URBAN OCEAN is a specialist property developer focusing on up-market and cutting edge property developments. Every new development of Urban Ocean sets a new standard against which others are measured. At present the company owns a portfolio of more than 22 buildings in various cities, collectively measuring over 130 000 square metres (1, 44 million sq.ft). Buildings currently in Urban Ocean's portfolio in the Johannesburg Financial District include:

The Historic CornerHouse Building (Corner of Commissioner and Simmons Streets)

National Bank House (80 – 84 Market Street)

Standard Bank on Library Gardens

The Commissioner Street Parkade

No.1 Rissik Street

The Franklin

The Gardees Retail Centre

Shakespeare Place

The CNA building

New Kempsey Building

St Andrews

Shakespeare House

Shakespeare Place 2

Investment Building

Shakespeare Place 1

Provincial Building

Securities Building

Aegis Building

In a select number of buildings, a number of exclusive residential apartments are being made available to discerning investors. Launched only a few months ago, CornerHouse - boasting interior designs by legendary Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen Architects - sold out in less than one week of the launch. Many initial purchasers are now being offered prices for apartments that represent returns of over 100% of their initial investments. The 32 Penthouse apartments at No.1 Rissik Street also sold out within only two short days. The 128 luxury apartments in The Franklin were sold out and are now nearing completion. 7 Newly released Penthouses are now for sale, offering the best of everything and magnificent views.

Developers' Experience:

ALFONSO BOTHA is 37 years of age and has been in construction and development for the past 10 years. His company has built more than 800 residential homes during this time.
DUAN COETZEE is 43 and has been CEO of property marketing agency AdMakers International (PTY)LTD for the past 17 years.

AdMakers has had a strong focus on property since inception and has been instrumental in selling the equivalent of 5 billion Pounds worth of developments over the last 17 years.

AdMakers is currently working on projects in South Africa, the Caribbean, the Middle East and Africa.

Some of the developments that AdMakers has successfully taken to the market include:

Myburgh Park Langebaan (+/-400 erven)

Langebaan Waterfront (+/-120 erven)

Paradise Beach Langebaan (+/-100 erven)

Calypso Beach Langebaan (+/-250 erven)

Club Mykonos

Shelly Point (during launch phase)

Brittanica Heights

Pearly Beach Yzerfontein (during launch phase)

Dolphin Beach Milnerton (250 Luxury Apartments)

Sea Spray Milnerton (250 Luxury Apartments)

Ocean Village Milnerton (16 Luxury Homes)

Lagoon Beach Milnerton (150 Luxury Apartments)

Neptune's Isle Milnerton (80 Luxury Apartments)

The V&A Marina (600 Luxury Apartments)

Sovereign Quay Green Point (200 Luxury Apartments)

South Seas Green Point (72 Luxury Apartments)

Marconi Beam Milnerton (A R2 Billion redevelopment with residential, commercial & industrial)

Killarney Gardens Milnerton (A Commercial development)

Beaches Clifton (16 Luxury Apartments)

Nautica Clifton (48 Luxury Apartments)

Princess Beach Hout Bay (300 Luxury Apartments)

Westlake Constantia (Mixed Use Development)

Silvertree Constantia (200 Erven)

High Wicombe Constantia (40 Luxury Homes)

Tokai Villas (300 Apartments)

Greenways Golf Estate Strand (200 erven around a 9 hole golf course)

Golf Beach Strand (180 Apartments)

Laguna Beach Strand (120 Apartments)

Emerald Bay Strand (120 Luxury Apartments)

Hermanus Beach Club (200 Luxury Apartments)

Whale Rock Hermanus (80 Luxury Apartments)

Arabella Golf Estate (during launch phase - 350 Erven)

Helderberg Village Estate (1000 luxury homes around an 18 hole golf course)

King's Terrace Port Elizabeth (200 Luxury Apartments)

Dolphin Nook Port Elizabeth (180 Luxury Apartments)

Brooke's Hill Suites (100 Luxury Hotel Apartments)

Port St. Francis (Luxury Apartments around a working port)

Port Provence (Luxury Waterfont apartments on the Hartbeespoort Dam)

Ville d' Afrique (Luxury erven and homes around the Hartbeespoort Dam)

Villa Italia – Century City Limited – 355 Italian-style apartments

The Rockwell in Green Point (120 Luxury apartments)

Wembley Square in Cape Town (300 apartments)

Big Bay in Blouberg (R150m worth of development land)

AdMakers is currently working on the following projects:

The Island Club – Rabie Property Group (400 Luxury apartments at Canal Walk, Cape Town)

Portofino – Rabie Property Group (Luxury apartments at Canal Walk)

“The Village” (120 Luxury Apartments at Oubaai near George)

The Ocean Club in Langebaan (120 Luxury marina apartments)

Seaside Village (a mixed use village in Cape Town with 120 luxury apartments and retail)

Lombardy (a R500 million mixed use village in Pretoria)

CornerHouse (Ultra-Luxury Apartments in Johannesburg)

1 Rissik Street (Ultra-Luxry Apartments in Johannesburg)

The Franklin (Ultra-Luxury Apartments in Johannesburg)

The following International Projects are currently underway:

Eden Island (a $1 billion development in the Seychelles)

Port Ghalib (a $1.9 billion development on the Red Sea)

Accolades for Property Marketing and Advertising

Assegai Awards 2002:
Recognising marketing and advertising that delivers outstanding sales results. Silver in the Multiple Medium Category for Oubaai Golf Estate and a special mention in the overall results.

The 2002 Mercedes Benz International Homes Property Awards:

Recognising the world's best in the property field since 1995. A “Gold Award” in the Best Worldwide Marketing and Advertising Category.

A “Silver Award” in the Best Worldwide Marketing and Advertising Category.

The 2003 Bentley International Homes Property Awards:

“Best Property Advertisement in the World” for 2003.

The 2004 Bentley International Homes Property Awards:
"World's Best Marina Development"
"Best South African Development"
"World's Best Property Marketing"

The 2005 Bentley International Homes Property Awards:
"Best South African Property"
"World's Best Advertising Agent"

2002, 2003, 2004 and 2005 Sappi International Awards:

Best Printed Brochure Awards in every consecutive year.