Swindon Property’s new service offering to help clients grow the value of their assets

A leading South African commercial and industrial brokerage organisation, Swindon Property, today officially announced the expansion of its 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 the team’s outstanding expertise and through proactive, planned property life-cycle maintenance, utilities management and the use of world-class technology, Swindon Property assists 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 to unlock the true potential and long-term value of clients’ assets.

Comments Andrew Dewey, Managing Director of Swindon Property: “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.”

Swindon Property manages 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

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

Back-office management services

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

Dewey adds: “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.”

This offering adds to the company’s 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, the company 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, the Swindon Property team drives solutions for its clients with excellent acumen and in accordance with the highest standard of regulatory compliance.