Urbika Lifestyle Estate is funded by the Housing Impact Fund of South Africa (HIFSA), within Old Mutual Alternative Investments.
HIFSA finances homes for sale and rent that are affordable to the lower and middle markets, while also making housing loans and rental accommodation available for families and students.
The Fund provides commercially viable investments to institutional investors that meet the criteria of the Financial Sector Charter, with investments in all aspects of the process, from physical construction through to mortgages and housing finance.
Endecon Ubuntu is a civil, structural and project engineering firm with a broad range of skills that has a remarkable track record in successful projects like Summer Rain Private Estate, Karino Lifestyle Estate, Fourleaf Estate and Selcourt Estate.
Endecon Ubuntu brings vast experience in the design and building of bulk services for water, sewerage and electricity to the relationship, as well as a steadfast reputation and credibility with municipalities and provincial offices.
As the architects and urban designers for Urbika, Asa Architectural Design bring vast experience, practical creativity and award-winning ideas to the project.
Established in 1995 in Johannesburg, their speciality lies in inner city regeneration projects and large residential, mixed-use developments and they were previously involved with the urban design for Selcourt Estate.
Energy Partners works to create better energy solutions that make use of technology. At Urbika Lake Village they are implementing the optional extras that turn a house into a smart home. Their innovative systems include photovoltaic geysers, smart solar energy and a smart photovoltaic system for the entire home.
Insite Landscape Architects specialise in landscape architecture and conservation, designing and implementing innovative landscaping designs that not only create spaces where people can live comfortably, but also aim to care for the environment.
As part of the Surbana Jurong Group, SMEC provides global consultancy expertise in urban, infrastructure. At Urbika Lake Village they are specifically building the electrical engineering, creating the infrastructure required to support the latest energy-saving systems.