National Director, Project Marketing | Residential
Specialising in Residential Project Marketing, Blake works with the NSW Residential Directors, pitching, listing and managing projects, and the sales team, to ensure the best possible outcomes for our developer clients. Providing regular market commentary and advice regarding design, mix and pricing of their projects. My clients rely on his solid research and market knowledge to assist them in making the best decisions for the success of their project.
He works closely with various teams including project marketing, development site sales, land marketing and general agency to win and retain clients. In addition to the residential project marketing business, Blake works collaboratively with other teams within Colliers International including capital markets, retail and commercial to provide high-level advice regarding their clients' property to service their requirements across all phases of their current and future developments.
Blake currently works as a Director for the NSW Residential Project Marketing business within Colliers International. Within this role he works closely with the Managing Director, Peter Chittenden, across all new residential project marketing opportunities both locally in Sydney and nationally. For our clients, we seek to service their requirements across all phases of their current and future developments.
He also works alongside the other NSW Residential Directors, pitching, listing, and managing projects and the sales team to ensure the best possible outcomes for our developer clients. Providing regular market commentary and advice regarding design, mix and pricing of their projects, my clients rely on my solid research and market knowledge to assist them in making the best decisions for the success of their project.
Recent successful projects that Blake has co-managed include Wonderland and Duo at Central Park for Frasers Property, Twenty95 in Manly for Grocon, and Aqualuna in Milsons Point for Zone Q as well as Newmarket in Randwick for Cbus.
East Side Quarter, Penrith
Aqualuna, Milsons Point
West End, Glebe
DUO, Central Park
Wonderland, Central Park
The Heysen, Turramurra
88 Alfred, Milsons Point
Aqua, Bondi Junction
York&George, Sydney CBD
- Shore (HSC)- 2002
- Bachelor of Construction (UTS)- Transfered 2003 (1 yr)
- Bachelor of Property Economics (UTS) Honors- Graduated 2007
Memberships & Involvements
- REINSW Member
- Capital Bluestone
- Cbus Property
- FIFE Capital
- Frasers Property
- Leighton Properties
- Legacy Property
- Roxy-Pacific Holdings
- Winten Property Group
- Zone Q
Director | Project Marketing
As a Director in the Colliers International Residential team, Ian is hands-on working with an expert team of Residential Property Sales and Sites specialists offering end-to-end Project Marketing.
At Colliers we offer a full suite of services from development site opportunities, advice on the right mix of product, floor plan designs, fittings and fixtures, market analysis and pricing, timing, and strategy of marketing initiatives through to display fit-out, public release, on-site sales and on-going property management.
We also work closely with the Project Consultants to manage the success of the project from the start including Architects, PR agencies , Creative agencies, Interior Designers, Lawyers, Surveyors and Local Businesses.
Ian is focused on leading the growth and development of the Residential Sales Team through providing diverse and integrated Residential Property Services, enhancing client engagement strategies, cross-selling and fostering service excellence amongst all our clients and customers.
Having worked for some of Colliers International's top clients such as Australand, Stockland, DHA and Capital Bluestone I have been able to bring a wealth of knowledge to the team with regard to what our clients wants and needs are when it comes to their projects.
Working alongside my fellow NSW Directors, we manage a large and diverse team of sales agents, all with skills and expertise across all aspects of residential real estate, providing for a highly talented and successful team. Supported by our experienced marketing team and our valuable back of house administration team, we consistently position our clients for success.
Ian’s experience in selling Projects off-the Plan range from boutique to master-planned communities has seen successful results for various clients and projects including Woolooware Bay (Cronulla Sharks re-development and town centre in Woolooware), The Flour Mill in Summer Hill, West End, Glebe to name just a few.
Associate Director, Project Management | Residential
Simone is an experienced marketer with over 10 years' experience across residential property and destination marketing. As Associate Director in the NSW Residential Project Marketing team, Simone is responsible for the project management of residential off-the-plan projects in Sydney and driving the Colliers brand marketing strategy for NSW Residential.
Simone has a diverse skill set with extensive experience in integrated marketing strategy, sales and project management, stakeholder management, event management, business development and communications strategy.
Associate Director | Residential
Andrew is an experienced Senior Sales Executive in the project marketing real estate industry for the past 9 years. Skilled in Negotiation, Apartments, Land Sales, Real Estate Development, and Contract Negotiation. Strong sales professional with a Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.) focused in Marketing from University of Wollongong.
In Andrew's first year with Colliers International he personally transacted over $100,000,000 in residential off the plan real estate.
Director, Residential and Project Sales | Residential
With over 35 years' experience in Real Estate, I have become an expert in prestige project marketing and auctions, bringing a wealth of experience, knowledge and integrity to the Colliers International residential team.
I work alongside my fellow Directors to manage and lead the NSW Residential team, overseeing the marketing and sales teams to ensure a high level of service is provided to our vendors and purchasers alike, and that they achieve success through their parnership with Colliers International.
Prior to my current tenure at Colliers, I owned and operated a successful franchise in Neutral Bay for 8 years focusing on auctions and high-end Residential before joining Colliers International for the first time in 1998. In 2007 I joined CBRE Residential Projects and was earmarked to grow the resale business and focus on high-end residential projects before then returning to Colliers International.
During my years in Residential Real Estate, I have been instrumental in some record breaking sales at Milsons Point, Neutral Bay, Potts Point, Abbotsford and most notably set a record in Sydney with the sale of the Hyde Penthouse for $12.5m. I take great pride in providing solid and honest advice to all my clients and building strong relationships with vendors and purchasers, ensuring that I become their main point of contact for all their residential needs.
