Rick is a property development leader with extensive experience and a successful track record in negotiations and delivering multi-million-dollar award winning development projects. Rick has over 14 years of property experience having worked for national institutional and private development and construction companies, in both delivery and executive management roles.
Rick is an experienced property professional with an in-depth understanding of the Australian property markets. He is proficient in managing the various property life cycles including property acquisition, approvals, re-zonings, development, construction, leasing, and capital transactions.
A key strength is Rick’s ability to deliver. He does this by providing effective communication that builds strong relationships and respect. He is an individual who gathers and imparts information effectively across all management and discipline levels with a collaborate spirit, consistently resulting in extraordinary outcomes.
Rick holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil & Project Management) Honours degree from the University of Sydney coupled with a Diploma in Property Finance and Investment. Rick holds a Real Estate Agent Licence under the Property, Stock and Business Agents Act 2002. Since 2007, Rick has been part of various professional and executive committees including the Property Council of Australia, Engineers Australia, and Consult Australia.
Alex is a property development professional with extensive experience across multiple areas of the property development lifecycle. Very early in his career Alex has worked across project sales, for asset management and facilities companies and now in a delivery role across all areas of INVOKE Property. Supporting the Managing Director across all aspects of the advisory stack, from feasibility and due diligence, development approvals and capital transactions and strategy.
Alex holds a Bachelor of Commerce (International Business & Accounting) degree from Macquarie University and Certificate IV, Finance and Mortgage Broking. A lifelong learner and committed to the property development industry Alex is in the process of completing his Masters of Property Development and Investment with the University of Technology Sydney. Alex also holds an Assistant Agent Real Estate License.
Shane is a highly skilled property deal maker with expert knowledge across the whole property lifecycle who always goes the extra mile to exceed a clients brief, leveraging off more than 20 years of industry experience right across the eastern seaboard. Having done work for some of the biggest names in property, Shane has accumulated a wealth of knowledge in the commercial, retail, industrial and residential sectors.
Shane is an accomplished negotiator with a strategic mind who understands the true value of strong relationships and trust. Having developed one of the best networks in the business he is able to connect people with property and opportunities where others simply can’t. Shane’s experience ranges over all property sectors in sales, leasing, management, construction, development and consultancy. Shane Strong is a director of Strong Industries.
Shane holds a Bachelor of Business specialising in Property Economics, is on the Board of Directors for a charity organisation and has a real passion to see others succeed. He loves to be able to give back to the community and people in need and is especially proud of the work he is involved in providing homes for homeless youth through the Property Industry Foundation.
Lou keeps all in check and balance (including the numbers) as the Group’s Financial Controller. Lou is a Certified Practising Accountant with an extensive past career that included holding senior and executive roles with multi-national corporations such as Boral and AMP to private enterprise companies. Lou is also the Principal of Naromi Consulting, a management advisory and tax accounting practice.