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Our new Property Management service offering to help clients grow the value of their assets

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We are pleased to officially announce the expansion of our robust offering, which now includes Property Management services through a dedicated team of specialised professionals, operating nationally. The core aim of this division is to help owners of commercial property unlock the full value of their assets through strategic, SMART management.

Based on our expertise and through proactive, planned property life-cycle maintenance, utilities management and the use of world-class technology, we assist clients in achieving this goal by increasing rental income, reducing vacancies, decreasing operating expenses and minimising arrears.

The newly introduced division is overseen by Cape Town-based Head of Property Management, Leigh Maingard who joined the team in May 2019 with a wealth of experience to his name and a clear-cut vision tounlock the true potential and long-term value of clients' assets.

"The decision to launch this division stems from our deep understanding of the market and our clients' requirements. We're extremely mindful of the fact that the way property investments are managed today has an impact on their value tomorrow. And, for this reason, we're committed to giving our clients peace of mind by offering our input as experts in this field," says Andrew Dewey, Managing Director of Swindon Property.  

We manage all types of real estate, from premium office buildings to industrial warehouses and retail centres, offering the choice of full or back-office management services which include the following:

Full management services

Back-office management services

  • Rental invoicing and collection 
  • Recovery of utility charges
  • Payment of expenses 
  • Lease audits 
  • Facilities management
  • Lease management 
  • Vacancy management 
  • Financial management 

  • Rental invoicing and collection 
  • Recovery of utility charges
  • Payment of expenses 
  • Lease audits 
  • Financial management

"While property management is not new territory to us, it is a domain that we have honed to further assist clients in minimising operating costs, improving efficiencies and enhancing the tenant experience," continues Dewey.

This offering adds to our trusted services, which include commercial, retail and industrial sales and leasing; client advisory and transactional services and professional valuation services. 

In the last financial year, we concluded over R1.2 billion worth of sales, facilitated leases in excess of R1.3 billion, and conducted valuations in excess of R1.6 billion across all regions. With over 250 years of collective experience, our team drives solutions for our clients with excellent acumen and in accordance with the highest standard of regulatory compliance.

About Leigh Maingard:

Leigh Maingard is a qualified and highly experienced property management professional. A graduate of the University of Stellenbosch, Leigh began his career as a Property Broker in 1994. From that point, he continued expanding his skill set in various roles within the industry, as a Property Manager and as the Founder of a successful property management company. He later sold this company to a national property services brand where he remained the Managing Director for 2.5 years. Leigh also served as the Chairman of NAMA Western Cape for three years and as a Committee Member for five years, adding to his impressive resume. 

For further information on our Property Management services: Click here.

To speak to Leigh Maingardabout your property management requirements, contact:

CPT office:       +27 (21) 422 0778 

Cell number:   +27 (82) 558 9971

Email:             leigh@swindon.co.za

To find out more, contact us:

CPT office:       +27 (21) 422 0778

JHB office:       +27 (11) 268 6315

DBN office:      +27 (31)324 3540

EL office:          +27 (43) 735 1228

Author: Swindon Property

Submitted 16 Jul 19 / Views 4011