OUR CLIENT PROFILE

The specialized services of this Firm have been engaged by most of the current existing dominant development initiatives and companies in South Africa and this Firm has rendered or is currently rendering such services, (in addition to smaller private developers and SME’s) to inter alia the most dominant development companies listed hereunder with regards to projects developed, planned or in process, throughout the Country.

  1. Atterbury Properties (Pty) Ltd
  2. Acsion Limited
  3. Resilient Property Income Fund Limited
  4. Abacus Asset Management (Pty) Ltd
  5. Billion Group (Pty) Ltd
  6. McCormick Property Development (Pty) Ltd
  7. Moolman Group Property Management (Pty) Ltd
  8. KJANational Projects (Pty) Ltd
  9. MoratiwaProperty Development (Pty) Ltd
  10. Costa Zervas Projects CC
  11. FC Mulder Group of Companies
  12. SAE Business Park (Pty) Ltd
  13. Engen Petroleum Limited
  14. Keystone Investments (Pty) Ltd
  15. UniqonWonings(Pty) Ltd
  16. Twin City Development (Pty) Ltd
  17. Twin City Trading (Pty) Ltd
  18. Sasol Pension Fund
  19. SolidariteitEiendomme (Pty) Ltd
  20. Blue Bulls Company (Pty) Ltd
  21. Assetgrow Investments (Pty) Ltd
  22. Heritage Hill Devco (Pty) Ltd
  23. Menlyn Maine Investment Holdings (Pty) Ltd
  24. M&T Development (Pty) Ltd
  25. TiAuto (Pty) Ltd
  26. Akani Properties (Pty) Ltd
  27. Abland (Pty) Ltd
  28. Blue Dust 41 (Pty) Ltd
  29. Bravospan CC
  30. Century Property Developments (Pty) Ltd
  31. The Club Retail Park (Pty) Ltd
  32. City Park Trading (Pty) Ltd
  33. Tridevco (Pty) Ltd
  34. Vibro Bricks & Paving
  35. Stylestar Investments (Pty) Ltd
  36. Rotabrite CC
  37. Rebosis Property Fund Ltd
  38. Q4 Commercial Properties (Pty) Ltd
  39. Precinct Developers (Pty) Ltd
  40. PEB Properties (Pty) Ltd
  41. PVB Groothandel
  42. Pretoria Country Club
  43. Nine Nine Ninety Nine Projects (Pty) Ltd
  44. Networth Properties (Pty) Ltd
  45. Marqott Farming
  46. Mamphuri Investments (Pty) Ltd
  47. Dawson Motors
  48. Durf Kapitaal (Pty) Ltd
  49. Huilbos Beleggings (Pty) Ltd
  50. Erasmusland Investments (Atterbury)
  51. Golden Falls Trading (Pty) Ltd
  52. Glencore Operations SA (Pty) Ltd
  53. Godrich Flower Mills (Pty) Ltd
  54. Investec Property (Pty) Ltd
  55. Invicta Construction (Pty) Ltd
  56. Mesure Facilities Management (Pty) Ltd
  57. GH Devco (Pty) Ltd

TOWN PLANNERS/CONSULTANTS

Adriaan Venter has over many years, on a National basis, established a unique and continuous legal consultancy relationship with most, if not all reputable Town Planning, Engineering and Environmental Consultancy Firms which Firms by way of reference and introduction are all in that capacity directly or indirectly involved with the clients listed above and in the projects listed hereinafter in order to procure expeditious and successful development:

  1. André Du Toit Town And Regional Planners
  2. Bokamoso Environmental Consultants And Landscape Architects
  3. Charlotte Van Der Merwe Town Planners
  4. City Planning Matters Ccx
  5. City Scope Town Planners (Pty) Ltd
  6. Davel Consulting Planners Cc
  7. De Jager& Associates T/A Plancentre
  8. Developlan Pietersburg Incorporated
  9. E Castelyn Town Planners
  10. Evs Planning
  11. Futurescope Town Planners
  12. Hunter Theron Incorporated
  13. J Paul Van Wyk Urban Economists And Planners Cc
  14. Johan Van Der Merwe
  15. Landmark Planning Cc
  16. Leap Environmental Ltd
  17. Leonie Du BrutoStads- EnStreeksbeplanners
  18. Maxim Planning Solutions (Pty) Ltd
  19. Metroplan Town And Regional Planners
  20. New Town Associates
  21. Planning Concept
  22. Planpractice Pretoria Cc
  23. Strategic Environmental Focus (Pty) Ltd
  24. Smit And Fisher Planning (Pty) Ltd
  25. Platinum Town And Regional Planners Cc
  26. Rinus Brits Town Planning Solutions
  27. Tech IQ
  28. Terraplan Gauteng Cc
  29. The Practice Group
  30. Umsebe Development Planners
  31. Urban Dynamics Gauteng Incorporated
  32. Van Blommestein& Associates
  33. Van Zyl&Benade
  34. Velocity Town Planning & Project Management
  35. Wes Town Planners Cc
  36. WesplanAssosiate

