Zimbabwe: Harare's CBD Crisis

[Financial Gazette] ELSEWHERE in this issue, we carry an article about Pearl Properties' plans to turn its office properties in Harare's central business district (CBD) into residential apartments.The reason for this is that there are no takers for office space because the economy has turned into a corporate graveyard: Companies that thrived before the new millennium have collapsed, largely due to the way we have managed our economy since resorting to a chaotic land redistribution programme in 2000.