Real Estate, Real Estate investments Zambia (REIZ)March 15, 2019

REIZ earnings fall as rental income suffers ‘haircut’ due to exchange losses
The gold that glitters in the property market has quickly faded as REIZ reported an 88.8 % fall in profit after tax for the 2018 financial year. The company reported the sharpest fall in revenue in over 5 years following a period that has seen it invest organically in premium real estate in Zambia. Investment […]

Real Estate, Real Estate investments Zambia (REIZ)January 17, 2019

REIZ at Half year 2018
It may have been 6 months ago that Real Estates Investment Zambia Plc posted its half year performance on SENS, but it is important for us to prepare for the final year results as the real estate Group closed off what was a challenging year for companies in their sector. A glance at half year […]

Mining, Real EstateJanuary 12, 2019

How Land and Minerals Stimulate The Zambian Economy
In 1950, the People’s Republic of China published a land reform law on June 30th, 1950. Land expropriation and reallocation was a pivotal tool to fight the unequal distribution of wealth. Land was redistributed among all the classes of the people. This paved the way for China’s rise to a industrialized super power. The reform […]

Real Estate, Real Estate investments Zambia (REIZ)March 12, 2018

REIZ to outperform expectations
CEO Sydney Popota is getting ready for an AGM to remember. According to SENS Announcement issued on 06 March 2018, for the year ended 31 December 2017, the basic earnings per share for REIZ are expected to be 219% higher than the basic earnings per share for the year ended 31 December 2016. In short, […]

Real Estate, Real Estate investments Zambia (REIZ)January 3, 2018

REIZ at New Year adds more assets
As many Zambian businesses took rest during the festive season to recharge their batteries for 2018, one player on LuSE was conferring with Father Christmas on how best to gift its shareholders. Seriously though, in line with their business strategy of having a diverse portfolio, REIZ spent its “down time” consolidating its position as leader […]

Insurance, Real EstateDecember 2, 2017

Pension Funds Property Investments: Is it a House of cards?
In the past, when one fathomed the thought of retirement in Zambia it was inevitable to recite the idiom from American poet Robert Frost, who once wrote, ‘some say the world will end in fire, some say in ice. From what I have tasted of desire, I hold with those who favor fire.’ The life […]

Real Estate, Real Estate investments Zambia (REIZ)September 19, 2017

IAS 40 Bites REIZ at Half Year
On nine eleven 2017, REIZ published its half year results. The company is enjoying pursing ubiquitous projects in some of the provincial capitals of Zambia. Although at half year in 2017 they are currently 53% less than where they were in the previous year (earnings wise), rental income only dropped by 5.85%. This was largely […]

Real Estate, Real Estate investments Zambia (REIZ)June 8, 2017

Real Estate in Zambia: When Prime gets bloody
Zambians love construction. Wherever you find men and women of means, they are always proud to speak about their construction projects. It’s become a favorite pastime for many with some looking at their projects as a means of “saving money”. However, what is interesting with the construction landscape is the diversity of projects that have […]

Real Estate, Real Estate investments Zambia (REIZ), RetailApril 24, 2017

The Mall Game is Beyond Bloody
When Hyprop Investments Limited bought Manda Hill in 2013,they believed they had landed themselves a gem. With two anchor stores in Game and Shoprite, Manda Hill was the quintessential mall of choice for any retailer who wanted to tap into the gold of the 40,561 sq meters on offer. With 109 stores and 1434 parking […]

Real Estate, Real Estate investments Zambia (REIZ)April 8, 2017

REIZ – Seeking a Dominant Build in Zambia
With national growth projected at between 3-4%in 2017, REIZ will be pursing premium offerings on their property and a continued strategy of operating cost reduction. However, competition in the industry is becoming bloody with new players on the retail and commercial office space market. Off note are the projects on the “golden mile” signaling multiple […]