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Balance Property Partners
Balance Property Partners is a boutique property consultancy started by its two Directors, Santino Mercuri and Matt Power in 2015. Our clients include corporate groups, individuals and family groups. We assist our clients in fulfilling their property requirements in all sectors of the property industry.
The Directors work on all projects and bring over 45 years of combined experience in property and project management. Matt and Santino have worked together for over 15 years at three different companies and complement each other in their skill sets to provide a service that is greater than the sum of its parts. The core values of honesty and integrity drive the business.
Santino is a career property professional with qualifications including a Business Degree (Property). He has worked for a number of boutique, private developers since the mid-1990s and has been involved in acquiring and divesting properties with a combined end-value in excess of $1 billion. The key to Santino’s success has been his ability to create strong and lasting relationships within the industry and with clients, which gives him access to many investment and development opportunities. Santino is also a diligent and persistent project and development manager, having managed many projects of varying sizes throughout his career.
Matt’s property career commenced following significant Project Management roles in the development of Marvel Stadium, Hisense Arena and AAMI Park with the Melbourne and Olympic Parks Trust. Commencing with a boutique, private property group in 1999, Matt was responsible for the development of a 3,000 lot masterplanned subdivision with an end-value of over $600 million. His journey through the industry has seen him work for several private companies as General Manager managing projects across all sectors including residential, commercial, retail, educational, industrial and recreation. He has a reputation as an intelligent, lateral thinking professional who gets the job done. Matt also has strong corporate real estate and property acquisition skills.
Acquisition, Disposal & Leasing
We help our clients acquire, divest or lease property, whether it be residential, commercial, retail, educational, industrial or special purpose. We assist with the identification of the property, due diligence and negotiation, in accordance with our clients’ requirements.
We provide a full, turn-key Development Management service from planning and design through to financing, construction and sales/leasing. Alternatively, we can provide input along the way to assist clients in their project needs. We also assist developers by providing an experienced resource to manage busy periods or by managing complex projects to completion.
Corporate Real Estate
We assist clients in managing their corporate accommodation needs, including the purchase/leasing of a new premises or relocation of the client’s business. We can also manage any fitout works required and the disposal or let up of the client’s former premises.
Infill Residential Development
BPP were engaged to manage an infill residential land subdivision for a client. Our role was to provide a full turn-key solution that included management of the financing, design, planning, construction and sales.
BPP sourced the tenant and managed the design, planning and construction of a new Childcare Centre on behalf of a client. We have been involved in several acquisition or leasing transactions in the Childcare sector.
Residential Growth Corridor Land
BPP have been involved in more than $150 million worth of broad hectare residential land transactions on an off-market basis since 2019. Our role has included – sourcing opportunities, due diligence and securing the most suitable purchaser depending on size or complexity of the site. We have worked for either the Vendor or the Purchaser in these transactions.
BPP were engaged to manage the development of an infill townhouse development for a client. Our role was more of an administrative role required by the financier of the project to ensure that the developer met their project milestones.
Corporate Real Estate
BPP have assisted several clients with their business accommodation requirements. The tasks have included the management of relocation to new premises for lease or owner-occupation, market rent reviews and lease expiries.
BPP have been involved in the acquisition, development and disposal of various sites in the industrial sector. We have worked for either the Vendor or the Purchaser in these transactions.
BPP have assisted several clients in acquiring industrial or commercial investments in accordance with our clients’ requirements.
Thorough, Tenacious & Professional
My experience with Santino and Matt from Balance Property Partners has been sensational. Their vast knowledge and experience was applied to take my project from conception to fruition in a thorough, tenacious and professional manner always with a focus on project profitability.
Mario Chiodo, Director, MGC Group
Trusted Property Professionals
Balance Property Partners have successfully taken care of all our property needs over the past few years including the acquisition of our new headquarters, providing strategic direction and management of our portfolio. Santino and Matt are trusted property professionals with whom we share an invaluable business partnership.
Sandra Arena, Director, Cube Networks
Saved time and headaches
I have referred several clients to Balance Property Partners. Matt and Santino have been able to acquire properties to meet my client’s brief regardless of the time required. My clients have saved time and headaches by seeking expert and informed advice which allows for them to concentrate on their own business. I will have no hesitation in referring clients to BPP for their property needs.
Peter Karlson, Director, KMS Financial
Balance Property Partners
Ground Floor, 5 Wellington Street, Kew