For the future

As property developers, we believe it’s our responsibility to create spaces that dramatically improve the experiences and lives of the people that use them.

From retail precincts that inspire residential spaces that foster connection to other people and nature, we continually invent news ways of interacting with the world around us in pursuit of a better future.

That’s why we collaborate with world leading industry experts across retail, technology, sustainability, urban planning and creativity. This multi-discipline approach allows us to tap into cutting-edge trends and think outside the square to create holistic, people-centric spaces that will leave a legacy fit for the future.

Approach

The pursuit of a better future is at the core of everything we do. We examine how people interact with spaces in the context of living, working and leisure time from a holistic perspective.

The way that traffic flows, how people use the space at different times of the day and night and looking at the potential for meaningful social interaction. These are the considerations we factor into our extensive planning and design process.

We also consult extensively with the community and Government bodies about what they need and want in their neighbourhood to ensure a ripple effect of benefit throughout the area.

A key part of our approach is to collaborate with industry leaders in fields not necessarily associated with urban planning. Artists, digital technology experts, sociologists. This unique planning process allows us to create vibrant, dynamic and unique places that will maximise shared value and ultimately contribute to people’s happiness and well-being, now and into the future.

Leadership

“Nothing gives us greater pleasure than walking through the places we’ve created and seeing businesses flourish, residents thriving and throngs of visitors using and enjoying the space.”

— John Susa

John brings a wealth of commercial experience to Englobo. With a background in management consulting in Australia and the UK, John has played a leadership role on significant strategy, investment and financial projects.

He’s advised on global acquisitions and conducted financial negotiations on outsourcing deals worth over $3 billion. John has a strong pedigree in the property category, having maintained a consistent involvement in the property industry over the last 20 years.

More importantly, he lives and works in Canberra and as such, has an inspired vision, fuelled by his genuine love for his home city and his emotional investment in its future.