The electricity cost portion of property operating costs has increased from 19.2% of the total operating cost in 2000 to 31.1% of the total in 2018. While this pressure remains a concern and adds further pressure to the property owner and occupier, there is also a shift towards future planning and continued efforts to “green” buildings.

Property Wheel reports on the latest concerns around Eskom in the media and the impact on the different property sectors, inlcuding retail, office and industrial.

Read more in this Property Wheel article.