Fernridge empower

our clients with

actionable insights

to make informed

business decisions

by providing

location-based proprietary

data and solutions

in Sub-Saharan Africa.



Years in the industry

and B-BBEE level 2

> 5 000

Market Reports



Our proprietary demographic data covers 182 cities and towns in Sub-Sahara Africa

> 5 000

www.africaeye.co.za Reports published  since 2015


Geo-referenced dwellings in

South Africa

20 000

Retailers mapped


No. of Sub-Saharan cities where fieldwork has been conducted 

1 200

No. of clients given expert advice



dwellings in

Sub -Saharan Africa

(excluding South Africa)

25 000

Customer-in-action interviews conducted

About Us

Fernridge is a Level 2 BBBEE research house based in Johannesburg, South Africa.


We are an established, growing and dynamic company and pride ourselves on delivering a personalized, bespoke service of the highest quality to our select client base.


Some of our Clients






What Our Clients Say About Us

Our customers are also our partners and together we build bespoke solutions that drive their businesses into the future.

We highly value their opinion and measure our success by theirs.

“Highly recommend the Fernridge team for market and development economic studies."

“Fernridge provides best in class research and insights in the retail and mixed use sectors for our clients across the African continent”

“We have been working with Fernridge since 2004......" 

 “Fernridge is our 'go to' market research consultancy.”

“We use Africa eye primarily for the most up to date household counts and income/expenditure data."

“For accurate demographic data and market analyses, we look no further than

Fernridge Solutions”.

"NAD can make informed decisions as to the realistic potential of retail development throughout South Africa."

“We can always rely on accurate data

from Fernridge.”


Our Services

Smart modelling can only be trusted when performed on reliable and accurate data. Fernridge has collected and maintained information on over 22 million household dwellings across Sub-Saharan Africa. We have the most comprehensive behavioural GIS data available in the market. 

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Qualitative Research
AfricaEye online


Our core business driver is to empower our clients with insights, analysis and business intelligence that allows them to make informed business decisions by providing location-based proprietary data and solutions in sub-Saharan Africa.


We help and guide our client’s to make sense of the African consumer markets through the utilization of innovative solutions, driven by in-depth expertise and real passion.

Fernridge have conducted hundreds of site evaluations, feasibility studies, gap assessments and more across various sectors.

We have extensive experience in assisting our clients to reduce their investment risk and aid their growth strategies.


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Tel: +27 (11) 583 0900 | Email: admin@fernridge.co.za

Keystone House | Stonemill Office Park | 300 Acacia Rd | Darrenwood | Johannesburg,

Co-ordinates : -26.131439, 27.978684

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AfricaEye is a leading business
intelligence tool for demographic
data in Africa. Visit our page:
www.africaeye.co.za. AfricaEye is powered by Fernridge Solutions.

+27 (11) 583 0900


Keystone House | Stonemill Office Park

300 Acacia Rd | Darrenwood | Johannesburg, ZA |

-26.131439, 27.978684

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