Visual International (Pty) Ltd - Property Developers


Visual is a property development company, with its head office in the northern suburbs of Cape Town. We focus on all aspects of property development and we are proud to have been involved with numerous residential, commercial and retail projects.

Our team comprises of skilled and experienced professionals with more than 50 years of combined experience in all aspects of the property development sector.

We operate all over South Africa and we are constantly on the look out for land with development potential, new development projects and for joint venture opportunities.

For more information go to: www.visualinternational.co.za


Talens Contact Centre Properties (Pty) Ltd – Marketing and Selling Agents


Talens was established in February 2009 to provide advice on properties specifically to the information technology and contact centre industries:

  • Identification and acquisition of suitable locations and sites, with
  • special attention being given to access, transport, availability of uninterrupted telecommunication services and availability of adequate power, back-up power, diesel provisioning for generators
  • Licensing of properties and negotiations with public authorities.
  • Sourcing of the required skills for design, constructing as well as the selection and installation of equipment.
  • Provision of the required infrastructure and peripheral support services.
  • Sourcing of managerial, operational and maintenance manpower requirements.
  • Detailed location, transport and property assessments.
  • Extensive portfolio of properties in the Western Cape and Gauteng including properties for sale or to let, stand-alone buildings or available space in existing buildings, green-fields projects specifically designed as Telecommunication and Information Technology  nodes as well as existing buildings that can be retro-fitted to suit operator’s specific needs.

For more information go to: www.talensproperties.co.za


AECOM Davis Langdon SA (Pty) Ltd – Quantity Surveying and Cost Accounting Consultants

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Now part of AECOM, global construction consultant Davis Langdon focuses on a solutions-driven approach to deliver the best outcomes for clients investing in infrastructure, property and construction across a variety of markets.
While our roots are in technical delivery, our offer always contains a strategic component created through the use of specialist in-house knowledge and delivered via custom-made client teams.

Globally we offer core services of cost consultancy and project management, complemented by a wide range of specialist capabilities including building surveying and services; capital allowances consulting; design management; engineering cost management; legal support; management consulting; mixed-use master planning: specification consulting; value & risk management; and sustainability consulting.

We aim to be the first port of call for clients investing in the built, natural and social environment, working with clients from the earliest possible opportunity. Our specialist capabilities work towards adding value through every stage of the development process, as well as post completion, extending into the operational life cycle.

With nearly 90 years’ experience in the African market, Davis Langdon provides a broad range of services, expert knowledge and experience to assist our clients and colleagues involved in property and construction projects from inception to completion. We have 11 offices in South Africa, with one each in Botswana, Mozambique and Nigeria.  Our range of experience and diverse services equip us with the in-house skill and experience to provide input from strategic guidance of master planning studies to the delivery of complex projects. Our dedicated teams and associated offices will take responsibility for the successful delivery of all projects.

For more information go to: www.davislangdon.com/Africa


APEC - Civil and Structural Engineering Consultants

APEC is an experienced civil and structural engineering consultancy which carefully adheres to conservative engineering principles and practices. APEC operates mostly in the Western and Northern Cape. It subscribes to the principles of a project orientated service in which it endeavours to harmonise the vision and resources of its clients with environmental resources and constraints to establish a balanced, mutually acceptable and functional design and system that is constructable, affordable and evident of true simplicity.

For more information go to: swiegers@iafrica.co.za


ARiYA Projects - Project Managers

ARiYA Project Managers was established in January 2005 by Sigarmoney Naidoo, an experienced and qualified project manager with many years of experience in quantity surveying and construction project management. With the exceptional track record of its founder in successful project delivery, ARiYA quickly attracted prestigious projects such as the Green Point Stadium for the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

The project management service within ARiYA is focused on an efficient, effective and ethical delivery of our clients’ needs. Each member of our multidisciplinary team of professionals is committed to their particular responsibilities, to delivering project’s objectives, all the while maintaining good working relationships with the relevant stakeholders to achieve project success. ARiYA further ensures the delivery of the highest quality products through the use of its ISO9001:2008 certified Quality Management System.

