Citiq Property Managers was established in 2005 as a specialist Johannesburg inner city investor. Our investments and managed property portfolio has now expanded throughout Gauteng, with our success driven by an uncompromising commitment to professionalism and innovation in our approach to property sales and rentals. Sound building management blended with expertise in the key areas of administration, collections, facilities management, prepaid metering as well as rentals. With a decade of experience in property management we possess the skills and resources to ensure your property is well managed and is ideally positioned to maximise rental growth and value over time.

Our Shareholders
& Management

Citiq is a privately owned business, and is not
listed on the JSE. Citiq Management is a major
shareholder in the business, with Old Mutual
(through Futuregrowth) holding a strategic stake
in the business, as well as being the major funder
of the group.

Richard Charrington
Grant Harris
Reg Lasker
Paul Lapham
Non-Executive Director
Gavin O’Connor
James Howard
Our History

Citiq Property Managers is proud to build on the vision, commitment and success that has defined our past.

Citiq established in 2005 to acquire and refurbish residential property in and around Johannesburg.
First apartment block purchased – 8 semi-detached apartments in Troyeville.

Purchased first block of flats in Bellevue, Johannesburg, portfolio grows rapidly to in excess of 100 apartments.

Property portfolio achieves the R50m milestone.

First facility negotiated with Futuregrowth to finance the acquisition of residential apartments.
First development project undertaken – the conversion of an office building in Johannesburg into 36 refurbished apartments.
Property portfolio achieves the R500m milestone.

First townhouse complex acquired in Pretoria.

Prepaid metering business established called Citiq Prepaid.
Established internal property management function with a state of the art call centre to deal more effectively with collections, maintenance and rent enquiries.
Started the Ithuba Arts Fund to promote aspirant Johannesburg artists and held its inaugural exhibition.

First student residence acquired in Brixton.
Completed the conversion of a Johannesburg office building with a strong focus on energy efficient solutions – using motion sensor lighting
and heat pumps for energy conservation.
Started the Ekhaya Day Care Centre as a subsidised child care facility in the Johannesburg inner city.

Shipping Container Project – South Africa’s first residential apartment block built entirely from shipping containers was completed.
Launched the development of a new world class student residence in Pretoria designed to accommodate over 2 300 students.
Property portfolio grows to over R1bn.
Acquired and moved our head office to Braamfontein – the conversion and upgrading of this building forms part of a city project focused on
reviving the Braamfontein area.

Mill Junction was developed from disused grain silos and shipping containers into student accommodation – the residence accommodates
over 370 students in Newtown, Johannesburg.

Our Mission

We are a consumer-driven credit and collections business, aspiring to excellence in all that we do, supported by passionate and empowered people
as well as leading proprietary technology, delivering products that are innovative and dynamic, committed to uplifting the community and
maximising returns for all stakeholders.


Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to
change the world. Harriet Tubman


Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity. W. Clement Stone


I do the very best I know how – the very best I can; and I mean to keep on doing so until the end. Abraham Lincoln


If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem. Abraham Lincoln

Empowering Leadership

Men make history and not the other way around. In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still. Progress occurs when courageous, skillful
leaders seize the opportunity to change for the better. Harry S. Truman

Our Commitments

Citiq Property Managers’ commitments are those guiding principles we follow in business, and the promises that we make to ourselves and all
those we come into contact with:

  • We are committed to providing good customer service and to nurturing a relationship of mutual respect with our customers.We believe in
    making responsible credit decisions that ensure customers who obtain credit from us are only those people who can afford to repay us.
  • We are committed to good communication, transparency and fairness in our billings to customers.
  • We never bill more than we are legally entitled to, and never charge or collect less than we are legally entitled to.
  • We believe that “time is money” – we persevere fanatically with unpaid debts until all collection and legal processes have been finalised and
  • To us, professionalism means that we are knowledgeable about our products and processes, explain and implement these properly, and get
    back to customers promptly.
  • The perception of our products and services and our brand image is built on effective and timely administration processes, diligently
  • We do not make promises lightly or without prior consideration and will move heaven and earth to keep a promise that we make.