Bertie Van Deventer
EAAB Intern Estate Agent and Business Broker
Bertie is based in Colchester, Sundays River and represents LINK South Africa as a Business Broker for the Port Elizabeth area.
He is married to a Scottish Lassie with two children and two beautiful granddaughters. He thrives on quality time with his family and friends. He also enjoys the outdoors with his dog. He has a keen interest in Golf and photography, especially pictures of his granddaughter and also the wildlife in Addo Park.
Bertie spent almost 10 years in the corporate world where he held several senior executive positions, including Marketing Director for a multimillion pound UK Hotel Group in the Algarve, Portugal. Bertie met his wife in Europe and they both came back to live in South Africa in the year 2000.
In 2000, they started buying old houses in the Hartbeespoort Dam, Brits area to convert into Luxury Guesthouses and B&B’s. They have built and sold various luxury Guesthouses together, between 2000 and 2006.
In 2006, they started a Development in the Addo Elephant Park area and to date they are still shareholders in this exclusive Wildlife Estate and Luxury 5 star Lodge, bordering the Addo Elephant Park. Their Lodge was the National winner with AA Travel in 2012 as an Exclusive retreat. It was with this development, where they sub-divided a farm into 48 smaller portions, that Bertie was introduced to Link Business. The Franchise owner of the Eastern Cape made contact with Bertie because she had a client looking for a luxury Lodge and he was so impressed with Link Business and their business ethics and big database of buyers, that he decided to join the Link Family and in the process start selling his own development as well.
Bertie specializes in the Hospitality/Tourism industry and has won numerous awards over the years in this field. Since then he has accumulated extensive, all-encompassing experience across a broad spectrum of business.
Bertie is a proficient, lateral thinking entrepreneur. His extensive knowledge and hands on approach makes him capable of providing valuable opinions and advice on every aspect of business. He is known for his amiable style and determination to satisfy his client’s business objectives and in the process he grows assured relationships based on trust and integrity.
Whether you’re a Seller or Buyer, Bertie would welcome the opportunity to assist you.