For more information go to: www.ariyaprojects.com


David Hellig and Abrahamse - Multi-disciplined Surveyors

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We take the time to listen to our client’s needs, values and aspirations and their feedback has allowed us to refine our technical services, resources and client service approach to deliver greater value through:

  • Creative, clever and unique project solutions that are supported by research and investigation.
  • Consistent performance and reliability.
  • Optimum resource utilisation.
  • Holistic thinking
  • Ability to deliver innovative solutions to the challenges offered by the built environment.
  • Professional company management.

We have offices in Cape Town and Paarl and are a truly multi-disciplined survey firm offering a vast range of services supported by leading edge technology.

For more information go to: www.dhale.co.za


design3sixty - Interior Architectural Designers

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design3sixty is a turnkey interior architectural company that produces solutions through seeking a balance between functionality and form.

By coordinating the experience of independent professionals design3sixty is able to achieve a complete solution for a diverse client base. Commercial office space and contact centres are their speciality.
design3sixty offers a high standard of design solutions that meet with and exceeds their client’s expectations and budget.

Key areas of expertise:

  • Refurbishing occupied office space
  • Fitting out vacant office space
  • IT Solutions – power, data, access control, environment control etc.
  • Call Centres.
  • Data Centres

For more information go to: www.d360.co.za


Electrical Engineering Solutions (EES) – IT Infrastructure Design Consultants

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Electrical Engineering Solutions (EES) is an ISO 9000, professional services company, offering engineering, project management and business management services in all sectors of industry throughout Africa and other emerging markets.

It is a leader in project managing the provision of Information Technology (IT) solutions to the built environment.  Integral to its business is intelligent infrastructure, the implementation of which entails the convergence of IT and Building Automation Systems (BAS).

A benefit of intelligent infrastructure is that it facilitates energy management, thus contributing to the urgent global objective to establish a green environment.  EES is a member company of the Green Building Council of South Africa.

The firm is proud to have played a significant role in the 2010 World Cup in the special systems design of five infrastructure projects: Cape Town Stadium, Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth, Cape Town International Airport, King Shaka International Airport (KSIA) north of Durban and the Gautrain Sandton Station.

Based in Cape Town since 2001, the firm also has specialist experience in communication networks and related IT, security systems and 11kV and 400V electrical systems that support intelligent infrastructure. 

For more information go to: www.eeslive.com


Eppen-Burger & Associates - Occupational Health & Safety Services Practitioners

Established in 2003, Eppen-Burger & Associates offers occupational health & safety services to the construction industry.

Our core activity is representing the Client/Developer/Owner as the appointed Health & Safety Agent in terms of the provisions of the Construction Regulations.

E&A prides itself on offering a personalized, project-specific service. Our individual expertise and industry experience places us at the forefront in terms of competence and knowledge.

We strive to be measurably the best in our line of business by:

  • being professional in our approach,
  • being dynamic in our thinking,
  • nurturing a spirit of optimism,
  • strengthening relationships with all role players,
  • adapting to industry requirements, and
  • living our values and mission

with uncompromising determination and respect for those we have the pleasure of working with.

For more information go to: www.eppen-burger.co.za


4em Consulting - Electrical and Mechanical Engineers


In 1998 a unique group of driven and dedicated electrical and mechanical engineers forged an alliance and the foundations of 4em Consulting were cast. The company began with a simple vision: to consistently deliver superior electrical and mechanical design solutions and offer a practical construction management service to the building industry. What sets the 4em team apart is its firm adherence to deeply held values with particular regard to empowerment; and although 4em knows electrical and mechanical engineering is a serious business, it still manages to have fun in the process.
4em is a veritable powerhouse of talented and experienced engineers. They thrive on challenges and welcome new building concepts and ideas. They are proud of their commitment to innovation, for example 4em pioneered the use of PEX water supply pipe in the Cape Town market as a cost and energy efficient alternative to conventional copper piping.

The company’s portfolio includes commercial, residential, government, hotels, retail, industrial and community based projects. The problems they face in the industry are complex and varied, but 4em takes pride in resolving each one in the most innovative, cost-effective and energy efficient way possible.
A successful business is built upon hard work, skills development and teamwork. 4em’s significant growth is largely due to its team’s style and approach. Working in harmony with its clients’ wishes, and empowering its colleagues, has lead to 4em becoming one of the largest majority black-owned consulting firms in South Africa. Its head office is located in Cape Town. 4em’s achievements to date have been independently assessed and 4em complies with the ISO 9001 total quality management system and has won numerous Professional Management Review (PMR) awards for service excellence in the consulting industry.

