Servest celebrated the opening of their new regional headquarters at 2 Berkley Road, Ndabeni , Cape Town last week.
Servest, an Integrated facilities management company is signalling its commitment to the growth of the business in Cape Town and the region. Servest currently employ over 4,500 people in the Cape Town area and planned expansion would see this double in the next 3-5 years, creating thousands of entry level, semi-skilled, supervisory and management positions across the city.
“The Cape Town economy is growing rapidly and Servest is proud to be an active contributor to the growth in the region.” says Farhaana Mohdien Group Head Marketing and Sales Servest
The location of the new building is visible and accessible to one of the main arterial routes in Cape Town, the M5 freeway, a north – south freeway that links the N1 and N2. The location also places Servest in a central location between the already developed city and the expanding Northern and Western regions of the city to best serve the needs of their customers.
The opening of the new Servest headquarters will provide positive benefits related to economic and employment opportunities and a vibrant urban environment in which all local businesses can thrive.
In a statement on the opening of the regional headquarters, Servest Chief Executive Officer Steve Wallbanks said: “I am extremely pleased to see the completion of this project. The new facility will enable us to integrate all of Servest’s service lines in one building. The completion of the move is a key element in our drive to strengthen the effectiveness and efficiency of Servest’s operations and service delivery to our customers.”
Servest is committed to a long term strategy of broad based black economic empowerment and local economic development and in the spirit of this commitment, most of the contractors and sub-contractors involved in the construction and finishes are all local smme’s from Maitland and surrounds.
“Servest is committed to the growth of the precinct and the surrounding community and look forward to many successful years of growth“ says Alex Berndl, Director of Sales for Coastal Regions and recently appointed Director of the South African Facilities Management Association (SAFMA).