100 Women in Property
Participant Biographies 

Melissa Gardner, Assistant Property Manager - The GPT Group

SPONSOR: Claire Henderson, Regional General Manager -The GPT Group

Melissa Gardner

Melissa Gardner is an Assistant Property Manager/ Customer Relationship Manager at the GPT Group’s commercial tower, 8 Exhibition Street, Melbourne. Melissa began her career at GPT in 2016 as a Graduate. Whilst simultaneously completing her Bachelor’s Degree in Property and Valuation (Honours), she spent two days per week rotating through a number of GPT’s retail and commercial assets. Melissa gained exposure to retail centre management, retail leasing, retail development and all aspects of commercial building management. Graduating RMIT at the end of 2016 with First Class Honours, Melissa was lucky enough to advance her Graduate position into a full time role. Since then, Melissa has been responsible for growing tenant relationships and planning engagement events, as well as assisting across various commercial outcomes such as leasing and valuations.