In the Development Ready Podcast's latest episode, we hear TC Bakhour and Robert Langton discuss the current and future states of the property development market with Jon Purcell, Director of SEMZ Property Advisory and Project Management.
Through the episode's discussions you'll hear some of Jon's experiences in the sector, including his time working at Grocon, as well as his expertise relating to initial project feasibility studies, the structuring of joint ventures and project management.
01:13 - Introduction
02:07 - What he does, how he got into property
04:23 - His time at Grocon, Crown Casino project
07:32 - SEMZ and how he started it
16:41 - SEMZ today and how the business has grown
18:59 - The current market and where it’s going
24:21 - How the process is different for each client
25:34 - Passion and philosophy
30:11 - Developers in today's market
34:17 - Build-to-Rent model, home ownership
38:04 - Biggest problems facing developers
40:09 - The future of the market and SEMZ
43:38 - Characteristics of a good development manager