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180 Bank Street, South Melbourne

Colliers was engaged to manage the development of 180 Bank Street, South Melbourne, from a butter factory, then famously a film and recording studio, into an open plan office space spanning 4 floors.

The project involved a make good of the building for commercial office space leasing. This included demolition of redundant services and non- structural internal fit-outs that have occurred over the last decade, as well as a full refurbishment of the existing timber framed building, including the building shell, office tenancies, cores and amenities, BCA upgrades, facades, lifts and services.

Value: $15 million
Completion: 2021
Client: Lindway Pty Ltd
Builder: Renascent

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John Stalley

National Director | Project Leaders


With over 40  years of construction industry experience in the Sydney Metropolitan area and across Australia & New Zealand, John has extensive experience in all disciplines attributed to this Industry. John’s experience is based on a broad range of projects for both major corporate and institutional clients across the private and public sectors up to the value of $200 million.

Over the years John has been responsible for the overall performance and management of profitability and delivery in all matters of Construction Contracts including Lump Sum, Design & Construction, Construction Management and negotiated projects.

John has played leadership roles for various reputable construction companies including Triden Constructions, Reed Group, KB Hutcherson, Beach Constructions and Leighton Contractors, as the Senior Project Manager, Construction and/or Commercial Manager.  Now representative of the Principal in the project managemnt process of construction, John has undertaken the PM role  since 2004  in leadership roles for Nix Managemnt, NixAnderson and with the acquisition of NixAnderson in  2017 by Colliers,  has worked with the Colliers team of over 60 professionals across Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra Adelaide & Perth.

John’s experience with Key Stakeholder engagement on projects has involved all manner of design & authority disciplines, end users and property owners to provide an accomplished overview for strategic management of the projects now undertaken for our clients. He has particular experience working in live environments on various educational retail and infrastructure projects of a complex and staged nature that require a continuity of operations of existing environments whilst engaging with the project team to execute a successful construction delivery.

As National Director, John also has knowledge and experience in managing in accordance with NSW Govt Codes and procurement guidelines, GC21 contract format and NSW Govt Occupational Health & Safety Management Systems..  Contract monitoring, construction review and the continued implementation of the contractor’s developed WHSMP is  to focus a large project team’s effort to deliver a successful project in a safe manner.


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