Welcome to the Industrial Property of the Future podcast by Colliers International. This podcast covers everything you need to know about the future of your warehouse. Featuring experts from across our industrial asset class services, we bring you the latest expertise.
Managing Director | Industrial
Malcom joined Colliers International in 1994 in the North Sydney office as an industrial sales and leasing agent. Colliers International is known in the market for their progressive, collaborative and innovative culture, and he was very determined to join their team. Now as a leader in the business, he facilitates that collaboration across our service lines both domestically and internationally to achieve our goals. Over his 26 years at Colliers, Malcom has developed and grown multiple teams; his current role is Managing Director of Industrial where he heads up the largest and most specialised industrial division in Australia.
In 2005, Malcom joined the ANZ Executive where the leadership group has steered Colliers International to reach incredible growth and further developed our brand and client offering. Malcom became the NSW State Chief Executive in 2006, and leads the 730+ staff in the NSW team across six offices and dozens of on-site management teams. Our NSW business is the Centre of Excellence for the broader Australia and New Zealand teams, and our team leads the business in innovation and best practice.
Malcom's speciality is the sales and leasing of institutional-grade industrial property, and he works to provide his clients with insights into the future of industrial property and where they can reap the most value. Having sold over $6bn+ of property over my career, Malcom gets a great deal of satisfaction being a trusted advisor and expert for his clients.
National Director | Logistics & Supply Chain Consultancy | Occupier Services
Based in Sydney with more than 11 years’ experience in the Logistics and Supply Chain arena, Monica previously worked in Transformation and Project Management, Logistics Engineering, Business Analysis and Operations Optimisation. She developed long term logistics network strategies for large supply chain operational hubs, served as a key advisor and participated of major commercial negotiations with 3PL supplier leading to major changes in logistics models.
Monica has experience in project development and stakeholder engagement during warehousing and transport solution design along with optimisation of projects for a wide range of industry models, including FMCG, automotive, industrial, tyres and 3PL. She has designed, costed and priced multiple warehousing and transport solutions developing high accuracy cost and resource models, business cases and major investment appraisals for automation, contract logistics, warehouse consolidation and operational optimisation initiatives of different sizes. Having completed a Master Degree in Engineering with emphasis in Logistics Management and a certification in Prince2® Project Management. Monica has huge interest in digital supply chain solutions where she has developed proof of concept initiatives.
National Director | Victoria
Tim Edwards is an accomplished property professional with over 30 years’ experience in industrial, logistics and commercial property across the Australian and ASEAN markets and sectors.
Tim brings a strategic yet personable approach to all aspects of the commercial, industrial and logistics property development process and is firmly committed to the philosophy “experience matters, inspire confidence”. He has proven capability and expertise across all facets of property development from strategy, acquisitions, JV, ownership and funding structures, business development, project delivery, and customer relationship management.
With a background in construction and design, and a passion for property, sustainability, building communities and helping businesses achieve relevance and difference within the dynamic competitive landscape, Tim has a keen ability to listen, understand and respond to customers’ needs and changing situations.
During a secondment with TCC Group in Thailand working on transforming and rationalising DC networks and supply chain strategies, Tim sharpened his eye for seeing the potential of a holistic approach and finding creative and innovative business space solutions to suit customers’ needs, emerging trends and technologies, and market drivers.
As a National Director in Colliers' Project Leaders team, Tim is committed to taking an active role in providing a total value proposition. Tim works closely with customers and key stakeholders to identify and provide innovative property solutions that maximise operational and commercial efficiencies and deliver project certainty.
Luke has eight years’ experience in property research and real estate advisory, providing strategic advice and research to private, government and listed groups. Luke’s current focus at Colliers International is industrial research nationally, where he provides high quality research and advice on the trends impacting the sector to both internal business lines and clients.
Prior to joining Colliers International, Luke has held roles within the Real Estate Advisory Services (REAS) division at KPMG and the Research and Consultancy team at Knight Frank.
Luke’s areas of expertise include property research, demographic assessments, highest and best use analysis and supply and demand assessments across a broad range of property sectors including industrial, office, residential, student accommodation and retirement and aged care.
David is a National Director – Industrial at Colliers International and also holds the role of Director in Charge for the Sydney West Industrial department. Based in Parramatta, David's team of thirteen agents is one of the largest and highest performing teams in Australia.
Since joining Colliers' in 2016, David’s specialisation is within the key Western Sydney markets, with a heavy focus on large transactions of land, development projects as well as large leasing appointments and corporate mandates.
With an enterprising attitude, David brings a wealth of experience and creative thinking to some of the more challenging industrial property solutions, accelerating the success of his clients.
National Director | Industrial Advisory | Occupier Services
With over 16 years’ experience in the industrial property sector, Nick has a breadth of experience across all aspects of the sector from tenant advisory, development management (land subdivisions & built-form) , acquisitions and asset management.
Nick worked within Colliers Industrial agency team from 2002 -2006, before leaving to move into a Development Management role externally; he then re-joined Colliers in 2018 to lead the NSW Industrial Occupier Services business.
Nick works closely with businesses requiring industrial space to source and secure the most suitable site and facility for their organisational needs. He has a strong understanding of the industrial market nationally and a solid background in design and construct projects meaning he can provide advice to occupiers/tenants for Stay V’s Go Analysis’, lease renewals, new site acquisitions and pre-lease commitments.
My real estate career spans four decades and I have been with Colliers International for 25 years.
My specialty during this time has been sale and leasing industrial property in Sydney’s West and South West focusing on established and emerging markets along the M4 and M7 corridors.
Over my time at Colliers International I have taken on a variety of roles including establishing the Sydney South West office and being the Director in Charge of running the Sydney West and South West industrial business.
In my current role as a National Director I have consistently delivered outstanding results for clients and become a trusted advisor to numerous groups on property related matters.
I have extensive experience in the following areas:
› Sales and leasing
› Investment sales
› Major site sales
› Pre-lease and turnkey transactions
I have also received numerous awards over my time at Colliers International including several Australian outstanding revenue achiever, referral, client services and values awards as well as regional and international awards of excellence.
Head of Engineering, Facilities & Sustainability | Real Estate Management
Kate leads the direction of the National Facilities Management team by providing technical leadership and guidance across the operational management of the Real Estate Management (REM) portfolio.
Kate seeks to drive growth for the Real Estate Management team through client engagement and specialist engineering, facilities and sustainability initiatives, as well as project management excellence.
Kate's focus is developing new offerings, delivering projects and providing multi-discipline technical services. Kate delivers solutions for clients in areas such as technical and commercial advisory, asset re-positioning, due diligence, engineering design, renewable developments and operational performance across Asia-Pacific.
Associate Director | Marketing & Communications
I lead the industrial marketing at Colliers, working with one of the largest and most specialised agency teams in the country. I am the brand guardian for our team of over 100+ industrial experts, working to ensure our clients benefit from the latest marketing technologies for their property. With a large, decentralised team, my role is to ensure our experts are leading and innovating with marketing to maximise the value of property for our clients.
I'm experienced in driving engagement in our platform, write extensive pitch and content pieces, and think critically about how we can continue to improve our offiering. I have a thorough educational background in services marketing including my Honours Thesis to contribute to exceptional technical understanding in marketing.