Turning industrial complexity into opportunity
New Developments & Major Projects
Repositioning of Industrial Assets
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.
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.
National Director | Property Sales & Leasing
Michael is the National Director of Property Sales & Leasing at Colliers International and also holds the role of Director in Charge for the Sydney South office. Based in Mascot, Michael's team of eleven agents is one of the highest performing teams in Australia.
Since joining Colliers' in 2001, Michael's specialisation is core South Sydney, with a heavy focus on large transactions of land, investments and residential sites as well as large leasing mandates. Michael has worked on some of the largest deals in industrial history, including a recent transaction at Carter Street Homebush for over $660 million.
Working in a changing and often challenging market Michael prides himself on providing creative agency solutions to his clients. keeping ahead of the trends, leveraging off Colliers' industry leading platforms, to ensure his clients achieve better results, faster.
Industrial & Business Parks
John Carney has worked in the North Shore industrial/business park market for nine years. During this period, he has developed sound relationships with many of the owners, occupiers and developers in this market. John has a reputation for being hardworking, honest and reliable in the North Shore market.
Sydney South West
Adrian's real estate career has spanned 25 years , the last 17 years in industrial property, encompassing both agency and development roles. Adrian is known in the industry for getting the results for his clients across both sales and leasing, transacting major industrial assets and leasing major warehouses across South West and Western Sydney.
His knowledge of the market, negotiation skills and competitive nature leads him to get the best results for his clients.
Adrian's specialty is sales and leasing of industrial properties in South West & Western Sydney. Sales of industrial warehouses, land, investment properties and redevelopment sites. Leasing of industrial warehouses & land/yards.
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.
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.
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.
National Director | Industrial
Paul has been in the real estate industry virtually his entire working life, from his initial role in a small firm in Somerset, England to completing his degree in London and working there for 7 years before emmigrating to Australia in 2000. Paul has made Adelaide his home since emmigrating and have dedicated his career to the industrial sector focusing on agency, advisory and development projects of all sizes. Paul has been involved in several memorable projects including large land divisions, estate development, investment sale and tenant and purchaser advise. He has represented a wide range of clients from private landlords and investors to corporate and instituitional clients, and offers a broad spectrum of advice and service. Paul prides himself on service excellence and a "can do attitude".
2009 - Present - Director Industrial
2006-2009 - Associate Director Industrial
2000-2006 - Manager Industrial - (CBRE)
1995-2000 - Surveyor - Kenningtons (UK)
1993-1995 - Surveyor - Robert Irving & Burns (UK)
1988-1991 - Junior Surveyor Humberts (UK)
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.
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