Planning & Development

Ditlotswane Consulting

Ditlotswane Consulting (Ditlotswane), is a wholly black owned business established in 2008. Ditlotswane is a professional planning and development economics company. We also specialise in business development, investments and valuations.

Outline of functions

Products on offer by Ditlotswane are summarised as follows:

Economic Development

This product offers a number of economic services primarily to the government sector, then development/ parastatal agencies and the mainstream private sector. Local Economic Development – Policy, Strategy And Implementation

  • Community Economic Development
  • Small, Medium And Micro-Enterprise Support
  • Small Town Development
  • Tourism Planning And Development
  • Economic Impact Assessments
  • Municipal Revenue Generation
  • Stakeholder Engagement Frameworks
  • Industrial Cluster Development and
    (Local) Economic Capacity Building And Institutional Development.

Development Planning

This relates mainly to the provision of both urban and regional (rural) planning services to the provincial and local government spheres, as well as other entities involved in planning for development initiatives.

  • Provincial Growth And Development Strategies
  • Municipal Integrated Development Plans (District And Local Municipalities)
  • Spatial Planning And Integrated Spatial Frameworks
  • Land Reform Planning And Implementation

Urban Development

Urban development services provided by Ditlotswane are geared towards

  • Informal Settlements Upgrade
  • Township Development
  • Urban Centres And City Revitalisation Initiatives
  • Institutional Development And Support

Research, Programme And Project Management

This services package includes a variety of input and process elements which allow for better decision-making around planning and development interventions. Contained herein are the following research related and soft services

  • Feasibility Studies
  • Social Impact Assessments
  • Socio-Economic Surveys
  • Policy Research And Analysis
  • Quality Of Life/ Sustainability Indicators
  • Monitoring, Evaluation And Review
  • Development Facilitation

This services package includes assisting entrepreneurs in developing the best possible business plan and supporting documentation that will be required by potential funding sources.

Business Development & Investments

  • Business Plan Review And Evaluation
  • Financial Ratio Analysis
  • Cash Flow Analysis
  • Asset Valuations
  • Business Valuations
  • Venture Capital Research
  • Business Plans
  • Corporate Expansions
  • Financial And Investment Planning
  • Optimum Debt/Equity Structure
  • Deal Structuring
  • Market And Feasibility Studies
  • Risk Assessment and Management
  • Marketing Management


This service includes the valuation of all movable and immovable property in terms of the property rates act, within the defined municipal boundaries; provision of interim valuations of all property within the municipality for the contract period; valuing of properties for rates clearance certificate purposes; provision of one bound hard copy of the updated valuation roll and also in electronic form on request; integration with deeds office; and preparation of property registers (GIS based).

  • Real Estate (Land, Commercial, Industrial And Residential)
  • Plant, Machinery And Equipment
  • Agricultural Farms And Livestock
  • Inventory And Stock
  • Commercial And Industrial Vehicles
  • Aircraft & Marine Equipment
  • Mines, And Mining Equipment And Machinery