ERA, Northern Pretoria
About ERA, Northern Pretoria
THE HISTORY AND DEVELOPMENT OF ERA
ERA began in the USA in 1972 and internationally in 1980 in Japan followed by Australia, New Zealand and Singapore in 1982. In 1984 ERA exceeded 2,000 offices world-wide and in 2001 exceeded 3,000 offices world-wide. ERA South Africa is a wholly owned South African Company which in January 1993, concluded a master licensing agreement with ERA Franchise Systems Inc. (6 Sylvan Way, Parsippany, NJ 07054, United States of America), trading as ERA Real Estate USA. ERA Inc. is presently represented in Austria,
Belgium, Caribbean, Cayman Islands, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Guam, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Japan, Korea, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Philippines, Portugal, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, St Martin, Sweden, Taiwan, Thailand, Turks & Caicos Islands and USA. Franchises have already been sold for Poland and Italy.
ERA was ranked as the top Real Estate franchise in 1988 and 1991 by the Entrepreneur
Magazine in America in a report known as the “Franchise 500”. It has been included in the overall top 10 three times with other world leaders such as McDonalds, Subway Sandwiches, Kentucky Fried Chicken, Hardy’s and Jazzersize. ERA is the only Real Estate franchise, which has been ranked in the top 25 of all franchises every year for five consecutive years. In February 1998, ERA was purchased from Nedcor and in June 1999 became a subsidiary of Jigsaw Holdings Limited (Reg No. 87/00111/06). Jigsaw Holdings Limited is one of the largest real estate brand managers in South Africa with 4 major real estate brands in its stable which serves a large cross-section of buyers and sellers through more than 300 branded offices across the country. Jigsaw Holdings Limited is an investment holding and Management Company focused on real estate franchising, property management, housing development, training and related services.
The ERA Franchise System now includes more than 3 000 independently owned and operated brokerage offices with more than 40,000 Member Brokers and Sales Associates throughout the United States of America and globally in the abovementioned countries.
SUCCESS FACTORS OF ERA
The following factors have ensured the continued success of ERA in South Africa and world-wide:
One of the largest international real estate groups with a professional corporate image; in South Africa part of the Jigsaw Holdings group. A track record of close on 40 years of success based on a proven system that guarantees results
Successful strategies and techniques from the USA is adapted for the South African market on an on-going basis and home-grown strategies and techniques are designed to run hand in hand with those adapted from USA
A network of strategic alliances enabling members to provide a comprehensive, diversified service to clients
The ability to pro-actively develop strategies for a fast changing environment
A comprehensive selection of products and services, which are uniquely tailored to suit the needs of the market place
A strong support system for members to ensure continued success.
ELECTRONIC REALTY ASSOCIATES (SOUTH AFRICA) (PTY) LTD T/A ERA (SA) REAL ESTATE
COMPANY REGISTRATION NUMBER:
STREET ADDRESS OF ADMINISTRATIVE HEADQUARTERS:
Jigsaw Park, 7 Einstein Street, Highveld Techno Park, Centurion, 0169
Private Bag X15, Highveld Park, 0067
ERA NORTHERN PRETORIA:
ELECTRONIC REALTY ASSOCIATES NORTHERN PRETORIA (PTY) LTD
ERA N PTA
COMPANY REGISTRATION NUMBER:
STREET ADDRESS OF OFFICE:
706 Kamdebo Ave, Florauna, Pta, 0182
P.O.Box 18122 Pta N, 0182
TELEPHONE NUMBER (012) 771 4310
FACSIMILE NUMBER (0) 86 298 0580
INTERNET ADDRESS www.eranorthernpretoria.co.za