Kent Stuart

Kent Stuart

Director

MBA, Asc. Dip. Valuation, CPV

Kent is a director of Grosvenor and leads the Property Advisory practice. With over 30 years’ experience in property and management consulting, he is one of the most experienced property advisors in Australia. Working with organisations across all industry sectors, Kent combines deep sector knowledge with management expertise to design and implement improvements to how organisations plan, manage and execute property strategies and plans.

"Knowing which option to pursue is sometimes the easy part. Being able to get your strategy or project over the line and implementing it well, is often where the real work begins. My experience has taught me that even in a specialised area like property, you need to have a perspective that enables you to link your plans to the organisation’s strategic agenda. I like to build long term relationships where I can  help clients resolve their toughest issues."

Key areas of expertise

  • Property strategy
  • Organizational design and change
  • Service delivery models
  • Corporate real estate management 
  • Procurement, tendering and outsourcing
  • Complex vendor relationships

Highlights

  • After being engaged to review a dysfunctional outsourcing contract that was only six months old, I was able to guide the client through a complete redesign of how services were delivered and implement a new arrangement that was better value for money and delivered significantly improve customer service 
  • With competing board level agendas, I was able to design an accommodation strategy for the business’s head office that satisfied the executive and aligned their accommodation with the organisational culture and values
  • A redesign of services saved one client over $20m while at the same time reduced their risks and improved their ability to capture data
  • By engaging with senior management to develop a robust business case for change, I was able to help my client transform they way property services had been traditionally delivered for decades. This also elevated the internal team in the eyes of the business as true partners