Warren is a developer, investor, entrepreneur, coach and speaker who is passionate about
property and believes is it the ideal vehicle for wealth creation. He is a natural leader, who is sharp minded and enterprising. He has over seventeen years of experience in property
development, investment and management in South Africa and the United Kingdom.
“Property has the unique ability to produce passive income, to allow the deduction of expenses to reduce one’s taxes, to provide instant equity when one purchases, to appreciate in value over a long term and is the ultimate vehicle for leverage and creative finance.”
He is a professional property investor and currently the Chief Executive Officer at Edge Dev,
Co-Founder at SA Property Investors Network, Director at We Buy Your Home, Director at
United Kingdom Property Partners, Director at Brusse Property Limited, Shareholder at
Cleverprop.com and Property Coach and Speaker at Legacy Education Alliance.
Warren was the Real Estate Manager and Strategy Director for DHL Supply Chain. He was
responsible for strategy alignment and business planning regarding real estate investments, development agreements and lease agreements. He was responsible for management of properties valued more than R1,0 billion and property developments of more than R200 million. He was behind many of DHL Supply Chain flagship properties in South Africa.
He has personally concluded over 50 residential property acquisitions and coached over 130 people in property investment. He is currently being mentored by James Wilson, Chief
Executive Officer of the Amdec Group. He has been previously mentored by Harry Barclay, a residential property developer who focuses on developments within London, United
Warren ensures he has a balance in life and dedicates 20% of his time to his family, 20% of
his time helping people through one on one property coaching and 60% of his time on
expanding his property portfolio and his property related businesses.
During his 14-year corporate career with DHL Supply Chain, Imperial Logistics, Ernst & Young, Colliers International and Knight Piesold, Warren fulfilled various management roles, has managed teams more than 30 people and has consulted to various multi-national executive teams for Premier Foods, Mondelez, Johnson & Johnson, Kimberley Clarke, Namibian Breweries, Kellogg’s, Anglo American, British American Tobacco, TSB Sugar and Murray & Roberts.
Warren studied Civil Engineering at the University of Witwatersrand and cum lauded his
masters in Engineering Management at the Rand Afrikaans University (now University of
Johannesburg) and completed his thesis on cost accounting.
He has a sound knowledge of construction and finance. He fully understands the importance of having an experienced and professional team in place to ensure a development project is a financial success.
It all began in 2001 with his first buy to let investment in Johannesburg, South Africa, where he was absolutely “hooked”. Over the next 12 years, Warren set out purchasing properties from Sheriff auctions, refurbishing them, selling them to raise seed capital or re-financing and renting them to expand his buy to let portfolio.
In 2013, he re-evaluated his investment strategy and decided to restructure his property
portfolio in South Africa through selling and re-financing assets. Through this restructuring
and expanding his investments within the United Kingdom, Warren is now financially free and focused on helping other people.
Warren loves to travel and has travelled to 18 countries in Africa, Europe and Asia. He further enjoys playing golf, cycling, running and spending time with his children.
Warren is personally focused on the following property investment strategies:
o Development and capital flips projects within Western Cape, South Africa.
o Buy to let and house of multiple occupation investment properties for professional
tenants within Birmingham, Kingston upon Hull, Cleethorpes and Grimsby in the United
Warren’s one on one property coaching is specifically tailored to help people:
o Diversify their wealth in property
o Increase their passive income through property
o Raise capital through both development and capital flip projects
o Develop a clear property investment strategy that is aligned to their personal goals and
o Structure their investment portfolio to ensure the right balance between asset protection,
tax efficiency, estate planning and leveraging finance
o Conduct area research to ensure a high level of buying or rental demand
o Establish and implement a marketing plan to raise seed capital and to source investment
o Establish and implement a property viewing & offering process
o Conduct deal evaluation and return on investment calculation
o Negotiate the property investment to suite the requirements of agents, property owners,
angel investors or joint venture partners
o Establish a clear action plan to ensure accountability
“So looking forward to helping you achieve
your property investment goals and
enabling you to live your dreams”
Warren is involved with the following property related businesses:
Chief Executive Officer at Edge Dev, a property development business which develops across the residential and mixed-use property industry sectors, throughout the Western Cape in South Africa.
Co-Founder of SA Property Investors Network, a South African based networking community for property investors. Events take place in Johannesburg, Centurion, Cape Town and Somerset West.
Director of We Buy Your Home, a property lead generation and buying business focused on helping distressed property owners in Cape Town and Johannesburg.
Shareholder of Cleverprop.com a South African based real-time, online, real estate platform where sellers and purchasers meet, share information and can sell and
purchase properties at the click of a button.
Director at United Kingdom Property Partners, a private equity business focused on investing in high yielding residential investments within the United Kingdom.
Director of Brusse Property Limited, a United Kingdom based property investment business focused on “building a legacy” for the Brusse family.
Property Coach and Speaker at Legacy Education Alliance, a financial education business that helps people increase their personal wealth through property investments.