Located in the heart of the ‘Golden Triangle’, our Colliers International Brisbane office is the largest of our six locations in Queensland. Our positioning in the premium office building One One One Eagle Street allows our experts immediate access to local and international businesses that are also located in the city centre. As industry leaders we provide end-to-end solutions across all sectors of the Queensland property market. We market, sell, lease, manage, value, consult on, project market and provide real estate advice to property owners, developers, investors and tenants. To find out how we can provide solutions to your property needs, contact us today.
Industrial Investment Services
Industrial Occupier Services
Office Occupier Services
Real Estate Management
Retail Investment Services
Valuation and Advisory Services
State Chief Executive | Queensland
As the State Chief Executive of Queensland, Simon's responsibilities include overall supervision of the Queensland business comprising of 6 offices and over 200 staff.
At Colliers, we work hard to connect internally to share knowledge about our clients and deliver better outcomes for them. This team ethos is a strong part of our culture and keeps our people highly engaged and it has kept Simon wanting to be part of this great business for the last 20 years.
Simon has over 25 years’ experience in the real estate industry and the agency having previously worked for Primac Elders as an auctioneer prior to joining Colliers International in 1998.
Simon's background is in industrial property where he has been responsible for some of the largest transactions in Queensland over the past 20 years.
In 2015 Simon was involved in the sale of the GIC/Frasers portfolio totalling $1.073 billion. This is the largest and highest quality industrial sale on record in the Australian market.
And in 2017 Simon had the pleasure of marketing the Coca-Cola Amatil Campus in Richlands which was sold to Charter Hall for $157m, making it the largest single industrial asset sale in Queensland's history.
National Director | Industrial
Based in the Brisbane CBD office of Colliers International, Matthew specialises in industrial investment sales, leasing / design and construct and major estate projects. His main region of focus is the core Brisbane industrial markets and the Australia TradeCoast and Logan Motorway precinct.
Having commenced his Real Estate career in 1998, he have been involved in both industrial and commercial markets within Australia and the UK. In 2012 he joined Colliers International, after 9 years at JLL, and have completed some of the most prominent sales and leasing transactions within Brisbane.
As leader of Colliers International’s Brisbane industrial business, he takes overall responsibility of the day-to-day running of the Brisbane industrial operation and also lead the South Brisbane Industrial team.
Andrew has been involved in the property and development industry for over 25 years overseeing in excess of 30,000 property transactions. Having worked on both the developer and agency side he has a thorough understanding of the acquisition, development and project marketing of residential subdivisions, masterplanned communities and medium and high density projects throughout Queensland.
As Director of Residential for Colliers International Andrew leads a team of over 40 professionals marketing some of Queensland’s leading residential land and apartment projects for both private and publicly listed clients.
Residential Subdivisions & Master Planned Communities
Project Marketing Apartments & Townhouses
Development Site Identification and Sales
Director | Brisbane City & Metro Sales
Hunter Higgins joined Colliers International in 2010 and has been leading the Brisbane Investment Services team for the last 5 years.
Hunter and the team offer their clients a tailored service by specialising in sales across the following investment property categories: office and retail, mixed-use development sites, office and retail strata property, Asia markets, premium investments and Restructuring Property Services.
With over 15 years’ experience in the real estate industry, Hunter has an exceptional track record and proven success as a market leader. He specialises in the Brisbane CBD and Metro markets with a focus on office and retail investments, and mixed-use development sites.
When it comes to customer service, Hunter invests in relationships to deliver enduring value, and offers enterprising solutions to achieve the best outcome for his clients. He retains long standing client relationships by continually exceeding their expectations through his strong market knowledge, active buyer relationships, solid work ethic, campaign management skills, honest feedback, clear direction and determination to achieve the best possible result.
Director, Tenant Advisory
With over 16 years’ experience in the commercial property market, Amy has managed corporate real estate for major corporations, with a focus on Federal and State Government departments.
For the last 11 years Amy worked for the Queensland Government, Department of Housing and Public Works managing the largest office accommodation portfolio in Queensland, accommodating over 60,000 public servants. Amy worked on major projects in the Brisbane CBD and regional centres specialising in strategy and negotiation of commercial office, retail and industrial requirements.
Amy possesses extensive knowledge and experience in the areas of commercial office leasing and has represented tenants from both the private and public sectors. Amy managed the complex consolidation of multiple tenancies to provide cost savings and uplift in quality of accommodation for clients.
Barry has worked in development roles of International Hotel companies for over fifteen years in the United States, Canada and Australasia including Wyndham Hotel Group, Choice Hotels, Best Western Australasia and Radisson Hotel Group.
Areas of expertise include:
Franchise and Management Agreement negotiations
Hotel site and market analyses including brand suitability and segmentation.
New Construction specialist
Barry also has a background in hotel, restaurant and tourism consulting having started his professional career with Horwath HTL in Tampa, Florida and Brisbane, QLD.
Areas of expertise include:
Hotel feasibility studies
Hotel operational improvement reviews
Resort development planning
Head of Agribusiness | Agribusiness Transaction Services
Rawdon is a direct and to the point communicator that focuses on clients long term outcomes and objectives. Rawdon is a 5th generation rural land owner in Central QLD, well known as an Agribuiness Broker who follows through on what he says. A regarded negotiator that is versatile, adaptive and outcome driven.
