Industry Shuffles

Shuffles July 2020

LENDLEASE

Simon Van de Velde has been appointed Head of Retail Leasing. With almost 30 years of experience in retail, Simon started his career with Lendlease at Bankstown Square and Erina Fair. More recently, Simon was Senior Vice President, Development Leasing for Westfield USA leading the company’s project leasing business. Simon has also held senior roles at AMP Capital and Westfield Australia.

Lachlan Dyson has been promoted to Head of Operations for Asset Management. The newly created role brings together Lendlease’s business operations, asset operations, tenancy design and delivery, Pop Up and digital enablement, operating across its commercial, retail and industrial businesses. Lachlan has more than 20 years’ experience in retail and asset management and has been with Lendlease since 2013. Lachlan has also previously held senior roles at Westfield Australia.

SCA PROPERTY GROUP

Justine Hughes joins as Head of Asset Management at SCA Property Group. Justine brings more than 20 years’ experience in the Australian real estate sector, having worked for companies including Lendlease, Mirvac and AMP Capital leading multi-functional divisions and teams. Justine was most recently with Aveo Retirement Living where she has been advising the business on strategies to combat social isolation for residents impacted by the restrictions due to COVID-19.

Ben Manton has joined the Property team as Sustainability and Safety Manager. Ben has been with SCA Property for more than four years, with his most recent position as Assistant Development Manager for the Investment and Developments team.

Duncan Mitchell has joined as a Graduate within the Property Team. Duncan will be assisting the team with tracking and controlling capital expenditure as well as other administrative tasks.

Aleisha O’Connor has joined as the Senior Retail Development Manager. Aleisha brings more than 20 years’ experience in the real estate sector, with her expertise mainly in developing major retail, office and residential mixed use projects. Aleisha joins from WINIM, and has previously worked in senior development roles for companies including Lendlease, Stockland and Mirvac.

Dominic Monaco has joined as Leasing Executive for the VIC and SA assets. Dominic has extensive experience in retail on both the retailer and landlord side of the relationship along with a strong background in lease negotiations and leasing strategy. Dominic recently joins us from HomeCo, where he was a Leasing Executive.

Joe Furfaro has joined as Tenancy Coordinator for assets across WA, SA and QLD. Joe brings more than 18 years’ experience on projects within Australia and parts of Asia across the retail, commercial and industrial sector. Joe recently joins us from AMP Capital, where he was the Operations Manager for Garden City, Booragoon.

Monique Underwood has joined as Leasing Executive for the VIC assets. Monique brings more than seven years’ experience in the real estate sector, previously having worked for various landlords in their Casual Mall Leasing division.

Sarah Katru has joined as Tenancy Coordinator for assets across NSW. With a background in Architecture, Sarah has expertise in design and project delivery within the retail, commercial, residential and healthcare sectors. Sarah has previously worked for BDAI as project lead on KFC, Hungry Jack’s and Taco Bell fit-outs and new builds.

DEXUS

Jemimah Phillott joins Dexus as Marketing Assistant at Willows Shopping Centre, Townsville.

Pat Fisher has been appointed Marketing Manager, Retail and Special Projects, managing the MLC Centre, Sydney.

STOCKLAND

Jodie Bouffler has been appointed to the role of Centre Manager at Stockland Green Hills. Jodie has been the Retail Manager at Green Hills since October 2017, working with the team on the recent development and stabilisation. Prior to joining Stockland, Jodie held a number of roles with GPT over a period of five years, the last being Retail Manager at Charlestown Square.

151 PROPERTY

Tasha Adam has been appointed Retail Marketing Consultant for 151 Property’s retail portfolio. Specialising in brand and creating ‘place’, Tasha has worked with some of Sydney’s most iconic retail assets and precincts including Barangaroo, Sydney Opera House, QVB and The Strand Arcade. Most recently, Tasha consulted to developer and landlord, Home Consortium.

Josh Guner has been appointed Senior Leasing Executive at Warrawong Plaza Shopping Centre. Josh has a background in accounting, commercial law and finance, and over 13 years’ experience in retail and large format sectors. He previously worked with Home Consortium, Ashe Morgan, QIC, Ticor Developments and Fenix Real Estate (Supa Centa Portfolio).

John Postle was appointed as General Manager – Portfolio Management in August 2019, focusing on 151 Property’s retail portfolio and operations. John has a wealth of experience in leadership roles having previously worked for Marina Bay Sands, Sands Macau and JLL.

COLLIERS

Joshua Bush has been promoted to the role of Head of Retail Project Leasing, NSW.

Robin Brenchley joins the Colliers International Retail Management team as Director, Leasing focused on the NSW portfolio.

Richard Watkins joins the Colliers International Retail Management team as Senior Centre Manager at Sapphire Marketplace NSW in the Woolworths portfolio.

