Pulana Baxter and Associates are a dynamic Quantity Surveying and Project Management Practice established to provide professional built environment services within the Southern Africa region. With over seventy years of combined experience the Principals at Pulana Baxter and Associates aim to provide a suite of services that are specific to the requirements of the Client and the nature of each project.

With offices in Port Shepstone, East London and Kokstad, Pulana Baxter and Associates are not only able to administer and manage project in this area but also the country at large. Ranging from smaller to major capital projects, Pulana Baxter and associates are geared to provide consulting services to both the building and engineering industries. Our knowledgeable staff whilst drawing on market knowledge and broader experiences in all areas of construction, strive to limit the financial risk profile of construction developments and to unlock the investment potential for the Client. Going the extra mile to deliver projects on time and within budget without compromising quality.

Pulana Baxter and Associates endeavours to establish practical solutions to every challenge, accurate forecasting and cost management, and programming that will provide the Client with the best options from conception to completion.


Pulana Baxter and Associates draws on synergies of all branches of the Practice so as to provide an improved and best suited service for the Client.
Each branch is independently owned and managed by professional registered quantity surveyors to ensure a hands-on service is provided at all times.

Pulana Baxter and Associates is a Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment company that is proudly South African and representative of the country’s

Pulana Baxter and Associates CC is a registered Close Corporation with the following members:

Fezile Pulana
Professional registered Quantity Surveyor 
Based at Port Shepstone Office and also responsible for the Kokstad Office 
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Mark Baxter
Professional registered Quantity Surveyor
Based at East London Office
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Inga Jakavula 
Professional registered Quantity Surveyor
Based at East London Office
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Kindly refer to the attached CV’s of the above Members for more specific information regarding their previous experience, professional qualifications and membership with professional bodies

The above Members are the current shareholders of Pulana Baxter and Associates CC, a copy of the CK2 document is attached depicting their levels of shareholding in the Close Corporation.

As a requirement of the South African Council for the Quantity Surveying Profession, the Members are required to remain current in terms of Continued Professional Development in order to maintain their registrations with the Council.

The Members are ably supported by other staff comprising Candidate Professionals, Technical Staff, Trainees undergoing experiential training and Administrative Staff. Refer to attached CV’s.


Leslie Smith
Senior Quantity Surveying Technician | Building Surveyor
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Siphenkosi Captain
Candidate Quantity Surveyor
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Afeziwe Mazomba 
Candidate Quantity Sureyor
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Imogene Baxter
Executive Financial Officer
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Donae Lee Ihlenfeldt
Secretary and Admin
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Professional Indemnity Insurance

Leppard & Associates: Cover of R 10 mil

Registration With Professional Bodies

The South African Council For Quantity Surveyors
The Association Of South African Quantity Surveyors

Central Supplier Database For Government

Supplier No: MAAA0018700

Client Base

The firm has always enjoyed a mix of both private and public sector Clients. Some of the more significant Clients that we have provided services to include :

Financial Institutions:

  • ABSA Bank East London : The Hub Shopping Centre : Project Managing the development to completion after the developers had defaulted.
  • First National Bank : Banking facilities in East London
  • Standard Bank Commercial Finance : Valuation services on projects funded by them in the region.
  • Nedcor (previously Syfrets) : valuation services inclusive of evaluation of leases, from the outset of the development finance application through to completion of the development.
  • Eastern Cape Development Corporation : valuation of Mpekweni Holiday resort for sale purposes and quantity surveying services for the construction of their Head Office building.
  • Business Partners : Registered on their panel of mentors to assist developing entities.

