Market Accelerator for
Green Construction
Building Finance


In collaboration with the IFC, we offer a performance-based incentive known as Market Accelerator for Green Construction (MAGC). MAGC is available exclusively for financing the construction, and/or retrofitting of green certified buildings.

MAGC is made available to partly offset certification and greening costs and equates to 4% cash back on loan amount.

Property types that qualify for MAGC

The following property types qualify subject to certain qualifying criteria and the provision of eligible green building certifications:


  • Gross sales price per unit of less than R5 million


  • Value per m² less than R23 000


  • Value per m² less than R18 000


  • All industrial buildings, including warehouses

Hospitals and educational

  • Focused on the domestic market

Eligible Green Building Certifications

  • Excellence in Design for Greater Efficiency (EDGE)
  • Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)
  • Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Methodology (BREEAM)
  • Green Star

Qualifying Criteria: Clients

Clients will be subject to the standard property finance application process and will in addition be required to meet further qualifying criteria for MAGC including (but not limited to) environmental and social considerations.

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