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The Team of Safari Retail

Dirk Engelbrecht


Legal Counsel

As Company Secretary Dirk oversees the corporate governance of Safari and acts as legal counsel for the group dealing with all statutory aspects. He ensures efficient and professional administration of transactions for compliance with the relevant regulatory and JSE requirements.

He also serves as a development manager for the retail sector of the portfolio, involved in the marketing of new development opportunities and retail space as commercial terms are explained and negotiated with prospective tenants.

Tel: (012) 365 3701 x 215



Development Manager: Portfolio Marketing

Erika is responsible for marketing of existing and new retailer space within the portfolio with in depth knowledge of the retail industry. She also promotes new development and growth opportunities within the group with strong relations with retailers and tenants to understand the target market and retail dynamics. She ensures the optimum product and tenant mix is offered by Safari to meet current and future market demands with a focus on Fashion and Services in the retail market.

Tel: (012) 365 1889 x 102



Development Manager: Projects and Investor Relations

Henrike administrates the implementation phase of selected greenfield projects including the due diligence process, liaison with council and state officials, and tending to private and public tenders on new land acquisitions and developments. She reviews the performance of established investment assets and assists with reports and analysis for investors. As business writer she also oversees the professional maintenance of a favourable public image for Safari in written communications to ensure strong public relations and a reliable corporate image.

Tel: (012) 365 1889 x 209

Pieter van Niekerk


Legal Counsel & PortfolioMarketing

Pieter acts as co-legal counsel of Safari dealing with all statutory and corporate governance aspects for the group. He also assists with the legal aspects and requirements of greenfield projects, from implementation through to fruition. Pieter previously practiced as a Notary and Conveyancer bringing great knowledge of the property market to Safari. He is also part of the portfolio marketing team who networks with retailers in the market to promote existing and new retail space within the Safari portfolio.

Tel: (012) 365 1889 x 223



Marketing and Media Manager

Anne-Marie is responsible for the corporate branding of Safari's portfolio. She manages the social media strategy and marketing campaigns of Safari and oversees the graphic design and content of all published material. She works closely with all Safari team members to determine the best and most creative ways to advertise the company's offering and produces both simple and complex advertising campaigns. She ensures that Safari's image is well represented and covered in national media and publications.

Tel: (012) 365 3701


RDDA Award 2017
CATEGORY D: International: Platz am Meer Shopping Centre

Platz am Meer won the Retail Design and Developments award from the SACSC:

The new waterfront development in Swakopmund Platz am Meer celebrated its first birthday this September together with receiving a prestigious award from the SACSC.

At the SACSC Retail Design and Development Awards, Platz am Meer was awarded winner in the category International Shopping Centres in recognition of excellent design resolution and innovative construction solutions. MDM Architects and Safari Developments were commended as the project Architect and Developer for converting this spectacular waterfront location in Namibia into an inviting lifestyle centre of retail, restaurants and residential. The centre has maximised its location in terms of setting and views and combines covered shopping with open promenade. The entire project has a good focus on sustainability with natural ventilation, natural light and photovoltaic electricity.

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