Investment & Immigration

Investment & Immigration

South Africa is one of the most sophisticated, diverse and promising emerging markets in the world.Strategically located at the tip of the African continent, South Africa is a key investment location, both for the commercial opportunities within its borders and the potential it offers as a gateway to the rest of the continent - a market of some 1-billion people.

 

Investing in commercial property

Investing in commercial property

Foreign investors are increasingly buying South African commercial property as a medium- to long-term investment. While Cape Town is attracting the most interest, quality stock opportunities also exist in centres such as Johannesburg, Bloemfontein, Durban and Port Elizabeth.
St Lucia's R432m tourism boost

St Lucia’s R432m tourism boost

The Greater St Lucia Wetland Park, the jewel of South Africa's north-eastern coastline, is set for over R400-million in development which will create thousands of jobs and make the World Heritage Site one of the country's premier eco-tourism destinations.
SA flower exports set to bloom

SA flower exports set to bloom

South Africa produces just a fraction of the total world export market in flowers, but a few factors may help the country blossom into a serious exporter in the near future.

Sita to revamp govt systems

The State Information and Technology Agency is to "recondition" the core IT systems of six government departments to enable them to provide more efficient services to the public.
SA Internet access set to grow

SA Internet access set to grow

A report on South Africa's Internet industry predicts that after a three-year slowdown, 2004 will see a boost in Internet access growth in the country - as well as the biggest explosion yet of technology options available to South African Internet users.
Australian report highlights SA

Australian report highlights SA

An Australian report into trade and investment opportunities in sub-Saharan Africa has given the region a strong vote of confidence. South Africa and Botswana, in particular, are seen as providing the greatest opportunities for investment.
SA's budding biotech industry

SA’s budding biotech industry

By international standards, South Africa's budding biotechnology industry is small. But a national audit has found that the industry has "enormous potential" for growth and investment.
SA design prototypes recognised

SA design prototypes recognised

A portable morgue, an inflatable refuge chamber for miners, a gearbox technology that eliminates the need for traction fluid, and an adjustable canoe seat were among 18 design prototypes recognised at the annual SABS Design Institute Prototype awards.
Sol Kerzner: back with a bang

Sol Kerzner: back with a bang

He's back. Luxury hotel and casino magnate Sol Kerzner, one of South Africa's wealthiest entrepreneurs, has come home in typical style - with the announcement of one of the most expensive hotel developments Africa has ever seen.
Investment in SA growing: Manuel

Investment in SA growing: Manuel

Despite the stagnation of global markets, total investment in South Africa grew by more than 8% in the first half of 2003, while private investment expanded by 7%, with net private capital flows expected to top the US$110-billion mark for 2003 - the highest level since the mid-1990s.

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