As a long-standing sponsor of the event, Standard Bank will be joining our clients and other industry stakeholders at the Africa Property Investment Summit & Expo. This premier event connects the most influential local and international property stakeholders to drive investment and development across a wide range of real estate and infrastructure projects and developments across the continent.
With deep experience in real estate finance and on-the-ground expertise across our broad African platform, Standard Bank will also be sharing our in-depth understanding of challenges and opportunities for African real estate players:
- Gerhard Zeelie, Standard Bank’s Head of Real Estate Finance: Rest of Africa, will be part of a panel discussion on ‘The new terrain: African real estate investment realigned’
- Michael Kafe, Standard Bank Economist: Africa Research, will be part of a discussion on ‘Africa’s new reality: How a move towards diversified economies can transform risk into opportunity’
- Khetha Mazibuko, Executive: Consumer Sector, will be part of a discussion in the Retail innovation summit sub-conference on the topic of ‘Expansion, retreat or entry: Where to next for Africa’s retailers?’.
With the largest dedicated real estate finance platform of any financier in sub-Saharan Africa, Standard Bank continues to be a trusted partner for growth in supporting our clients through the turbulence in Africa’s commercial real estate sector. We manage risk and complexity with innovative solutions that cover all aspects of real estate finance, and our ability to drive cross-border transactions is moving the sector forward.
Our ability to tap into the vast resources and expertise across Standard Bank also enables seamless access to other specialist financing areas, which enhances the delivery of flexible and comprehensive financing solutions for our clients.
With deep product expertise and in-depth knowledge of local markets, we are pleased to have been recognised by Euromoney as the leading real estate bank in Africa, in the Euromoney Real Estate Finance Award 2016.
Standard Bank is your partner for growth on this continent we call home.
Why talk to us
We provide term and development funding in all areas of the real estate sector through a variety of solutions specific to the needs of our clients, including:
- Commercial, industrial and retail developers and investors
- Single asset transactions and portfolio lends
- Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITS) / listed real estate funds
- Residential development and term funding for rental stock (including affordable housing)
- Owner-occupied properties and portfolios.