Elias is the co-founder of Nexus Property Group (NPG) and auctioneer for the northern regions of South Africa. He is also responsible for NPG’s overall business strategy and sales across the Corporate Real Estate and Private Client Property Services divisions. Elias has over 15 years’ experience in residential and commercial real estate, and has negotiated multi-million rand deals on behalf of clients such as British American Tobacco, the Public Investment Corporation (PIC), Capital Property Fund and Fortress Property Fund. He has over the years assisted a host of private and listed funds achieve their transactional goals by developing innovative and tailored real estate strategies.
Born, raised and educated in the United Kingdom, Elias attended Middlesex University in London where he studied Marketing and Finance. He started his career in South African real estate in 2008, and thrived despite the challenging period that the local property market was experiencing during the time.