Case Study

Sustainable Building Solutions for Allan Gray Headquarters in Cape Town

Several Saint-Gobain Africa products were used in the construction of the new Allan Gray Headquarters in Cape Town (South Africa, Western Cape).

In this compelling case study, we explore how Saint-Gobain Africa's innovative sustainable building solutions transformed the Allan Gray headquarters in Cape Town, South Africa. The project aimed to address the company's expanding needs while emphasizing environmental responsibility and employee well-being.

Background on Allan Gray:

Allan Gray is a prominent investment management company in South Africa, founded by the renowned entrepreneur and investor, Allan W.B. Gray. Established in 1973, the company has consistently proven its expertise in wealth management, providing top-tier investment solutions to individual and institutional clients. Over the years, Allan Gray has experienced significant growth and earned a stellar reputation as a reliable partner for financial success in Cape Town and across South Africa


The new Allan Gray Headquarters Silo no 1 is located in the Silo’s District precinct of the V & A Waterfront in Cape Town (South Africa).
Sustainable materials with acoustic and thermal properties were required for this iconic building, which is setting new standards in green building. It has achieved a 6-Star Green Star Rating.

High performance fire resistance Gyproc FireStop systems were installed, as well high spec performing acoustic Gyproc SoundBloc and HiSpec Gyproc Secure systems along with other products, including:

Through the collaborative efforts of Allan Gray and Saint-Gobain Africa, the Allan Gray headquarters in Cape Town has become an exemplary model of sustainable construction, promoting environmental responsibility and employee satisfaction. This case study showcases the positive impact of investing in green building solutions for companies in Cape Town and South Africa, ushering in a new era of eco-conscious corporate spaces.