Information on Port Elizabeth South Africa
Port Elizabeth property market is poised for growth. One of the many benefits when partnering with a international market leader is the insight & transparency we are able to provide to our discerning clients.
Founded in Hamburg, Germany in 1977 by Dirk Engel & joined by Christian Völkers, Engel & Völkers today is that market leader with a global network of shops, operating on all 5 continents and in 37 countries.
The city of Port Elizabeth has become a choice destination for South Africa's elite business personalities and families. Many of whom are aligned with Engel & Völkers from their global travels & investments.
Property for sale in Port Elizabeth
Engel & Völkers PE is a real estate agency offering property for sale in the following suburbs: Beachview, Blue Horizon Bay, Bluewater Bay, Central, Charlo, Chelsea Downs, Colchester, Colleen Glen, Cotswold, Framesby, Glendinningvale, Humerail, Humewood, Kabega Park, Kragga Kamma, Linkside, Linton Grange, Lorraine, Lovemore Park, Lovemore Heights, Mill Park, Mount Croix, Mount Pleasant, Newton Park, North End, Parsons Hill, Providentia, Sardinia Bay, Schoenmakerskop, Seaview, Sherwood, South End, Summerstrand, Sunridge Park, Swartkops, Theescombe, Walmer, Walmer Heights as well as Little Walmer Golf Estate & St Francis Bay.
Port Elizabeth is also commonly referred to as "Nelson Mandela Bay", PE, NMBM (Nelson Mandela Bay Metro), Algoa Bay, "The windy city" & "The friendly city".
The city is rich in South African history and has diverse economic sectors, mainly automotive manufacturing (Volkswagen, General Motors, Continental & Ford motor company) and citrus farming. The region is also the largest producer and processor of mohair in the world.
Located at the eastern most point of the famous Cape Garden Route and 5 Hours drive from Qunu the resting place and home of former president Nelson Mandela, with Cape Town being the western most point, Port Elizabeth has a growing tourism market. You can search for more information on Google Maps by clicking property in Port Elizabeth.
Donkin Reserve, Fort Frederick, St. George's Park, oceanography room at Humewood, Bayworld, Boardwalk waterfront, Addo Elephant Park a (South African National Park), Sardinia bay horse trails, Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium.
Port Elizabeth offers both, independent as well as private schools across the region.
Government Schools include: Alexander Road High, Bethelsdorp High, Charlo Primary, Clarendon Park Primary School, Collegiate Girls' High, Collegiate Junior, Die Brandwag Hoerskool (Uitenhage), Harvest Christian, Greenpoint Secondary, Grey High, Grey Junior, Greenwood Primary, Hillside Secondary, Hoërskool Linkside, Hoërskool Framesby, Hoërskool Andrew Rabie, Hoërskool DF Malherbe, Herbert Hurd Primary, Kabega Primary, Newton Technical High, Linkside High, Muir College (Uitenhage), Pearson High, Riebeek College (Uitenhage), Sunridge Primary, Summerwood Primary, Victoria Park High, Westering High, Westering Primary.
Independent or private schools: Theodor Herzl, St. Thomas High, St. Dominic's Priory, St. Georges Preparatory School, Woodridge College & Preparatory School.
Well known hotels in Port Elizabeth include: The Raddison Blu, Summerstrand Hotel, Paxton Hotel, Southern Sun's Garden Court formaly (The Elizabeth), Town Lodge, City Lodge, King Edward Hotel, The Beach Hotel & The Kelway.
Other accommodation available is via guest houses & bed and breakfasts. Popular ones being, Windermere, Singa Lodge, Ibhayi Guest Lodge, King George , Shamwari Townhouse now the No5 Boutique Art Hotel.
Moffett on Main Lifestyle Centre, Walmer Park, Greenacres, Kings Court, Moffett Retail Park, Summerwood Shopping Center, Summerstrand Village & The Bridge shopping centre.
Port Elizabeth is host to a number of annual events which attract visitors from around the globe, these include Iron Man South Africa, The Herald Cycle Tour, Nelson Mandela Bay Splash Festival, Grahamstown National Arts Festival, Kirkwood Wildlife Festival, Addo Rose and Garden Show & international sporting fixtures.
PORT ELIZABETH JOBS:
The starting point for many jobs searches is now online. Job portals such as job space, gumtree Port Elizabeth, pNet & Careerjet are good starting points. For sales related career opportunities please see our property professionals page listed here.
The Port Elizabeth airport is a single terminal airport which caters for domestic travel only. International travelers will need to make use of Durban, Cape Town or Johannesburg International airports to clear customs. The designation for PE airport is PLZ, it has cross runways to cater for the prevailing winds. The approaches into the airport from the north or west can be spectacular and passengers are treated to incredible views of long white sandy beaches, with rugged indigenous bush surrounding. From the north passengers often get the scenic arrival, over the newly built Coega IDZ deep water port, the existing PE harbor and its magnificent bay coast line.
PORT'S OF PORT ELIZABETH:
Port Elizabeth is the only city in South Africa which has two working harbour's. The old PE Harbour and the Port of Ngqura.
It may come as no surprise wind guru is a favorite amongst Port Elizabethans for their weather and wind updates. Port Elizabeth has a sub-tropical climate. Rainfall is in between the seasons of winter and summer, ask any local when rainy season is and you will quickly see there are conflicting responses of either winter or summer.
Port Elizabeth is home to some of the finest Blue Flag beaches on the South African coast line. Within the suburbs of Humewood & Summerstrand there are 5 Blue Flag Beaches, namely. Kings Beach, Humewood Beach, Hobie Beach & Pollock Beach. Further east and forming part of Addo national Park one finds the largest sand bank in the Southern hemisphere. Just minutes west of Port Elizabeth there is Sardinia Bay beach and the famous Maitlands beach. Just 45 min drive is the world famous surfing destination of Jeffery's Bay or J-Bay. The magical St Francis Bay boasting the St Francis canals also has a fine blue flag St Francis beach.
Looking for places to eat in Port Elizabeth, family as well as fancy restaurants in Port Elizabeth, here are some great options available to residents and visitors to Nelson Mandela Bay include, The Algoa Bay Yacht Club, (Chartroom), Coachman's, De Kelder, Old Austria, Fushin, Vovo Telo, Ginger, Palomino, Bridge street Brewery, Friendly Stranger, Kiplings Brasserie, Cape Town Fish market, The Two Olives, Wicker Woods also refered to Mangiamo.
Buy, Sell , Rent ...
Engel & Völkers Port Elizabeth have the three established divisions: residential, commercial (Industrial, Office, Retail, Leisure) and residential rental (Letting). Here is more informative reading on the subject of buying a property in Port Elizabeth or selling a property in Port Elizabeth.
The Port Elizabeth licence partners for Engel & Völkers are proud to bring the services of fastest growing brokerage for residential property, commercial property and yachts in the world to the people of Port Elizabeth. We welcome the partnerships already created and the growth we’ll provide with future partners.