New Director of Business Parks Appointed

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Feb 7th, 2017

Michael Martin has been appointed as the new Director, Business Parks at MAB Corporation.

Previously Senior Development Manager at MAB, Mike commenced with the business in 2010 and subsequently held senior roles across a diverse range of commercial and industrial projects.

He has been specifically responsible for the successful management of over 440 hectares of business park projects, with a combined project value in excess of $500m. These include a number of commercial projects at NewQuay, Meridian Business Park, Orbis Business Park, Alliance Business Park and Merrifield Business Park.

Prior to this appointment, Mike had already accomplished some significant achievements at MAB, notably the acquisition of Alliance Business Park and has been the Senior Development Manager of Victoria’s largest master planned industrial employment precinct, Merrifield Business Park. Overall, Mike has been responsible for over $140m worth of combined industrial sales, since he commenced at MAB.

The focus for the business parks team during 2017 will be to continue the implementation of MAB’s industrial acquisition strategy, drive growth in pre-commitment deals and the launch of a number of exciting new industrial projects across Melbourne.

“I am extremely excited to lead a strong and dynamic business parks team who have a genuine desire to deliver exceptional places to work and to grow MAB’s market share across Victorian industrial markets, both in land sales and pre-commitments,” said Mike Martin.

Mike’s appointment to this key role is in keeping with MAB’s commitment to the growth and development of its people and in particular, providing opportunities for advancement within the business.

With this announcement, MAB also respectfully acknowledges the resignation of Tony Blazevic, and the significant role Tony has played in the growth and development of the business parks division. Tony commenced with MAB in 2012 and has held the role of Director Business Parks since 2014. Tony was responsible for the sell down of MAB’s business parks and also oversaw the acquisition of 80 hectares of new business parks, equating to over 50 hectares of saleable land. Tony will be recommencing consultancy in property sales and marketing.