Community focused

Optimal living conditions
created by community focused
accommodation leads to
higher student performance
and higher student pass rates.

Innovative Building
Technology (IBT)

Although STAG has 30 years of experience
with traditional building methods, we are
highly committed to Innovative
Building Technology (IBT) alternatives.


STAG African’s holistic approach means we are able to partner with our clients on every single aspect of their student accommodation projects. Our services include:

We help universities and colleges create adaptable and unique buildings that meet the needs of their students.
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Cost-effective and flexible finance solutions make it affordable to meet your students’ accommodation needs
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Innovative, highly adaptable steel structures built using modern materials and world leading methods.
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Our facilities management partners can even manage the operation of your residence for you.
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Depending on the finance options selected, we facilitate the smooth transfer of ownership of the building back to the institution at the end of the initial lease period.
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STAG African is a world-class property development, design, construction and management company that operates out of Cape Town, South Africa, and has a national footprint.

While we have many years’ experience in all aspects of property development and construction, our particular area of expertise is the customised design, construction, and operation of cost- and time-effective student accommodation alternatives.

While STAG African offers the full range of conventional building methods, our use of innovative, lightweight steel construction methods, is proven to unlock significant benefits for universities and their residence students. In this way we deliver a viable solution to help meet South Africa’s growing demand for top quality, affordable student accommodation.

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Reduce construction time by up to 40%
Cut total building costs by up to 13%
Lower the cost of heating and cooling your building by up to 89%
Benefit the environment with recycled steel of up to 87%

Designed for living.

Every STAG African student residence is so much more than just a building. Extensive research has gone into the design of these world-class student accommodation opportunities in order to ensure that they create spaces that promote close-knit, well-functioning student communities.

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Your building. Your space.

Since it was first introduced to universities, the STAG African Student Accommodation concept has undergone constant refinement and evolution thanks to ongoing input and feedback from university housing specialists and the residents who have occupied the buildings.

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Greener construction

The Light Weight Steel Frame construction method offers an affordable and sustainable alternative to masonry construction and delivers numerous environmental benefits.

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Greener buildings

The materials used in the construction of STAG student residence are proven to significantly reduce the energy required to maintain comfortable interior temperatures. This results in significant long-term cost savings and environmental sustainability benefits.

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“We were impressed with STAG’s professional approach … their management of the construction phase was done professionally with great attention to quality.”

SW Opperman; Director: Planning & Development Stellenbosch University

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To find out more about STAG African Student Accommodation Group and the many benefits our unique green solutions offer your university and its students, contact us now.

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