Exemplar REITail Limited is a market leader in the ownership and management of retail real estate in South Africa.

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Unlocking value and delivering strong, sustainable growth to shareholders through investment in prime retail real estate within the under-serviced markets of South Africa…uplifting entire communities in the process.



Traditional morals and values, and an eye for opportunity allow Exemplar to make strides where others don’t, building communities and changing lives…for good.

Exemplar is a market leading developer, owner and manager of township and rural retail space in South Africa.

Created from the core of McCormick Property Development, a company that has pioneered the development of township and rural retail space for 38 years, Exemplar owns a portfolio of 23 assets across five provinces. The fund internally manages in excess of 400 000sqm of GLA across the country and is currently developing 20 000sqm in the Eastern Cape.

As the only fund in South Africa focused purely on under-serviced retail, it provides convenient and essential retail opportunities to the communities within which its assets are based.

One of Exemplar’s primary objectives is the creation of positive change through investment in the local micro-economies and communities of its assets through sustainable skills development and upliftment.



Exemplar’s internalised management team has managed every one of the portfolio’s assets from their launch to date.

With a passionate focus on delivering shopper experience and retail returns, Exemplar’s management team are the guardians of the shareholder value in the field.

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