The original company was founded in 1942 and was last secured as a development company in 1993 and is still owned by the Gey van Pittius family. The company originally had offices in Johannesburg and Cape Town, but currently only has its offices in Bedfordview, Johannesburg. Since the early 1990’s Kiron has decided to also acquire market share within the affordable housing market, and with recent focus the past ten years within the Charter Housing segment. Kiron has grown from its humble beginnings developing small complexes to handling colossal projects like Protea Glen with almost 20 000 homes.

Kiron is proud of its history and current management platform combining over 70 years of dedicated property development knowledge ensuring that Kiron remains one of the top ten property developers in Southern Africa.

“We will always retain our well known name and identity into the future”
~ Mr. AHJ Gey van Pittius – Managing Director

Membership of Associations & Institutions

  • Member of SAPOA
  • Member of the SA Association of Consulting Engineers
  • Member of the SA institute for Professional Engineers
  • Member of the Institute of Civil Engineering
  • Member of the Institute of Housing of SA
  • Member of the NHBRC –  membership no: 109
  • Member of SA Council of the Architectural Profession
  • Member of the SA Affordable Residential Developers Association (SAARDA)


Kiron aims to function in a holistic environment by focusing on a Tripple bottom line vision for the future

Social Vision

  1. Kiron aims to plan for quality environments in which residents can grow
  2. To establish happy communities
  3. To create local employment and training during construction time frames
  4. To produce complete functional places
  5. To ensure high access for customers and employers

Economic Vision

  1. Kiron aims to provide affordable houses
  2. To provide excellent capital gain for end users
  3. To provide an efficient and profitable service
  4. To ensure nearby amenities
  5. To install efficient infrastructure
  6. To ensure higher revenue generation

Environmental Vision

  1. Kiron aims to investigate sustainable and ‘Green’ building technologies to use in future projects
  2. To construction using sustainable methods and operations
  3. To use and plan land effectively and also create community green space