Senior Director, Operations
Real Estate Management Services
Voo has been in the real estate industry for over 20 years. He has been overseeing the Strata Management Business Line in Real Estate Management Services which comprise of more than 70 developments, which spans across commercial, industrial, residential and mixed-developments asset types.
Voo is currently the Head of Operations, looking after the entire operation of all the various Business Lines in Real Estate Management Services. He leads the various Business Lines together with their leaders, associate directors and team managers, including approximately 150 on-site managers, executives, officers, administrative and technical staff who handle the daily site operations.
Voo ensures contractual obligation with the clients is met by his operation teams. He ensures his operation teams liaise with auditors, solicitors and relevant authorities on all matters pertaining to the respective estate’s management councils. In addition to overseeing the smooth operations of the estates, he also ensures that proper corrective measures and preventive maintenance are implemented for all installations and facilities.
When asked what motivates him in his work, he mentions that, "Strata Management is never a bed of roses, and it needs a lot of resilience. However, seeing the clients' satisfaction whenever my team manages to handle a challenging situation gives me a great sense of achievement." What sets us apart is not what we do, but how we do it. Voo is a passionate leader and takes personal responsibility to help accelerate the success for our clients.
Voo is both a certified fire safety manager and a certified green mark manager.
Voo joined Colliers in 2008 as Assistant Property Manager, leading a team of condo managers and executives to manage a portfolio of 20 over projects, comprising of residential, industrial and commercial strata developments. He was promoted to Associate Director in 2013 and was actively growing the business in strata management for the department. He had managed to grew the revenue for strata management by double in 2017 and promoted to Director (as Head of Strata Management) and subsequently Senior Director of Operations.
Prior to joining Colliers, Voo worked for Property Facilities Services (formerly known as Capital International Asset Management), where he was responsible for handling a portfolio of industrial, office and residential estates.
He had also worked as the condominium manager of Yishun Sapphire, a 380-unit development at Canberra Drive.
During his younger days, Kow Tze had also worked for Nishimatsu Construction Company and NCC International AB — a Japanese MNC and a Swedish MNC, respectively — as a quantity surveyor.
During his tenure with these two companies, he was involved in the construction projects of Causeway Point, Changi Airport MRT station and other projects by SMRT.
B.A.Sc. in Construction Management and Economics - Curtin University of Technology,
Diploma in Building Management - Ngee Ann Polytechnic