Notable Projects

We have over 40 years of experience in the field of property management and development. Below, is a selection of notable projects we have completed. If you would like to learn more about our body of work, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Afrika Portfolio

Prepared a development control & urban design strategy for the government of Seychelles

We successfully completed a Development Control Strategy for the Islands of Seychelles and an urban design, landscape, and heritage strategy for its capital city Victoria.

Afrika Portfolio

Development framework for the “Lac Sale” in Comoros

Prepared a Master Development Framework which incorporated a hotel, residential area, marina, golf course, and agricultural villages for “Le Lac Sale”: A 2000 ha site around an extinct volcano.


Reconversion of old buildings in the heart of Port Louis

The conversion of old buildings in the heart of Port Louis into a vibrant food and specialized retail spot on behalf of one of the well-established real estate development and management firms in Mauritius.

Afrika Portfolio

The refurbishment and repositioning of existing properties in Mauritian city centers

The refurbishment and repositioning as well as the introduction of a food & beverage precinct in a 108 years old property in the heart of Curepipe Mauritius.

Afrika Portfolio

Development and tourism strategy for east coast economic region, Malaysia

Formed part of a large international multidisciplinary team to help prepare an urban development strategy focusing on the regional and international tourism for the East Coast Economic Region of Malaysia.

Afrika Capricorn Science & Technology Park Muizenberg Cape Town

Capricorn Science and Technology Park, Muizenberg Cape Town

Delivered the urban design and landscape plan for Cape Town’s Capricorn Science and Technology Park, the largest science and technology park in Southern Africa.

Derek Chittenden

Consultant and Director of BlueGreen Planning + Design

“How can cities perform like forests?” is a question Derek tries to answer with every urban project and development he touches.                 

Growing up in Zimbabwe, Derek developed a love for Africa and its wilderness, which led him to become a committed environmentalist with a passion for creating sustainable projects that positively impact the planet. Over the years, he has worked on many groundbreaking and innovative developments across South Africa, Costa Rica, Seychelles, Comoros Islands, Tanzania, and more.

Today, Derek offers his experience in sustainable planning, urban design, conservation and development planning, regenerative system design, and more to our clients. If you want to bring a project to life that is in complete harmony with the needs of the planet and that enhances today’s communities and the future, he’s the guy that can make it happen.

Notable Projects

Gilbert Sunglee


Gilbert has worked with one of the most important property development and management companies for over a decade.

From successfully managing properties to designing placemaking precincts and repositioning historical buildings, his experience gives him unique insight into what makes the local market “tick”.

A strong proponent of the customer-centric approach, Gilbert has applied his project management philosophy across various industries to create fair and supportive work environments for staff members and tenants while converting low to no-yield properties into performing ones.

Whether you’re thinking of bringing in a concept from abroad or developing one from scratch, you can count on his expertise to make it fit right into the Mauritian context and deliver results.

Notable Projects