Rawdon is a focused specialist within Beef, Cotton & Grain commodity disciplines of agricultural that are either corporate farmers and traditional farming family owners or operators.
Colliers Internationals has enabled Rawdon to partner with some of Colliers finest people & platforms to ensure the clients brief is delivered from preparation to settlement for any asset Sale, Lease or J.V.
National Director | Office
Brisbane Valuations - Commercial Office CBD and Fringe Market Specialist.
Craig joined Colliers International Consultancy and Valuation Pty Limited in June 2007 and is currently Director in Charge of Valuations in Queensland. Craig is a Registered Valuer in Queensland, an Associate of the Australian Property Institute (AAPI) and Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveryors (MRICS).
Craig specialises in the valuation of commercial office buildings, with focus on the Brisbane CBD and major fringe markets.
Some of the more prominent clients Craig regularly undertakes national valuation instructions from include Dexus, Lend Lease (APPF), ISPT, GPT, Brookfield, Charter Hall and AMP Capital Investors.
National Director | Office Leasing
I have 23 years experience as a leasing agent in the Brisbane office market and have been with Colliers International since 2003. In my role as National Director for Office Leasing, I am a member of the Office Leasing National Executive and am also responsible for Colliers International’s Queensland Office Leasing Business. My other duties and activities include client and customer engagement, brokerage, marketing and negotiating leases in major office projects.
National Director, QLD | Real Estate Management
I oversee the property management, facilities management and sustainability functions for the Real Estate Management (Office & Industrial) business in Queensland. I currently lead a team of 30 skilled property professionals who are committed to delivering memorable service to our customers and adding long term value to the assets under management.
I have over 14 years experience in listed and unlisted property and facilities management, asset repositioning activities, strategic planning, leasing and capital projects management across most asset classes including office, retail and industrial in Australia.
In addition to my core responsibilities, I am also involved with the Property Council of Australia as a member on their QLD Commercial Office Committee. I hold a Master of Property Studies from the University of Queensland.
Carl has over 15 years of national and international experience in development planning, advisory, economics, policy and management. He is an expert on Queensland’s planning and development framework and specialises in asset optimisation, market analysis, demand forecasts, development feasibility, highest and best use, development strategy and strategic planning.
Carl has undertaken numerous research and consultancy engagements with all levels of government, with a particular focus on development and land use strategies, land optimisation, policy research and business case development for major projects.
Carl is a trusted advisor to a range of institutional, corporate and private clients including Dexus, Stockland, Lend Lease, Abacus Property Group and CVC Limited, among others.
Prior to joining Colliers, Carl was Director of CJK Planning, a business founded by Carl in 2012 providing development consultancy services to publicly listed companies and high net worth individuals.
Recent and ongoing projects include highest and best use analysis for key sites of Dexus, Stamford Land Corporation and Cross River Rail. He has been the Development Manager for acquisition and delivery of neighbourhood shopping centres for CVC Limited, ISPT and Consolidated Properties, and Land use and Investment Attraction Strategies for Councils in QLD and VIC.
He has acted as an expert witness in the Planning and Environment Court for highest and best use analysis and claims for injurious affection.
National Director | Project Leaders
Ian has over 36 years’ experience in the development industry and has a strong financial focus in property projects.Ian started his career in Scotland before working in Qatar and Sydney before moving to Queensland in 1990. Ian's experience covers numerous sectors including hotels, high rise residential, retail, retirement and hospitality projects. A well known and respected industry figure in S.E Qld, Ian specialises in Development and Project Management Services. Ian’s early involvement in projects with strategic advice helps ensure the overall project success, with a particular particular focus on tourism, hotel consultancy and residential projects.
Ian is a National Director of Colliers International Project Leaders which acquired GMP Management in 2018. Under Ian’s stewardship, GMP grew to be the largest Project Management Consultancy on the Gold Coast and expanded into Brisbane and Darwin.
Ian heads up our Queensland division, but is very much a hands on director, working out of both our Brisbane and Gold Coast offices. He has delivered some of S.E. Qld most notable projects including Westin Hotel and Mary Lane Residences, Pullman and Ibis Hotels Brisbane Airport, Novotel Southbank and Twin Towns Services Club.
I am a National Director of the Colliers International Capital Markets team and are responsible for the sale and purchase of institutional grade office investments in the Brisbane CBD, Near City and Metropolitan markets on behalf of an extensive list of domestic and offshore institutional, corporate and HNW private clients.
Prior to joining Colliers International, I was a Director of the Capital Transactions team at Savills Australia transitioning from being a Director of Valuations at Savills Australia for 11 years.
Some of the prominent institutional clients that I have advised and acted on behalf of over my 27 year career include 151 Property, Abacus Property Group, AEP Investment Management, AMP Capital, Ascendas REIT, Australand, Australian Unity, BlackRock, Blackstone, Brookfield, Centuria, Challenger, Charter Hall, Cromwell, Dexus, DWS, ESR, Fortius Funds Management, GIC, Goldman Sachs, Goodman, GPT, Growthpoint, Heathley, Heitman, Impact Funds Management, Investa, IOOF, ISPT, LaSalle Investment Managament, Lend Lease, Mirvac, Morgan Stanley, QIC, Stockland and Westfield.