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Southern Africa's Strategic Investors Motseng is a diversified investment holding company with investment and operations in property through the property investment and property services boutiques, as well as diversified strategic investmentsWriter Emily JarvisProject Manager Donovan Smith Started by two professionals in 1998, Motseng has grown into a multifaceted organisation employing almost 600 people. Initially specialising in the provision of soft services, Motseng have since diversified into the industrial, textile manufacturing and property sectors, and most recently the telecoms sector via the acquisition of the Selmec Group. With a historic focus on property, Motseng has diversified its offering by creating ten investee companies to provide comprehensive and professional service delivery.Motseng is invested in a wide portfolio of listed and unlisted companies with key holdings in the property sector. The company investments are targeted at, but not limited to: infrastructure, propertyrelated, diversified industrials, transport, energy, services, manufacturing, telecommunications and financial services-related industries.“Through the integration of people, places, processes and technology into a single interactive solution, we create an optimal working environment and seek to invest in high quality companies that have strong business franchises, attractive growth prospects, leading market positions and the ability to generate superior returns,” explains Andries Smit, Managing Director of Selmec Group.2014 saw the company change its name to Motseng-Selmec for the South Africa operations, and Comserv- Selmec for its Mozambique operations. Accompanied by the company ethos to transform and empower employees, Motseng comprises of 100% black South Africans and has enjoyed steady and constant growth over the years; remaining true to its vision to continue providing

Motseng Project Management

Mega expansion for Pavilion Motseng Project Management is fast carving out a niche as one of the very best end-to-end property development and project managers around. Africa Outlook talks to managing director Dewald Van Staden to find out what makes this award-winning company work so well and learns more about the redevelopment of Durban's Pavilion Shopping Centre. Writer Hannah Eiseman-Ranyard Project manager Stuart Shirra Motseng Project Management (or MPM to those in the know) manages a portfolio of over R5 billion. It is part of the larger Motseng Investment Holdings Ltd, the largest black-owned property management group in South Africa, and it has been highly specialised company from the start. It has a small and focused portfolio specialising in retail and commercial developments and is currently overseeing the first phase R228 million development of the iconic Pavillion Shopping Centre in Durban. The Pavilion, owned by Pareto Ltd, has been a huge success for over 20 years. What will its redevelopment mean, and how did Motseng Project Management (MPM) win such an impressive contract? "At Motseng Project Management (MPM) we are very small and focused," explains Mr Van Staden. "We get involved in understanding the client's business, and we want to contribute to the bigger picture. We are involved from concept to feasibility, so we can offer a complete service." The advantage of working as part of a group environment is Motseng Project Management (MPM) can offer clients the attention to detail of a smaller company, yet has great range. "We are selling a host of services,"