For more information go to: www.4em.co.za



Indutech (Pty) Ltd evolved from the Stellenbosch University’s Global Competitiveness Centre at the Department of Industrial Engineering, with the primary objective of commercialising Enterprise Engineering principles in the field of Innovation Management.

Indutech has a strong industrial engineering foundation and uses proven engineering methods to diagnose problems and conceive, test, refine and implement innovative solutions to significantly improve an organisation's effectiveness and efficiency. The result is an increased competitive advantage and sustainable value creation.

For more information go to: www.indutech.co.za


Infrastructure Solutions (Pty) Ltd - Computer Infrastructure and Environment Engineers

Infrastructure Solutions was founded in 1999 to bridge the gap between IT management and Facility management. With over 100 years of IT and power infrastructure solution knowledge, the company has grown to become one of the leading Data Center, Computer Room, Switching Centere and IT Buiding Facilities solution suppliers in the country.

Our mission is to deliver world class, scaleable solutions in accordance with customers’ short- and long-term requirements .

We provide “Turnkey” design, install and maintenance of IT and power infrastructure solutions for tenants and building IT Facilities, Data Centers, Computer Rooms, Switching Centers and Call Centers.

Our services provision includes supply of Data, Voice, Fiber Reticulation, Electrical Installation, Lighting, UPS, Generators, HVAC, Access Flooring, CCTV, Access Control, Fire Protection, Mimic Panels, Project Management and Maintenance.

We provide leading brands and provide solutions based on clients specific requirements.

Recently completed projects include:

  • Teraco Data Centres: Isando (Value >R55m) and Cape Town (>R35m)
  • MortgageSA Data Centre, Electrical and Computer Infrastructure (>R7.5m)
  • Capitec Bank Computer Room and Infrastructure (>R5.5m)
  • UCT Computer Science Data Centre (>R4m)
  • DeBeers Marine Computer Room and Infrastructure (>R2.5m)
  • SALT (South African Large Telescope) Computer Room (>R1.5m)

For more information go to: www.infrasol.net


ITS Engineers Ltd - Traffic Engineers, Transportation Planners & Road Designers

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ITS Engineers Ltd is a firm specialising in traffic engineering, transportation planning and road design. It provides solutions engineered to suit the needs of all its clients. ITS Engineers believes in the classical engineering approach, combined with the latest technology and the highest levels of quality and ethics to serve its clients.

Founded in 1997, ITS Engineers is currently one of the largest black-owned, transport- and traffic-engineering consulting engineering companies in South Africa. Active relationships with partners in the USA and Germany ensure that the latest thinking and technology are available for its local applications. Employing over 60 people in two offices (Tshwane and Cape Town), it serves all the public clients and most of the large private clients in South Africa.

ITS Engineers is involved in the planning, design and implementation phases of most projects. Its range of services include all types of transportation related projects namely: traffic signals, parking studies, parking design, traffic impact studies, geometric design of roads and public transport facilities, preparation of contract documentation, economic analysis, toll road planning, project management and supervision during implementation, traffic modelling, intelligent transport systems, design of street lighting and road safety.

For more information go to: www.itse.co.za


LDP - Business Advisers and Auditors

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LDP Business Advisers and Auditors is a well-established, medium-sized firm of public accountants and auditors with 120 members in Stellenbosch. In addition to statutory and compliance work, specialised financial services are rendered across the whole of South Africa and abroad:

  • estate, retirement, taxation and personal financial planning
  • international taxation and trading planning
  • management and tax advisory advice
  • valuations, restructuring, mergers, amalgamations and acquisitions
  • the formation and administration of trusts, companies and close corporations
  • structured finance, property structuring and financing applications
  • B-BBEE analysis and score-cards in association with Codex Ratings
  • wealth management in association with MEQ Wealth
  • payroll administration
  • the valuation and structuring of intellectual property and intangible assets.