National/International Clients:

  • Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceuticals : Industrial Facilities
  • Janssen Cilag : Pharmaceuticals
  • DB Schenker : Logistics
  • Nestle : Industrial Facilities
  • Venture S A : Industrial Facilities
  • Bitflow Investments : Industrial Facilities
  • Tigana Projects: Retail and Bank development : Kigali : Rwanda
  • Life Healthcare
  • Astron Energy (Formally Caltex)

Private Sector Clients (Commercial Development):

  • Global Consulting Property Group : Commercial Property Development
  • John B Belgrove Property Group : Commercial Property Development
  • Mark Povey Properties : Commercial Property Development
  • J H Group : Commercial Property Development
  • Grafler Investments (Pty) Ltd : Commercial Property Development
  • Condoprops 42 (Pty) Ltd : Commercial Property Development
  • D&G Property Trust and related companies : Commercial Property Development
  • Emsengeni Property Trust : Retail Development
  • Kempston Group : Logistics
  • Ikhwezi Investments Group : Industrial Development
  • Bitflow Investments : Industrial Development
  • K B Trust : Office Park Development
  • Berkshire Park : Industrial Development
  • Pitsiladi Group : Retail Development
  • Capensis Investments : Office Park Development
  • ELIP : Residential Township Development


Public Sector Clients:

  • Airports Company Of South Africa : Hangars
  • East Cape Public Works Department : Department Of Health (Hospitals & Clinics)
  • East Cape Public Works Department : Department Of Education (School Projects)
  • East Cape Public Works Department : Department Of Sports, Art & Culture (Offices/Archives and other Projects)
  • Independent Development Trust : East Cape Schools Building programme
  • Kwa-Zulu Department Of Public Works : Department Of Education (Schools & Hospitals).
  • National Department Of Public Works : Magistrates Courts, Police Stations, Prisons, etc.
  • Buffalo City Municipality : Clinics / Housing
  • East London College : Educational Facilities
  • Amatola District Council : Community based works
  • Fort Hare University : Educational facilities : East London and Alice Campuses
  • Nelson Mandela Bay Metropole Municipality : Newton Park Aquatic Centre
  • Department of Education and Health:  Schools and Health Facilities
  • Coega Development Corporation.
  • East London Industrial Development Corporation


Area Of Operation

We generally provide services in most areas of the Eastern Cape & Kwazulu Natal and also provide services in the Western Cape and Gauteng for our national clients.

International Projects

We completed an appointment as main quantity surveyors for the construction of a commercial shopping centre and bank at Kigali, the capital of Rwanda (Africa) in 2005.




The Practice is currently rated as a Level 2 enterprise with a 125% procurement level.

Our latest Verification Certificate from BEEVER Agencies is attached



Project: Boysen Exhaust Technology RSA Factory East London Industrial Development Zone Names for people in photo from left to right: Brett Ansell (CMB Mechanical and Electrical Engineers) Jed Webber (Smale and Partners Architects) Mark Baxter (PBA Quantity Surveyors and Project Managers) Ryan Schneeberger (Contracts Manager : NMC Construction) James Tarr (General Manager : Boysen Exhaust […]


Project: Boysen Exhaust Technology RSA Factory East London Industrial Development Zone Names for people in photo from left to right: Ryan Schneeberger (Contracts Manager : NMC Construction) Mark Baxter (PBA Quantity Surveyors and Project Managers) Jed Webber (Smale and Partners Architects) Grant Oliver (Site Agent : NMC Construction) Award achieved: Highly commended: in the category […]


Project: Chesswood Office Park East London Award achieved: Regional best project in the Office Accommodation category


Chesswood Holdings 55(Pty) Ltd
Mr Neville Preston: contact details available by arrangement

Foxtec Ikhwezi
Mr Pieter Bosch: 082 822 7188

Own Haven Housing Association
Mr Andrew Wiseman: 043 741 1144

Bitflow 120 (Pty) Ltd
Mr Willy Gauss: 082 554 9802



Coega Development Corporation:
Mr Bruno Ponzo: 083 446 8573

Eyona Energy (Astron)
Mr Clive Berlyn: 084 800 0377

 Life Healthcare
Mr Rudy Delport: contact details available
by arrangement

East London Industrial Development Corporation
Mr Gary Whittaker: 082 463 2299