The founder of Crawford Property Developers is Mr Andre Crawford. Mr Crawford started in the construction Industry as a Construction Company owner and Developer. He did his trades as a Plumber, Installations Electrician, Cabinet Maker and Carpenter. He is also qualified as a LP Gas Installer.

Mr Crawford then obtained his B.Sc QS degree from the University of the Free State. His LLB from Unisa followed by his B.Sc (Hons) QS from the University of the Free State.

Mr Crawford is an Arbitrator registered with the Association of Arbitrators. He is registered as a SARS Tax practitioner and holds a Certificate of Estate Agents.

He holds a Civil Engineering Diploma and is a member of the Institute of Civil Engineers. He has a Diploma in Architectural Drafting and registered with the South African Institute of Drafting.

Mr Crawford was and is also involved in numerous projects as a Professional Project Manager, Professional Contracts Manager, Commercial Manager and a Professional Quantity Surveyor. Projects ranging from a few million up to Billions of rand’s. Mr Crawford covered the entire spectrum of Buildings (Residential, Commercial, Industrial and Infrastructure) as well as Electrical, Mechanical, Earthworks, Roads, Waste Water Treatment Plants, Water Treatment Plants, Outfall Sewers, Water and Sewer Reticulations, Reservoirs and other Civil Construction.

Mr. Crawford is a specialist professional registered with the following Professional Bodies:

  • Quantity Surveyor registered with the South African Council for Quantity Surveyors.
  • Association of Quantity Surveyors.
  • Internationally with the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors.
  •  Internationally registered with the Chartered Institute of Building as a Charter Construction Manager.
  • Professionally registered with the South Africa Council for the Project and Construction Manager as a Pr. Construction Project Manager and a Pr. Construction Manager.

As an Investment specialist besides being involved and advising on numerous projects for investment purposes, Mr Crawford holds a certificate in Investment and Planning from the University of the Witwatersrand, a Post Degree Diploma in Corporate Financial Planning and was registered with the Financial Planning Institute as an Associate Financial Planner.

In light of the above Mr Crawford is unequaled in his experience and knowledge in the Construction Industry as a Professional Quantity Surveyor,Project Manager and Construction manager. This experience and knowledge is utilized to the benefit of all CPD clients.



The Company has a very capable and experienced executive compliment to deliver a range of professional and specialist services on various projects extending beyond traditional standard quantity surveying and construction management services. CPD combines traditional and other expertise to provide clients with exceptional value-added cost planning, control and management. CPD’s experience and specialization enables CPD to deliver projects to client’s satisfaction and ensuring sustainability of business objectives.