Focused on delivering retail
since 2002


Retail real estate from the inside out.

Marc McQuain and Peter Row had worked in marketing, construction and development roles on shopping centres in the USA and Australia before joining the team undertaking an ambitious redevelopment of one of California’s best performing malls.

The following year they were leading the team that redefined the retail delivery discipline in opening one of Europe’s most successful shopping centres.

Development roles on other industry defining projects in Europe and the USA followed, as did the growing realisation that the retail development process was not as focused on its end game as it should be.

Marc and Peter launched Vindico in 2002 to bring a louder and more effective voice to the people and processes in retail property development that give shoppers what they came for – the shops and restaurants.

A breadth and depth of global experience.

Vindico’s early success came from sticking to what we knew best – delivering retail in large, complex projects.

As the shopping centre sector shifted from cookie-cutter malls to urban regeneration and mixed-use lifestyle product on both sides of the Atlantic, we also broadened our horizons into airports and the Middle East, opening our Dubai office at the height of the retail development boom in 2007.

Rebuilding after the global financial crisis gave us an opportunity to add new capabilities and perspectives. With investments in technology, a design & engineering studio and a start-up business that uses small, relocatable shops to activate dormant storefronts, we added operating portfolios to our pedigree in projects.

Now we could not only get shops and restaurants open on time, but in less time and with better up time, too.

Brands and buildings in a changing industry.

The working relationship between retail and real estate is evolving. So are we.

As the role of physical shops and restaurants is assured in an industry reinventing itself around customer experience, our focus on the fundamental ingredient in the shopping centre experience remains: retail and restaurant space customers can shop and dine in.

At the same time, new commercial and physical agility is blurring the traditional line between landlords and tenants. Property technology and building methodology is productising specialised services.

Vindico’s mission remains the same, but in a world where we work across brands and buildings in a more accessible and flexible business model to get shops and restaurants open and earning.




Vindico understands every aspect of the retail development process and creates value by bringing honesty in their assessment of what needs to get done.

Senior Project Manager
Al Tayer Group


Vindico | Marc McQuain

Marc McQuain

Co-Founder & Director

Following a successful corporate retail property career in construction and development roles across North America and Europe, Marc co-founded Vindico and sits on the Group Board Marc is Co-Founder of Pop Retail LLC and Co-founder and CEO of Volstrukt LLC, based in Austin TX, USA.

Vindico | Peter Row

Peter Row

Co-Founder & Director

Peter has worked with retail tenants in marketing, management and development roles in shopping centre and airport projects across Australia, USA and UK before co-founding Vindico.  Based in Australia, Peter sits on Vindico's Group Board overseeing strategy and the Executive team, and is a Co-founder of Volstrukt LLC.

Vindico | Richard Kim

Richard Kim

Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director

A foundation member of Vindico in 2003, Richard worked on numerous US projects before relocating to the Middle East. Having successfully launched the west coast office for a leading US retail architectural practice, Richard returned to Vindico in 2014, joining the Board as Managing Director a year later.  As CEO, Richard is accountable for delivering Vindico's business plan and leading market, product and partnership initiatives.

Vindico | Paul Mathews

Paul Mathews

Chief Operating Officer

With a background in engineering and telecommunications, Paul lead an in-house retail delivery and technical services team covering 30 operating and development properties across the UAE, Oman and India before joining Vindico in 2013.  Paul was appointed as Vindico's COO in July 2019 and oversees the execution of sales, client management, service delivery and business operations.

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Lynn Hemingway

Head of Retail Delivery

A background in retail design, project management and tenant coordination in her native South Africa lead Lynn to Qatar and a role as Senior Tenant Coordinator on The Pearl in Doha.  This experience saw Lynn join Vindico in 2014 to oversee our first project for LuLu Group International in Oman, returning to Doha to oversee the development of Vindico's client base and retail delivery teams in Qatar & Oman.

Vindico | Nihad Muzamil

Nihad Muzamil

Head of Retail Delivery

Nihad was a member of our first project team in the Middle East, joining Vindico in 2007 and going on to deliver over 400 shops and restaurants across six development projects.  With his extensive network of retailer relationships, Nihad was given the responsibility of leading our 'Brands & Buildings' initiative and growing our brand facing retail delivery business whilst overseeing the Dubai based Studio team.

Vindico | Nicci Anderson

Nicci Anderson

Group Financial Controller

Nicci joined Vindico's UK business in 2004 as a retail delivery administrator, supporting project teams and Vindico's first generation technology platforms.  As the business grew, Nicci moved into broader operational and financial roles and is now responsible for coordinating financial management and compliance across Vindico's group companies.

Vindico | Abdullah Al Rafaei

Abdulla Al Rafaei

Executive Advisor

Abdullah joined Vindico in 2008 when the business established it's Dubai office as full-time sponsor and executive advisor.  Liaising with government and statutory bodies, regional investors and clients, Abdullah plays a key role supporting Vindico's business development, operations and expatriate employee group across the Middle East region.

Vindico | Leigh Pritchard

Leigh Pritchard

Business Operations Manager

Leigh joined Vindico's business administration team in 2015 having relocated from South Africa and enjoying a successful career in the education sector.  Supporting the creation and implementation of a range of initiatives across Vindico's back-of-house disciplines, Leigh now oversees business operations as well  having direct responsibility for all retail delivery administration staff.




We appreciate Vindico's commitment to our ambitious opening dates and their spirit of cooperation, working seamlessly with our project management team, has been an asset for everyone.

Senior Vice-President
Gulf Related


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Delivering for clients.

Our clients cover the brands and buildings spectrum, from listed REIT's, international retail real estate and airport owners and developers to global and clicks-to-bricks retailers, food & beverage operators and brand licensees.  Their retail delivery needs, projects and portfolios are diverse with a common need to bring retail delivery people and processes together to get shops and restaurants open and earning.

Delivering with partners.

Vindico's deep specialisation in the retail delivery discipline allows us to bring value to property supply chains challenged by unpredictable workload, off-site / on-site resourcing and the efficiencies that come from highly evolved networks of relationships and processes.  Our flexible solutions and fee structures allow us to add targeted retail delivery capabilities to supply chain partners in construction, architecture, leasing and property & facilities management.




We had a very smooth and successful opening thanks to Vindico's marvelous support and positive coaching throughout the design and fitout process.

Operations Manager
Caribou Coffee
Takamul National Company