Southern African Experience

Below is a list of some of our most recent and current projects conducted directly by us or in conjunction with strategic partners:

South Africa

  • Business plan, market assessment and financial projections for a hotel development in Cape Town, South Africa (2016);
  • Update of a market and financial feasibility for a midscale business hotel in Menlyn, Pretoria (2016);
  • Debt finance raising for an 80 key midscale hotel development in Cape Town (2016);
  • Management contract negotiation assistance for a 400 roomed internationally branded hotel in the Cape Town CBD (2016);
  • Hospitality opportunity assessment of the 3, 4 and 5-star sector in the Cape Town CBD in order to identify options for, and the feasibility of, a hotel and serviced apartments (2016);
  • Assessment of the opportunity to rebrand a five star hotel in Cape Town to a luxury branded property (2016);
  • Market and financial assessment for an internationally branded upper midscale hotel development in the Waterfront/Foreshore area of Cape Town (2016);
  • Market and Financial Feasibility study for a green hotel development as part of a mixed-use development in Pretoria (2016);
  • Expert witness assistance relating to the future sustainability of an internationally branded hotel under the current model in the Garden Route, Western Cape (2016);
  • Market and Financial Feasibility study for a hotel in the Rosebank/Illovo area (2015);
  • Market and Financial Feasibility study for a hotel in the Johannesburg CBD area (2015);
  • Market and Financial Feasibility study for an international standard midscale hotel with conference centre in the Hillcrest Area, Pretoria (2015);
  • Market and Financial Feasibility study for a hotel at the OR Tambo International Airport (2015);
  • Single asset valuation upon completion of an office building to be converted into a 4-star internationally branded hotel in Cape Town (2015);
  • Market and Financial Feasibility for an international standard midscale hotel in the Durbanville/Tyger Valley Area (2015);
  • Operator selection for a 186-room economy branded hotel on the foreshore in Cape Town (2015);
  • Market and Financial Feasibility Study for a 238-key upscale select service hotel at the V&A Waterfront (2015);
  • Market and Financial Feasibility for a large luxury mixed-use development in Sandton including: hotel, private residences, residential and office (2015);
  • Market and financial feasibility study for a 100-150 room midscale hotel development in Pretoria (2015);
  • Feasibility study review and analysis for a small locally branded midscale hotel in Kathu (2015);
  • Portfolio valuation of 4 internationally branded hotels around South Africa (2015);
  • Debt finance raising for the refurbishment of a midscale 110-room hotel into a 147 room 4-star hotel in Cape Town (2015);
  • Buy-side advisory for the purchase of a 230-room 4-star hotel in JHB (2015);
  • Operator Selection and management contract negotiation on a midscale internationally branded hotel at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town (2014/2015);
  • Market and financial feasibility study for a large combo-hotel development involving a 300-room mid-scale and a 200-room upper mid-scale hotel in Cape Town, South Africa (2014);
  • Market and Financial Feasibility for a midscale business hotel in Menlyn, Pretoria (2014);
  • Market and financial feasibility study for a midscale internationally branded hotel in Hatfield, Pretoria (2014);
  • Market and financial feasibility study for a 130-room midscale hotel in Malelane near the Kruger National Park (2014);
  • Market and financial feasibility study for an international standard mid-scale hotel in Bedfordview, Johannesburg (2014);
  • Market and financial feasibility study for an international standard midscale hotel in Tygervalley, Cape Town (2013);
  • Transaction advisory and operator contract assistance for a large 5-star hotel in Cape Town (2013);
  • High level market and financial assessment for a 3-star and a 4-star hotel development in Cape Town (2013);
  • Market and financial feasibility study for an airport hotel at King Shaka International Airport, Durban (2011);
  • Multi-site Market and Strategic Assessment in South Africa for an international operator (Johannesburg, Pretoria, Cape Town and Durban) (2011);
  • Provided management contract advice for a client who was seeking to appoint a large international brand, on their project at the Cape Town Waterfront (2010);
  • Market and financial feasibility study for a 250-bedroom 5-star hotel in Sandton, Johannesburg (2010);
  • Market and financial feasibility study for a 4-star hotel outside of Cape Town (2010)
  • Market and financial feasibility study for a business and conference hotel near the OR Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg (2010);
  • Market and financial feasibility study for a 4-star deluxe, 200-room hotel attached to an existing upmarket, exclusive shopping centre development in Bedfordview, Johannesburg, South Africa (2009);
  • Conceptualization, packaging and investment brokerage for a 70-bedroom 3-star hotel onto an existing shopping centre in northern Johannesburg, South Africa (2009);
  • Market feasibility study for a 100 bedroom, 3-star hotel attached to a shopping centre in Mafikeng, South Africa (2009);
  • Market and financial feasibility study for a 5-star, 53-room boutique hotel in Sandton, Johannesburg (2009);
  • Preliminary market and financial feasibility study and valuation for 140-unit apartment hotel in Sandton, Johannesburg;
  • High level financial viability and valuation for a 100-unit apartment hotel in Eastern Johannesburg;
  • Valuation and business plan for a 100-unit apartment hotel in Eastern Johannesburg;
  • Market feasibility study for a business hotel in Sandton, Johannesburg;
  • Asset management advice for 6 years for a 140-room 4-star hotel, conference and wedding venue outside of Pretoria with revenues in excess of R 50 million annually;
  • Market and financial feasibility study for a 4/5 star hotel development as part of an existing shopping centre development in Eastern Johannesburg;
  • Market feasibility study for a 200-bedroom upscale business hotel, attached to a shopping centre in Bedfordview, Johannesburg;
  • Market and financial feasibility study for a 80-bedroom up market business hotel on the Cape Town foreshore;
  • Market and financial feasibility study for a luxury business hotel and international convention centre in Mpumalanga;.
  • Market and Financial feasibility study for a 4-star deluxe green hotel and conference facilities development as part of a mixed use development in Sandton Johannesburg;
  • Project conceptualisation and market feasibility study for an integrated resort in Mpumalanga, South Africa, incorporating a luxury private game reserve, commercial and private lodges, golf course, hotels and residential real estate.

