If you’re interested in how good design can bring joy to apartment living, you need to meet Michael McCormack.
He’s co-founder of Melbourne real estate developer, Milieu Property.
Started ten years ago, the business has developed a reputation for crafting beautifully conceived apartments.
And a cult-like following amongst the creatives who typically own (and occupy) them.
Not surprisingly, Milieu’s engaging buildings have also won a string of important architecture and design awards.
Property development aside, Milieu has also joined Melbourne’s buzzy hospitality scene by opening a collection of celebrated restaurants, cafes and bars. Read more...
Loh Lik Peng
Want to know how to build a network of Michelin-starred restaurants?
Or a collection of celebrated hotels?
If so, the man to ask is Loh Lik Peng.
Peng is the restaurateur, hotelier and property developer behind a slew of iconic restaurants and hotels across Europe and Asia.
Most of these form a part of his umbrella organisation, Unlisted Collection. Read more...
Want to know how to boost your return on commercial buildings?
If so, don’t miss my interview with London commercial property developer, Sascha Lewin.
Sascha is the founder of W Real Estate.
And he’s now emerging as a significant player in London’s mixed-use development scene. Read more...
You don’t need me to point out that many shopping malls are in crisis.
But did you know that one of the sector’s big underlying problems is this:
Mall owners typically know little about the individuals who shop with them.
Or what will trigger a specific person to visit the mall more often (and spend more when they do).
Many mall owners have few ways to (measurably) boost footfall and sales. Read more...
Mark Toro is admired as one of America’s smartest commercial real estate developers.
So you’ll be surprised to learn he doesn’t think of himself as a developer per se.
That’s despite having developed over 9 million square feet of mixed-use projects since founding North American Properties Atlanta in 1996.
Those millions of square feet have included retail, office, multifamily and hotel space. Read more...