Head of Retail | Retail
My professional knowhow stems from an extensive career in retail property development, project leasing, site acquisition and disposals and property management.
I joined Colliers International after holding the position of National Business Manager for Stockland Commercial for 9 years. During this time I was responsible for the acquisition and disposal of just over $750M worth of Retail and Commercial assets.
Prior to my Capital Transactions role in Commercial Property, I was the Regional General Manager Leasing for the Stockland Shopping Centre portfolio.
Prior to Stockland, I was the National Leasing Manager for Lend Lease Retail here in Australia. I worked on some of Australia’s leading Retail projects including, Casuarina Darwin, Melbourne Central, Sunshine Plaza and Smithfield in QLD and Woden in the ACT. I was the Lend Lease Asset Manager for the Kiwi Income Fund and worked on several of their retail projects in New Zealand.
Prior to Lend Lease, I was a National Director with Jones Lang Wootton in both WA and NSW and ran the National Project Leasing team for again some of Australia’s best retail assets and Portfolios.
I also have a lengthy career in the media working for John Fairfax and Sons in TV and Radio for many years.
Director | Alternative Infrastructure
Since joining Colliers George has focussed on project leasing and master planning retail precincts and shopping centres. George enjoys the challenge of integrating a retailers needs with the landlords commercial objectives, into a mutually beneficial outcome.
This area of expertise is currently undersupplied in the market, and one George aspires to be the market leader in.
Senior Executive | Retail Leasing
Michael is an expert in Sydney CBD’s retail property market, specialised in unlocking and connecting retail leasing opportunities for clients.
Michael offers intimate retail market experience and knowledge to the Colliers International Retail Leasing team, through a dynamic career working inhouse for global retail brands and coordinating leasing campaigns as a trusted agent for lanldord and brand strategies.
Through a personally extensive retailer and landlord network, combined with access to Colliers' global network, Michael is able to generate market leading opportunities and outcomes for clients.
With Michael's professionalism and ambitious negotiaton skils, he consistently achieves success for his clients, providing a truly first class service backed by his strategic approach, eye for detail and persistance.
For current leasing opportunites, please get in touch.
Associate Director | Retail Leasing
Joshua specialises in retail project leasing and has done for the past 5 years with Colliers International. Joshua's common projects include mixed use development and convenience shopping centres with a focus on the retail leasing strategy. Joshua is passionate about negotiating the best deals for my clients and has pride in his work. Joshua is tenacious and take on problems strategically and solve complex retail developments with creative ideas and solution. Joshua adds value to by thinking creatively and utilising market intel of retail trends and changes to ensure his clients can accelerate their success
Executive, Project Leasing | Retail
Taylor is a property professional who specialises in retail project leasing. Based in the Sydney CBD office, Taylor’s role involves shopping centre and precinct masterplanning; optimising tenancy mix; and pre-commitment leasing. Taylor has had solid exposure and immense experience within the property industry.
Taylor joined Colliers in 2018 and spent twelve months in a marketing advisory role, specialising in Data Analysis and Marketing Strategy. During this time, Taylor was provided a role as the team’s canvassing assistant. This process significant bolstered his ability to engage retailer’s and build client relationships. Along with this, Taylor spent six months strengthening the businesses’ retailer database by conducting a complete audit of the CRM system. This provided Taylor with extensive exposure to all the key retailers that are active in todays market.
Manager | Investment Services
Luke Rutledge joined the Colliers International Newcastle team in 2014, having a pure focus on commercial sales and leasing across the Newcastle Region. Over the last five years at Colliers in Newcastle he has gained invaluable experience across a wide range of asset classes including Retail Sales and Leasing, Investment Sales, Development Site Sales, Commercial Leasing and Vacant Possession Sales. During this time, Luke has endeavoured to forge himself as one of the most dependable and enthusiastic property experts in the Newcastle area, with an attention to detail and a commitment to go above and beyond for his clients and colleagues. Having completed over 200 transactions in his career at Colliers International, Luke is known for his communication and negotiation skills. Luke thoroughly enjoys working within a team environment and is always aiming to develop the skills to position himself as a leader within the business, being an honest, reliable and dedicated property expert in the region.
Associate Director | Investment Services
Michael Chapman joined Colliers International Newcastle’s commercial sales and leasing team in 2013, and has become well versed within the local market with a proven track record of success. He specialises in the commercial and retail property asset classes, with experience across Leasing, Investment Sales, Development Site Sales and Vacant Possession Sales.
During his career at Colliers International he has proven to be one of the most active agents in the industry, extremely motivated and a highly strategic operative that understands the sale and leasing process and market drivers. His extensive understanding of the commercial market and ability to generate leads through his local and national relationships has seen him achieve over $53,000,000 in sales and leases since 2017, completing over 143 transactions.
He has worked with a range of clients including unlisted funds, syndicators, banks, national corporate clients and various private local clients.
Director | Office Leasing
Aaron specialises in the leasing of office and retail space in the Canberra CBD, City Fringe, Parliamentary Triangle and key Town Centres in focusing on areas greater than 500sqm.
Aaron has a strong focus on providing service excellence and commitment to delivering results which has seen a consistent delivery over and above client expectations throughout his career so far.
Aaron prides himself on having a sound understanding of the Canberra commercial property market which has enabled him to provide sound advice to landlords and tenants and stay ahead of market trends.
Aarons areas of expertise includes:
- Comprehensive campaign management via end to end leasing solutions
- Tenant identification
- Lease negotiation, sound knowledge of rental rates and leasing market conditions
- Research and market analysis
- Transactional management and reporting
- Identifying accommodation solution