Who we are

1928

Simon Sandak-Lewin, father of Harold Sandak-Lewin, establishes Sandak-Lewin Trust.

1959

Harold Sandak-Lewin joins the family business

1970

Sandak-Lewin Trust is approached to administer various Shareblock developments, many of which are still in the Sandak-Lewin Trust portfolio of clients today.

1976

Sandak-Lewin Trust acquired the portfolio of Marcus Kirsch, which gave a considerable boost to the Sandak-Lewin Trust management portfolio.

1989

Harold’s son, Mark Sandak-Lewin joins the company and initiates a number of successful Sectional Title developments. Older brother and accountant Jonathan, and sister Linda, were largely responsible for the sales of converted sectional title properties and joined soon after.

2004

Carl Smit, who at this stage has been with the company since 2002 is made Managing Director.

2009

Sandak-Lewin Trust acquires SureProp, which brings across a small portfolio to add to the growing management portfolio. SureProp staff members come across providing continuity with regards to the relationships with their Trustees and Owners.

2010

David Rebe buys a portion of the company and with that the company name changes to Sandak-Lewin Property Trust. Harold Sandak-Lewin is the Chairman, with the Directors being Jonathan and Linda Sandak-Lewin and Sidney Rebe.

2013

Sandak-Lewin Property Trust purchases Property Management in Hout Bay. This grows the management portfolio considerably and we also now have a satellite office open in the Hout Bay area.

2014

Sandak-Lewin Property Trust acquires Blakey Rentals – a rentals company predominately focused on the High Cape / Vredehoek area. The second Sandak-Lewin Property Trust satellite office is now in High Cape.

2015

This year we take on our biggest feat yet – amalgamating with J &S Penkin, a company almost equal in size to our own. This amalgamation increases our management and rental portfolio by double and also increases our staff numbers.

2016

Sandak-Lewin Property Trust launches its Sales division! We want to look after your investment no matter how you’re using it – to reside in, to rent out or to sell and buy bigger and better! We also launch our Client Online Portal, giving our clients easy access to documentation they may want to view as well as their monthly accounts – all this at the click of a button.