27.03.18 News

SA retirement sector growing despite challenges

The water crisis in parts of South Africa is without question currently one of the biggest talking points in the country.

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Noordhoek Aerial Shot 1 March 2018

23.03.18 News

A looming new housing crisis

Already at grave levels in the Western Cape, the shortage of housing could soon hit a new crisis:  accommodation for the elderly. The number of people aged over 60 is growing significantly – and is expected to double by 2050.  StatsSA says South Africans older than 60 increased from 6,61% in 2002 to 8,01% in…

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20.03.18 News

What’s the difference between a Life Right and Sectional Title

The term “Life Right” may seem unfamiliar to those outside of the retirement community. Far from climbing the property ladder, it could be considered the equivalent of finding a steady balance on the top rung.

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16.03.18 News

Surge in dedicated estates

People are living longer and remaining in better health, which has changed the face of retirement estates and left developers struggling to keep up with demand. The World Health Organisation’s 2015 World Report on Ageing and Health says the proportion of SA’s population aged 60 years and older will double from 7.7% in that year…

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Zimabli Lakes

15.03.18 News

Zimbali Lakes to get R3 billion Evergreen retirement village

The multi-billion rand new Zimbali Lakes Resort has secured a landmark joint-venture deal with Cape Town-based Amdec Group to establish a R3 billion Evergreen Lifestyle retirement village within Zimbali Lakes.

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Evergreen Broadacres Green Belt

20.02.18 News

Retirement undergoing change with baby boomers at the forefront

A dramatic transformation in the retirement sector has ensued with a major shift in the ageing paradigm. This has provided modern accommodation options worlds away from the usual convention model.  “The current retirement market is the baby boomer generation (born between 1946 and 1964) and they are very different from their predecessors who were more…

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01.02.18 News

Retirement Estate Firm Rallying to Provide Water for Elderly Residents

The Western Cape water crisis is coming to a head fast, and, for many, panic has started to sink in.  With Day Zero more than likely, despite the best efforts of many residents to minimise water usage, drastic measures are now needed.

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12.12.17 Village News

Broadacres’ Henri Postema turns 100

Evergreen Broadacres resident Henri Postema celebrated his 100th birthday at the Evergreen Lifestyle Estate recently. Find out more about the party and one man’s exceptional life.

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20.11.17 News

Val de Vie-aftreeoord: Hoekom lewensreg?

Aftree-eiendom is een van die subsektore in die Suid-Afrikaanse huismark waar die vraag die aanbod steeds verreweg oorskry.

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10.10.17 News

Expansion plans for Cape’s premier retirement estate

Pippa Hudson and her team hosted a live broadcast from Evergreen Lifestyle Village Muizenberg to mark Older Persons Week and talk all things retirement planning.

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