Karina Salas | Colliers International | Brisbane CBD

Karina Salas

Associate Director, Research

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Professional Summary

Karina began her professional career in Peru in the areas of credit analysis and banking negotiation, shaping the analytical skills supporting her current portfolio of clients at Colliers International.

During her experience as an Analyst Supervision with APRA and in corporate finance, she has gained experience across many facets of business and project investment including research, feasibility analysis, forecasting, risk management, funding structure and financing.

Her passion for the property sector supported her decision to change careers and invest in the delivery of a portfolio of small development projects for the residential sector. Karina has gained solid experience in the property sector across various investment assets including residential, commercial and industrial.

Throughout her career, Karina has gained a vast knowledge in risk management, project management, finance and property research, making her a valuable asset for our clients in the Brisbane office.  


Karina has been the author of 10 issues of the Queensland Market Monitor, enhancing the standards of the well-known research paper and extending the scope of the economic analysis.

Karina has successfully managed the calculation of the REIQ Queensland Vacancy Rates, lifting the quality of the analysis and its media coverage throughout the state.

As part of her professional experience with QTC, Karina successfully provided corporate finance advice to the first Public Private Partnership in Queensland, participating from the inception of the project to the selection of the preferred proponent.

She also provided corporate finance advice in different facets of a number of significant state government projects, including the Bowen Hill Development Area, the National Rental Affordability Scheme and the Nation Building Stimulus Package.


Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Finace - Macquarie University

Bachelor Degree in Economics - Catholic  University  - Lima, Peru

Real Estate Certificate



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