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TRADING & DEVELOPMENT DIVISION

CLIENT FOCUSED


"Growthpoint understands their customer’s needs and take them into account. From the start, the planning process was ‘what do you as Exxaro want in the new building?’, and they designed the building around that." -Riaan Koppeschaar, Finance Director, Exxaro

Growthpoint Trading and Development is a specialised business unit that has built a sterling track record of creating assets and value for our business. Now, it also provide future-focused property solutions tailored to the needs of clients and partners across the Office, Industrial, Retail, Residential, Hospitality, and Healthcare property sectors. We strive to be the leading partner of choice for developing sustainable space to thrive and value creating property investment solutions.Our unique approach is centred around our clients. Our skilled team crafts solutions tailored to clients’ business needs, operating environments, and future growth visions.

By partnering with you, our Trading and Development team deliver superior, smart and sustainable solutions. In addition to our exceptional variety of in-house skills, we work closely with our strong and established network of leading construction and built-environment professionals to deliver holistic, tailor-made,end-to-end solution.

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We acquired Exxaro’s existing premises and, as a partner during its business process re-engineering, planned a consolidation strategy and developed a turnkey solution for its new head office, opposite the Gautrain station in Pretoria, complete with a workplace strategy to ensure optimised staff performance.

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CLIENT FOCUSED


"They become your friend, or your partner in a project; rather than landlord and tenant. We appreciate that." -Dominic Collet, Urban Development Engineer, Royal Haskoning DHV


Growthpoint Trading and Development is a specialised business unit that has built a sterling track record of creating assets and value for our business. Now, it also provide future-focused property solutions tailored to the needs of clients and partners across the Office,
Industrial, Retail, Residential, Hospitality, and Healthcare property sectors.We strive to be the leading partner of choice for developing sustainable space to thrive and value creating property investment solutions. Our unique approach is centred around our clients. Our skilled team crafts solutions tailored to clients’ business needs, operating environments, and future growth visions. By partnering with you, our Trading and Development team deliver superior, smart and sustainable solutions. In addition to our exceptional variety of in-house skills, we work closely with our strong and established network of leading construction and built-environment professionals to deliver holistic, tailor-made,end-to-end solutions.


We have built a respected track record of joint ventures in development and this ethos of partnering with clients and reputable developers continues to be a driving force for our Trading and Development team. Our collaborations are carefully tailored to meet the needs of each project and partner, and designed to deliver strategic value-adding services and solutions.

⁄ Developing purpose-built premises for investors,owner-occupiers, and our clients
⁄ De-risking larger and mixed-use developments
⁄ Launching joint venture developments that are ultimately intended for client ownership
⁄ Enabling empowerment partnerships and transactions
⁄ Unlocking greater value from assets for resale
⁄ Initiating long-term joint holdings with us
⁄ Delivering properties for our clients whose property strategies necessitate building ownership
⁄ Developing properties tailored to clients’ investment strategy.



FUTURE THINKING

"Growthpoint is a leader in the green building movement....it has taken ambitious steps towards greening it’s portfolio..." -Dorah Modise, CEO, Green Building Council of South Africa


The spaces we inhabit have an impact on our mental, physical and cognitivewell-being and also impact the external environment. So, it makes perfect business sense to create spaces that are environmentally conscious and healthy to be in.

Green building

Sustainability is embedded throughout our business. Growthpoint is a platinum founding member of the Green Building Council South Africa
and part of the Green Building Leadership Network. We design new buildings to meet high sustainability standards and the offices we develop for Growthpoint are all designed to have at least a 4 Green Star SA rating, or higher. Green and sustainable developments have a reduced impact on the environment and promote responsible development. Green buildings offer reduced operating expenses, are more resource efficient, allow for future-proofing, provide a higher rate of return and promote occupant wellness and productivity. Green building certifications offer compelling proof that buildings are performing optimally.With our industry-leading sustainability performance, we have achieved over 100 Green Star SA ratings and have the largest portfolio of green rated properties in South Africa.


Workplace strategy

The core drive of a workplace strategy is to realign people and place. We design high-performance workspaces that foster collaboration and increase productivity and profitability for our clients.


The Greenbox solution

We’ve gone beyond the traditional ‘white-box’ approach to new space by developing an innovative, value-added Greenbox solution for clients who want to undertake a Green Star interiors certification. The service is created with a combination of sustainability, productivity and economics and guides you with leading green workspace practices to assist in the green certification of the building’s interiors


Strategic land holdings

We acquire property to suit the needs of our clients. We use our deep knowledge of the South African property industry to identify future growth zones, which are positioned to become highly desirable for development opportunities. To secure prominent positions in these areas for our clients, we maintain a portfolio of prime undeveloped sites situated in key nodes, in all major South African metropolitan areas.



A FULL SPECTRUM OF DEVELOPMENT SERVICES


"Everybody that walks in here is blown away by what has been constructed."-Michael Kraut, Managing Director, United Fashion Outlets


Drawing on our experience of creating quality developments and places across South Africa, we deliver high-quality design, dynamic spaces and significant economic, environmental and social benefits.