Director, Project Marketing | Residential
My 20 year background in the service and sales industry has provided me with a strong platform in knowing how to service a client. This experience has given me the ability to quickly identify a client's needs and goals and to provide a proven strategy to acheive desired outcomes. My people skills have allowed me to easily develop strong relationships with my clients, whether vendor or purchaser. Working alongside a successful sales team, I am highly focused and goal oriented to ensure my clients achieve the best results in the quickest timeframe.
As Director in the Residential team, I also work closely with other Directors managing projects and leading by example with regard to the sales team. I have been the lead agent on many of Colliers International's Residential projects and have worked to successfully achieve significant presales in all our off-the-plan developments.
Director | Residential
I first began my career in the real estate industry working as a Property Manager managing a mixed portfolio of 150 commercial and residential tenancies. My ability to work autonomously and efficiently allowed me to progress quickly to working alongside the Directors at Ray White Bondi Junction, assisting with the management of the office and their sales, following on then to an Executive Assistant role at Laing+Simmons Double Bay, selling and managing properties for clients in the prestige market.
Having worked in Australia's most prestigious real estate market assisting 2012 REINSW Agent of the Year, D'Leanne Lewis at Laing+Simmons Double Bay, and being awarded for my efforts during this time by receiving an Outstanding Personal Assistant Gold Award in the Laing+Simmons Network and being award for my Outstanding Customer Service was a significant stepping stone to my entry into Colliers International as part of the NSW Residential team.
My past roles have given me a breadth of experience ranging from commercial leasing and management, residential sales, leasing and managment, and off-the-plan marketing. My expertise in analytical knowledge, pricing models and demographic profiles has enabled me to go above and beyond in efficiently servicing both Colliers International's clients as well as our internal business, making me a valuable member of the Residential team working closely with our Directors to pitch and win business as well as provide continuous support and market advice.
Commercial Director | Finance
Marcus is a skilled financial and operational professional with over 15 years' experience working within the commercial and residential real estate industry. Marcus partners with all levels of management to help them better understand their business needs and capabilities. His key focus over the past 10 years has been working closely with the ANZ Executive Team.
Key skills include;
- EBITDA modelling;
- pricing and tenders;
- acquisitions and management of subsidiaries and joint ventures;
- process improvement;
- remuneration structuring;
- project management;
- scenario planning and stress testing;
- budgeting and forecasting; and
- people management.
Manager, External Sales Channels | Residential
My first role at Colliers International was as Administrator of Accounts and Contracts for the Residential team. During my time in this role, I processed over 6,000 sales advices, contracts, EOI deposits and deposit balances. I also liaised very closely with the Directors in my team, as well as the sales agents, marketing team, vendors, purchasers and solictors, giving me an all-round intimate view and knowledge of the residential sales process. My high attention to detail and focus on providing a professional level of service delivery ensured that all financials were accurate and processed in a timely manner.
As Channel Sales Manager, I assist the Directors as required to ensure the success of our residential projects through the investment sales platform, whilst providing high quality customer service and efficient sales in projects. I have a detailed understanding of international business, business law, marketing and communications through my studies and professional experience which serves me well in my role when interacting with solicitors, purchasers and vendors.
Prior to joining Colliers, my background involved specialising in the deployment of many advertising campaigns across airports and shopping centres within Australia and New Zealand. In addition, I managed the advertising executions and promotions for many blue chip finance companies, automotive, and consumer goods corporations. My various roles in property, corporate communications, and IT have enabled me to have a holistic understanding of various industries and experience dealing with all levels of clientele.
National Director | Residential
Guillaume is recognised as one Sydney’s leading agents that specialises in the sale of Residential Development sites.
Having sold some Sydney’s iconic residential development sites in recent years, Guillaume’s reputation and experience as a proven performer has earned him the respect and confidence of his clients and peers.
Guillaume is actively involved in assisting clients with acquisition and divestment strategies that requires a detailed knowledge of the project marketing and sales environment, as well as expertise in planning requirements and feasibility analysis.
With an established network of Asia Real Estate investors, Guillaume is part of the Colliers China Outbound Investment Group.
Director | Residential
Nelson joins Colliers International after working in the exclusive Eastern Suburbs of Sydney for the past sixteen years. He has developed a unique insight into the executive retail market through his previous experience working for Century 21 in Randwick and Coogee where he has garnered the highest awards for his achievements in sales, ranked in the top 2% nationally for the last 3 years.
As a highly regarded professional within the industry he has amassed a large database of clients who continually return to him when buying or selling their property.
In an ever-changing market, Nelson’s open and direct communication will ensure you are kept up to date with what is happening with the sales campaign and will work tirelessly to negotiate the highest price possible for your property.
Whether you are selling a luxury one bedroom apartment, a large family home or a block of units, you can be assured of Nelson's expertise, professionalism and personal service.
Senior Manager, Project Management | Residential
With 6 years experience in Residential Project Marketing Daniels experience ranges from integrated marketing strategy & implementation, sales & project management and stakeholder engagement. As part of the NSW Residential Project Marketing team Daniel is responsible for the project management of Residential Off-The-Plan projects within the Sydney market.
Current Projects & Initatives:
BOND Bondi Junction, Alex_Collective Alexandria, Woolooware Bay Woolooware, Abbie's Lane Annandale, West End Residences Glebe, Montaine Residences, Arkadia, Alexandria; Carmine, Lindfield; Cascade Gardens, Pymble; The First Home Buyers Guide 2019 & 2020 and the Quarterly "Residential Wrap" magazine.