The Embassy - The Professional Team

Developer

The Signature Group, located in Cape Town, Johannesburg and Pretoria was established in 2005 to engage in Property Development, Property Realty and Financial Services. The management has over fifty years of experience in diverse entrepreneurial product solutions. Our mission is to set new standards in the industry through our applied knowledge and systematic management approach. Signature's residential developments embody innovative and creative designs, exceptional value for money and sound investment opportunities for both property owners and investors. We provide an array of facilities allied to the property industry and current development projects are in excess of R1,300,000,000.00

Contact: Mel Cunningham
Tel: (012) 346 4863
Fax: (012) 346 3685
Cell: 083 399 2059
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Architect - Design

Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen Architects is a dynamic practice whose distinctive work is instantly recognisable. They are considered to be one of the most interesting and exciting amongst a new generation of architects.  The partnership has enjoyed a high profile at the cutting edge of design and has engaged in projects of a residential, commercial, institutional and industrial nature, as well as several corporate interior refurbishments and retail design commissions. Significant returns have been realized from their building projects with one project recently achieving the highest sales rate per square metre in South Africa.

Contact: Greg Truen
Tel: (021) 468 4400
Fax: (021) 461 5408
Cell: 082 577 2765
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Architect - Principal

Contact: Marlise Geldenhuys - Professional Architect SAIA; SACAP; PIA
Tel: (012) 460 9182
Fax: (012) 460 9186
Cell: 082 928 6364
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Situated in Pretoria, this experienced architect is the driving force behind a diverse and exciting architectural team, which prides itself in adapting to these changing times with enthusiasm, decisive thinking and creative solutions providing personal interaction and good service. This firm is dedicated to and driven by the pursuit of quality and attention to detail.  All projects herald a certain degree of innovation – sometimes social, sometimes technological and often both together.  The philosophy and values, which inspire every project, are applied the same regardless of size or scale.

Contact: Chris Pattichides
Tel: (012) 346 0440
Fax: (012) 422 2408
Cell: 082 440 8005
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Quantity Surveyors

M D van SCHALKWYK & BLAKE QUANTITY SURVEYORS CC

Established in 1979 in Pretoria, this company has extensive experience in numerous prestige projects and provides a quantity surveying service of the highest quality which is efficient and accurate to successfully complete any development and building project in a cost effective manner.They believe in personal service and communication under the personal supervision of a nominated partner with a dedicated team of staff members as backup and conduct all their actions with positive professional courtesy and excellence. All staff members are provided with ample and equal opportunities for growth and ways to express and excel themselves.
 
Membership of Professional organizations:
 
South African Council for Quantity Surveyors
The Association of South African Quantity Surveyors
Association of South African Arbitrators (Associate)
Cost Engineering Association of South Africa (Individual)
Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors

Contact: Marshall Dirkse van Schalkwyk
Tel: (012) 349 3000
Fax: (012) 349 3003
Cell: 083 454 8182
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Structural

Located in Pretoria and established as a specialist structural and civil engineering consultancy in 1987 this company has extensive experience and expertise in reinforced concrete, structural steel, reinforced brickwork and structural timber design. The firm gives geotechnical advice on foundations and is retained as a consultant to the NHBRC, operating mainly in the private sector. Projects vary from a single house to major estate developments, from simple structures to a current R450 million multi-storey development. The firm operates in South Africa and has contributed to projects in Angola, Botswana, Nigeria, Mozambique, Kuwait, India, France and Germany. Present fields of operation are in conceptual structural design, soil evaluation and foundation design, site inspections, project management and client liaison

Contact: Stephan Lapage
Tel: (012) 460 6766
Fax: (012) 460 6900
Cell: 082 379 1790
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HVAC Engineers

Established in 2005 in Pretoria and originated out of Van Zyl & de Villiers Consulting Engineers that was established in 1982.To date a combined total in excess of 1100 projects have been successfully completed.
Disciplines include: Heating, ventilation & Air-conditioning (HVAC) Fire services: Automatic sprinklers, Smoke detection, Clean agent fire suppression, Hypoxic air fire prevention / suppression, Rational fire designs, Lifts, Conveyors and Energy management.
Building Sectors: Commercial Buildings, Shopping Centre, A-Grade to speculative offices, Leisure facilities, Hotels, Computer rooms, Libraries with specialized archive requirements, Housing facilities, Warehouses and distribution facilities.

Contact: JP Strauss
Tel: (012) 998 8251
Fax: (012) 993 2611
Cell: 082 499 3255
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Electrical Engineers

The company was founded in Johannesburg in 1983 and has sustained steady growth. It is currently one of the largest building services electrical and electronic engineering consulting consultancies in South Africa.
Fields of Expertise:
Bulk Infrastructure Services: Voice Networks, IT Networks, Electrical Reticulation, Backup Power Systems, Management and Security Systems, Lightning/Surge Protection, Lighting, Emergency Lighting, Energy Management, Audio Visual Systems.
HVAC Services: Mechanical Infrastructure works, Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Systems, Energy Transfer Stations, Ozone and Fresh Air Treatment Systems, Kitchen Fire Suppression Systems, Smoke and Kitchen Extract Systems and Energy Recovery Schemes.
Wet Services include: Soil and Waste Drainage, Hot and Cold water Supply, Fire Protection and Sprinkler Systems, Waste Water Treatment, Solar Water Heating and Building Integrated Photo-Voltaic Systems.

