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Who we are

Betts Townsend Taylor is one of the most respected names in construction project management in sub-Saharan Africa.


We offer services across the spectrum of real estate, infrastructure and the built environment. We bring together experts in programme and project management, construction management, turnkey delivery and co-ordinate the full professional team, attracting high-calibre clients across the commercial, industrial, retail, leisure, sports and institutional sectors. 



We focus on finding optimal solutions to complex challenges and to delivering projects of distinction which ensure a return on investment for our clients. We pride ourselves on being a trusted partner and advisor for our clients' projects, from concept to completion. We endeavour to ensure that every project is delivered on time, within budget and to the highest standard.

We are proud to have been involved in the delivery of many iconic and high-profile building and infrastructure projects throughout Africa.  These projects showcase our values: accountability, people and leadership.

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Our business has grown from humble beginnings to become an award-winning practice with offices in South Africa, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Mali, Mauritius and United Kingdom from which we are able to service the African continent and Indian Ocean Islands.

the betts Townsend Taylor history

our vision is To be recognised as the leading construction project management company in Africa, to enrich the lives of those around us, and make people proud to be associated with us and our work.

Betts Townsend Taylor was born out of a determination to be different.

Excellence is at the heart of our approach as we constantly strive to provide innovative ways of delivering complex projects and exceeding expectations within a true culture of collaboration. We pride ourselves on our knowledge, our integrity, and our focus on putting our clients first.

Since its inception in 1994 Betts Townsend Taylor has evolved into a strong competitor in the project and construction management space, attracting high-calibre clients across the commercial, industrial, retail, leisure, sports and institutional sectors.  


It takes passion and commitment to operate in this competitive market. We believe that our next project is only as good as our last. There is no room for complacency. To deliver the best service for our clients, we take a pro-active approach to anticipating and solving problems – through teamwork and partnering, through continuous improvement, and through encouraging innovative thinking.


Betts Townsend Taylor has weathered good times and bad. We attribute our ability to survive and thrive to our ethos of excellence, teamwork, entrepreneurial spirit and our collaborative, results-oriented culture. We have many loyal and long-serving staff members. For them – and for others – we are more than just a company, we are a family.

PMR Award for Excellence in Project Management 2020

PMR Award for Excellence in Project Management 2020

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