Emira Property Fund : Dividend for six months to 31 December 2016 of 68.93 cents per share has been declared . Vacancies have increased from 4.7 pct at 31 December 2015 to 7.0 pct at 31 December 2016. . Revenue rose marginally year-on-year by 0.9 pct, . Dividend income of 10.6 mln rand was received during period, . Ben Van Der Ross, Emira's chairman, has announced his retirement from board with effect from 14 February 2017. .Gerhard Van Zyl has taken up position of chairman with effect from 15 February 2017..