THE EDGE; Lake Kawana, Sunshine Coast

About Us

Excel Development Group is a highly respected and integrated property group with a portfolio of successful projects and properties comprising residential, commercial, retail, and large format retail.


Excel has gained an impressive reputation based on the group’s long-term property ownership approach.  The company’s continued investment and ‘hands-on’ management philosophy ensure lasting relationships with tenants and the delivery of efficient and sustainable outcomes for all stakeholders.


The strength of the company lies in its experienced in-house finance and management team while maintaining powerful financial independence to ensure every property continues to offer the highest, quality experience.



Our Commitment

“At Excel Development Group, we believe honesty and integrity are essential to our business. Through determination, knowledge, passion and common-sense, we are driven to achieve outstanding results ensuring a successful and sustainable business environment for generations to come.”



Our Commitment to Sustainability

We are extremely conscious of our role in the community as a good neighbour. As proof of this, we take every possible measure to minimise the environmental impact of each and every property under Excel’s ownership and management.


We strive to maintain standards that meet Australian ‘green star’ ratings.  Our commitment to energy efficiency, intelligent design and responsible building maintenance ensure long-term benefits for our valued tenants and the wider community.

Neal McCulloch Chief Excecutive Officer

Neal has over thirty years of experience in senior roles in a variety of businesses and industries including; stockbroking/funds management, manufacturing, agribusiness, and chartered accounting.  Initially, in the role of Chief Financial Officer, Neal has developed a deep understanding of all facets of the business. As CEO, Neal is responsible for the overall strategy and operations of Excel.   He holds a Bachelor of Business and is a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.

Jeneane Morphett General Manager Finance

Jeneane's twenty-nine years’ finance and accounting experience in the UK and Australia is backed by her extensive knowledge base, and commitment to deliver effective financial solutions to further strengthen Excel’s business program and property portfolio. Jeneane holds a Bachelor of Business and is a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.

Robert Dekker Senior Property Manager

Robert's career in property management spans twenty years; specialising in Commercial and Retail Shopping Centre Management. Robert has extensive experience working with commercial agencies and institutional investors, as well as self-managed asset companies.  Robert also holds a Bachelor of Business in Property Studies.

Joanne Maranta Property Manager

Joanne’s property experience commenced in marketing and mall merchandising, initially working with Westfield for seven years and then moving to Trinity Group as a Commercial Property Manager. After working in Federal politics for several years, Joanne decided to return to property as a property administrator at Savills and HG Property Services before joining Excel.

Christina Hii Financial Accountant

With an accounting career spanning over 20 years in Malaysia and Australia, Christina Hii brings a wealth of accounting knowledge and experience to the Excel Group. Christina has developed her skills working with property companies including Yong Realty Group and Naim Holdings Berhad.

Mark Hatch Senior Facilities Manager

Trained and based in the Northern Territory for twenty-five years, Mark’s trade experience includes electrical, mechanical, and air conditioning maintenance.  Previously the National Maintenance Manager for Puma Energy for five years, Mark, as Senior Facilities Manager, is responsible for all commercial and retail buildings in Excel’s portfolio.

Nicola Garrett Business Analyst

Nicola has an impressive fifteen years of experience working in the UK, Switzerland, Falkland Islands, and Gibraltar for global industries including; retail, tourism, and wealth management.  Specialising in accounts management and internal business processes, Nicola is a member of CIMA, CPA and holds a BA Hons in Accounting and Financial Analysis.

Nikki Stephenson Property Management Assistant

Nikki has excelled in office administration, property management, and executive support roles in the United Kingdom, South Africa, and Australia. Working with local government and the private sector, Nikki brings twelve years’ experience to the Excel team and holds a Diploma in Project Management and Cert IV – Business Administration.

Dorota Misso Executive Assistant to the CEO and Chairman

Dorota supports Excel’s executive team with twelve years administration and office management experience from the UK, New Zealand, and Australia. With a strong background based in the finance industry, Dorota assists in the development of dynamic management systems and solutions across Excel’s business and property portfolio.

Lina Vasquez Accounts Assistant

With a Bachelor degree in Business Administration and six years on the ground experience in the real estate industry in Australia, Lina augments the highly skilled and qualified Excel Finance team as Accounts Assistant.  Lina adds depth of experience to Excel’s Finance Team and is primarily responsible for the accounts payable area of the business.