Contact: Stefano Riccardi
Tel:  (011) 217 7300
Fax: (011) 217 7335
Cell:  083 601 0751
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Urban Design

Holm Jordaan Group, Urban Design
Established in 1962 as an architectural firm the company has been involved in high profile projects for over 40 years in sustainable architecture, urban design, resources planning and restoration. Through the years the firm has developed from a pure architectural firm to a multidisciplinary environmental consultancy, which provided research, design and implementation of projects to a wide spectrum of clients. Projects range from community facilities to multi million rand projects for private institutions, companies and the public sector. With expertise in energy-effective architectural design, creative recycling of buildings, urban design, environmental management and alternative energy planning and research; infrastructure; managerial skills and resources. The firm has won a number of national and international design competitions since 1961.

Contact: Gerrit Jordaan
Tel: (012) 460 3226/7/8
Fax: (012) 346 4168
Cell: 083 279 0955
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Traffic Engineer

Tech IQ Consulting Engineers provides a specialized Traffic Engineering and Transportation Planning service in multi-disciplinary development projects. We follow an integrated approach that combines the planning objectives of the relevant authorities with the requirements of the private sector to deliver projects that are functionally efficient, that meet the needs of customers and that add value to our clients

Contact: DR Herman Joubert
TEL: (012) 346 5336
FAX: (012)346 2509
CELL: 082 651 9550
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Landscaping

Established in 2000 and situated in Centurion, Gauteng the company and holds the capacity for excellent service provision within the entire spectrum of the Environmental Assessment and Landscape Architectural disciplines.
Landscape Planning: Landscape Land and Master Planning, Preliminary Landscape Budgets, Landscape Design Concepts, Detail Design, Tender Drawings/Documentation, Project Management, Tender Administration, Detailed Cost Estimates, Production of Sketch and Planting Plans, Graphical presentations, Landscape Design and Build Facilitation. Environmental Planning: Scoping Reports, Open Space Planning, Environmental Impact Assessment Reports, Visual Impact Assessments, EMPR's and Environmental Auditing. Spatial Planning

Contact: Neal Schoof
Tel: (012) 667 2780
Fax: (012) 667 4104
Cell: 082 564 4744
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Plumbing Engineers

Established in 2001 (with 10 years prior experience in plumbing design), the company provides clients with effective and economical Plumbing systems for the following: Commercial, Casino, Hotel, Hospital, Office Parks, Shopping Centre Development, Residential Properties, Motor Dealerships and Restaurants which comply with all requirements of the National Building Regulations or Rational Plumbing designs.

Services provided include: Drainage design of Soil, Waste and Venting, Municipal Submission of Drainage drawings, Water design of Cold and Hot Reticulation, Sanitaryware and Brassware specifications, Fire protection Hose reel and Hydrant, Rainwater design, Co-ordination of all Wet Services discipline, Quality and Price control of works of project works.

Contact: Scott Ramsden
Tel / Fax: (011) 675-7952
Fax: 086 628 5039
Cell: 082 905 4365
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Town Planners

The firm was established in 1980. Over the years the company has successfully completed projects covering the entire Town and Regional Planning spectrum. Town planning consulting work covers the total RSA and neighbouring countries. The head office is situated in Pretoria with a branch in Hoedspruit in the Limpopo Province.

Extensive experience covers the following Town Planning fields: Township establishment, DFA applications, Rezonings, Subdivisions, Development policy documents and plans, Informal and low cost housing and Project Management. Projects handled by this firm include some of the best-known developments in the country.

Contact: Frik Pohl
Tel: (012) 346 3735
Fax: (012) 346 4217/086 509 5328
Cell: 083 250 5557
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IT Networking

ATEC Systems and Technologies (Pty) Ltd are the premium supplier and service provider of technology solutions to the property industry and specialises in delivering integrated services to residential and commercial property developments.

The proprietary ATEC eState™ solution consists of:
Private Communication Networks for Telephony and Internet based on proven GE-PON Fibre optic network technologies.
Internet, Telephony, TV and Video on Demand services
Network based CCTV solutions and digital Control Rooms
Integrated Access Control and Intercom Systems
Remote (AMR) Water and Electricity management and metering Solutions
eStatePortal™ estate management software

Contact Person: Frans Verwoerd
Tel: 012 9982539
Fax: 086 6704095
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Security & Access Control

None Appointed.


Fire Engineer

Services provided are:
Conceptual Design of the fire protection systems for projects based on inputs such as fire risk analysis results, comparison with regulatory standards / requirements, best practices and client requirements. Clients are advised on required fire protection measures according to code or assessment of the building

Detailed Design offers various fire protection systems such as: Automatic sprinkler installations, Fire detection systems, Smoke ventilation systems, Gaseous suppression systems. Fire water reticulation systems, Emergency signage, Passive fire safety measures: Adequacy, geometry, positioning and distribution of escape.

Risk Assessment to client's premises with audits of existing systems culminating in a risk assessment report, priority remedial action, cost estimate and proposed implementation methods. TWCE aims to deliver a quality of service which exceeds the client's expectations in every possible way.

Contact: Trevor Williams
Tel: (012) 665 1138
Fax: 086 655 8107
Cell: 084 611 3473
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Project Management

CPM Projects, a construction and project management company, was established in 1997 in Pretoria. Members Erik Pronk and Carel Moolman completed a BSc (QS) and a B (Eng) Civil degree respectively, and together have more than fifty years experience in the building industry. The company has, in the 11 years since establishment, built a solid and credible reputation. Our outstanding results were achieved by focusing  on the exact requirements of the client, the prompt completion of projects, empowering our employees and thus delivering high quality workmanship. CPM is also a member of the Master Builders Association and the NHBRC.  We are committed to fulfilling and exceeding the client's expectations and together with a well – trained, professional workforce, we are creating a winning formula for the future.

Contact: E.J. Pronk
Tel: (012) 804 9003
Fax: (012) 804 9043
Cell: 082 920 4991
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Contractor

None Appointed.