Amelia focuses on education

When Amelia Beattie was elected president of the South African Property Owners Association (SAPOA) in 2014, she was never in doubt about what the focus of her presidency should be in supporting efforts to transform the industry. “One of the things I promised to focus on was education because it is at the heart of transformation,” says Beattie. “Our industry needs skills.…...

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A priceless investment

To boost the skills base of entrants in the property sector, SAIBPP teamed up with Pareto to sponsor studies of two students – Nthabiseng Makgabo and Thuto Mokoena – who are enrolled for a BSc in Property Studies at Wits University. The bursary programme, which started in 2013, covers full tuition and accommodation, and offers recipients a stipend. Grooming a new generation…...

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