Zimbabwe

  • Market and financial feasibility study for a mixed-use development including a five-star hotel, an international convention center and a lifestyle center in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe (2016);
  • Market and financial feasibility study for a hotel and conference centre in Harare, Zimbabwe (2015);
  • Market and financial feasibility study for hotel and conference centre in Harare, Zimbabwe (2014);
  • Management contract negotiation for a mixed use development including a five star hotel, retail and commercial in Harare, Zimbabwe (2014);
  • Market and financial feasibility study for an international standard conference hotel in Harare, Zimbabwe (2013);
  • Market and financial feasibility study for an integrated development including a five star hotel, retail and commercial in Harare, Zimbabwe (2013)
  • Management contract negotiation with an international management company for a 5-star hotel in Harare (2010);
  • Market and financial feasibility study for a business hotel in Harare (2010);

Namibia

  • Market feasibility for an internationally branded mid-scale hotel in Swakopmund, Namibia (2015);
  • Market feasibility for a 150-room internationally branded mid-scale hotel in Windhoek, Namibia (2014);
  • Brokering the sale of a 150-bedroom, 4-star waterfront hotel in Swakopmund, Namibia;
  • Market feasibility for a leisure hotel in Swakopmund;
  • Analysis of the tax policies, structures, operational issues and investment constraints in the tourism and hotel sectors in Namibia.

Zambia

  • Market research for a fair valuation of a 5-star hotel in Lusaka, (2016);
  • Owners representation for internationally branded upscale 82-room apart-hotel in Lusaka, (2016);
  • Management contract negotiation for an internationally branded upscale 82-room apart-hotel in Lusaka, (2016);
  • Market and financial feasibility study for a 4-star hotel in Ndola, (2016);
  • Market and financial feasibility study for the redevelopment of the Savoy Hotel in Ndola (2016);
  • Market and financial feasibility study for a 2-star hotel in Kasama (2016);
  • Market and financial feasibility study due diligence for a business hotel in Lusaka, Zambia (2011);
  • Market and financial feasibility study for a 4-star hotel in Ndola and for the redevelopment of the Savoy Hotel in Ndola (2012);
  • Market feasibility study for a mid-market hotel in Lusaka, Zambia (2008);
  • Analysis of the tax policies, structures, operational issues and investment constraints in the tourism and hotel sectors in Zambia.

Swaziland

  • Management contract negotiation on a 130-key internally branded hotel in Mbabane, Swaziland (2015);
  • Market and financial feasibility study for an international standard hotel in Mbabane Swaziland (2014).

Malawi

  • Market and financial feasibility study for a leisure resort on Lake Malawi (2016)

Botswana

  • Management contract review and negotiations for a hotel and branded residence in Gaborone, (2015);
  • Market and financial feasibility study for an upscale hotel development in Gaborone, (2015);
  • Market and financial feasibility study for a mixed-use development in Gaborone, (2015).

Lesotho

  • Analysis of the tax policies, structures, operational issues and investment constraints in the tourism and hotel sectors in Lesotho.