Market maturity is closely associated with the availability of market data . This paper provides a comprehensive analysis of the availability of Commercial property market data in Sub-Saharan Africa. It also adds to the existing body of literature, which suggests that the availability of data has a critical role to play in improving market transparency, the quality of valuations , and the analysis of risk . Indirectly the availability of data affects the appetite of investors to enter these markets. The research also considers the importance that South African investors who have entered these markets place on existing data. It concludes with suggestions for potential interventions that could considerably improve the availability of data across the Sub-Sharan continent.