Engel & Völkers Hartbeespoort Dam Celebrates a year of success

In October 2014, the Engel & Völkers Hartbeespoort Dam licence was acquired by Antoinette Swanepoel and Cherry Grobler, a dynamic management team with a wealth of experience in the industry. The shop is now celebrating their first Birthday, with a wealth of accolades achieved in such a short time. 

From left to right:
Kevin Norris (Intern Property Sales Advisor), Leilani Augostine (Rental Property Advisor), Trudy Burger (Property Sales Advisor), Cherry Grobler (Principal and License Partner), Craig Hutchison (CEO Engel & Völkers Southern Africa), Maryka Broodryk (Team Assistant), Puleng Monametsi (Intern Property Sales Advisor), Antoinette Swanepoel (Director and License Partner), Marina Roux (Intern Property Sales Advisor), Lorna Stander (Intern Property Sales Advisor), Rolo Armer (Property Sales Advisor). 

Antoinette has been a highly successful resident agent in Hartbeespoort since January 2005. She is very well known in her community and has always had a sincere passion for the brand and her area. Cherry Grobler who has been a Principal of her own real estate company in the area for about 20 years, always had a close working relationship with Antoinette.  They have proven to be a strong team with sound management skills and enviable knowledge of the local real estate industry.

The shop has grown from strength to strength, from being nominated as Brand Ambassador at the National Rewards & Recognition ceremony earlier this year, to ranking amongst the top 5 successful shops in the country for the 2015 year, and a current standing of second highest sales in the country group thus far for the month of October.

Their agents also ranked amongst the top Achievers 29 times since the new ownership, of which 3 of the September Top Achievers, also managed to obtain their platinum status.

“We are extremely proud of Antoinette and Cherry, and their entire team” said Craig Hutchison, CEO of Engel & Völkers Southern Africa. Elzanne Venter, Marketing Director of Engel & Völkers Southern Africa also thanked them for their dedication to the brand, as their marketing & branding activities are some of the best in the country, with great initiatives and suggestions on improving the brand as a whole, and especially their interest in the Hartbeespoort community. “We would like to wish them a very happy first birthday, and just looking at what they managed to achieve in their first year of operating, we are excited for the road ahead as they continue on their growth path” Craig concluded.