Director, Marketing & Communications | Industrial
I lead the industrial marketing at Colliers, working with one of the largest and most specialised agency teams in the country. Alongside Taylor Bass, we are the brand guardians 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.
- Internal Service Award of Excellence, NSW 2019
- Internal Service Award of Excellence, NSW 2013
Chief Executive Officer | Australia
Malcom is the Chief Executive Officer for Colliers in Australia, delivering on our business plan and driving our enterprising culture. Our company is underpinned by a clear set of values, designed to maximise the potential of property to accelerate the success of our clients and our people.
Over his 27-year career with Colliers, Malcom has had the opportunity to build and grow a number of successful teams. Prior to his current role, he led the NSW business along with the national Industrial business for 15 years. In 2005, Malcom joined the National Executive where the leadership group has steered our business to achieve incredible growth and reinforced our market-leading culture. Our business stability and continuity continue to attract market leaders, empowering them to think and act differently to drive exceptional results.
Colliers has an enterprising culture which underpins our strategy for success. The business has won multiple accolades as a Best Employer and best in class in many service arenas. We appreciate the loyalty of our people and our clients and we thrive on collaborating to create enterprising solutions that exceed expectations.
Within Australia, Malcom has had the benefit of working with a highly regarded leadership team, including John Marasco and Simon Hunt, who are focussed on maximising the potential of property for our clients, through delivering enterprising solutions as we work through the market conditions of 2021. By keeping aligned to our values of being enterprising to exceed expectations and collaborating to drive exceptional results, Colliers are well positioned in 2021 to maximise the potential of property and to be a part of leading our industry into the future, not only in Australia but right across the Asia Pacific region.
National Director | Industrial
Nick's passion for real estate stems from an extensive family background in property. He has a proven track record in general agency market striving to create great results for his clients through his market knowledge.
His strong communication, negotiation and management skills combined with an intimate knowledge of the Melbourne North West property market puts Nick in a unique position to maximise the value achieved in commercial property transactions.
His current role as a National Director in Industrial sees him specialising in sales and leasing of properties 5,000sqm and above. Nick predominantly works with major institutional and private clients.
Nick was recently recognised at the Dexus awards with ‘Industrial Leasing Transaction of the Year’. This is awarded to individuals who, through dedication in developing their expertise, client engagement, service excellence and collaboration are acknowledged as achieving the best leasing transaction of 2019.
Nick is considered a market expert in Industrial within the Colliers business nationally, with a strong commitment to delivering the best solution for all his clients.
Head of Industrial Capital Markets | Australia
Gavin is the Head of Industrial Capital Markets Australia and the Head of the NSW Industrial Team at Colliers International, where he has been specialising in industrial property for 20 years. Based in the Sydney CBD Head Office, Gavin manages a highly successful team of over 40 staff across broader Sydney in key industrial precincts.
Gavin specialises in the national industrial capital markets and has excellent relationships across a broad spectrum of institutional, international and private investors. Over Gavin’s time with Colliers, he has completed hundreds of deals in industrial property, settling over $14 billion in his career to date, and leasing over 400,000sqm. Gavin enjoys a 75% market share of industrial capital markets share in NSW.
Gavin has worked extensively in the sale of industrial portfolios of up to 30 assets in one portfolio. Gavin and his team have sold 20/22 of all industrial portfolios in the Australia over the last four years, including the J.P. Morgan Portfolio ($250m), Altis Portfolio ($342.5m) and GIC/Australand Portfolio ($1.073b) and AMP Portfolio ($105m).
Some major distribution centre sales that Gavin and his team have been involved in over the last two years include, the Calibre, Eastern Creek ($130.1 million), 1 Eucalyptus Place, Eastern Creek ($90.5 million), 3 Roberts Road, Eastern Creek ($253 millions) and 6-20 Clunies Ross Street, Greystanes ($76.6 million)
Gavin has focused on building deep relationships with his clients, providing the latest in-depth information about logistics markets across Australia, which in line with his extensive track record, has seen Gavin achieve record-breaking results for his clients.
Gavin is a long-standing member of the Colliers team, having joined in 2000 as a graduate valuer. Gavin commenced with Colliers as part of their Scholarship Program and he was fortunate to work across multiple service lines and locations across Sydney, before settling in the Industrial team in Sydney South in 2001. Over the last 20 years, Gavin has progressed through the industrial business including managing the Sydney South and Sydney South West offices, before moving into the NSW State Product Director for Industrial in 2010.
