NEWS AND VIEWS

Catch up on all the latest news coming out of Eastlands, including our official press announcements


Eastlands is all heart

Post by: Eastlands Estate, 07 May 2016

We love our residents (and our local community!). Retirement homes. That’s what most retirement estates sell, right? Not us.  At Eastlands we sell a lifestyle that allows you to age actively, gracefully. We sell a country-style setting that is environmentally conscious and earth friendly. And we sell forever homes filled with...

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May 2016: Construction Schedule

Post by: Eastlands Estate, 01 May 2016

BUILDING Week 1: Starting rafts phase 1C   Week 2: Starting internal finishes 1A, Brickwork phase 1B Week 3: Constructing roofs of 1B               Week 4: Starting brickwork phase 1C        CIVIL Week 1: Completing underground services Week 2: Installing curbs phase 1A & 1B We...

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Sectional title still an excellent retirement property investment option

Post by: Eastlands Estate, 07 Apr 2016

With the economic downturn forcing many people to downscale, the spotlight is once again on retirement sectional title and life rights properties – what’s the difference between the two and which offers the better return on investment? A sectional title property is located within a complex or estate, and the purchaser retains full owne...

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Dwindling wild African potato finds a new home on local eco-estate

Post by: Eastlands Estate, 08 Mar 2016

It might not look like much to some, but the African potato (Hypoxis hemerocallidae) is among the most important and widely used traditional medicinal plants in South Africa. Unfortunately, over-harvesting is leading to quickly diminishing wild populations, and finding large crops of this once abundant grassland tuber is now quite rare. So you can...

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March 2016: Construction Schedule

Post by: Eastlands Estate, 01 Mar 2016

BUILDING        Week 1: Pouring concrete rafts   Week 2: Excavation rafts phase 1 B           Week 3: Excavation rafts phase 1 B           Week 4: Excavation rafts phase 1 C           CIVIL: Week 1: Asphalt external roads W...

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New global thinking in elderly care

Post by: Eastlands Estate, 11 Feb 2016

‘Ageing in place’ is a concept that has been gaining momentum on the international senior living front in recent years, as outdated institutional and medical care models make way for a more holistic approach to caring for the aged. This progressive idea is being spearheaded nationally in South Africa by Geratec, including right her...

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The best investment bang for your retirement buck

Post by: Eastlands Estate, 04 Feb 2016

The recent changes to the legislation governing retirement funds mean that many imminent retirees could soon be sitting with lump sum amounts and wondering where best to put these funds. South African property remains a solid investment, with next-generation mature lifestyle estates offering one of the best investment options right now for tho...

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February 2016: Construction Schedule

Post by: Eastlands Estate, 01 Feb 2016

BUILDING WEEK 1: Excavation of rafts phase 1A WEEK 2: Excavation, placing steel in rafts phase 1 A WEEK 3: Pouring Concrete in rafts phase 1A  WEEK 4: Starting brickwork in phase 1A CIVIL WEEK 1: Completion of curbs on external roads, installation of water and sewer lines internal phase 1 WEEK 2: Completion of the base layer of the exte...

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January 2016 Update

Post by: Eastlands Estate, 20 Jan 2016

We hope you had a wonderful holiday, and are rearing to go for the New Year. We certainly did and are super charged for the year ahead, with a jam-packed schedule that promises to see us wrapping up Phase 1 and 2 and successfully   launching Phase 3, all within the next 12 months. We kick off the year with an Estate exhibition at the Woolwor...

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December 2015 Update

Post by: Susan Moffett, 03 Dec 2015

The first 400m of the boundary wall is complete and the brick work for the guardhouse will be finished before the construction holidays, which fall from 11 December 2015 to 11 January 2016. We have an exibition at the Eastgate shopping centre from 1 December to 14 December, feel free to pop in and visit our friendly sales team to find out more abou...

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