advance tech companies like Uber and Airbnb. The present coronavirus pandemic will arguably not be an exception; entrepreneurs can be expected to rise to the challenge. Given the recent impact of

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  • Subletting

    By Galetti Corporate Real Estate Associate Director, Justin Thom The current economic climate is giving rise to innovative ways of managing space – more specifically office space. While flexible lease agreements and the restructuring of rentals are on the cards for many, little thought has been given to the option of subletting. Various legalities must

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  • An Unexpected Outlier

    Industrial real estate is in high demand, here’s why.  The commerical real estate industry has welcomed a positive upturn since level 3 of lockdown. One particular sector that is making waves and has seen a noticeable spike in activity over this period is undoubtedly industrial real estate.   Why the Move to Industrial Real Estate?

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  • Blog 1

    Our team recently attended an online seminar hosted by WeWork which looked to unearth the future of co-working spaces and the Commercial Real Estate (CRE) industry as it stands. There is no denying the historical volatility in the CRE industry over the last few decades. Because of this, we have become accustomed to predicting and

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  • Acclimatising to the New Normal

    Social 0 Comments May 19, 2020
    COVID

    According to the Department of Labour, only 60% of businesses are compliant with Covid-19 regulations. Are you prepared? Our everyday reality has changed, and companies are working around the clock to implement important new health and safety measures in the workplace. Preparing for and most importantly, acclimatising, to the new normal will be critical to

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  • zoom

    For those of us who have not done it before, working from home has been an adjustment, to say the least. While there are major benefits, there are almost as many challenges. Conducting your everyday interactions, strategy discussions, team meetings, client meetings, etc. through a screen has been the most unnatural of all challenges. False

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  • Lockdown Regulations

    Want to know what you can and can’t do on each level? Click the below link and filter by province, area, activity, and level to find out. https://www.lockdownbozza.co.za/home

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  • Feels the pressure

    The approved proposal by government will see 40% of South Africa’s workforce working both remotely and on-site from 01 May as part of a risk-adjusted strategy. While the government has been commended for their exemplary work during this time of crisis, many businesses and industries are up in arms. The timeline for phasing is currently

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  • 111

    Twelve days into lockdown and John Jack, CEO of Galetti Corporate Real Estate says that just under 50% of its clients have requested financial relief in the form of a structured payment holiday from their landlord. Offices across South Africa are now bare, and companies are scrambling to save on costs and reduce overheads. Financial

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