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Partnering with you for your real estate financing success

Our Real Estate finance team offers the largest dedicated real estate platform of any financier in sub-Saharan Africa and our expertise extends across the continent. We provide you with access to resources and expertise within Standard Bank and across the globe, positioning you at the forefront of your real estate-related initiatives

Some of the benefits

Largest real estate platform

Access to the largest dedicated real estate platform of any financier in sub-Saharan Africa

African partner for success

We partner with you across Africa to achieve business growth and ongoing success

Local specialist expertise

We provide specialist, local capabilities and expertise to deliver world-class solutions

Your trusted banking partner

We combine our extensive regional balance sheets with global capital to support your growth
Our Offering

We provide term and development funding in all areas of the real estate sector through a variety of solutions specific to your needs, including:

  • Commercial, industrial and retail developers and investors
  • Single asset transactions and portfolio lends
  • Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITS) / listed real estate funds
  • Residential development and term funding for rental stock (including affordable housing)
  • Owner-occupied properties and portfolios.
Why talk to us
  • Partnering with you for success: We partner with you across Africa to support your ongoing success.
  • Local expertise: We have deep product expertise and in-depth knowledge of local markets.
  • Largest real estate platform: We operate the largest dedicated real estate platform of any financier in sub-Saharan Africa.
  • In-country specialists: Our real estate specialists support you in selected countries in Africa, including South Africa, Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique, Zambia, Angola and Namibia.
  • Our Offering
  • Why talk to us

We provide term and development funding in all areas of the real estate sector through a variety of solutions specific to your needs, including:

  • Commercial, industrial and retail developers and investors
  • Single asset transactions and portfolio lends
  • Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITS) / listed real estate funds
  • Residential development and term funding for rental stock (including affordable housing)
  • Owner-occupied properties and portfolios.
  • Partnering with you for success: We partner with you across Africa to support your ongoing success.
  • Local expertise: We have deep product expertise and in-depth knowledge of local markets.
  • Largest real estate platform: We operate the largest dedicated real estate platform of any financier in sub-Saharan Africa.
  • In-country specialists: Our real estate specialists support you in selected countries in Africa, including South Africa, Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique, Zambia, Angola and Namibia.
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Get in touch
Dharmesh Kalyan
Head: Real Estate Finance
Karin Joubert
Head: Real Estate Finance, South Africa
Tola Akinhami
Head: Real Estate Finance, West Africa
Niyi Adeleye
Head: Real Estate Finance, Africa Regions
Dharmesh Kalyan Qoute
Dharmesh Kalyan
Head: Real Estate Finance

Our intent is to remain the preferred financing partner to existing and new clients that we serve. We have the capabilities and balance sheet resources to continue supporting our clients through various business and growth cycles.  We look forward to building long term and trusted relationships with our clients.

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