DTS Attorneys hosted their 6th annual DTS prestige convention for estate agents at the beginning of August. The theme for this year’s convention was “Proudly Port Elizabeth”.
Rian du Toit of DTS Attorneys addressed the audience on five common habits of highly successful estate agents.
Pierre Voges, CEO of Mandela Bay Development Agency, presented a session on creating a liveable Port Elizabeth. The work done by the Agency to date is of utmost importance to preserve the inner city hub as a business and entertainment centre.
Mpumi Dweba-Kwetana, the port manager of the Port of Ngqura, gave an update of the developments in the Port of Ngqura as well as future property development in the port of Port Elizabeth.
Chris Adendorff of NMMU Business School and Gillian Adendorff of Adendorff Architects and Interiors, presented the “FUTURE” to the attendees. They spoke on what influence changes in demographics will have on housing and the business of the future estate agent.
John Loos, FNB Property Analyst, gave an in-depth look into the world economy and the current state of the property industry in South Africa, specifically in the Eastern Cape.
The event was concluded with a message of hope for the future for the City of Port Elizabeth, from Afrika Mhlope of NMB Transformation. He also inspired the audience to have real hope for the future of their individual businesses.