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1106, 2018

The Grove Mall of Namibia now 100% Atterbury-owned

Atterbury recently took over the total shareholding in The Grove Mall of Namibia, its flagship development in Namibia. We spoke to Armond Boshoff about the decision to increase ownership in this prime asset in Windhoek What led to the deal to bring The Grove into the fold completely? What are the benefits of having a 100% stake? The Grove is our flagship asset in Namibia and one of the landmark shopping centres in Windhoek. The mall is trading extremely well and thus when the opportunity presented itself we took the investment decision to acquire the asset outright. Attacq Limited decided [...]

606, 2018

Ithemba – It’s a matter of association

The relationship between Ithemba (previously known as Circlevest) and Atterbury dates back to 2007. Our first two projects were the development of Mapungubwe, a four-star hotel in Johannesburg CBD, previously the French bank; and the conversion of BHP Billiton’s Johannesburg office into 110 sectional-title residential units now known as Isibaya House. After our initial engagement Ithemba went on to build a residential business focusing on providing quality affordable rental housing in the inner city. Today Ithemba is one of the leading residential providers in the Johannesburg CBD and has become a household name to tens of thousands of tenants who [...]

2405, 2018

Tenant with vision for Randport

The signing up of the first tenant is always a landmark event for any new development, and with that first deal in the bag, it is all systems go. This is the big news at Atterbury’s big development site on the N3 at Gosforth Park, where Randport Industrial Park is set to go up. We got the inside details from Arno du Plessis Who is the first tenant to sign and how much space are they taking? The first tenant to sign on the dotted line was Cooper Vision. They manufacture contact lenses, and they are relocating their packing and [...]

1705, 2018

The UBC buildings in the Openville Project won the best office development for companies in the Outsourcing Industry Award

The companies IULIUS and Atterbury Europe earned the award for “Best office development for the BPO/SSC sector in tier 1&2” at the Romanian Outsourcing & Shared Services Awards 2018 gala in Bucharest last week. The award was presented for the two office buildings that were opened last year in the Openville Timişoara mixed-use project: United Business Center 1 and United Business Center 2. The award recognizes the best office development in tier 2&3 that offers healthy, enjoyable and productive places to work. In 2017, the United Business Center (UBC) brand consolidated its position on the office market in Timişoara by [...]

705, 2018

A stimulating season in Europe

The Atterbury Europe team is making hay across Europe, and while developments are going up, foundations are also being laid for exciting future projects. We caught up with Raoul de Villiers to get the lay of the land. The expanding footprint of Atterbury Europe across the continent saw Romania added to the portfolio of countries last year. The Openville mixed-use development was the first project – how has that progressed since we last spoke? The project has advanced significantly, we have subsequently completed and opened the A-grade “United Business Centre 1” office building with 15 000sqm of lettable area as [...]

2404, 2018

A matter of association and sparkling cars

The story of Big Mikes@the Club is a real matter of association. What was once an informal arrangement of a guy washing cars in a parking lot has blossomed into an entrepreneur-driven formal business, supported by Atterbury. Stoffel van Beek explains why Atterbury and George Michael Maas decided to back Happy Msiza, and Happy himself shares his business dreams Stoffel, how long has Happy Msiza been an informal “supplier” to Atterbury, and how did the decision come about to formalise this association? Happy has been a familiar face among the car guards in and around The Club precinct for a number of years. While our [...]

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