Lachlan MacGillivray | Colliers International | Sydney CBD

Lachlan MacGillivray

Head of Retail Investment Services | Australia

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Professional Summary

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

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

  • Capital Partnering / Joint Ventures / Portfolio Transactions
  • Asset Marketing  and campaign strategy, implementation and execution
  • Shopping centre acquisition and disposal
  • Sale negotiation and transaction
  • Strategic asset positioning and repositioning to maximise asset performance
  • Buy side investment advisory




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 Marion, SA for $670.00 million (50% interest);
• Westfield Burwood, NSW for $575.00 million (50% interest);
• Garden City Booragoon, WA 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;


Retail Investment Services
Service Lines
Capital Markets, Retail Investment Services
Property Type

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