About LeaseWise

The LeaseWise Group are specialist retail property consultants and tenancy advocates, representing small to medium sized retailers nationally since 1998.

Our reputation as the most active and trusted consultancy firm has been earned through experience in providing comprehensive leasing services across the country. Our team of dedicated Leasing Consultants and Lease Administrators have mixed backgrounds in various categories of retail property management, business management and commercial real estate.

Whether the task involves finding new premises, negotiating lease renewals, modifications, or settling a commercial dispute with your landlord, you can reap the rewards of the Leasewise team’s wealth of knowledge and experience, as we truly work as a team on each individual case.

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LeaseWise Team

Ange Kondos

Ange Kondos

Ange is the founding partner and Managing Director of LeaseWise, with over 19 years’ experience as a retail tenant advocate. After running VCAT and dispute cases for his own retail interests, Ange was approached to join The Lease Police tenant advocacy group in 1998. In 2006, Ange founded LeaseWise as an extension of the advocacy service provided by The Lease Police. Ange has represented a number of brands and franchise groups in managing and growing their retail portfolios with a focus on assisting retailers in creating viable businesses and managing retail leases before a dispute or issue arises.

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Spiro Politis

Spiro Politis

Spiro has been working in private practice and corporate roles for over 25 years, most recently in financial services as well as running his own practice specialising in financial services, estate planning and sale and purchase of businesses.

Spiro has many years’ experience assisting clients to build assets, as well as mitigating losses when things turn bad. His expertise includes appearing at Tribunals, mediation of disputes, and if necessary instituting and defending court proceedings.

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Ross Cassimatis

Ross Cassimatis

Ross joined Leasewise in 2016. He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience with him. He has a degree in Civil/Structural engineering and has been involved with a number of successful Retail Franchise businesses. His roles were managing their retail store expansion programs, both in regards to sourcing new sites and also managing the design and delivery with Retail Tenancy Designers, Leasing Managers. He has also worked with clients to draft tenders, evaluate fit out quotes and the entire shop fit process for store delivery.

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Peter Kondos

Peter joined LeaseWise in 2016 in a part-time role to expand his knowledge and experience in the Retail Property Industry whilst completing his studies at university. In this role he was responsible for maintaining an accurate lease management database, assisting our leasing consultants with new sites, renewals and rent review discussions, due diligence on formal documentation, filing and serving dispute applications.

After successfully completing his Bachelors of Business (Economics and Finance Applied) at the end of 2017 he began his career as a Leasing Consultant. Peter brings a great work commitment with an appetite to always learn more and continue building retailer relationships in the Retail Leasing Industry.

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