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Andre J Carstens


Jan 2016 to Current – Turaco Projects


  • New 50 bed Summerville Hospital in Blue Downs Cape Town
    • Key Facts
      • Resurrected the licence with the DOH
      • Hospital planning, Design, Costing, Feasibility and Finance Raising
      • Co-Developer


  • New 70 bed private hospital in Aliwal North, Eastern Cape
    • Key Facts
      • Applied for and Awarded 100 bed licence
      • Hospital Planning, Design, Costing, Feasibility and Finance Raising


  • New 1500m2 House in Houghton
    • Key Facts
      • Project and Construction Project Management
      • Off the Grid
      • Central Air Conditioning


Jan 2010 to Dec 2015 – Director HealthPartners SA, Owner at Nozala Health Partners


  • Kiaat Private Hospital – Nelspruit
    • Key Facts
      • Property Management, Planning, Design, Development, Project Management, Construction Project Management and commissioning of 125 Bed hospital
      • Key achievements
        • Construction cost: R112.5m
        • Area per bed: 61m2
        • Construction Cost per bed: R900k


  • Mthatha Private Hospital – Mthatha
    • Key Facts
      • Property Management, Planning, Design, Development, Project Management, Construction Project Management and commissioning of 52 Bed hospital
      • Key Achievements
        • Construction cost: R42.5m
        • Area per bed: 54m2
        • Construction cost per bed: R817k


March 2008 to January 2010 – Turaco Projects

  • Key Facts
    • Applied for and acquired 125 bed Private Hospital licence in Nelspruit for client
    • Awarded Development contracts for
      • The New Kiaat Private Hospital in Nelspruit
      • The New Mthatha Private Hospital in Mthatha
    • Planned, Developed and built 900m2 house in Woodmead Sandton
    • Planned, Developed and built 600m2 house in Woodmead Sandton


August 1998-March 2008 – Network Healthcare Holdings Ltd (NETCARE)

  • Key Facts
    • Director – Netcare Property Holdings Pty Ltd
    • Director – Netcare Hospital Management Pty Ltd
      • General Manager – Netcare Properties


November 1994 to August 1998 – Pegasus Projects Pty Ltd


  • Key Facts
    • Director and Project Manager
    • Developed and Project Managed the 116 bed Umhlanga Private Hospital
      • Construction Cost: R45m
      • Area per bed: 64m2
      • Construction cost per bed: R450k
    • Project Managed KZN Medicross Developments
      • Bluff Medicross Dbn
      • Hayfields Medicross PMB
      • Malvern Medicross Dbn


January 1988 to October 1994

Group 5 Building Stephenson Construction


  • Trainee, Forman, Site Agent and Contracts Manager








  • Nozala Health Partners: Turn-Key Development and Project Manager
    • Kiaat and Mthatha Private Hospitals: The total Turn-Key Design, Development, Project and Construction Management, Equipping and Commissioning of 2 new private hospitals in Mpumalanga (The new Kiaat Private Hospital) and the Eastern Cape (The new Mthatha Private Hospital) comprising 125 & 52 beds respectively. Both hospitals were commissioned successfully in 2014 and 2013 respectively and are currently in operation.
    • Dr George Mukhari Hospital: Clinical, Technical and Operational Lead for the Procurement of Transaction Advisor Services to the Gauteng Department of Health and Social Development for the Procurement of the Proposed Public Private Partnership of the Dr. George Mukhari Hospital (RFP 18/2010).
    • African Medical Investments (AMI): Project Manager for the turnaround of three hospitals situated in Maputo, Dar es Salaam and Harare. This included the Project Management of a boutique hospital in Harare.


    • Managed the Netcare Group’s R50bn Property Portfolio and personally Project Managed the majority of projects undertaken. Completed over 2500 building projects locally and internationally to the value of approximately R3bn in 10 years.
    • Full list of projects available at turacoprojects.co.za
  • My functions included:
    • Property Development
    • Design
    • Construction Project Management
    • Project Management
    • Interior Design and Decor
    • Commissioning and Handover
    • Property Administration and Finance




  • Medicross
    • Appointed Project Manager on the development of the Medicross Clinics in KZN


  • Umhlanga Private Hospital
    • Appointed Turn-Key Developer, Project and Construction Manager for the development of the new Umhlanga Private Hospital for Dr Jack Shevel at Clin-Run.


  • Shopping Centres in
    • Ngutu and Nongoma, KZN
      • Development and Construction Project Management
      • Used only local labour and sub-contractors


  • Housing development in
    • La Mercy KZN
      • 16 units
      • Developer and Project Management


  • Housing Development in
    • Trafalgar KZN
      • 24 Units
      • Developer and Project Manager




  • Foreman, Site Agent, Contracts Manager
  • Projects included:
    • New Vryheid Prison
    • New Shopping centre in Port Shepstone
    • Alusaf Housing Richards Bay
    • Wild Coast Sun Alterations
    • New Life Savers Building Margate.
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