Senior Centre Manager | Real Estate Management
Karen joined Colliers International as Centre Manager in May 2018. Prior to this, Karen established her career in retail management having managed centres and portfolios since 2004. Karen's main emphasis has been monitoring the overall performance of the centres under management, working closly with the centre management teams, retailer relationships and maintaining the assets value. During this time Karen has worked on portolios in excess of 74,630m2 across Adelaide, regional South Australia and regional Northern Territory.
During my career as Centre Manager, I was involved in the completion of several shopping centre redevelopments, having worked on the Southgate Square redevelopment in 2016 and Arndale Central redevelopment in 2012. With the most recent redevelopment of Primewest Port Pirie Plaza, due for completion in October 2018.
Certificate IV in Business Management.
National Director | Real Estate Management
Lyn joined Colliers International in June 2015 as State Product Director - Real Estate Management.
Since joining Colliers International, Lyn has been responsible for the enhancement of the service platform delivered by the South Australia Real Estate Management Team. In 2016 and 2017, Lyn was award Leader of the Year for the South Australian business.
Prior to joining Colliers International, Lyn has worked for Knight Frank, Cushman Wakefield, a boutique agency and one of South Australia's largest private property owners as General Manager and Director.
During Lyn's time at these companies, she has achieved:-
Completing one of Adelaide's biggest retail developments;
Establishing a risk analysis of the business and turned around several non -performing assets to obtain positive outcomes;
Successfully implemented a three (3) year plan on staffing, policies and culture which saw the company grow from a small to a medium size business.
The ongoing achievements and respect that Lyn has in the industry speaks for itself. The passion, commitment and knowledge of all facets of property is one to be discussed and involved in.
Manager | Retail Leasing
Lauren's professional experience in property management has provided the opportunity to excel into leasing, primarily focusing on the retail sector. Applying her prior knowledge of lease negotiations with existing tenants, she is able to use these skills when negotiating with new tenants and establishing right tenant mixes within the shopping centres. Lauren also has a strong focus on securing precommittment from retailers for retail developments.
Bree has worked in the property sector since 2010 as a commercial property manager. This experience has allowed her to further strengthen her career, and she joined Colliers in January 2018 as a Retail Manager, now Centre Manager. Bree provides support on a large retail portfolio.
Bree's role involves:
- Financial administration
- Outgoings reconcilliation
- Contract negotiation
- Coordinating general maintenance
- Tenant arrears recovery
Associate Director, Facilities Management | Real Estate Management
With 18 years experience in the Facilities Management field Gavin has dealt with many issues in the day to day running of major clients. Including Auspost, Coles (Distribution), Suncorp, Dept of Human Resources. Each has been challenging with differing requirements, but all have been a great experience widening his knowledge of client expectations and requirements. Now at Colliers International with retail and industrial clients.
Prior to Facilities work Gavin was at Defence for many years and managed the maintenance of all SA sites including Broken Hill and Alice Springs. Establishing an asset data base of all trade services and ensuring mandatory servicing and other servicing was conducted as required.
Possessing over 15 years’ experience with leading property firms including Westfield, Stockland, CBRE and Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL), Anna has developed a significant understanding of the operational and financial management requirements of large scale retail and commercial assets, located both in New South Wales and South Australia.
Originally employed with the Westfield Investor Relations team based in the Sydney head office, Anna conveyed her superior analytical and organisational skills to the Stockland Facilities Management department, effectively facilitating national operational contracts for the countless retail, commercial, business park and residential properties within the Stockland portfolio. Whilst successful in optimising the operational profitability of Stockland’s asset portfolio through identification of new business initiatives and efficiencies, she was also responsible for implementing strategic objectives for the group and maintaining alignment with her employer's values.
Following relocation to South Australia, Anna commenced employment with CBRE within the asset management department, effectively supporting the senior Management team to identify and develop innovative operational solutions across the retail portfolio, as well as providing high level assistance to the operations managers, finance managers and centre managers across South Australian assets. Anna was instrumental in the development of national initiatives within CBRE, including the creation of web-based operations applications and procedures, to ensure both great customer service and long term results for key stakeholders.
Anna’s demonstrated history of understanding of the retail property industry, resulted in her most recent employment satisfying the roles of Centre, Property, Operations and Leasing manager on a portfolio of large, established retail and commercial properties in both the Adelaide CBD and regional areas. Utilising proven negotiation abilities, tenants were afforded decreased operational costs during the financial year, and following the implementation of prepared marketing strategies; an increase in foot traffic during Anna’s tenure was substantiated, thus allowing for leasing growth and resulting in a 97% occupancy rate throughout the portfolio.
Anna’s proven skills in asset management, negotiation, budgeting, business planning, leasing and operations; coupled with sound knowledge of marketing strategies, retail trends, business acumen and property forecasts makes her an enormous asset to the Colliers International business.