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Real Estate Financing

Our Real Estate finance team offers the largest dedicated real estate platform of any financier in sub-Saharan Africa and our expertise extends across the continent. We tap into the vast resources and expertise within Standard Bank Group to provide seamless access to specialist areas within the organisation and across the globe. This facilitates the professional delivery of flexible and comprehensive funding solutions positioning our clients at the forefront of their real estate-related initiatives. With an established track record in South Africa, our services have been extended to a number of countries on the continent. Our footprint across Africa and on-the-ground expertise means that we can structure solutions for clients in various organisations, industries and countries


We provide term and development funding in all areas of the real estate sector through a variety of solutions specific to the needs of our clients, including:

  • Commercial, industrial and retail developers and investors
  • Single asset transactions and portfolio lends
  • Residential development and term funding for rental stock (including affordable housing)
  • Owner-occupied properties and portfolios.


Our strategy is to establish long term partnerships with key players in the Real Estate industry in Uganda


Based on deep understanding of the local property market opportunities combined with deep product expertise seek to develop the most appropriate financing solutions to Clients across the key assets classes ie office retail, industrial and residential


Our current financing solutions include

  • Development loans
  • Medium term customised loans typically used to fund completed assets or portfolios
  • Owner-occupied Loans to fund corporates that own their premises.


Our local property team is part of Corporate & Investment Banking's Investment Banking team, enabling seamless access to other specialist financing areas to deliver the most appropriate financing solutions for our clients