At Africost we consider ourselves as being in a partnership with our clients by sharing in the joint interest of the success of any venture to which we are appointed.
The Directors and staff of our firm are committed to this approach, and take a qualified and personal responsibility in all projects to which we are entrusted. We are motivated by a determination to ensure that our all our client's projects are managed in the most cost effective way to achieve value for money.
We earn our reputation through our achievements in the building industry and by our commitment to estimate and meet budgets. Through many successful years of practicing quantity surveying and project management in South Africa, and other African countries, we have transformed into a company that emanates the very spirit of "Proudly South African".
Our company is ready to employ the resources and raw materials of Africa, and utilize them to the maximum benefit of our clients. In this way we contribute to the growth of South Africa, as well as support NEDPAD and SADEC.
Using advanced computer modelling techniques, which enables the impact of changes in key variables to be assessed and “what if” analyses to be performed, Africost offers sound advice into the reality of a development, and will set your development on the right path from inception.
By planning and analysing the costs of a development using the “cost in use technique” the consequences of various design alternatives can be assessed.
Offering advice on contractual arrangements, the preparation of tender documents, legal, technical and financial matters, including advice regarding availability of finance from specific sources, Africost works to every client’s needs and circumstances.
We utilise a method of construction which entails the effective utilisation and management of sub-contractors. By liaising directly with the sub-contractors allows us to educate and up lift emerging sub-contractors as per government policies.
Centred around the practice of strong management, good planning, control, co-ordination and leadership, and by harnessing a concentrated level of attention to detail and efficient planning, our Project Management expertise will enusre a smooth transition from start to finish on any project.
Our Property Development services include the acquisition of strategic land, economic viability site studies at point of inception, establishing criteria, and formulating financial packages.