About The Founder and Owner: Judith Guthrie
Judith Guthrie is an award-winning property consultant whose 25-year career in commercial property management, sales and leasing has culminated in her establishing Judith Guthrie Properties: a leading commercial property company in the Durban region.
Education and Achievements
Judith achieved her EAB qualification in 1989 and went on to achieve several industry-related certifications in Sales and Marketing through Damelin Management School in 1993 and in Negotiation Skills Training through Andy Sachs in 1994.
In 2002 and 2003 she was elected Chairperson of the Regional Chapter of the Women’s Property Network and in 2003 she became the President of the First Regional Chapter, KZN, of Business Network International. In 2004 and 2005 she won the Colliers International Regional Broking Award. In 2005 and 2006 she was a double-nominee for the Women’s Property Network Five Star Woman Award. From 2005 to 2008 she was the SA Property Owners’ Association Regional Councillor and sat on their National Office Vacancy Committee until 2010.
Judith currently serves on both the KZN Committee for the Women’s Property Network and on the Vacancy Survey Committee for The South African Property Owners’ Association of which she is a member.
Judith began her career as a portfolio manager at Murray & Roberts Properties in 1992. She quickly progressed into corporate positions at Rand Merchant Bank Properties in 2001 where she was a property leasing consultant, and at Colliers International in 2003, where she was the Director of Commercial Broking.
Judith Guthrie Properties
Judith successfully launched her own company, Judith Guthrie Properties in April 2009. With her impressive experience in the diverse aspects of property broking, her exceptional interpersonal and communication skills and her dynamic understanding of local and global commercial property trends, Judith provides her clients with a world-class property management service.