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Over 22 years, Atterbury has developed prime commercial, retail and residential property across South Africa, the rest of the African continent and more recently, Europe.
Atterbury Property Holdings is the operational company in the Atterbury Group. This holding company consists of development, corporate services and asset management divisions.
At Atterbury Property Holdings, we’ve always believed in development as a catalyst for economic and societal growth and improvement. A creative environment, featuring elegant architecture as well as safety and accessibility are all hallmarks of Atterbury developments.
Twenty two years of developing dreams
At Atterbury our goal has always been to create working, shopping and entertainment spaces for everyone to live to their full potential. For us and our associates, development and construction are enablers for people to experience all that life has to offer.
We are proud, but also humbled by what Atterbury has become over the past 22 years. From our roots in the Atterbury Value Mart to the potential of the fast-growing Waterfall Business Estate, Atterbury remains dedicated to making people come together in safe and beautiful surroundings.
Atterbury was founded in Pretoria, in 1994 by Louis van der Watt and Francois van Niekerk. Its main focus is on developing retail centres and commercial buildings.
Atterbury co-founded Attfund (an unlisted regional shopping centre fund) in 2002, which was sold to Hyprop in 2011.
Attacq was created in 2005, with its main assets shareholding in Attfund and other developments.
AttAfrica was formed in 2012 – a fund which develops and owns various shopping centres across Africa.
Atterbury Europe was launched from Austria in 2014.
Atterbury employs more than 100 highly dedicated people representing a variety of professions.
Louis van der Watt
Chief Executive Officer
and Co-Founder of Atterbury
Stoffel van Beek
Chief Operating Officer Atterbury
Atterbury Group News
Atterbury has always looked to the future, and its European expansion is testimony to that. With the birth of the Atterbury Europa arm of the business, it became obvious that having local people on the ground was essential to keep the motto “it’s a matter of association” alive. And for a few lucky Atterbury team members that means the opportunity to live in far-flung places, and learning to do business among other cultures. In the second part of our series on the Atterbury Europe team, we stop over in exotic Dubai where we meet Ansu Kretzman and then catch up with CJ Wegner, who is packing his bags as we speak to move to Holland on I May.
As Atterbury spreads its wings over the globe, more members of the team are relocating to overseas territories. In the first part of a new series we spoke to Henk Deist and Raoul de Villiers about their unique experience living the motto of “it’s a matter of association” on foreign soil…
Nedbank shares a close relationship with Atterbury Property, which is aligned through mutual values and strategic intent. The relationship dates back to 1996 when we funded the Atterbury Value Mart, and it has grown from strength to strength.