South African property icon and businesswoman Pam Golding‚ 89‚ died on Tuesday.
Spokesperson Anel Lewis‚ on behalf of Pam Golding Properties‚ said Golding passed away “peacefully” at her house, Wittebomen, in Constantia in Cape Town.
Golding started Pam Golding Properties in 1976 and it mushroomed into a thriving business empire.
Golding opened an office in London in 1986 “at a time when the country’s international image was at its worst”.
Pam Golding Properties currently has more than 300 offices across Africa‚ Europe and the Indian Ocean Islands.
Golding leaves behind her sons Peter and Andrew‚ daughter Jilly‚ their spouses and 10 grandchildren.