A FOUNDATION FOR SUCCESS
Lindsay Bennelong Developments (LBD) was established by Peter Campbell, founder of leading home builder Clarendon Homes
In 2007, Peter assembled an experienced team to position his new company, Lindsay Bennelong Developments, to focus primarily on residential development projects across Sydney. ...
As an opportunity driven property development enterprise, LBD also has the ability to create innovative solutions on unique development sites, across diverse property sectors.
LBD remains closely affiliated with Clarendon Homes and Domaine Homes, which together comprise one of the leading project housing enterprises in NSW and QLD.
Primarily focused on residential development, LBD holds a depth of experience in the delivery of high-end apartment projects and residential sub-divisions. The team's diverse range of skills ensures successful project delivery and the continued strength of the organization.
GROWTH BY INNOVATION
Lindsay Bennelong is well qualified and resourced development partner across varied property projects with a depth of experience in re-zonings for residential apartment developments, in particular those involving more complex in-fill and urban renewal sites.
Our particular skill-sets are well suited to joint ventures including partnerships with landowners. Working with councils, LBD is able to focus our professional competence to help secure the most profitable and timely planning outcomes for the delivery of house & land packages.
In today’s fast paced world, we believe that property can be the key to unlocking remarkable business opportunities. However, success requires innovation, leadership, enterprise and at times an ability to successfully see beyond a set formula, and our history shows that spirit of know-how.
There’s also a critical need for sound commercial terms – a strategy that ticks all of the requirements helping to make developments an outstanding success. Our goal at LBD is to create, with our partners, and deliver great and exciting development results from a solid and professional foundation of skills and experience.
Meet the Team
Peter has a track record of success in Australia’s property industry starting in 1976 and a small business preparing house plans, in 1978,Clarendon Homes was born to become the largest residential builder in NSW, and one of the largest construction companies in the country.
The company grew rapidly from 1991. and new divisions were established as Peter identified opportunities within the residential property market. The land development division was a house and land packaging business that became Bellevale Homes.
By 1995 the Clarendon Property Group was annually building 400 homes expanded to Queensland and became the state’s leading builder of two-storey homes.
1997 saw the start of residential construction division, Domaine Homes NSW and by 1999 Clarendon Property Group was annually building over 2,000 houses propelling Clarendon to the largest residential builder in NSW and the 7th largest construction company in Australia.
In August 2001, the Clarendon Group launched a new corporate identity, CPG Australia, to represent the multi-faceted property group it had become. In December 2004, Peter took a new direction with the sale of CPG Australia to the then listed, Investa Property Group.
Peter established Lindsay Bennelong in 2005, as Managing Director, he leads the Lindsay Bennelong team.
In 2012 Peter learned about the impending sale of Clarendon and decided to make a competitive bid for the business. In late 2012 he bought back the company beginning an exciting new era for Clarendon.
Mathew is responsible for the prudential management of Lindsay Bennelong, implementing corporate governance and risk management for all transactions being considered by the company.
Whilst completing his Commerce degree at Australian National University, Mathew spent time in the United States with leading home builder US Homes, before joining Clarendon Homes NSW in 1998.
Mathew was subsequently appointed Group Finance Manager supporting CPG Australia’s Director of Finance, before assuming the role of Financial Controller. He was later appointed Chief Executive Officer of Carter Mayfair, CPG Australia’s mortgage business.
During this time Mathew was instrumental in integrating Carter Mayfair with CPG Australia’s residential divisions. Carter Mayfair did not form part of the Investa Property Group acquisition of CPG, and in 2006 Carter Mayfair was sold. This paved the way for Mathew to join Lindsay Bennelong in his current capacity.
David joined Lindsay Bennelong in 2006. As General Manager, he oversees all aspects of the business including site acquisition, project structuring, project delivery and project marketing.
Prior to joining Lindsay Bennelong, David worked with CPG Developments, for seven years and was instrumental in delivering several of the company’s successful, high profile projects including sites in Warriewood, Little Bay, Eastwood, Rushcutters Bay and Kooindah Waters. David is a registered valuer and an Associate of the Australian Property Institute.
Leigh joined Lindsay Bennelong in 2007 and is responsible for all aspects of project delivery including site acquisition, planning proposals, master planning and design, through the approvals stage to construction and the sales and marketing process.
Leigh began his career in the property industry as a Sales Estimator for Clarendon Homes, a position he held for five years prior to joining Lindsay Bennelong. Leigh has a Diploma in Building and a Diploma in Quantity Surveying.
Leigh’s core focus is to facilitate and oversee design and cost management, feasibilities, sales and marketing, and the construction delivery of varied developments . His role sees him actively involved with local government, the finance sector, builders, consultants, purchasers and tenants as well as project marketers.
Leigh’s passion has always been high quality residential developments and his resume includes Advanx and Advanx East at Rushcutters Bay, VUE and Whitton Lane at Bondi Junction, and a recently acquired residential project in Crows Nest.
Since joining the Group in 2008, Andrew has played a key role in the successful design and delivery of LBD’s projects including Q Central in Norwest Business Park, ASX and Fox Sports at Gore Hill, Advanx East at Rushcutters Bay, Vue at Bondi Junction, High Grove at Box Hill and Whitton Lane at Bondi Junction.
Andrew’s main focus is on successful delivery, with the aim of achieving a cost-effective delivery outcome, optimising return and protecting the company from commercial risk through thorough analysis, and effective management of the project lifecycle.
Andrew holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) and a Master of Business Administration (MBA). He is a Member of Engineers Australia (EA) and a Licenced Builder.
Senior Development Manager
Luke re-joined Lindsay Bennelong in 2014 and now works as Development Manager on Lindsay Bennelong’s land development projects. Prior to joining Lindsay Bennelong, Luke worked previously with several of our senior team members at CPG Developments and Investa Property Group.
In his 10 years with Investa Property Group, Luke played a key role in the delivery of major projects including the 180-lot Shearwater Estate at Warriewood, the $350m Kooindah Waters Residential Golf Resort and the $400m Breezes Muirhead project in Darwin.
Luke brings to Lindsay Bennelong a strong understanding of feasibility modelling, deal structuring and project acquisition, contract administration, development delivery, Development Management Agreement consultancy, WHS, Government tendering and compliance.
Theo’s role involves managing feasibilities, design and approvals, sales and marketing, and the construction delivery of various developments within the business. He also handles local/state government, financiers, builders, consultants, purchasers and tenants.
Before joining Lindsay Bennelong, Theo worked on numerous high-profile construction projects in NSW with Lend Lease and Multiplex. Theo has a Bachelor of Architecture and a Bachelor of Construction Management from the University of Technology Sydney.
He is also a Licensed Builder and registered real estate agent
Company Secretary and Legal Manager
Having in excess of 30 years of property and housing experience, Christine conducts all manners of legal counsel and representation for Lindsay Bennelong. She is currently managing conveyancing activities relating to the sale of the company’s projects.
Christine’s strength is advising and handling complex contractual issues, with specialist expertise in the residential legal services industry. She has experience in a wide range of general corporate and commercial matters, providing strategic advice to Peter Campbell and the development directors.
Christine was Legal Manager for Clarendon Homes and later for CPG Australia, directing the team that managed legal issues ranging from conveyancing to dispute resolution, for all of the company’s divisions. Following the sale of CPG Australia in 2004, Christine spent two years with Investa before returning to work with Peter Campbell at Lindsay Bennelong in 2007.