Lachlan MacGillivray

Lachlan MacGillivray

Head of Retail Investment Services | Australia

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Professional Summary

I lead the Australian Retail Investment Services team having transacted in excess of $11 billion worth of shopping centres across Australia in the last 10 years. I have been at Colliers International for over 12 years and have 21 years of retail experience encompassing retail investment, leasing and master planning.

With an in-depth understanding of shopping centre performance, I can provide you with expert advice on the sale and acquisition of your retail investments.

• Marketing campaign strategy, implementation and execution
• Shopping centre acquisition and disposal
• Sale negotiation and transaction
• Strategic asset positioning and repositioning
• Buy side investment advisory
• Portfolio sales and acquisitions




Major transactions include:

• Pacific Werribee and Pacific Epping, VIC for $1.00 billion (50% interest);
• Indooroopilly Shopping Centre, QLD for $810.00 million (50% interest);
• Westfield Burwood, NSW for $575.00 million (50% interest);
• Northland Shopping Centre, VIC for $496.00 million (50% interest);
• Mt Ommaney Centre, QLD for $416.25 million;
• Westfield Woden, ACT for $335.00 million (50% interest);
• Mid City Centre, NSW for $320.00 million (75% interest);

• Noosa Civic Shopping Centre, QLD for $235.00 million;
• Stockland Townsville, QLD for $228.70 million (50% interest);
• Casey Central Shopping Centre, VIC for $220.75 million;
• Blackstone National Large Format Retail Portfolio for $219.00 million;
• Kawana Shoppingworld, QLD for $215.00 million (50% interest);
• Figtree Grove, NSW for $206.00 million;
• Carlingford Court Shopping Centre, NSW for $177.00 million;
• The Point Cook Town Centre, VIC for $176.00 million;

• Central Park Retail, NSW for $174.5 million;
• Salamander Bay Centre, NSW for $174.5 million;
• Claremont Quarter Shopping Centre, WA for $171.50 million (50% interest);
• Bay Village Shopping Centre, NSW for $164.00 million;
• Runaway Bay Shopping Centre, QLD for $160.00 million (50% Interest); 



RMIT - 2002 - 2004 (Full Real Estate License)
Brighton Grammar School - 1992 - 1997 (VCE)


Memberships & Involvements

Australian Property Institute, Certified Real Estate Agent, Member of the REIV, Property Industry Foundation Advisory Board (Past member), Property Council of Australia


AMP Capital Investors, Armada Funds Management, Aventus, Blackstone, Blackrock, Brookfield, BWP Trust, Charter Hall, Coles Property Group, Commerz Real, CPPIB, DB Real Estate, DEKA, Dexus, Future Fund, Gandel Group, GIC, GPT, Invesco, LaSalle, Lend Lease, Mirvac, M&G, Pacific Shopping Centres, Perron Group, QIC, Scentre Group (Westfield), SPH, Stockland, Walker Corporation, Woolworths, Nuveen, Vicinity Centres;


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Featured Research
16 Dec 2019
Retail Research and Forecast Report | Second Half 2019
The Australian retail sector continues to navigate through a disruptive period.
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14 Jun 2019
Retail Research and Forecast Report | First Half 2019
Enhance your perspective on retail property markets with our latest Retail Research & Forecast Report, first half 2019. Our latest report examines the key trends influencing various retail markets across Australia and New Zealand.
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13 Feb 2019
Capital Markets Australia & New Zealand Investment Review - Retail Year in Review and Outlook 2019
Colliers International is pleased to present the Capital Markets Australia & New Zealand Investment Review – Retail Year in Review and Outlook 2019.
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Featured News
18 Mar 2020
Colliers International leads Retail Investment in APAC
The Colliers International Retail Investment Services team has recorded the highest market share in several key regions in 2019.
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17 Oct 2019
Lendlease fund selling New Zealand’s premier retail portfolio
The Lendlease Real Estate Partners New Zealand fund is set to sell New Zealand’s premier retail portfolio, which is expected to fetch a combined price in excess of NZ$350 million.
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16 Oct 2019
Shayher Group acquires Q&A for $395 million
Colliers International’s Jason Lynch, Lachlan MacGillivray and Don Mackenzie in conjunction with JLL’s Seb Turnbull, Jacob Swan and Luke Billiau have negotiated the sale of Q&A Complex, Brisbane on behalf of QIC for $395 million.
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30 Aug 2019
Stockwell buys Noosa from QIC GRE
QIC GRE has sold its interest in Noosa Civic to Stockwell for a value reflecting a cap rate of 6%. The transaction was brokered by Lachlan MacGillivray and Stewart Gilchrist of Colliers International.
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