LaSalle’s International Director relocates to Australia
BRISBANE May 6, 2015 - LaSalle Investment Management ("LaSalle") has announced that Ian Mackie, International Director, has relocated from Singapore to Brisbane.
Mackie spent almost 21 years in Singapore and is a founding member of the LaSalle team in Asia Pacific. Until recently, he was President of LaSalle’s Asia Opportunity Fund series and Japan Logistics Fund series. More recently, Mackie took on the role of “Strategic Partnerships” in Asia Pacific. Strategic Partnerships is a global initiative of LaSalle aimed at assisting very large, global investors to make direct investments in major real estate assets around the world, utilizing LaSalle’s established platforms. The firm also has Strategic Partnership executives in North America and Europe.
“I’m excited to relocate to Brisbane and continue my role of Strategic Partnerships there,” said Mackie. “There are a large number of global investors who are becoming increasingly interested in direct real estate investment and I’m very much looking forward to working with them to match their investment needs through LaSalle’s global platform.” Mackie moved from Brisbane to Singapore in 1994. He will be based in LaSalle’s Brisbane office, in Waterfront Place.
LaSalle was established in Asia Pacific in 2000 and is now one of the most recognized names in real estate investment management in the region. It currently manages $5.8 billion in real estate assets in Asia Pacific. LaSalle is regionally headquartered in Singapore and has approximately 150 employees located across Brisbane, Hong Kong, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, Sydney and Tokyo.