AGORA is a Professional Construction Project Management and Cost Consulting firm with an operational footprint that covers South Africa, the wider African continent, Eastern Europe, and the Middle East.
Our dynamic firm has become synonymous with excellence in both our Project Management and Quantity Surveying Service Offering and the synergy which the combination provides.
We optimise time, value and cost on construction related projects by developing the required financial systems in using our quantity surveying expertise to advise, manage and execute our clients' projects, developments and/or property investments. We provide a full service, from the inception and development planning phase through to the execution and ultimately successful completion of the project/development.
AGORA can accurately and reliably advise clients on construction projects and property related investments with great LOCAL knowledge in various countries on the African, European and Middle Eastern continents.
AGORA's head office is situated in Pretoria and was founded by Oostewald van Niekerk and Frederich van Niekerk. Nobuhle Makwakwa, partner and Executive Director is continuously expanding our local market share through her invaluable attributes to the business, underpinning our company ETHOS.
AGORA Outpost signifies us in EUROPE with local office in Belgrade, Serbia, and is represented by our LOCAL Partner and Director, Mark Overton. Our reach in the UNITED ARAB of EMIRATES is emphasised by the LOCAL expertise of André du Preez, as Director and Partner, representing our LOCAL office in Dubai (UAE).
In ongoing commitment to long term sustainable relationships, excellence and precise service towards our clients, our directors are actively and directly involved on each project, and we follow a dual director involvement approach, especially on major or high-risk projects.
AGORA AFRICA prides itself in being a black woman majority owned Level 2 B BBEE rated company and we are 100% committed to embracing and encouraging pragmatic economic transformation in South Africa. We strive to achieve excellent employment equity within our company and beyond by reviewing and evaluating the compliance of our suppliers with provisions of the Employment Equity Act. We are fully engaged across the board by ensuring maximum participation through skills and technology transfer, capacity building and empowerment of historically disadvantaged individuals. With a diverse staff profile, we continually review our implementation policies and manage performance against our targets to contribute to an equitable society.
The AGORA Group's founding members and directors, Frederich van Niekerk and Oostewald van Niekerk are both directly involved in the management of the company and the projects which they are appointed for. Clients liaise directly with an AGORA Director on any development or project, ensuring comfort and full control over decision-making.
Nobuhle Makwakwa, partner and Executive Director is continuously expanding our market share through her invaluable attributes to the business, underpinning our company ETHOS. MC Pelser, our Projects Director, is focussing on technical project planning, execution and handover strategies. Leon Fowler's role as Projects Director, is to provide strategic direction, ensure project success, and maintain high standards of quality in the field of quantity surveying. Executive Director, Mark Overton, leads the European Office and André du Preez, Managing Director's, principal purpose being to maintain and establish new market share in the Middle East. The management team is extended towards an operational emphasis with Associate Director, Chanel Fos, ensuring structured operations and quality management.
FREDERICH VAN NIEKERK
OOSTEWALD VAN NIEKERK
ANDRE DU PREEZ
South Africa | Lesotho | Namibia | Botswana | Zimbabwe | Mozambique | Mauritius | Zambia | Tanzania | Kenya | Uganda | Ethiopia | Gabon | Cameroon | Nigeria | Ghana | Ivory Coast | Senegal
Romania | Bulgaria | Albania | Macedonia | Serbia | Hungary | Croatia | Slovenia | Bosnia & Herzegovina | Montenegro | Portugal
Qatar | UAE | Oman | Saudi Arabia
AGORA's vision is to develop and evolve the continent of Africa and Eastern Europe through our combined expertise in construction and our integrated network of like-minded entities.
AGORA is passionate about providing opportunities and giving back through understanding and adapting to local cultures' requirements and needs.
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