Always under construction

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.

Master plan 

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.

History 

francois v niekerk

Francois van Niekerk Former Chairman of Attacq and Co-Founder of Atterbury

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

Pierre Tredoux

Chairman Atterbury

Stoffel van Beek

Chief Operating Officer Atterbury

Atterbury Group News

Atterbury has just signed four major development deals with Old Mutual, for projects in Johannesburg as well as in Cape Town. We got all the background details from Old Mutual Chief Investment Officer, Hein Smit, [...]

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