About Us


With a special focus on residential, commercial and light industrial construction, HBR Projects benefits from a wealth of experience accumulated by its senior team over many years. As a medium sized commercial builder and design company with low overheads, HBR Projects is able to provide cost effective solutions for firm price, design and construction management projects. 

With a Mission Statement that aims to excel in quality and cost, the directors of HBR Projects continue to build on their excellent reputation.

Meet The Team


Horst Keil has been developing residential and commercial property in KwaZulu - Natal for over 40 years. He is a well-known Ballito business personality. With his involvement in major developments in Ballito, Mount Edgecombe, Zimbali and Umdloti he has an intimate knowledge of property development.

Bernard Lagesse is the Managing Director of HBR Projects. He has designed homes and commercial property for many years on the KwaZulu - Natal north coast and is well known for his innovative designs.

Rohan Eagar is our engineer. He has been involved in building many homes on the north coast including ultra up market homes in Zimbali, Simbithi and other gated communities. 

Left to right: Rohan Eagar: Engineer,  David Fodo: Assistant Site Manager,  Bruce Wallace: Site Manager,  Bernard Lagesse: Design and Horst Keil: Marketing.

Left to right: Rohan Eagar: Engineer,  David Fodo: Assistant Site Manager,  Bruce Wallace: Site Manager,  Bernard Lagesse: Design and Horst Keil: Marketing.

Our Commitment To You


We understand that our industry is a personal and intimate one. Given the demands of finding your next home, we want to honour the relationship by ensuring we pay close attention finding the most suitable living space for you and your loved ones.

By conducting regular management audits and testing against established goals, we promote a positive consultative culture based on good communication, mitigating incidents and maintaining a health & safety environment without parallel. This, combined with our dedication to developing within standards of energy, water and material conservation allows us to reduce waste, emissions and funds.

Our promise to you, is to develop responsibly, maintain quality, and remain ethical for each project.