Programme Sneak-Peak

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Thursday, 11 October 2018
09h00 - 09h30

Opening Keynote: Investing in South Africa: How African capital cities are leading the way: An overview of the metros economic development and sustainability journey and objectives. How are the big metros in South Africa tackling inclusive developments to drive the economy? What are some the current challenges? How is the Gauteng Growth Development Agency looking at facilitating investment and where do the opportunities lie?

Presented by; Muzi Mathema, Group Executive Trade, Investment and Regulatory Enhancement at Gauteng Growth and Development Agency 

09h30 - 10h00

Session1 IDZs: Stimulating Struggling Economies: Expansion and development of the country’s industrial development zones: What are the opportunities? These include: 

1. IDZs as a driver of foreign direct investment and domestic direct investment. 

2. Increased opportunities in manufacturing as part of IDZ initiatives.

3. How the IDZs are stimulating our economy through job creation and creating more demand for local real estate in the area. 

Presented by; Seipati Mangadi, CEO of Gauteng Industrial Development Zone 

10h30 - 11h15

Session 2 PPPs: Examining Master Planning:  How to unlock R 50 billion worth of private sector investment:  Case Study of Tshwane Auto City. Key take aways:

1. The potential that can be unlocked through public: private collaboration

2.The importance of a “big picture” vision when undertaking a mega project

3.The critical nature of master-planning and opportunities in the built environment for this mega project

Presented by; 

Brendan Falkson, Director of Rosslyn Hub

Msokoli "Soks" Ntombana Malungane, Senior Manager Special Programs of Automotive Industry Development Centre (AIDC)

11h15 - 11h40

Session 3: The Importance of Infrastructure Development: How do we successfully interlink transport systems to urban developments and what has been the role of the Gautrain in facilitating this?

Presented by; Noluthando Molao, Associate Director - Construction Project Management, Turner & Townsend

11h40 - 12h15

Session 4: Land Expropriation and Commercial Landscape Under the Microscope: Examining the importance of commercial property,  will be examined; the importance of using data to guide decision making, and examining the leasehold model should the national government become custodians of commercial land: What impact will this have on the market.

Presented by; Linda  Tshabalala, Head of Commercial Property at 

Lightstone Pty Ltd

13h30- 14h00

Session 5: Green Building Trends: The True Value of Building Sustainably - Adopting sustainability practices in the built environment to enjoy tangible ROI gains.

1. Going beyond climate change action and measuring tangible gains for developers and investors

2. Increasing the value of your property through efficiency savings, employee productivity and well-being

3. Tangibly realising the only future of the built environment

Moderator; Dorah Modise, CEO at Green Building Council South Africa 

14h00 – 15h00

Session 6: Integrated Urban Development: Investigating successful mixed use development projects with case studies: What makes these projects successful and how can we continue their sustainability. What needs to be put in place and how are developers achieving and securing long term success?

Presented by; Moderator:  Neale  Petersen, Founder & CEO, Real Estate Investor Magazine

Panellist: Brendan Falkson, Director of Rosslyn Hub

Panellist: Selwyn Blieden, Head: Africa Coverage, Commercial Property Finance at ABSA

Panellist: Brett Chrystal, Senior Associate at Bentel Associates  International

15h30 - 16h00

Session 7: How are IoT and the 4th Industrial revolution practically impacting the commercial, industrial and residential landscape - What is the impact on developers and investors in this area and Are millennials changing the status quo for property development?

Presented by; Laetitia Cook, Director, BiZense and Real Estate lecturer at University of Pretoria

16h00 - 16h30

Session 8: Shaping the Future of Residential Housing Projects – Breakthrough in Mindset and Technology: Here we explore the application of new technology during the construction and management of a residential housing and the growth opportunities within this sector.

Presented by; Johann Stimie, Director of Operations, Operational Excellence Research Group (OERG)

16h30 - 17h00

Session 9: Development and Infrastructure: How do we successfully manage expanding urban development and the burden on our transport systems:  Interlinking transport systems to urban development?

Presented by; Lynette Ntuli, CEO of Innate Investment Solutions

William McKenzie, Founder and Managing Partner, Woodward Infrastructure Group and consultant for McKinsey & Company

Friday, 12 October 2018
09h00 - 09h30

Opening Keynote Session: Residential Inner City Rejuvenation: How is the City of Johannesburg looking to stimulate private sector investment to raise its R20bn with redevelop into affordable housing?

Presented by; Invited: Mayor Herman Mashaba, City of Johannesburg

09h30 - 10h00

Session 1: Development Opportunities Explored: Johannesburg Inner City rejuvenation - A construction site as the City launched its 71 Properties Prospectus up for development – How investors and developers can take up these fantastic opportunities.

Presented by; Helen Botes, CEO of Joburg Property Company

10h30 - 11h00

Session 2: The Residential Asset Class Under the Microscope: Identifying areas of the property market most resilient under current economic conditions. Here we examine the most exciting segment of the SA property market.  

Presented by; Paul-Roux De Kock , Data and Analytics Director, Lightstone Pty Ltd

11h00 – 11h30

Session 3: The Impact of Technology and the Future of Residential Brokerage - What are international firms doing to stay ahead? How does technology improve the residential space?

Presented by; Rali Mampeule, CEO of Phadima Group Holdings

12h45 - 13h45

Session 4: The Affordable Housing Conundrum: How do we make affordable housing more attractive to investors? Exploring the increasing trend of developers holding onto stock, and REITs adding residential to their portfolio and the role affordable housing plays in this space.

Moderator; Neale  Petersen, Founder & CEO, Real Estate Investor Magazine or Invited: Amelia Dieperink, Head of Affordable Housing, ABSA

Panellist: Harold Spies, CEO Similan Properties

Panellist: Rob  Wesselo, CEO Transcend Residential Property Fund Limited

Panellist: Rhys Rocke, Director at FWJK

Panellist: Invited: Department of Human Settlements

13h45 - 14h15

Session 5: Smart Water Management: The importance of leveraging smart water metering as a crucial technology to manage water. Key take aways include:

1. Understand the core concepts of an advanced water management system

2. Understand how to move from reactive to proactive water management

3. Gain insight into how data will change the way we manage water

Presented by; Darren Oxlee, Chief Technical Officer at Utility Systems

14h45 - 15h15

Session 6: Smart Real Estate Leading the Way:

1. Today’s solutions need to be the product of an integrated systems process to achieve long-term success.

2. 21st Century Technology makes it possible to create agile and smart properties that respond to changing market and operational conditions.

3. Smart Real Estate creates sustainable solutions that are user-focused, creating conditions for increased usability, well-being, and data-driven decision-making and analysis to the benefit of all property stakeholders over the total project life-cycle.

Presented by;

Dr Marco Macagnano, Lead: Smart Real Estate and company is Deloitte 


15h15 - 15h45

Session 7: Closing Remarks and Open Debate: What have been some of the key session take always and how are development opportunities presenting themselves within South Africa, how do we move forward and what does our property future hold? 

Presented by; Moderator: Neale Petersen, Founder & CEO, Real Estate Investor Magazine  

Summit Closing Networking Wine Reception - 1 Hour - In Property Buyer Show Expo Floor