OUR PROJECTS

Adriaan Venter has personally, save for numerous smaller commercial, industrial and residential developments, been actively involved and in most instances personally appeared in hearings before Town Planning and Appeal Tribunals in respect of development applications and disputes or prepared and lodged appeals to and argued applications/appeals before numerous Tribunals and Municipalities which ultimately culminated in the realization of inter alia the projects listed infra or is still in the process to procure the land use rights and other statutory authorizations in respect of such listed projects which have not as yet in practice realised:

Shopping Centres

  1. Regional Shopping Mall of the North, Polokwane, Limpopo
  2. Arbour Town Regional Shopping Centre and mixed use Development, Kwazulu Natal
  3. Mafikeng Mall, North West
  4. MatlosanaRegional Mall, Klerksdorp, North West
  5. Ilanga Regional Mall, Nelspruit, Mpumalanga
  6. Piet Retief Mall, Mpumalanga
  7. Groblersdal Regional Mall, Mpumalanga
  8. The Grove Regional Mall, Pretoria, Gauteng
  9. Six Fountains Commercial, Residential and Industrial Development, Pretoria, Gauteng
  10. Irene Mall, Pretoria, Gauteng
  11. Forest Hill Regional Shopping Centre, Pretoria, Gauteng
  12. Mall@Reds Regional Shopping Centre, Pretoria, Gauteng
  13. Maroun Square Shopping Centre, Fourways, Gauteng
  14. Hatfield Corner, Pretoria, Gauteng
  15. Moratiwa Crossing Development, Newcastle, Kwazulu Natal
  16. Ermelo Regional Mall, Mpumalanga
  17. Blue Haze Regional Mall, Hazyview, Mpumalanga
  18. SecundaRegional Mall, Mpumalanga
  19. Olievenhout Plaza Shopping Mall, Centurion, Gauteng
  20. Thornhill Shopping Centre, Polokwane, Limpopo
  21. Hillcrest Boulevard Shopping Complex, Pretoria, Gauteng
  22. Mthatha Regional Mall, Eastern Cape
  23. Middelburg Waterfront Development, Mpumalanga
  24. Westridge Regional Shopping Centre,Klerksdorp, North West
  25. Menlyn Maine Retail Development, Pretoria, Gauteng
  26. Menlyn Maine Casino, Pretoria, Gauteng
  27. Waterfall Regional Shopping Centre, Rustenburg, North West
  28. Jozini Mall, Kwazulu Natal
  29. Tubatse Mall, Burgersfort, Mpumalanga
  30. Blue Crane Eco Mall, Springs, Gauteng
  31. Ballito Junction Regional Shopping Centre, Kwazulu Natal
  32. Gift Acres Shopping Centre, Pretoria, Gauteng
  33. Elim Shopping Centre, Limpopo
  34. Raslouw Lifestyle Centre, Centurion, Gauteng
  35. Mall@Carnival, Brakpan, Gauteng
  36. Woodlands Boulevard Regional Shopping Mall, Pretoria, Gauteng
  37. Bushbuckridge Regional Shopping Centre, Mpumalanga

OFFICE DEVELOPMENTS

  1. Bendor Office Park, Polokwane
  2. Lady Brooks Office Park, Pretoria
  3. Lord Charles Office Park, Pretoria
  4. Menlyn Maine Office Park, Pretoria
  5. Excelpark Offices, Pretoria
  6. Menlyn Circle Office Park, Pretoria
  7. Sussex Office Park, Pretoria
  8. Tshwane Towers Office Park, Pretoria
  9. Stonemill Office Park, Johannesburg
  10. The Club Offices and Retail Development, Pretoria
  11. Harlequins Club Groenkloof, Pretoria

RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENTS & HOTELS

  1. Boardwalk Meander, Pretoria
  2. Casa Giovanetti, Waterkloof, Pretoria
  3. Mapane Township, Musina, Limpopo
  4. Celtic Village, Rietvlei, Pretoria
  5. Erasmia Ext 15 Residential and Mixed Use Development, Pretoria
  6. Peach Tree Estates, Centurion
  7. Derdepoort Residential Estate, Pretoria
  8. Heritage Hill Estate, Centurion
  9. Various Lynnwood / Menlo Park / Hatfield / Brooklyn, Pretoria high density residential developments
  10. Kuduskop, Eastern Cape
  11. Langdale Golf Estate, Polokwane
  12. Shannon Ridge, Nelspruit
  13. Sheppard Boutique Hotel, Nelspruit
  14. Menlyn Maine Hotel, Pretoria
  15. Arbour Town Hotel, Amanzimtoti, Kwazulu Natal
  16. and numerous others

INDUSTRIAL AND FILLING STATION DEVELOPMENTS

Adriaan Venter has, during his career, legally assisted his clients with several industrial developments of magnitude throughout the Country and has moreover personally argued and procured land use rights for numerous suburban filling stations, and Highway one-stop fuel and retail facilities on virtually every main traffic arterial, the latter which frequently included applications for site and retail filling station licences in terms of the Petroleum Products Actof 2003.

