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Momentum Africa Real Estate Fund (MAREF)

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Award Winning

MAREF are proud to announce we have been awarded Landlord of the Year at the 2020 Africa Property Investments Awards. This is in addition to the Best Commercial Building and Best Green Building that we won in 2019.

MAREF received the API Award for Landlord Of The Year, from the API (African Property Investments) Virtual Summit. We are the developer and landlord for the prestigious commercial buildings SU Tower & 335 Place in Accra Ghana and Omnicane Business Gateway in Mon Tresor Mauritius.  MAREF competed against several landlords in Africa to receive this recognition.

The awards were established to recognise and promote excellence in Africa’s rising real estate sector, the API Awards, have become a critical benchmark for measuring success for the industry. 


Who we are

An African commercial real estate development joint venture between Momentum Global Investment Management in London and Eris Property Group in South Africa. Both companies are fellow subsidiaries of Momentum Metropolitan Holdings Limited. MAREF is a $205m institutional real estate fund that finances and develops Grade A office blocks, warehouses and shopping malls in sub-Saharan Africa excluding South Africa.

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What sets us apart?

MAREF currently has $400m (including debt funding) available for investment into new projects. The Fund has the mandate to invest across the entire sub-Saharan Africa ex SA region in commercial real estate which includes offices, retail and industrials. MAREF has a green focus and has committed to follow IFC’s EDGE principles on all projects.

2020, we won Landlord of the Year 2020 at the Africa Property Investment Awards.

2019, we won Best Green Building & Best Commercial Building at the Africa Property Investment Awards.

2018, we won West Africa Real Estate Investor of the Year at GBB’s Real Estate Development Summit.



Eris Property Group

We work closely with our Partners Eris Property Group.  Eris Property Group (Eris) is a fully integrated property development and services group which provides a range of commercial property skills in the South African and sub-Saharan African markets.  Eris believes that the success of the company is dependent on its people, its reputation and capital. Eris strives to be market leaders in our industry by applying our core values such as professionalism, integrity, staff excellence, innovation and equity. We aim to add value to our clients as a multiple of our earnings.

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Completed projects

To date, Eris has completed three projects for MAREF:

All three developments were delivered on time and on or under budget in 2018. 

Watch our video on the projects we have completed.  Our completed properties


Environment, Social & Governance

ESG are three central factors in measuring the sustainability and ethical impact of a company. ESG factors, though non-financial, have a material impact on the long-term risk and return of investments. ESG is incorporated into risk mitigation, compliance and investment strategies. 

Companies that use ESG standards are more conscientious, less risky and are more likely to succeed in the long run.

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