PDM’s headquarters are based in Kenya, but the firm operates across the entire East African region. PDM is a developer and provider of consultancy services that span the entire real estate lifecycle including property and facilities management, project management, as well as real estate advisory services.
PDM’s landmark developments in Kenya include the IPS Building, which was the first high-rise building in Nairobi; the prestigious Nation Centre, set in the heart of the Nairobi’s Central Business District and the award-winning Courtyard along General Mathenge Drive, Westlands. PDM recently developed Vienna Court which stands out as one of the company’s most iconic developments yet. Vienna Court is a premium Grade A office block located on State House Crescent, Nairobi, that achieved LEED certification Gold and was awarded the best office development in Africa in the 2017/18 International property awards. PDM is also the proprietor of the iconic DTB centre in Kampala, Uganda.
Incorporated in 1963, PDM is an affiliate of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) which has been active in East Africa for nearly a century in the areas of health, education, insurance, tourism, banking, industrial development and property. The major shareholders of PDM are the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development (AKFED), Jubilee Holdings Limited and Nation Media Group Limited, all of which are part of AKDN.
To deliver human-centered design solutions that resonate with the community and offer lifestyle choices realizing the aspirations of the customer while uplifting their quality of life
Committed to delivery of the highest standards of projects and developments that are responsible and conscious to the environment
Focused on innovative construction technology to actualise a measurable social, environmental and economic impact, as well as investment through new ways of thinking, problem solving and pioneering of solutions
To continuously pursue innovative technologies in real estate to deliver cost effective and sustainable developments and solutions
PDM has a dynamic team of experts in the various sectors of real estate ranging from market intelligence; legal and compliance; and financial analysis. The team draws industry expertise from a Board Investment Committee (BIC), a Board Audit Committee (BAC), as well as technical board sub-committees, comprised of real-estate industry leaders. PDM employs synergies from this team to deliver Feasibility Studies and Portfolio Optimization strategies.
PDM has implemented international best and procedures to efficiently control cost, time, and quality of construction projects. Project Management services cover the entire spectrum from project feasibility, developing a realistic and complete budget and project delivery program/schedule, as well as design and construction management
Property Development is the main pillar of PDM’s business. This encompasses residential, commercial, hospitality, retail and industrial sectors – whether for sale or retention. Historically the majority of these have been for PDM’s retention where the company derives rental income. The portfolio also includes other partnership arrangements such as; ‘Build to Suit’ (BTS) developments, ‘Build Operate & Transfer’ (BOT) and Joint Venture’s (JV).
PDM has maintained an excellent track-record in the management of its own and third-party property portfolios. The company has strategically integrated a feedback-loop of continuous improvement, innovations and solutions. This has elevated PDM to one of the leading property management companies in Kenya and across East Africa