LDP is sufficiently large to expose its clients to a wide variety of business opportunities but sufficiently small to recognise each individual client’s needs.

For more information go to; www.ldp.co.za


Managed Shared Services Centre Consulting Services Ltd – Shared Services Consultants


MSSC specialises in providing managed shared services, based on industry best practices and standards, to the business process outsourcing or contact centre industry. This MSSC does by taking care of some or all of the back office needs and requirements of their clients, so that the clients can focus on their core businesses. Special foci are speedy time to market, flexible options and choices, service excellence, and reduced total cost of ownership.

MSSC experts assist the customer to choose from their comprehensive and innovative range of uniquely differentiated services – so as to enable the aggregation and integration of people, process, technology and property services. The solutions are crafted and managed by specialists in MSSC’s centres of excellence, by following the full lifecycle approach of define, plan, design, implement, support and manage.

MSSC subscribes to and applies international best practices and standards in disciplines such as enterprise architecture, programme/project management, process management, service management and continuous improvement. In order to ensure efficient and effective management, MSSC enters into a service level agreement with the customer which defines, amongst other, the quality, volume, response times, and price of the services, and the consequences in case of failure to meet specified service levels. And the customer has only one point of contact for the entire range of services, which is the MSSC specialist.

MSSC was appointed as preferential service provider for the managed shared services required at Stellendale Park. In order to provide a wide range of turnkey solutions, MSSC formed strategic alliances with best of breed service providers who specialise in contact centre property, human resource services, training, technology and telephony services.

The MSSC mission is to provide innovative back office solutions in order to align people, processes, technology and property in an integrated manner with business needs and requirements, in order to facilitate the creation of value for clients.

For more information go to: www.mssc-sa.com


Stauch Vorster - Architects and Urban Designers

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Stauch Vorster Architects was established in 1943 and covers South Africa, Mozambique and Mauritius. The practice has gained a solid reputation for successfully completing more than a thousand projects and offers the full range of urban design and architectural services, ranging in scale from master planning to building design and related specialist services. The practice has offices in the following cities: Cape Town, Durban, Johannesburg, Maputo, Mauritius, Port Elizabeth, Pretoria, Windhoek.

Stauch Vorster Architects & Urban Designers encourages design as a collaborative process in which dialogue develops an appropriate solution, responding to specific private and public needs, including programme, aesthetics, context, budget and timing. The practice is committed to sustainable building design, taking into account the impact that buildings have upon local and global environments. In dealing with the longevity of the built environment, they believe in searching for an architecture which will expose and celebrate the ever-quickening speed of social, technical, political and economic change; always understanding the relevance of the local context. Understanding design as a people-centered objective, Stauch Vorster’s mission is to produce value, quality, and design excellence within the built environment.

The Practice has wide experience in various types of buildings and is structured on the principle that specialist knowledge is readily available from one office to another, ensuring maximum benefit to the client irrespective of where the project is located. The following categories of building types are relevant:

  • Offices (City & Suburban)
  • Corporate and Administration Buildings
  • Master Planning & Urban Design

Specialist Buildings, including:

  • TV/Radio & Communication
  • Transport Termini
  • Research & Technical / Process
  • Hi Tech Electronic
  • Commercial, Distribution & Industrial (Buildings, Parks)
  • Retail & Shopping Centres
  • Convention Centres
  • Tourism & Leisure (Casinos, Hotels, Motels & Lodges)
  • Legislative, Administrative, Civic (All levels)
  • Health Care (All levels)
  • Education (All levels)
  • Housing (High, Medium & Low Density and Low Income)
  • Recreation / Entertainment (Cinemas, Stadia & Race Courses)
  • Recycling, Restoration & Renovation

For more information go to: www.svarchitects.com


Sutherland - Structural, Mechanical and Civil Engineers


Sutherland Structural and Civil Engineers was founded in 1991 by Gordon Sutherland. After joining his father in 1993, Craig Sutherland took over the reins in early 1997, after his father’s death, and continued his father’s legacy in growing the company from a two-man practice to a world class, multi-disciplinary, national, engineering practice with branches in Johannesburg and Durban. While structural engineering remains the original core business, Sutherland offers a full multi-disciplinary engineering service including mechanical engineering services including fire, wet services and HVAC.

