Brett Abrahamse has been in the real estate business for almost a decade and understands the ins and outs of the sector in Africa. He is also a Board member of Foresite Fund Management Ltd, the Fund Manager of Ascencia, the largest listed Property Fund in Mauritius, which he considers a brilliant platform for investors to access the continent’s real estate market.
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A promising young real estate professional
Brett Abrahamse, aged 30, has worked within the African real estate and asset management industry
for the past 9 years. He is currently a director at Terrace Africa, which has a niche property development strategy in Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries like Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe, where it plans to build small retail projects in secondary towns. Prior to joining Terrace Africa, Brett was head of business development for Liberty Properties. He was part of the team that listed Letlole La Rona, a variable rate loan stock company on the Botswana Stock Exchange and successfully set up contracts for new business in Zambia, Mauritius, Botswana, Mozambique and Swaziland. Brett holds a B.Comm Honours Degree in Financial Analysis from the University of Stellenbosch and has attended the Property Development Programme at the University of Cape Town Business School.