Brief History of Nick Ray Ball and Cape

Brief History of Nick Ray Ball and Cape

1971 to 2013

As Cape Town Luxury Villas , was created from the website and includes it’s sizeable portfolio of properties, Cape Villas history and the history of Cape Town Luxury Villas developer Nick Ray Ball are relevant.


Born in Belgravia, London in 1971, Nick Ray Ball a Cubase network programmer by trade, emigrated to Cape Town and started developing websites in 1999. By 2002 he developed the world’s first Virtual Tour in Adobe Flash and used the technology to create a commercial website

In 2004 Cape recorded significant income, and Nick Ray swopped hats from web developer to operational CEO. By 2007 Cape Villas became the undisputed market leader and had the largest portfolio of villas in Cape Town.


However, by 2011 the lack an efficient CRM or financial systems became a source of great frustration to Nick Ray.

So in 2011 Nick Ray decided to return to his programming roots and made plans to design a superior website framework, with integrated software that would gain momentum in Cape Town and set the groundwork for a global villas network, called ‘Villa Secrets

But before starting on the actual development, a very detailed business development plan was created on the websites: & American Butterfly.

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