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bdc Retail property Specialists

meet our team

Our Retail Property Specialists team has a combined retail property experience in excess of 200 years from running large retail companies to major landlord leasing teams.

We have by far the most experienced professional strategy and implementation team in the country. Together with the Hawkeye system, we are with out question Australia’s leading retail property specialists.

our senior retail property specialist team

Vaughn McGuiness, Managing Director & Founder at BDC Property Partners

VAUGHN MCGUINNESS

Managing Director/Founder

Vaughn is our leader of the Property Team and has over 30 years’ of expertise in property strategy and delivery. As the leader of BDC’s Property Team, he regularly instructs our clients, Adidas, TK MAXX, RFG and Sigma Pharmacies across Australia, New Zealand and the USA.

Previously held senior positions with Westfield, Jones Lang Wootton and Baillieu Knight Frank and as a past General Manager of Leasing at Stocklands.

Vaughn is well practiced in the day-to-day realities of Commercial Real Estate.

JON SULLY

Founding Partner

As a former co-owner of the wildly successful retail food chain, Michel’s Patisserie, Jon has unique retail experience from all sides of the industry.

With responsibility for Michel’s Victorian Operations and National Store Development, he expanded the group franchise network to over 350 stores.

This experience has made Jon keenly aware of the nitty-gritty issues and pitfalls that impact retailers, every time they open their doors as he’s ‘been there, done that’.

Over the last 30 years as an owner of multiple brands, Jon has continued to build vast knowledge across all aspects of retail, franchising and commercial property.

Jon Sully Founding Partner at BDC Property Partners for Retail Property
Keith Doyle CEO & Partner at BDC Property Partners

KEITH DOYLE

Chief Executive Officer/Partner

Keith is an experienced Retail Director with over 20 years managing across a broad spectrum of Retail categories growing Sales and EBIT. He combines a strong strategic management skill with an  entrepreneurial trait in owing and managing retail businesses. He has held key senior roles since moving to Australia in 2012 working with large sales teams and working with Big Box , Department Store and Specialty retailers.

Keith is comfortable in operating at all levels with an ability to develop key relationships with employees and key senior stakeholders. Keith believes the Hands on approach and strong work ethics are key to every businesses success along with common sense, loyalty and trust.

DEVRIM TODD

Chief Financial Officer

Devrim’s primary role is the implementation and overseeing of Hawkeye – BDC’s multifaceted technology that has been developed for the exclusive benefit of our retail clients. She is also responsible for the management of all aspects of BDC’s finance and accounting processes.

With a background in finance Devrim joined the BDC team in early 2015.

Devrim Todd Chief Financial Officer at BDC Property

strategy and implementation team

Rebecca Piggins, Regional Manager, QLD, VIC, NSW

Rebecca Piggins

State Manager – QLD

Has worked in the property industry for over 30 years. She has extensive experience in lease negotiation and asset management through working for some of Australia’s largest retail businesses including Vodafone, Flight Centre, Boost Juice and Diva.  Rebecca advises clients such as Adidas, M.A.C, Famous Footwear, TK MAXX and Aveda.

Jacqueline Mance-Senior Leasing Executive, BDC Property

Jacqueline Mance

Senior Manager – VIC

Jacqueline Mance is part of the BDC Property team with over 35 years experience within the retail sector.

A retail leasing specialist with extensive experience and networking in Australia and internationally building rapport with key stakeholders to manage large property portfolios with a result driven focus.

Jacqueline was National Property Manager for Nando’s Australia and now works in Australia and International markets within the F&B industry.  Holding senior leasing positions within General Retail, Pharmaceutical and F&B industries Jacqui now consults to a varied client base.

She personally now advises both clients, franchisees across Australia and Internationally.

Cammeron Wallace-State Manager, BDC Property

Cameron Wallace

State Manager – VIC

After over 15 years with leading property companies including Centro Properties, GPT Group, Novion and Stockland, which have included a number of senior roles, Cameron has now changed his focus to assist retailers in all aspect of leasing. Cameron advises clients such as RFG and The Salmon Club.

Sam Lane, Leasing Executive–Property

Sam Lane

Leasing Executive

Sam has developed skills and attributes which he’s been able to transfer to the business world seamlessly. More recently, spending just under 3 years with international brand Red Bull, assisting with store network development, relationship management and implementing strategies to drive sales growth and profitability.

projects and support team

Angela Woods, Project Manager Property

Angela Woods

Project Manager-Property

Our Project Manager Angela works alongside our Leasing Team and collaborates with the CEO to ensure that data and business processes are seamlessly implemented. Angela’s role consists of dealing with Clients and Landlords ensuring processes and data integrity are achieved to ensure expectations are met.
Angela has over 10 years of event management, sales and marketing experience.

Andrea Delport Senior Data Analyst-Property

Andrea Delport

Senior Data Analyst

Andrea Delport is a Retail Research Operations Manager with more than a decade’s experience in the field of market research analytics. She has been actively practicing as a consultant in the market research and analysis environment for the past 13 years in South Africa.
Her experience and education provide her with a great understanding of the industry, enabling her to identify marketing and economic trends.

Cara Dennis-Executive Assistant, BDC Property

Cara Dennis

Cara is executive assistant to Vaughn McGuinness, Director of BDC. Her role comprises of Vaughn’s email and diary management, meeting and documentation preparation along with general day to day administrative support.

Cara is also responsible for all BDC event planning and has 20 plus years experience in both administration and Human Resources.

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