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Our History

Our History

Galetti Corporate Real Estate was first established in 2006 with our first office opening at the Foundry in Cape Town. The team grew rapidly following a decision to list all of our clients available property online. The demand was significant given that no other business was doing the same at the time.

Our level of professionalism and approach to marketing properties was welcomed by what was then regarded as a largely unregulated market. Following our rapid growth within the region, expansion to Gauteng was a natural progression, with satellite offices positioned in both Natal and Pretoria.

Today our 45-strong team of real estate specialists provides a robust national footprint – in fact, the company is one of a small number of national groups in the country. Due to the expansive reach and quality of service, we have developed sound working relationships with larger private institutional funds and the listed sector, servicing their property requirements including asset disposals, acquisitions & leasing.

The total number of contracts concluded have grown tenfold from our humble beginning of just 19 contracts concluded in the company’s first year of operation in 2006. Our climb in transaction volumes, combined with compounded revenue growth well in excess thereof, have positioned the company to further invest in our property technology which we see as a core component of our future in the commercial real estate business.

Our partnership with Knight Frank between 2014 – 2018 gave us access to some of the best corporate real estate minds globally. Interacting with colleagues from the Americas and throughout EMEA gave us deep insight into how real estate is transforming on a macro scale and how technology will significantly impact our market and ability to perform therein.

We rebranded to Galetti Corporate Real Estate in late 2018 after concluding an investment deal with black-owned private equity business, Symmetry Capital Partners. The partnership was a strategic move to better align the company with the South African market. The rebrand also saw a successful restructure in our management team which prioritised appointing the best in class to run our different divisions.

Having successfully refocused our business model and core offering which has given us a competitive advantage within the wider industry, we would love to engage with you.

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