John Preece, chief property office at Hub Australia (Australia)

John Preece is the chief property officer of Hub Australia, one one the fastest growing coworking spaces operator in Australia, with locations in Melbourne, Sydney, Canberra, Brisbane and Adelaide.

John joined Hub Australia to lead the property team in early 2018. In his role, John is responsible for structuring and implementing innovative partnership arrangements with property owners for the provision of flexible workspaces and a broad range of shared tenant amenities and hospitality-led services in commercial office assets; sourcing and securing new locations for Hub flex spaces; transaction management and legal negotiations; managing the refurbishment and fitout of the spaces to create amazing environments for Hub’s customers; ongoing portfolio management and enhancement, and; liaising with our landlord customers.

During his career to date he have developed a strong multi-disciplinary skill set through various roles in the property industry with CBRE, DTZ, Knight Frank, and Hub Australia, both in Australia and in Europe. John Peerce has held a range of senior positions across occupier solutions, office leasing, project management, as well as running Knight Frank’s multi-disciplinary North Shore business in Sydney.