ShapeShifter

Meet John Schooling: From broke PE teacher to property mogul

My partner and I realized that we couldn't get enough work tendering and the market was so competitive so what we did was to create our own work for our building company and that forced us into the property building industry

John Schooling

Most of the stuff that's happened to our company has been to a certain by accident than by intent

John Schooling

At first we did six houses in a little are called Deep River Village and we managed to buy the land for cash which was R180 000

John Schooling

The Money Show's Bruce Whitfield interviewed John Schooling, founder of property development company STAG African. for this week's "ShapeShifter" Feature.

STAG Student Lodge has received the status of a Level Four Contributor with a Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment recognition level equal to 100%.

STAG African's designs differ from other student accommodation buildings because their environmentally friendly and innovative building methods.

Listen to The full conversation between Bruce Whitfield and Property Mastermind John Schooling on this week's "ShapeShifter" feature.

I think I might be driven a little bit by philosophy, I'm very interested in people and how we affect them in what we do

John Schooling
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