Our Professional Services
A proactive, agile work culture ensures we optimise investment value, enable thriving businesses and communities, and support inclusive opportunity and environmental sustainability in a constantly evolving environment.
Consulting to Greenfield pre-development phase and precinct establishment has two primary objectives:
- Minimising the primary developer exposure to risk and associated cost when establishing a Management Association to represent property owners
- Ensuring cost-effective precinct management which reduces the burden on property owner levies.
This is achieved by our experienced professional team providing a review, through a precinct management lens, of the pre-development and precinct establishment phases – this review includes:
- Development framework plans
- Institutional structuring of UIPs and Mas
- Feasibility studies
- Adopting integrated precinct planning
- Facilitating public and private sector partnerships
- Collective stakeholder engagement
- Preparation of operational budget and levy structure
UrbanMGT currently provides greenfield pre-development phase support to:
Precinct Management Services- development and post-development phase
Our transversal precinct management approach seamlessly integrates of our core functional units ensurinig the right professional skills deliver optimal, cost-effective services.
South Africa’s urban landscape is in constant flux. Our professional team, with its wide scope and depth of skills, provides decision makers with highly credible, current, and succinct information to make quick, defendable and impactful decisions.
Our ability to provide well informed recommendations is grounded in our active participation in various business sector leadership bodies, municipal initiatives, stakeholder groups, civil society structures and has extensive on-the-ground precinct management experience.
For more detail, see strategic support.
Corporate governance is increasingly necessary to create effective, sustainable, and ethical organisations. UrbanMGT offers independent and comprehensive board governance services and designs pragmatic and robust board governance solutions that save time, ensure smooth operations, and help our clients adapt efficiently to change.
We provide strategic financial support to the precinct board and overarching financial management. These services include annual budget compilation and annual levy proposals in accordance with operational requirements. Focused on financial stability and growth, we also monitor working capital to drive CAPEX developments and improvements within our precincts.
Municipal Collaboration and Service Delivery
Mutually beneficial collaboration with municipalities is key to ensuring optimal service delivery standards to our precincts’ public spaces. Our precinct managers are daily conducting infrastructure fault audits, fault reporting and tracking until repaired, motivating for major infrastructure upgrades where necessary, and maintaining regular contact with the relevant departments.
Operational Management – Driving on Ground Service Delivery
Our on-ground service delivery is driven by relentless, day-to-day, hands-on holistic precinct management ensuring safe, secure, clean, green and well-maintained precincts which enhance user experience, and create desirable locations which underpin property value and investor confidence.
Our bespoke operational management software allows for accountable and performance focused management outcomes.
Development control’s purpose is to achieve the development’s vision and provide ongoing maintenance of public realm infrastructure that contributes to the precinct’s long-term sustainability and growth.
Our development control unit works across the precinct’s operational, design and infrastructure components throughout the precinct lifecycle. This includes pre-development establishment procedures and governance processes through development phase, post development management and infrastructure care.
Marketing & Communications
Our insightful marketing activities position our precincts as a destination of choice for potential investors and visitors while simultaneously cultivating a strong sense of community.
UrbanMGT provides a wide range of marketing and communications services that engage with levy-paying members, businesses, stakeholders, the market and the broader community through an integrated network of email communications, social media, websites, and the media. Its purpose is to keep stakeholders informed with relevant, credible, useful, visual and easy read content.
Managed precincts can create a platform to align the collective to meaningfully address the socio-economic upliftment imperative of historically marginalised communities. Engaging with relevant stakeholders through a single representative voice provides both scale and credibility to effectively ensure measurable and mutual benefit.