Oyster Property Group continues to expand the company’s property team with the appointment of Development Manager, Mark Hitchcock.
Mark has 13 years’ national and international experience in property and business development, project delivery, commercial property management and leasing.
Most recently, he was Principal Property Specialist for Auckland Transport where he established a portfolio-wide retail strategy and implementation programme, which included redeveloping Devonport Wharf and delivering the new Manukau Bus Station retail. Prior to Auckland Transport, Mark was Principal Commercial Development Manager for Transport for London (United Kingdom) where he led strategic commercial property development programmes predominantly across the London Underground portfolio, as well as embedding commercial property outcomes into Crossrail Station designs.
Mark’s key focus at Oyster will involve identifying and executing value-add and re-development opportunities across the Oyster portfolio.
Oyster Property Group is a leading New Zealand commercial property and funds manager. It has particular expertise in property fund structuring and equity raising, and currently manages over 20 property funds structured for retail and wholesale investors including the diversified Oyster Direct Property Fund.
The Group partners with institutional capital and private equity investing in commercial property and holds management mandates with third party property owners across development, asset management, property and facilities management, and retail leasing.
The Group manages a range of retail, office and industrial assets throughout New Zealand, with a combined value in excess of NZ$1.4B. Oyster’s team comprises specialists in transactions, asset and property management, development and finance.
Oyster Property Group is 50% owned by ASX listed Cromwell Property Group.