Executive and Project Team

Harnessing leading talent in project structuring, planning, management, delivery and marketing, each member of the Urbex senior management team is widely experienced within the industry.

Peter Sherrie

General Manager

Peter Sherrie

General Manager

B. Engineering (Civil)

Joining Urbex in 2017, Peter brings with him extensive experience in the property development industry. Originally a consulting civil engineer, Peter is the former Managing Director of Excel Development Group and has been a key contributor to the Australian property industry for over 25 years, including past projects with Stockland, Delfin, Lendlease and Peter Kurts Properties. Peter is a National and Queensland Life Member of the Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA), as well as the past National and State (QLD) President. Peter is also one of the founding members of the Future Housing Taskforce and is a former Board Member for Brisbane Marketing.

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Craig Covacich

General Manager - Urbex Realty

Craig Covacich

General Manager - Urbex Realty

Licensed Real Estate Agent (QLD, NSW, NT and VIC)

Craig joined Urbex in 2005 and is responsible for managing and implementing the strategic marketing and sales objectives across the company. Craig’s experience in sales and marketing management spans more than 30 years, and involves a broad spectrum of mid-to-large scale residential developments within Australia, Malaysia and other Asian regional markets. Previously, Craig was the Queensland Sales and Marketing Manager for Urban Pacific (Macquarie Bank) and from 1995- 2000 ran his own consultancy business in project marketing and sales, servicing Australia and Asian markets.

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Todd Zuideveld

Project Director

Todd Zuideveld

Project Director

Todd began his career at Urbex in 2017, with over 22 years prior experience in the development and construction industry, including 14 years in senior
management positions. Throughout his career, Todd has accrued a holistic understanding of the development process including progressing projects through all aspects of acquisitions, construction and development phases.

Todd has applied his skills in project management to deliver ‘Capestone’, Urbex’s largest residential community in Mango Hill, and ‘Hillside’ a residential community set amongst the tranquil Mooloolah Valley.

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Geoff  Burn

Project Director

Geoff  Burn

Project Director

Geoff began his career at Urbex in 2015, with 27 years prior experience across the planning and development sectors. Throughout his career, Geoff has accumulated an impressive portfolio across Australia in local Government, listed and unlisted Australian Property Trusts, and established development companies. Over the past five years with Urbex, Geoff has applied his earned skills in project management to deliver six projects, incorporating best practice in project development, environmentally sensitive design, and community integration.

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David Argent

Project Director

David Argent

Project Director

David has 24 years industry experience in local government, private town planning consultancy, and property development. He applies his broad knowledge and experience to the many aspects of the development stages including project design, statutory approval requirements, project construction delivery and design control across residential, commercial and industrial projects. As Project Director,

David has been responsible for the design and delivery of two of Urbex’s master planned communities in North Queensland since 2006.

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Chris Cornish

National Acquisitions Manager

Chris Cornish

National Acquisitions Manager

Filling the National Acquisition Manager role for Urbex is the accomplished Chris Cornish, who is responsible for building lasting relationships with landowners and acquiring quality residential development opportunities.

Chris, who joined the Urbex team in 2021, is highly experienced with over 20 years in the property industry, specialising in property acquisition and development. His career has included working with some of the most respected national & international real estate developers, funds and consultancy firms. Chris has an intimate understanding of the financial & commercial risk assessment procedures for large scale developments, a key component for successfully acquiring & delivering quality residential communities.

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Carl Bruhn

Senior Development Manager

Carl Bruhn

Senior Development Manager

Joining Urbex in 2021, Carl is an experienced executive manager and property expert with more than 30 years in the construction and property industries across numerous aspects from land development and mixed-use precincts, to project management, design and feasibility studies.

Carl, a civil engineer by trade and a Fellow of the Urban Development Industry of Australia (FDIA), brings both technical engineering, construction and development expertise to lead the strategic direction, growth and development of Urbex’s property portfolio.

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Lori Kersten

Senior Marketing Co-ordinator

Lori Kersten

Senior Marketing Co-ordinator

Re-joining Urbex in 2021, Lori brings over 30 years in marketing management for national brands across creative agencies, property development and retail sectors. She began her career with Urbex in 2008 to 2012 with over 20 years in marketing co-ordination roles applying her unique skillsets and in-depth knowledge across creative creation and project management.

Lori has successfully managed and co-ordinated multi-channel campaigns with award winning results and skilled in brand creation; consumer experience; sales and marketing strategy and project marketing management, along with a certification in behavioural change in business.

 

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Matthew Maranta

Assistant Acquisitions Manager

Matthew Maranta

Assistant Acquisitions Manager

Joining Urbex in 2021, Matt has come from a transactional background working for over 5 years in agency. This time spent was focused across the divestment of varied property classes, ranging from built form retail shopping centres to residential development sites. 

At Urbex, Matt assists in sourcing and negotiation acquisitions at a national level. He is a licensed real-estate agent and holds a bachelor’s degree in Property Economics (QUT) majoring in economics and finance. 

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