We’re a business built on trust. Accountability is at the heart of everything we do. We pride ourselves on superior customer service, forming strong long-term relationships with our clients.
Through skill, integrity and accountability, we work towards a solution that works for our clients’ needs. Above all else, we make it our priority to:
- Manage your risk effectively
- Handle your money responsibly
- Ensure your peace of mind
Why work with us?
- We are proudly independent, which means we're flexible, agile and accountable. Our clients' needs are our only priority.
- We have expert cost planners, who work closely with industry experts to manage your overall project spend.
- We are an extension of your business. Our clients are front of mind. Always.
- We are appropriately insured including, Professional Indemnity, Contractors All Risk and Public & Products Liability.
- We have a proven 15+ year history in delivering world-class commercial projects.
- We have a dedicated team ready to start your work immediately.
- We provide a dedicated, accountable point of contact throughout your entire project.
Meet the team
Rob Parker established Facilitate Corporation in 1999, seeing a need to provide a managed build service to US multinationals as they expanded into the emerging Asia-Pacific market. Drawing on his years of experience working with local and international corporations, Rob takes a hands-on approach, promising industry-leading knowledge and a reliable, accountable point of contact for every project. Rob began with a degree in Chartered Accounting & Risk Management, before spending four years in property management with Jones Lang LaSalle, then embarking on a career in interior fit-out and design. Rob’s commitment to independently representing tenants while respecting the needs of the landlord has earned him high regard in the Australian facilities industry. Armed with an acute knowledge of the IT industry and significant experience with local multinationals within Asia-Pacific and the United States, Rob created an agile, efficient and accountable organisation, connected to a network of enterprise associates throughout the world.
David Henderson brings a worldly, well-rounded perspective to project review and implementation. He's overseen a combined million square feet in commercial interior fit-outs from California and Brazil to Europe and Asia. David spent his hyper-growth tour from 1,500 to 10,000+ employees at LinkedIn, where he coordinated office space expansion to keep up with real estate demands. Every one of his office projects was custom tailored for the diverse cultures reflected and promoted in each city. David specialised in the buildout of full-service, restaurant-themed corporate kitchens as well as live action recording studios. His background in retail and food service management lends a special understanding of how real people will interact in the final designed space.
Liz brings over 15 years of experience practicing as a designer and project manager both locally and internationally. She has worked on a variety of projects throughout her career, including workplace strategies related to space effectiveness, organisational culture and change management. With a strong sense of innovative concepts, strategic programming and cohesive project management, she brings an ability to build and nurture strong client relationships that add value to any project team. You'll most likely find Liz in the role of Client Manager, assisting in the day-to-day communication and ensuring the highest level of project outcomes are achieved across every project site.
Greg has over twenty years’ experience in the construction industry. Greg has project managed a number of key projects for Facilitate. Recent projects include Korn Ferry, Heidrick & Struggles, OzForex, Expedia, QBE, White Clarke Group, RSM, ServiceNow, Campaign Monitor, and Twitter. Through recent project experience, Greg has gained a comprehensive understanding of the tout obligations for sustainable development to achieve base building 6 Star Green Star rating and 5 Star NABERS rating. Greg is broadly skilled project and development manager with consistent success in maximising investor returns for small through to multi-million dollar investment projects. Skilled in the establishment of project controls from initial market research to feasibility study, development proposal through to project plan, scope, budget, financing and project delivery. Greg has a comprehensive understanding of construction and the processes required to complete quality projects to meet client requirements and expectations. Greg’s strengths lie in comprehensive reporting which includes Project progress, Program adherence, budget monitoring and key deliverable tracking.
Nicole’s background includes project management and interior design within the commercial sector, which has given her great opportunities to build lasting relationships with clients, consultants and contractors. Nicole has a strong focus on project management ensuring projects are within budget and delivered on time whilst upholding the highest quality of design thinking. Nicole strives for excellence on all projects and believe every client or business has a unique story to tell. Key strengths lie in comprehensive reporting which includes Project progress, Program adherence, budget monitoring and key deliverable tracking. Nicole has successfully worked with a number of multi-national clients including Expedia, Microsoft, Lend Lease, Deloitte and Procter & Gamble.
Louise has over 20 years of experience as a Project Manager and Contracts Administrator in the Residential, Commercial, and Retail sectors. Louise has project managed retail fit-outs Australia wide for Quiksilver, Roxy, Billabong and Surfection. Her most recent projects include new corporate workplaces for Zenimax Media and Avoka Technologies. Louise completed a contract in 2016 with the Sydney Metro Property Compulsory Acquisition team that recently purchased $2 billion worth of Freehold and Leasehold property in the CBD in preparation for the new railway line due to be operational in 2024. This contract included managing six design consortia for the Over Station Development requirements proposed for the new 6 stations in Crows Nest, North Sydney, Pitt St North and South, Martin Place North and South. Louise is passionate about Interior fit-outs and enjoys project collaboration with clever designers and innovative craftsmen/builders. The end goal is always to have a happy, satisfied client who enjoys the newly created space and has not been caused undue stress during the construction phase.
In 2001 Nick joined Facilitate Corporation from Smith Madden Group, where he was Head of Site Management. Taking up the multifaceted role of supporting Rob in construction supervision at Facilitate Corporation, Nick has been responsible for the successful delivery of many of Facilitate's major projects during the last 15 years. His strengths lie in being hands on, with a strong focus on Sub-trades, liaising with landlords and managing on-site Health & Safety and Cleanliness, Certication and Compliance. In addition, Nick provides comprehensive reporting on project progress including, Program adherence, Budget monitoring and Key Deliverable tracking, Nick has successfully managed a number of major projects similar in size. Nick was instrumental on projects with two of Australia’s largest listed companies QBE and Coles, Nick has been key in the projects for VCE (a joint venture between Cisco, EMC and VMware) Amdocs, Les Concierge, McAfee, BMC Software, EMC, SAP, AOL, Gartner Group, Network Associates , UBER , Amdocs, Juniper Networks, OzForex, Pivotal Software, White Clarke Group, Okta, Splunk and Dropbox.
Carla brings to the table over 15 years of interior design experience which has seen her travel and work throughout Australia, Singapore, China and Dubai. Carla believes that in order to create a successful solution for our clients we must first understand their businesses intimately, and then gather knowledge about how they work. Along with this knowledge an appreciation for the current and future needs of the business helps us to be truly effective in delivering superior spaces that exceed the client’s expectations. Carla appreciates that each new project brings its own unique challenges. She excels at creative problem solving and her results always keep the client’s needs and vision a priority. She is a passionate designer who specialises in creating vibrant and dynamic office accommodation. Her attention to detail, coupled with her management skills always ensure the highest of quality project outcomes. Carla has successfully worked with clients Australia Post, Gull Petroleum, Smith & Nephew, Boeing, Shell, Commercial Bank of Dubai, KPMG, Bunnings, Merrill Lynch, ANZ, QBE, Satterley Property Group, Cooper Partners & Charter Hall, just to name a few…
Over 24 years of experience in the interior design industry, Michelle has developed an impressive client base both locally and across the Asia Pacific region. Her forte lies in the areas of client representation, project programming, strategic planning & master concept. Engaged as Project Director and Client Representative for a multitude of local and international organizations across the Asia Pacific region, Michelle has an innate proven ability to understand, anticipate and balance project mandates, client requirements and key expectations. She is skilled in delivery of budget-driven and time-critical projects. Her focus is project execution that integrates client’s design expectations with operational efficiencies. Her passion for delivering e ective design and successful fit outs is reflected in her approach to project governance, management of consultant and construction teams.