We are a majority black female owned auction house incorporated in 2011. We embrace the Ubuntu principles and traditional family values, and incorporate them in a friendly professional manner in everything we do. We have serviced various organisations, including liquidators, private individuals, development finance institutions and corporate companies in South Africa .
Key industries we have worked with include:
What Makes Makwande Different?
- We get involved: we are involved in the development, execution and monitoring of our business systems and processes to ensure that we continuously generate value to our community of buyers, sellers and service partners.
- We face difficulties head on: operating a family business requires accountability to the team and to the family when we are faced with challenges and difficult situations.
- We embrace change: although we respect the traditional ethos of the auction industry, we also engage with new developments, especially technological advancements such as AI and Cyber Security to maximise our operational efficiencies.
- Governance: we are continuously developing our governance procedures to ensure that our business is compliant to and aligned with local and global industry best practise.
- Sustainability: as a family business, we not only want to preserve Makwande Auctioneers for future generations, we also care deeply about our environment and our world. This is why we ensure that our operations are carried our safely and in alignment with environmental management standards.
- Development: according to simple psychology, self actualisation can be defined as the complete realisation of one’s potential and the full development of one’s abilities and appreciation for life. Although our business strives for service excellence, we also operate within a culture that promotes continuous learning and the pursuit of individual excellence in the form of further education and training and the acquisition of knowledge at all levels in the business.
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Entrusted by industry leaders
Although our company is fairly new in the industry our experience and knowledge in this field has gained us the trust of reputable clients such as development finance institutions, liquidators or curators, hotels, and individual clients.