Director | Industrial
Gordon is the leader of Colliers International’s South Eastern Industrial business and a senior member of the Victorian Industrial team. The eastern industrial business comprises of 9 agents and 2 team assistants and covers sales and leasing of industrial property from the City of Monash to City of Greater Dandenong.
The team is the second largest industrial brokerage in the south east with annual revenues over $3m.
Since joining Colliers in 2013, Gordon’s personal focus is on industrial institutional-grade leasing, major site sales and investment sales. He sits on the national occupier and national capital markets team, assisting his colleagues nationally with corporate occupier and investor mandates.
Gordon adopts a proactive and enthusiastic approach to his business, taking pride in seeing his private, corporate and institutional clients succeed with each transaction he concludes with them.
Director | Industrial
Leading the Eastern Industrial team, Jonathan specialises in major site sales and institutional leasing throughout the Monash and Knox industrial precincts. His market knowledge and proven track record has formed key relationships within this market as Jonathan maximises the potential of industrial real estate to accelerate his client’s success.
Coordinator, Marketing & Communications | Industrial
I work alongside the director of Industrial marketing at Colliers, to drive marketing innovation within one of the largest and most specialised agency teams in the country. My role is to ensure property marketing excellence, brand dominance and deliver the latest marketing initiatives that our client’s benefit from.
I began with Colliers in in the Sydney West Industrial team where I provided extensive administrative and analytical marketing assistance to a group of highly successful operators. I am experienced in coordinating marketing campaigns in their entirety, executing marketing material and effectively producing submissions for key clients. Through my studies and working in one of the largest industrial teams in the Sydney West I have been able to develop time management skills, meet key milestone dates and pride myself on delivering the best outcome for our clients.
National Director | Industrial
I commenced my property career in Office Leasing with a focus on the Sydney City Fringe and Southern CBD.
Based in the Colliers International Head Office and part of the largest office leasing team in the Sydney CBD, I worked directly with some of the best agents in Australia and leveraged the knowledge and relationships of the team nationally while representing large private clients & institutions such as ISPT, Mirvac & Goodman.
I have since relocated to my home city of Melbourne & now specialise in Industrial within the Western Suburbs of Melbourne while continuing to service both large scale private & institutional clients, including Stockland, Frasers Property, Dexus and Charter Hall.
Noteable transactions include;
-ASColour (19,900 Sq.) PRE-COMMITMENT & 9M building sale (Circa 40M deal value)
-Arlec (29,000 Sq.) PRE-COMMITMENT (Circa 38M end value)
-Nippon Express (19,000 Sq.) PRE-COMMITMENT (Circa 30M end value)
-Dunlop Flooring (9,100 Sq.) PRE-COMMITMENT (Circa 12M end value)
-Victorian Freight Specialists (7,750 Sq.) PRE-COMMITMENT (Circa 23M end value inc. spec)
-414-416 Somerville Rd (24,000/7.37Ha) SALE (23M)
-119-121 William Angliss Drive (10,300 Sq.) SALE (12M)
State Chief Executive | Queensland
As the State Chief Executive of Queensland, Simon's responsibilities include overall supervision of the Queensland business comprising of 6 offices and over 200 staff.
At Colliers, we work hard to connect internally to share knowledge about our clients and deliver better outcomes for them. This team ethos is a strong part of our culture and keeps our people highly engaged and it has kept Simon wanting to be part of this great business for the last 20 years.
Simon has over 25 years’ experience in the real estate industry and the agency having previously worked for Primac Elders as an auctioneer prior to joining Colliers International in 1998.
Simon's background is in industrial property where he has been responsible for some of the largest transactions in Queensland over the past 20 years.
In 2015 Simon was involved in the sale of the GIC/Frasers portfolio totalling $1.073 billion. This is the largest and highest quality industrial sale on record in the Australian market.
And in 2017 Simon had the pleasure of marketing the Coca-Cola Amatil Campus in Richlands which was sold to Charter Hall for $157m, making it the largest single industrial asset sale in Queensland's history.
National Director | Industrial
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 | Marketing & Communications
Liz is the leader of the Australian Marketing and Communications Team, which integrates our Marketing & Communications, Business Development Centre (BDC) and Research teams to effectively promote our services, our experts and our brand to drive revenue growth and attract market leaders in line with our Marketing Plan.
Liz is also a member of the Colliers ANZ Executive Team and the Executive Leadership Team.
Liz has 15 years experience specialising in leading strategic pursuits for global professional services companies and working with executive leadership teams to develop client growth and marketing strategies. Key skills include:
- Client engagement and growth strategy
- Major pitch and pursuit strategy development and execution
- Presentation skills coaching
- Copy writing and key messaging development
- Project management
- Creative leadership