Jinton Pty Ltd - Strategies and Solutions Management for Development and Construction


Richard Collins - Director

Richard has approximately 30 years experience in the building industry in both domestic and commercial construction. He commenced his career in his family’s construction business R&L Collins Group, a commercial building and development company.

In 1996 Richard joined Hudson Conway and was charged with the responsibility for special effects and technology during the construction of the Melbourne Casino. At completion Richard joined Crown and remained with the Casino for its first three years of opening to ensure the proper operation of the building and to manage the evolution of the building fabric into a mature business.

In 2001 Richard set up Project Management company Jinton Pty Ltd with Graeme Manie and has directed many of the company’s projects, including the construction of all major works projects for Crown Melbourne Ltd.

Key Responsibilities:

Construction Phase Project Management (specialising in building services & infrastructure), programming, quality and cost control.

A Selection of Project History:

  • NOBU Restaurant, Crown Complex
  • Crown Promenade Hotel – Melbourne, Australia
  • Crown Carparks, retail and offices – Melbourne, Australia
  • Various Residential developments within Melbourne
  • Commercial & Residential Property’s throughout Melbourne
  • Crown Casino Complex – Melbourne, Australia
  • Crown Metropol Hotel – Melbourne, Australia
  • Crown Conference Centre – Melbourne, Australia
  • Crown Casino Mahogany Room Refurbishment, Melbourne, Australia
  • Silks Restaurant refurbishment, Crown Complex
  • Maze Restaurant (Gordon Ramsey), Crown Complex
  • Spice Temple Restaurant (Neil Perry), Crown Complex


Chris Cooke - Director

Chris has invaluable project design, delivery and management expertise gained through his long association with development company Hudson Conway Ltd, where he was involved with a range of projects, including the planning and delivery of the Crown Entertainment Complex and temporary Casino.

Following the successful completion of the Crown project in 1998, he joined Crown for a short period to manage the interface between the operating business and construction finalisation before re‐joining Hudson Conway as General Manager of Construction and Development.

In 2003 he set up a Project Management consultancy company delivering projects for clients including the Sands resort/residential development at Torquay. In 2006 Chris teamed up with Graeme Manie and Richard Collins to deliver major projects in Melbourne including the new Crown Metropol Hotel and a major development in Yarra Street, South Yarra for Michael L Yates & Co.

Key Responsibilities:

Management of pre‐construction stages, Design Management & Administration and Business Development.

A Selection of Project History:

  • Operational Centre & Corporate Head office Connect East
  • Residential Fit-out, Level 86 Eureka Tower
  • Sands, Torquay
  • Capital Golf Course and Clubhouse
  • Cliveden Apartments – East Melbourne
  • 5-9 Yarra St, Residential & Commercial Office Towers – South Yarra
  • Crown Compex, including Crown Towers Hotel and all aspects of gaming, retail tenancies, food and beverage & FF&E Procurement
  • Various Residential Developments within Melbourne
  • Melbourne Golf Academy
  • Re-Development of BP House on St Kilda Road
  • 499 St Kilda Rd Office redevelopment
  • Hilton Hotel Refurbishment beverage & FF&E Procurement
  • Development of Shell Headquarters – Redfern Rd, Camberwell