With an honours degree in Finance and a Masters in Property Studies, both from the University of Cape Town, Mark has been with Blend from inception. Mark’s skills & experience lie in property investment analysis and deal creation. He spearheaded the initial growth of the Johannesburg portfolio and continues to focus on new acquisitions, disposals, developments and the effective running of Blend’s business.
COMPANYAbout Blend Property Group
Established in 2006, and operating out of offices in Cape Town and Johannesburg, Blend Property Group is a South African-based commercial property company focused on development and investment in the ofﬁce, industrial and retail sectors.
Currently the Group’s gross asset base is in the region of R2,2bn, this being a mixture of commercial, industrial and retail properties with a total GLA in excess of 200 000sqm. The core focus of Blend is in the major metropoles of South Africa.
The company has core expertise in all of the property industry, including asset management and development skills.
Blend Property management supplies an in-house, full property management service to the group as well as 3rd party property owners. The executive team of Blend has a wealth of experience in the property industry, both in the listed coperate space as well as substantial private property enterprises.
Blend uses both traditional bank funding as well as some securitized funding structures for which the debentures have consistently been awarded an A- (investment Grade).