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Summary

Highly knowledgeable and experienced Real Estate Development Professional with international experience and a broad and deep understanding of a comprehensive variety of property projects and types. Proven record of successful completion of multiple simultaneous projects both locally and abroad.

KEY QUALIFICATIONS

  • Excellent experience in retail real estate planning and management
  • Strong knowledge of corporate real estate leasing, acquisition and disposition
  • Superior ability to maintain complex and diverse corporate real estate portfolios
  • Exceptional knowledge of commercial real estate use & town planning 
  • Good negotiating, collaboration and communication skills.

CORE CAPABILITIES

  • Due Diligence
  • Asset Management
  • Project Development
  • Profit & Loss Management
  • Purchasing Scope Definition
  • Budget Planning & Forecasting
  • Lease Negotiations
  • Team Building/Leadership
  • Client Relationship Building
  • Judgment/Problem Solving
  • Anticipating Economic Climates
  • Diverse Market/Industry Knowledge

Work experience

July 2015Present

Development Director

Rockcastle Poland Sp z o o (Rockcastle Global Real Estate)

Having worked at Resilient Properties (Pty) Ltd, a Listed Retail Reit in Jhb South Africa for 6 years, I volunteered to move to Europe with my family to assist the group with opening a new Office for the new Eastern and Central European Ventures, and to take up a position as the Development Director.

Jan 2009June 2015

Development Manager

Resilient Property Income Fund

Joined the group as one of four Project / Development Managers, responsible for amongst other things the following:

  • The Appointment and Management of the full team of Development Professionals
  • The Scrutinizing and compilation of development designs and feasibilities compiled by the PQS.
  • Presenting the feasibilities to the board for approval.
  • Management of both the professional team and contractors, from their appointment and Inception of the development through to the design phase, ultimately to the execution and completion of the project.
  • The management of the town planning process, so as to ensure all the required development rights and zonings are in place for the successful implementation of the development. Including liasing with the relevant local and national government authorities.
  • Ensuring compliance with all regulations including National Building Regulations, SANS 10400 regulations, Local Council regulations and Occupation Health and Safety Regulations.
  • Financial Management of the development including the development of monthly cost reports and detailing the financial position of the development. 
  • Managing the development scope and reporting on the financial implications which any variances from the original scope will have on the final viability or ROI.
  • Managing the Contractor in accordance with JBCC Principle Building Agreement.
  • Also responsible for the Management of any major redevelopments, extensions, maintenance work or upgrades to any of the assets in the fund.
Aug 2004Jan 2009

Construction Project Manager

Summercon Holdco. (Pty) Ltd.

Resposibilities:

Persons employed in a Project Management capacity were generally responsible for everything construction related from the site handover up to and including the handover of the completed units to the end users/clients. Amongst others these were some of the more noticeable responsibilities:

  • Planning & Programming of Construction Works
  • Measuring and pricing the BOQ
  • Preparation of the Development Budgets
  • Adjudication of subcontractor tenders & prices
  • Management & Supervision of all Subcontractors
  • Monthly subcontractor payment certificate authorization
  • Variation order management, control and implementation
  • Snagging of all units prior to handover
  • Monitoring the construction program and ensuring a timeous completion and handover to the clients
  • Material ordering and controls
  • Ensuring all council documentaion and certificates in place prior to handover

Completed Summercon Projects:

"Sunset Boulevard"  R110 million (2007 - 2008)

110 Units/Ha Development comprising 389 Units

"Cara Bianca"  R40 million (2006 - 2007)

40 Units/Ha Development comprising 104 Units

"The Pinnacle"  R30 million (2006 - 2007)

70 Units/Ha Development comprising 122 Units

"Sibiti Private Estate" R90 million (2005 - 2006)

70 Units/Ha Development comprising 151 Units

"Tezula Private Estate" (2005 - 2006)

Freehold Development (Civils Only)

"Castellet Country Estate"  R25 million (2004 - 2005)

Freehold Development

"Broadacres Country Estate"  R40 million (2004 - 2005)

Freehold Development

Jan 2001Jul 2004

Site Engineer

Concor Construction

Coega Deepwater Port(2003-2004)

Site Engineer on Marine Works - Container Quay wall

Marine Works Contract Value Approx. R1,4 Billion

Responsible for:

  • General Management of Container Berth Quay Wall
  • Programming & Planning of Container Berth Quay Wall
  • Material Ordering
  • Managing 10 Foreman & Labour Force of approx. 200+
  • All QA/QC Inspections
  • Setting out levels etc.
  • Liaising with all Sub-contractors
  • Unit Costing
  • Plant Reports, Daily Diaries etc

New Student Accommodation at UPE(2002)

Part time work while completing my Honors Degree

Clerk of Works for University of Port Elizabeth

Contract Value Approx. R18 Million

Responsible For:

  • Liaising between Client & Contractors
  • Ensuring all QA/QC Documentation & Inspections up to date
  • On site quality control & assurance
  • Measuring up of work for payment, and payment certificates

New Domestic Terminal at Johannesburg International Airport (2001)

Student Site Engineer

Contract Value Approx. R350 Million

Responsible for:

  • Programming & Planning of Conrete Works
  • All QA/QC Inspections
  • Liaising with all Sub-contractors
  • Unit Costing – Helped to implement new TDS (Time & Data System), for the monitoring of labour productivity.
  • Plant Reports, Daily Diaries etc

Skills

MS Powerpoint
Project Management
Afrikaans
English
CCS
MS Outlook
MS Project
MS Excel
MS Word

Memberships

  • Project Management Institute South Africa (PMISA)
  • National Home Builders Registration Counsil (NHBRC)

Interests

Business & Investment

Building & Construction

Property & Real Estate 

Flying

Diving

Golf

Fishing & Boating

General Outdoors

Rugby

Cricket

Education

Jan 2001Dec 2002

BSc. (Hons) Construction Management

University of Port Elizabeth

Final Year Subjects:

  • Construction Management
  • Project Management
  • Building Science
  • Property Economics
  • Building Economics
  • Professional Practice for Construction Management
  • Commercial Law
  • Company Law
  • Mercantile Law

Awards & Achievements:

  • The Concor Award - 2002(Excellent Achievement in Building Science)
  • The Grinaker ~ LTA Prize – 2002 (Excellent Achievement in Construction Management Over Three Years)
  • The Afri-Coast Engineers Award - 2002 (Top Student in Health & Safety in any year of Study)
  • Awarded a Concor (Pty) Ltd. Bursary for the completion of an Honors Degree in Construction Management - 2001
Jan 1998Dec 2000

BSc. Construction Studies

University of Port Elizabeth

Awards & Achievements:

  • The Grinaker ~ LTA Prize - 2000 (Excellent Achievement in Building Science)
  • The LTA Limited Prize - 1999 (Excellent Achievement in Building Science)
Jan 1992Nov 1996

Grade 12 / Matric

St. Albans College

Leadership Roles & Achievements:

·Head of the Top Boarding House

·Won “Top Boarding House” Trophy

·College Prefect

·Member of School Parliament

Sporting Achievements: 

·1st Team Athletics

·1st Team Squash

·2nd Team Rugby

Certifications

BSc. (Hons) Construction Management

University of Port Elizabeth

BSc. Construction Management

University of Port Elizabeth

Advanced Open Water Diver

Advanced Open Water Diver

Private Pilot

Private Pilot

Private Pilot (Aeroplane) with night rating and approximately 200 hours total time.