Turning retail complexity into opportunity
Retail is in the midst of a revolution. Colliers retail advisors are committed to protecting your investments and the brand throughout every phase of the real estate process. Our team reflects experience across the real estate spectrum to meet your needs, whether that includes an international rollout, re-developing or repositioning in a transitioning downtown area, or attracting top retailers to your property.
Meet Our Retail Asset Class Experts
Director & Head
Advisory & Consulting
Jonathan is Director and Head of Advisory services at Colliers International in Singapore. He is a registered professional planner, urban economist and real estate professional with over 13 years of industry experience in North America and Asia. He has joined Colliers International in May 2018.
Jonathan is in the business of providing bespoke strategic advisory through solid economic, financial, and market analysis to help clients achieve remarkable real estate, urban and infrastructure projects. As an international urban development and real estate expert, he supports government agencies, public institutions and investors on real estate strategies, urban planning and infrastructure projects and economic development strategies across Asia and beyond.
Jonathan regularly supports clients with their regional and international real estate investment strategies, working with Colliers International colleagues around the world as part of Asia outbound capital deployment strategies.
Originally from Montreal, Canada, Jonathan is a Canadian citizen and permanent resident of Singapore. He is professionally fluent in English, French and Spanish.
Executive Director & Head of Tenant Representation
June heads up the Office Services team in Singapore, and is responsible for ensuring the team's delivery of quality real estate advice and the execution of leasing transactions across the office and industrial markets.
June has 30 years of office and industrial leasing experience in Singapore, and has provided strategic advice to numerous MNCs on their real estate requirements to meet the mid to long term business needs. She is equally well-versed in project marketing assignments, and has assisted various landlord clients to position their property to secure the optimal tenant mix for their properties.
Capital Markets & Investment Services
Steven has over 25 years in the real estate business and progressed through various roles in this industry from property management to valuation and auction then into investment sales to leading the non-institutional capital markets – added to his original role as head of the auction team in Colliers Singapore.
Steven is known to preserve a close relationship with his clientele who are High Net-worth individuals - known in the local as Tow Kay (big boss in local dialect), investors from all walks of life and business partners big and small, making him the leading choice to head the non-institutional capital markets.
Steven was lauded for brokering the first freehold industrial sale in the year 2020 for 190 Macpherson Road at $88m. His other notable and worth-mentioning deals include the collective sale of 2-24 Phoenix Road at $42.6M which was sold above its reserved price and another industrial building (food factory) at 200 Pandan Loop at $56.8M.
Steven also qualified as a licensed appraiser with the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore, a member of Singapore Institute of Surveyors and Valuers (MSISV) and member of Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyor (MRICS).
Executive Director & Head
Real Estate Management Services
As Head of REMS Singapore my role is to develop and drive the REMS business and team for wider success. My passion in real estate started young with a focus on asset management and later into consultancy. I have over 17 years of experience working for an on behalf of landlords throughout the Asia region. I have worked closely across portfolio landlords and single-strata landlords alike. A core focus has been how to improve the productivity, efficiency and service delivery for assets to ensure we can acheive the best possible outcome.
I have worked across several disciplines across real estate - a focus has been on asset management and property management for and behalf of Landlords. A great passion is how we can alter the industry towards adoption of ESG policies, methods and deliverables in tandem with management operations. With new technology now a major focus in real estate, the industry has become more exciting than ever before.”
I am a passionate believer of real collaboration and encourage cross department learning as much as possible. A win for one team should always create a strong and positive opportunity for another.
As a father of 2 young girls I am constantly on the look-out for new and exciting adventures to expose them to. A keen tennis and hockey player, I can often be found hitting a ball somewhere.
Executive Director & Head
Valuation & Advisory Services
Keng Chiam has been in the valuation and advisory practice that span over 30 years. He has vast experience providing quality advice to clients of important real estate activities ranging from acquisition and disposal, merger and acquisitions, feasibility studies, etc. He had acted as an expert for clients in contentious, high-profile dispute resolution cases.
He is currently leading the valuation and advisory services, hotel and leisure and the consultancy divisions within Colliers. In addition, he will be setting up the business valuation within the firm to provide clients with a comprehensive suite of advisory services.