The big challenge in the industry ‘at the moment in the country is more the leadership issues, because in anything that is not being led, you get things going into disarray. So for me what I find very difficult to swallow is the leadership across [the board], but more so…
The founder and CEO of Durban’s largest private-owned and independently-run hotel group speaks about the chain’s growth, its latest R800m mixed-use development in Umhlanga Ridge, prospects for tourism in Surf City post the floods and riots, and why his company doesn’t plan to expand beyond KZN.
The relatively new Minister of Human Settlements is making her mark. She speaks about the housing backlog and what her department is doing to accelerate delivery, increase accountability, create better communities, and empower women.
Bissessor speaks about pushing the boundaries and making her mark in property and the male-dominated development industry in Africa. She also talks about her roles as COO of Gateway Real Estate Africa, and as head of ESG at London-listed Grit Real Estate Income Group.