Ross McKay joins Colliers International Retail Management team as Centre Manager at Bendigo Marketplace, VIC.

Mark Bendinelli joins the Colliers International Retail Management team as Centre Manager for the Victorian portfolio.

Frank Gadaleta joins the Colliers International Retail Management team as Centre Manager at Cameron Park NSW, in the Woolworths portfolio.

Liz Chuck has been promoted to the role of Retail Manager across the SLMC Property Australia Portfolio, NSW.

Gabrielle Briggs has been promoted to the role of Associate Director across the Primewest portfolio, NSW.

Lizzie Collins has been promoted to the role of Senior Centre Manager at the Cardiff Hub in the SCA portfolio, NSW.

Nicola Richards has been promoted to the role of Retail Manager at Glenrose Village.

Ashley Loder has been promoted to the role of Associate Director at Glenrose Village, NSW.

Matt O’Garey joins the Colliers International Retail Management team as Retail Manager for Moonee Beach Marketplace and Tamworth Homespace, NSW.

Lyn Bui joins the Colliers International Retail Management team as Retail Manager in the Elanor Portfolio, QLD.

Tim Baxter joins the Colliers International Retail Management team as Facilities Manager in the Victorian portfolio.

Sandra Stern joins the Colliers International Retail Management team as Retail Manager at the Clemton Park Hub in the SCA portfolio.

Chloe Nguyen joins the Colliers International Retail Management team in the role of Property Manager in Woolworths General Properties.

Reeta Kellahan joins the Colliers International Retail Management team as Administration Manager at the Greystanes Hub for the SCA portfolio, NSW.

Sasha Soltani joins the Colliers International Retail Management team as Administration Manager for Auburn Central, NSW.

Jessica Wilkinson joins the Colliers International Retail Management team as Administration Manager across the Sydney Metro IRAPT portfolio.

Bethany Zinghini joins the Colliers International Retail Management team as Administration Manager at Burwood Plaza, NSW.

Jess Keyes has joined the Colliers International Retail Management team as Administration Manager in the ACT IRAPT Portfolio.

Tammy Zander joins the Colliers International Retail Management team as Administration Manager at the Murray Bridge Hub for the SCA portfolio, SA.

JLL

Setty Ferdousian has transferred internally to the ISPT account as Regional Marketing Manager for Queensland. Setty has more than 12 years’ experience in Digital and Marketing related roles and has been with JLL for five years.

Roweena Dargavel has been appointed as the Centre Administrator for Floreat Forum. Roweena joins from Karrinyup Shopping Centre where she held the role of Finance Manager and has previously held roles with AMP Capital and Stockland.

Gabriella Cantale commenced as Retail Portfolio Coordinator for the NSW retail team. Gabriella has more than five years’ experience in real estate, from residential real estate and buildings through to leasing in shopping centres.

Lloyd Eaton transferred internally as Operations Manager for Bracken Ridge Plaza and Coolum Village. Lloyd has worked in the property industry for more than 40 years with the last 20 years at JLL.

Clare Jones joins the Specialty Mall Leasing team as the Casual Leasing Executive for WA and SA. Clare brings over ten years’ experience in sales and business development, and has most recently worked with Vicinity Centres.

Theresa Gil commenced as Assistant Property Manager based at the Perth office. Theresa has built a solid foundation of experience across a number of reputable retail assets from her most recent role at Colliers.

Madison Matta joins the team at The Square Mirrabooka as Assistant Marketing Manager. Madison bring with her several years of experience from previous roles at the Salvation Army and Garden City Booragoon.

Kasey Boardman joins the WA IRAPT team as Operations Manager. Kasey has more than ten years’ experience in Facilities Management and Risk across a broad number of businesses including sporting clubs and several retail assets.

Stacie Thomson has commenced as Retail Manager at Belmont Forum. Stacie joins from Vicinity Centres where she most recently held the role of Retail Manager for DFO Perth.

Amelie de Naeyer has re-joined as the Community Marketing Coordinator for the WA & SA IRAPT team. Amelie brings with her a wealth of community knowledge and marketing experience from her time working for the Perron Portfolio.

Lauren Wallace has commenced as Retail Manager for enex and Forrest Chase shopping centres in Perth. Lauren brings to the team her experience and knowledge from her previous roles as a Leasing Executive and Retail Analyst.

Ivan Wan joins the team at Top Ryde City as Assistant Finance Manager. Ivan brings with him more than four years’ property finance experience having previously worked for CBRE and JLL in corporate accounting roles.

Manika Khanna joins Top Ryde City as Assistant Operations Manager. Manika brings more than 10 years of operations management experience, having worked in roles at Broadway Sydney and Sydney Opera House.

Lydia King was promoted as the General Manager of 1 William Street, Brisbane. Having worked at JLL for 17 years, most recently as Head of Commercial Management in QLD, Lydia brings her extensive experience and knowledge to this role.

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