From this base of experience the practice is also developing a truly fully-fledged project management and services co-ordination service.
Commercial and Retail Buildings and Sport Stadiums

  • A very broad range of commercial buildings from office blocks, retail showrooms and hotels, often with multiple level basements below, to retail shopping centers ranging in construction value from R10 million to regularly over R500 million ex. VAT have been successfully tackled to date. These buildings often occur on sites that require imaginative and technically demanding founding techniques and innovative basement design solutions.

Industrial Buildings

  • Industrial buildings ranging from mini factory complexes to much larger factories, warehouses, aircraft hangers, cold stores, distribution centres and pharmaceutical processing and packaging buildings etc. have been undertaken by the practice.

Residential Buildings

  • Residential buildings including apartment buildings and private homes, often with very challenging site conditions, have been tackled successfully by Sutherland.

Mechanical Engineering

  • Air-conditioning, mechanical ventilation, sprinkler and rational fire design as well as wet services, i.e. hot and cold water and drainage design.

Civil Work

  • Provision of bulk services, bulk earthworks and challenging lateral support solutions in preparation of building projects, as well as provision of roads and infrastructure services surrounding buildings or for new residential townships or golf courses, etc. as well as the capability to undertake storm water and sewer master planning is amongst the services offered by the practice.

Sutherland is a member of Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA), South African Institute of Civil Engineers (SAICE) and the South African Institute of Steel Construction (SAISC). Sutherland has been certified as a Level 2 BEE contributor under the DTI generic code, with a score of 93%.

For more information go to: www.sutheng.co.za


Terraplan - Town and Regional Planners


Terraplan Town and Regional Planners focuses primarily on planning consultancy services in the fields of township layout planning, township establishment and land use management such as rezoning, subdivisions, removal of title conditions and permit applications. It also undertakes spatial framework plans, land reform projects, land audits and project management.

Terraplan is a national town and regional planning practice, with offices in Cape Town, Kempton Park, Nelspruit, Delmas and Durban. Since inception in 1989, the Cape Town office processed more than one thousand property development applications. This necessitated that it be at the forefront of property development, policy formulation and legislative matters. And the nature of its work demands that the planners continue to be fully acquainted with local, provincial and national governmental policies, acts and processes.

Terraplan aims to achieve the objectives of its clients and other stakeholders by forming healthy personal relationships with all of them, and to provide them with the highest level of professional service in all aspects of town and regional planning.

Terraplan’s Cape Town office was charged with the responsibility for the precinct, subdivisional, site development, building, and other planning approval processes for the development of the Stellendale Park precinct. In order to ensure that the Stellendale Park stakeholders, such as the developers, future property owners, tenants, patrons, local authority, the public and the environment, achieve their respective planning objectives, Terraplan is interactively involved in and overseas the entire planning process on an ongoing basis.
Mission statement:
Terraplan’s mission is to promote and inspire sustainable development through transparent town and regional planning, and to contribute to the enhancement of the planning profession through sound planning practice and ethical behaviour.

For more information go to: www.terraplan.co.za


Van der Merwe & Robertson Incorporated - Attorneys

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Van der Merwe & Robertson Incorporated is a law firm practicing in the heart of Durbanville's central business district. The firm's directors are Roelf B. van der Merwe and George F. Robertson. Roelf and George are business-minded lawyers that focus on building long-term working relationships with their clients. The firm's directors and professional assistants are always accessible to their clients and they follow a policy of transparency and open communication.

Van der Merwe & Robertson specialises in conveyancing, commercial law, corporate law and High Court litigation. The firm is actively involved in the community and delivers professional legal service to successful property developers, building contractors, estate agents, bond brokers and business people alike. The firm is currently attending to a growing number of residential, commercial and industrial property transfers. We are represented on the panels of the four major financial institutions, namely ABSA, FNB, Standard Bank and Nedbank, for the registration and cancellation of bonds.
The professional team of Van der Merwe & Robertson Incorporated is always willing to take on new challenges and deliver cost effective legal solutions.

For more information go to: www.vrincorporated.co.za