Land is probably the oldest asset in human history. According to The Land Report’s annual list of the top private landowners in the US, the 20 biggest individual and family landowners in the country own over a half-million acres each. Visit BusinessInsider.com for more stories. While corporations can always offer […]
The South African rand rose 1% before erasing gains Tuesday. The African National Congress ruled to withdraw a land-reform bill passed in 2016. Watch the South African rand trade in real time here. The South African rand seesawed Tuesday after the country’s ruling party withdrew a land-reform policy passed by […]
President Donald Trump excited white nationalists on Wednesday when he announced that his administration would look into farm seizures and the “large-scale killing” of white farmers in South Africa. The issue has been promoted by right-wing groups and white supremacists around the world, and Trump took his cue from Fox […]
Demand for residential land in the major eastern state cities is expected to fade this financial year as the housing market for new homes hits headwinds, according to industry analyst and economic forecaster BIS Oxford Economics. The Outlook for Residential Land 2017 to 2022 report says residential lot creation in […]
Implementing the Productivity Commission’s recommendation to scrap stamp duty would increase housing affordability and boost transactions, cutting the average holding time of a house from 13 to eight years, according to the property industry. The chief executive of one of the largest developers in Australia, Mirvac’s Susan Lloyd-Hurwitz, welcomed the […]
A consortium of Australian families has emerged as a competitor to buy S. Kidman & Co., Australia’s largest cattle business. Mining magnate Gina Rinehart wants to buy the land, in a $365 million deal which would see 67% of S. Kidman and Co. owned by a domestic company and the […]
14.6 million hectares.