Our philosophy is that running a business is challenging and complex. Once combined with the day-to-day administrative demands, and internal support, management and maintenance requirements, (staffing, cleaning, call answering), running a business becomes even more daunting.
If there was a way that running a business meant simply focusing on what it does well, leaving the infrastructural support requirements to a partner who specialised in this, then running a business brings with it the potential of becoming easier and more successful.
The Business Centre, is that partner.
Who is The Business Centre?
History – Founded by 3 separate business owners Andrew Utterson, Travers Hathrill and Ceri James, in 2005, from the need to fill excess office capacity, we very quickly realised that there was a massive demand for not only office space, but office space that brought with it, a host of various services. These services started off with the basics of a receptionist, boardrooms, and phones, and would ultimately grow into a business that offers the widest selection of service options on demand.
Present Day – Today The Business Centre owns, manages and runs 6 centres nationwide throughout South Africa. 4 in Johannesburg (Bryanston, Rivonia, Fourways and Broadacres), and 2 costal centres (Umhlanga, Durban 70% occupied and Century City, Cape Town Opening June 2013 15% occupied).
The combined space under ownership and management totals a gross lettable area (GLA) of 22500sqm and an excess of 750 individual offices, making us the single largest serviced office company in South Africa.
In addition to this, The Business Centre employs a dynamic staff compliment across a broad category range, with everyone from office cleaners to an Executive Committee, currently totaling in excess of 100 key personnel.