Leru Property Group – Key People
Bakang is the Managing Director of Leru Property Group with over 10 years’ experience in Real Estate Developments and Investments. He is responsible for the company Growth Strategy and managing stakeholder relationships. Currently as the Managing Director he has led the team and provided Leasing &Retail Consultancy services in the development of Acacia Shopping Centre, Phakalane, Gaborone (2017), Garden City Shopping Centre Lusaka, Zambia (2016).
He graduated from University of Cape Town in 2007 with a BSc Property Studies, Business and Entreneuship Programme at the University of Nevada, USA and completed completed an Auctioneering diploma in 2016.
Previously he was employed as the Head of Property Developments/Investments at Khumo Property Asset Management (Botswana), a subsidiary of Eris Property Group and BIFM – (May 2009 to 2015).Bakang started his career at RMB Properties 2008-June 2008 (SA), Eris Property Group July 2008-May 2009 (SA) before joining Khumo PAM where he worked successfully on projects that have a combined value of +$100 million . These projects include; Airport Junction Shopping Mall, Virgin Active, Turn-star Building Refurbishment, Town Lodge Hotel, Rail Park Shopping Centre Phase 2 (Edgar's Extension &Puma Filling Station) , Game City Phase 2 Extension - (Leasing and Tenant Coordination), FNB Head Office Botswana and One-O-One Industrial (SA).
Bakang is a Trustee and Member of the Board of Trustee for Gaborone City Development and Investment Trust, Chairman\Co-founder of Botswana Green Building Council, currently serving as Independent Grading Accessor for Botswana Tourism Organization since 2014 and a Strategic Business Development Consultant \ Corporate Brand Ambassador for PPC Botswana 2017. He was selected to represent Botswana for the prestigious Mandela Washington Fellowship 2015 (University of Nevada, Reno) under Business and Entrepreneurship, an initiative by President Barack Obama to support young African leaders in becoming change agents in Africa. Beyond his professional career he has over 15 years’ experience working with different business organization and NGOs from an early age, at global, national and community level, focusing mainly on areas of Youth Empowerment ,HIV Aids and Climate Change.