Blackoak seeks to generate strong risk-adjusted returns for our investors over the long term through deeply researched investment strategies, pricing discipline and diversification across Australia.

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The Blackoak Directors and their immediate families are the largest single investor across our managed trusts and funds. Our interests are aligned with that of our investors.

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We operate as a vertically integrated investment and management business; providing superior management of assets which delivers superior investor returns.

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About The Firm

Blackoak Capital is an Australian real estate private equity firm.

Blackoak Capital is a value investor in the Australian real estate market. We identify and invest in undervalued property alongside like-minded investors to uncover profits others may either not see or be capable of unlocking.

Our focus is on downside protection and superior management of assets to deliver attractive risk-adjusted investor returns.

We work with exclusive groups of like-minded investors. Our clients are keenly aware of risk and reward and we invest alongside them in partnership, so our interests align. Blackoak is owned and controlled by its management. The Blackoak Directors and their immediate families are the largest single investor across our managed trusts and funds, excluding joint venture partners. The firm has invested circa $613 million across 16 trusts and funds since our inception in 2008.

Blackoak operates as a vertically integrated investment and management team, with a depth and range of experience across all sectors of real estate in both national and international markets. The firm benefits from an accomplished Investment Committee, which provides our executive team with advice on strategic issues and industry and market trends.

Blackoak Capital is regulated by the Australian Securities and Investment Commission and holds an Australian Financial Services License.


Invested and managed to
date by Blackoak Capital

Over A$135m

CAPEX delivered or
currently underway

268,144 sqm

Leased since

Who we are

Vice Chairman Investment Committee
Senior Asset Manager
Chief Operating Officer
Trustee Director & Investment Committee Member
Property Accountant & Lease Admin
Managing Partner - Blackoak Capital Ventures
Financial Accountant
Chairman Investment Committee
Chief Financial Officer
Senior Asset Manager
Building Manager
Senior Property Administrator
Investment Committee Member
Personal Assistant & Office Manager
Director - Asset Management
Chief Executive Officer
Tony CrabbVice Chairman Investment Committee
John Di PietroSenior Asset Manager
Mathew FisherChief Operating Officer
Peter FollandTrustee Director & Investment Committee Member
Ankur GargProperty Accountant & Lease Admin
Jackson GilbeyAnalyst
Tim MackManaging Partner - Blackoak Capital Ventures
Lin MaFinancial Accountant
John Poynton AOChairman Investment Committee
Illiona QuekChief Financial Officer
Drew ScottSenior Asset Manager
Dane ShardlowBuilding Manager
Aliza SkedgwellSenior Property Administrator
Oliver SmithChairman
Kheam TeoInvestment Committee Member
Chantelle von GizyckiPersonal Assistant & Office Manager
Robert WieseDirector - Asset Management
David ZimmermannChief Executive Officer
We have found that adding value for investors begins with creating value for occupiers
Our clients value the experience, detail and focus of our investment team, and we value the trust they place in our strategic approach
We have built a reputation on an ability to identify value opportunities others in the market may not see or be capable of unlocking

Objectives and Principles

Blackoak’s objective is to deliver superior risk-adjusted returns to deliver the best value to our investors, partners and employees. We are committed to excellence through our vertically integrated team, which works together in originating, underwriting and managing all aspects of business plans including asset, property and construction management.

We adopt a bottom-up approach to analysing our investments with a focus on preservation of capital and take a hands-on approach to all aspects of our asset management and business plan delivery.

Blackoak is owned and controlled by its management. The team invests alongside our investors to align interests and deliver consistent risk adjusted returns across economic cycles.

Select Investments

William Square

Northbridge, Western Australia

William Square is a Commonwealth Government and State Government tenanted office building located in a gentrifying area with improving amenity. The building underwent c.$62m in refurbishments invested by owner and tenants, turning the once lacklustre building into a Northbridge Landmark. This asset has now been realised.

66 Kings Park Road

West Perth, Western Australia

The asset comprises a substantial and prominent five level office building on Kings Park Road in the West Perth office precinct. Blackoak managed a reposition and re-leasing of the asset. This asset has now been realised.

22 Delhi Street

West Perth, Western Australia

A well located and configured multi tenanted West Perth office building bought from a mortgagee in possession. Blackoak leased up c.65% of the building that became vacant during a market downturn, and used a heritage preservation process to negotiate a plot ratio bonus for development of additional NLA on the rooftop.

1 International Drive

Westmeadows, Victoria

Cargo Park is located prominently off the first ramp of the Tullamarine Freeway within the highly sought after Tullamarine business hub. This asset has now been realised.

13 Modal Crescent

Canning Vale, Western Australia

A unique high quality office, warehouse and distribution building constructed using market leading technology from recycled timber glulam beams. This asset has now been realised.

Blackoak Capital Ventures

Blackoak Capital Ventures – a strategic partnership between Blackoak Capital and Tim Mack’s Arget Ventures – is a new Western Australian property business pursuing opportunities in development and other structured property investments through a “partnership approach”.

Blackoak Capital Ventures seeks projects where we can add value, which might include through:

  • solving for complex issues, such as planning or environmental challenges, heritage constraints or other restrictions;
  • working through the problems confronting complicated sites, such as those with multiple owners or uses; and
  • providing the knowledge, delivery capabilities and flexible financial resources needed by our partners.

By overcoming obstacles and achieving outcomes that satisfy multiple objectives, we work to generate gains for all stakeholders in our projects.

Contact us


179 St Georges Terrace
Perth WA 600

Postal Address:
PO Box 7170
Cloisters Square PO WA 6850

T +61 8 6143 4577
F +61 8 6143 4578


Level 13, 333 George Street
Sydney NSW 6000

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