HIGH COURT LITIGATION

Adriaan Venter has recently been involved as the Attorney of record in inter alia the below-mentioned High Court litigation matters which pertain to the field of specialization of this Firm, i.e.

  • Abseq Properties Ltd v Maroun Square Shopping Centre (Pty) Ltd and Others (27808/2011) [2011] ZAGPJHC (establishment of Shopping Centre in Dainfern Johannesburg)
  • Nabuvax (Pty) Ltd & 2 Others v The City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality and Billion Group Property Developments (Pty) Ltd & 4 others (31875/2013) (the establishment of the Forest Hill Shopping Centre on N14)
  • Choose Life Church NRC & 13 Others v The Chairman of the Strategic Land Development Tribunal of the City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality, Menlyn Main Holdings Ltd (71699/2013) (Approval of Casino development in Pretoria)
  • Acornhoek Plaza Share Block (Pty) Ltd v The EMC Department of Agricultural, Rural Development and Land Administration, Mpumalanga Province & 6 Others (47634/2013) Dispute with regard to land transactions and shopping centre rights – Acornhoek
  • The City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality v Ellerines Bros (Pty) Ltd (22970/2012) (Land use rights dispute)
  • Diggers Development (Pty) Ltd v The City of Matlosana (as client)& 1 Other (47201/2009) (Dispute regarding alienation of Municipal land and Establishment of Matlosana Mall)
  • James Gilbert SA (Pty) Ltd v Blue Bulls Company (Pty) Ltd (3590/2012) (Several High Court and Arbitration proceedings pertaining to Sponsorship dispute)
  • Nine Nine Ninety Nine Projects (Pty) Ltd & Another v The Minister of Energy & Others (6307/2011) (Appeal case nr A543/2012) (Review of decision on site and retail licences filling station
  • Ti-Auto (Pty) Ltd v The Municipal Manager: City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality & Others (15833/2013) Unlawful access to development
  • Martin Bruce Rencken [First Applicant] & Another v KwaDukuza Municipality [First Respondent], Menlyn Maine Investment Holdings (Pty) Ltd [Second Respondent] & 3 Others (9234/2015) (Expansion of Ballito Junction Shopping Centre) (Establishment of Ballito Regional Mall)
  • Prime Spot Trading (Pty) Ltd v Moratiwa Property Development (Pty) Ltd & 3 Others (6446/2010) (Establishment of shopping centre in Newcastle)
  • Solidariteit Eiendomme (Pty) Ltd v MEC: Department of Economic Development Gauteng Province & 4 Others (23861/2014) (Development of Educational Facility)
  • Samancor Chrome Limited v Skyward Housing (Pty) Ltd [previously known as Matlapeng Housing (Pty) Ltd] (11067/2015) (Development of Township where mining rights exist)
  • Tridevco (Pty) Ltd & 5 Others v Zenprop Property Holdings (Pty) Ltd & 8 Others (Unlawful development of Shopping Centre)
  • Patricio & Sons Properties (Pty) Ltd v The Member: Limpopo COGHSTA & 9 Others (59779/2015) – Constitutionality of Town Planning legislation
  • The Blue Bulls Company (Pty) Ltd v The City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality (51729/2015) – Contractual dispute
  • Twin City Bosbokrand (Pty) Ltd v The Municipal Manager: Bushbuckridge Local Municipality & 7 Others (50490/2012) – Unlawful alienation of Municipal land for development purpose
  • Nthwese Development (Pty) Ltd v The Municipal Manager: Bushbuckridge Local Municipality & 3 Others (7061/2014) – Dispute regarding Municipal alienation of land
  • Patmar Explorations & 4 Others v The Limpopo Province Development Tribunal & 11 Others (67446/2012) – Unlawful conduct of Town Planning Tribunal)
  • Bunkerhills Investments 436 (Pty) Ltd v Watch Tower Bible & Tract Society of South Africa – Review of Town Planning Decision
  • GP & SJTroskie v Liquidators of RSD Construction CC & 3 Others (71322/2010) – Occupational land rights dispute
  • Turnstone Trading 13 CC v Ms ED Peters MP , Mr T Maqubela NO, Martin van WykDiensstasie (Pty) Ltd & Phindana Properties 79 (Pty) Ltd (61665/2012) (Site and Retail Licence dispute – filling station)
  • Chieftain Real Estate Inc Ireland v Dr ST Cornelius NO Head of Department Agriculture Conservation & Rural Development & Others (37087/2009) – Review of Environmental Authorisation
  • Witwatersrand Estate Limited & Atterbury Waterfall Investment Company v The Head of Department: Agriculture & Rural Development Gauteng & Others  – Review of Environmental Authorisation