A new normal for built spaces: Sustainability takes centre stage at GBCSA Convention

A new normal for built spaces: Sustainability takes centre stage at GBCSA Convention

The built environment contributes nearly 40% of annual global CO2 emissions. This year, the Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA) annual convention in Cape Town focused on the urgency of transforming the built environment to divert us from a potential “climate hell” in the future. The event offered a wealth of information about sustainable construction,…

Profica’s green pledge: A tree for every project in the ground!
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Profica’s green pledge: A tree for every project in the ground!

At Profica, we’re more than just project leaders. We’re environmental stewards, firmly committed to influencing the way projects get delivered. As project leaders, we strive to influence our clients and project teams positively to consider and implement Environmental and Sustainability requirements in the projects that we manage. Since the inception of Profica 18 years ago,…

Profica shines again with double ACPM Awards

Profica shines again with double ACPM Awards

Profica, a Pan-African construction solutions company, has once again demonstrated its excellence in project management by winning two Association of Construction Project Managers (ACPM) Excellence Awards. The company scooped up awards in the International Private Sector category for the Barclays Bank Head office in Zambia and the National Private Sector category for the Sawmill Packshed…

The Three P’s of Hotel Development in Africa: Procurement, Procurement, Procurement! Tim White, CEO of Profica

The Three P’s of Hotel Development in Africa: Procurement, Procurement, Procurement! Tim White, CEO of Profica

In the dynamic and diverse continent of Africa, the hospitality industry presents both immense opportunities and unique challenges. Developers are diversifying their product offerings to include branded residences and serviced apartments. There is a focus on food and beverage (F&B) in big cities, co-working spaces, and dual-brand hotels. Additionally, there is an increased emphasis on…

Workplace Solutions: Spotlight on Fatima Kone in Ivory Coast

Workplace Solutions: Spotlight on Fatima Kone in Ivory Coast

We’re celebrating Profica’s talented team making strides in Workplace Solutions across Africa. It’s a privilege to spotlight Profica’s Workplace Solutions lead in the Ivory Coast – Fatima Kone. Fatima joined Profica early this year and has since immersed herself in various key projects and tenders. Currently, she is working on the completion of the Novotel Hotel…

Inspirational women: In conversation with Sabrine Boudhi

Inspirational women: In conversation with Sabrine Boudhi

In honour of Women’s Month, Profica is celebrating women who are making a significant impact in Workplace Solutions across Africa. Today, we chat to Sabrine Boudih, Profica’s Workplace Solutions lead in Morocco, who is reshaping the landscape of property development and workplace design in the region. Sabrine joined CBRE in 2013, immediately after university, and…

Profica delivers first Green Star-rated office interior in East Africa
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Profica delivers first Green Star-rated office interior in East Africa

Profica, a leading project management and construction solutions company, demonstrated its skill in green and sustainable building practices as the Principal Contractor for the Mastercard East Africa office interior design and fit-out in Nairobi, Kenya, delivering a turnkey solution. This project achieved a significant milestone as it is the first Green Star rated office in…

Trends in workplace solutions: insights from Kenya

Trends in workplace solutions: insights from Kenya

Profica has been making strides in East Africa working on key projects for clients such as the Rockefeller Foundation, BCG East Africa, Mastercard, Visa and GE. Martine Haex, Profica workplace solutions lead in Kenya, says a clear trend in workplace design is the shift towards a workplace being ‘online first’, ‘offline first’, or a hybrid…

Defining solutions for the post-pandemic workplace

Defining solutions for the post-pandemic workplace

As Director for Profica’s Occupier Services division, Richard de Klerk heads up a team delivering  Occupier Services and Workplace Solutions across Africa. Since joining Profica in 2017, Richard has been involved in projects for a number of key clients, including Mastercard, Amazon, Oracle, BCG and AIG amongst many.  He shares his thoughts on the key…

Carnival City Lifestyle Estate development – first phase on sale

Carnival City Lifestyle Estate development – first phase on sale

Carnival City East Village, the first phase of the exciting new Carnival City Lifestyle Estate residential development project managed by Profica, is now on sale. Developer Livres, in partnership with Carnival City Property Company, is bringing modern lifestyle resort living to the East Rand. Five separate estates are being developed, each with a distinct product…