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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.
Managing Director | Industrial
Gavin is the Managing Director of Industrial & Head of Industrial Capital Markets Australia at Colliers, where he has been specialising in industrial property for 21+ years. Based in the Sydney CBD Head Office, Gavin manages a highly successful team of over 120 staff across every state & territory nationally in key industrial and logistics 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 24/34 of all industrial portfolios in Australia over the last five years, including the AMP Portfolio ($105m), J.P. Morgan Portfolio ($250m), Altis Portfolio ($342.5m), Qantas Portfolio ($802m) and GIC/Australand Portfolio ($1.073b).
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.
National Director, Industrial Advisory | Occupier Services
I have been with Colliers International for over 20 years and during this time have been involved in every aspect of industrial and commercial property. I lead the Industrial Occupier Services team nationally, which includes Industrial Tenant Advisory, Portfolio Management and Logistics & Supply Chain Consulting.
At Colliers International, I employ my vast property background and project delivery skills to analyse and formulate strategy on behalf of clients resulting in new property acquisitions, lease renewals, lease rationalisation and rent reviews. I have been responsible for the marketing of major industrial developments for sale and lease, industrial land subdivisions, major tenant pre-commitment, and business parks.
National Director, Industrial | Real Estate Management Services
National Industrial Real Estate Management Asset Class leader, tasked with aligning state based teams to deliver tailored real estate management services to industrial clients.
Focussed on all aspects of industrial management for Private Clients, Syndicators, Small to Medium Funds, Local and International REIT's and all other forms of ownership.
Strong national, tenant focus - "Everything in industrial ultimately comes down to relaitionships"
Providing advice on feasibility, budgeting, commisioning new developments, defect liability, buildings systems and security, lease negotiation and renegotiation, make goods, defits and refits, repurposing, logistics and supply chain, automation, concrete and ongoing financial and physical asset management
(In a previous life) Owned and operated Daniel's Steakhouse - Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Gold Coast
Head of Industrial | Valuation & Advisory Services
Simon has 17 years’ experience in the property valuation industry, during this time he has undertaken valuations in all classes of real property for various purposes.
Simon joined the Colliers International team in the North Sydney Office as Director of Industrial in November 2017. Prior to this, Simon was a Director at Savills, responsible for management of the mortgage and government sectors of the business, and since 2012 has specialised in industrial valuations for institutional, private and mortgage clients.
Associate Director | Valuation & Advisory Services
Catherine has over eight years of professional experience in providing real estate valuation and advisory services.
Catherine is a highly competent, results oriented individual with a track record of completing projects within allocated time frames and budgets.
Since joining the Sydney West office Catherine has valued a variety of property classes, albeit a primary focus towards industrial assets, with a keen interest in cold store and temperature-controlled assets.
Catherine possesses extensive property market knowledge, providing a range of valuation and consultancy reports for multiple purposes including financial reporting, mortgage security, intending sale, proposed acquisition, disposal, unit entitlement and rental reviews predominantly within the Western and South Western Sydney markets.
Managing Director | Project Leaders
Jon Barnes has extensive experience in all stages of development of major capital social infrastructure projects, with a focus on significant health projects. His experience across contracting, consulting and financing environments has acquired a unique set of skills and attributes that enable him to understand major projects from varied perspectives. He has delivered projects under a wide range of procurement methods including Public Private Partnerships (PPP), Managing Contractor, Early Contractor Involvement (ECI) Design and Construction and Construct only. Jon has held Client Management roles at Director level within major Government delivery agencies within NSW and Victoria responsible for the procurement, design, delivery, and facilities management of the agency’s multiple capital projects.
Prior to joining Colliers in 2021, Jon was a Senior Project Director within School Infrastructure NSW, responsible for the management of the design and delivery of major school projects within NSW. He has also acted within similar roles for NSW Health Infrastructure and the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Health Directorate where he was responsible for the planning and delivery of major tertiary hospitals. His considerable construction management experience was gained when employed as a construction Project Director within Tier One construction companies and Thiess, where he was responsible for the delivery of two major hospital projects. Jon also has significant industry experience in the formation and delivery of PPP projects and gained this when he was employed by the former infrastructure development company Babcock and Brown.
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