Greenfields

Starting from scratch, we develop new properties on previously undeveloped sites that are strategically positioned and well-suited for our clients.

Brownfields

Redevelopments, refurbishments, expansions and upgrades are undertaken to improve and modernise buildings, adapt them to changing business needs, enable them to grow with their occupants, or alter their functionality, size and identity. In partnership with our clients, we have built and refined our development skills and capacity over nearly 20 years.


We approach each project with the same focus and commitment and routinely develop purpose-built solutions that meet the exact needs of
our clients’ businesses, company structures, culture and functionality. We understand that property investment is long-term in nature, so we always keep our eye on the future, for innovative and sustainable solutions.

⁄ Nodal and location analysis
⁄ Concept design, feasibility studies, viability assessments, and value engineering
⁄ Land acquisition and site assembly
⁄ Rights procurement and requisite approvals
⁄ Infrastructure, land, and precinct development
⁄ Project and construction management
⁄ Financial and procurement management
⁄ Business process and workflow analysis
⁄ Certified green building and sustainability
⁄ High-performance workspace planning, use analysis, and workplace strategy
⁄ Information and Communications Technology (ICT) building interface
⁄ Relocation and change management
⁄ Leasing, property, facilities, utilities, and asset management
⁄ Lifecycle planning to ensure sustainable design.


"This site is purpose-built for us. We have very specific requirements. So,  the capacity is so much greater for us." -Stephen Smit, Director, Bidvest Panalpina Logistics



PROPERTY SOLUTIONS ACROSS RETAIL, OFFICE AND INDUSTRIAL SECTORS


Office space

We use our development services to create quality, sustainable and efficient corporate, multi-tenant, and sectional title office
buildings and co-working spaces in sought-after locations. We are living in a world where an increasingly mobile workforce is changing the way we think about work and traditional workspace. Our workspace design results in tailor-made, sustainable workplace solutions that focus on using space efficiently and effectively, and it aims to increase productivity and create space for your employees to thrive.


Industrial space

Drawing on our specialised expertise in this sector, we develop industrial spaces such as warehousing, logistics, manufacturing, and showroom facilities. In the innovative and rapidly evolving industrial world, it has become critical to remain up to date with the latest
technologies and operate from efficient, flexible and easily adjustable buildings. We also offer manufacturing, logistics, and warehousing analysis and design. To ensure that you remain competitive, we incorporate the latest technological advances and flexibility to adjust to your changing needs. By providing back-up and robust infrastructure options, we ensure your operations are never disrupted.


Retail space

We develop, redevelop and refurbish shopping centres to serve our clients’ best needs, from smaller centres serving neighbourhoods to large malls that attract shoppers from right across an entire region. Our retail development creates space that works for shoppers and enables retailers to thrive.


RESIDENTIAL,HOSPITALITY, AND HEALTHCARE SPACES


Growthpoint’s expertise and experience is playing a key role in achieving Cintocare’s goal of creating a clinical centre of excellence.“ -Dr Hermann Kruge


We custom-developed and assisted with the functional design of the Pretoria Head & Neck Hospital for Cintocare. The hospital is owned by Growthpoint Healthcare Property Holdings, which promotes healthcare sector growth by providing capital for healthcare related property investment. Specialist residential, hospitality and healthcare properties form part of our development acumen. We believe in creating inspiring living environments that provide quality of life and also optimise asset value for investors. This ensures sustainability so that generations to come can share in the wealth and appeal of our evolving developments.



MIXED-USE PLACES AND PRECINCTS


We believe mixed-use precincts are shaping the future of development. They revitalise cities by building a sense of community, pride of place and develop self sustaining economies.
“ -Rudolf Pienaar, Chief Development & Investment Officer, Growthpoint Properties


We combine our different specialisations to create mixed-use spaces that are much more than the simple sum of their different use
components. We are committed to create authentic mixed-use spaces that are responsive to existing local and international trends, combining complementary spaces and environments. Our team develops vibrant, connected and integrated precincts and places that support quality of life for the people who use them.


TRADING

"The trading element of our business strategically brings a different dynamic to the services that we are able to offer our clients. We optimise value, unlock potential and realise investment prospects".- Estienne de Klerk, SA CEO, Growthpoint Properties


We offer a full suite of property and consulting services. Our Trading and Development division has access to all the resources within Growthpoint, across our full range of property disciplines, which enables us to successfully create value and unlock the potential of your property. We acquire land and properties for resale to clients where our Trading and Development team is able to add value with turnkey new
developments, redevelopments, refurbishments and leasing. Drawing on our industry knowledge and insight and leveraging off our extensive experience in property transactions, we provide solutions to optimise value and realise investment potential for our clients.


"We are motivated to create the best solutions for our clients, but we are also extremely proud to be recognised for our efforts and achievements in our trading and development activities".- Growthpoint Trading & Development team



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