We are pleased to advise that A Guide to Commercial Property in South Africa by Jonathan S Smith is now available.
This book covers the entire spectrum of knowledge necessary to investment in- and the practice of- commercial property within South Africa. The text commences with an explanation of the various general principles of fixed property (real estate) and how investment within commercial property is normally structured and, then, takes readers through each of the knowledge areas critical to a comprehensive knowledge of fixed property.
Each of these elements are carefully explained at a basic, intermediate and advanced level:

  •  Property finance and valuation
  •  Property law
  •  Property economics
  •  Property management
  •  Property broking
  •  Property research
  •  Property marketing
  •  Facilities management
  •  Town-planning and property development
  •  Property investment and asset management

The book also contains an overview of all property-related legislation in South Africa and a comprehensive glossary of all property terms.
The content of chapter 24 (Investment Strategy) contains an explanation of debt-structuring and derivatives which are vital to interest-rate hedging within the property-sector.
Various checklists and operational flowcharts are provided to assist readers in the implementation of the principles explained throughout the book.


The 1 041-page book sells for R 1, 400.00 (excluding VAT) or R 1, 596.00 (including VAT) and may be ordered by submitting the form below.
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