Associate Director, Brisbane Metro Sales | Investment Services
Philip O’Dwyer’s property experience has broad experience on both sides of a major property transaction. His strong history in property development and project management and his deep understanding of the economic and organisational dynamics that drive successful projects ideally position him to advise his clients and to ultimately achieve transactions that maximise their outcomes. Philip worked in senior leadership positions on large urban property projects and detached housing built form and broad acre land subdivision projects with Watpac and Investa-owned Clarendon Homes. He also worked within CRI Australia and Buranda Properties. Philip has worked in all of the major property sectors and has achieved very well across all projects. His high-level property analytical skills are outstanding and have been developed through formal education and practical application.
He readily shares his detailed knowledge, allowing his clients to make informed investment and development decisions. Philip is known for his professionalism, negotiation skills and ability to communicate with clarity.
Some of Philip's most recent accomplishments include:
- 300 Ipswich Rd Annerley: medical/retail centre with development future: $16,250,000
- 35 Cambridge St Coorparoo: industrial/ office: $12,900,000
- 596 Milton Rd Toowong: car yard and hardstand: $10,500,000
- Milton Portfolio: 3 properties in Milton with development potential: $9,350,000
- 2092 Logan Rd Upper Mt Gravatt: 2,494m² office building: $7,500,000
- 29 Southgate Ave Cannon Hill: retail/ office centre: $7,150,000
- Freedom Fuels Service Station Hervey Bay: fund through deal: $5,000,000
- 7/9 Station Rd Logan Central: 2 office buildings: $4,800,000
- 61 Southgate Ave Cannon Hill: 1,000m² office building: $2,750,000
- 179 Brisbane Rd Goodna: Repco/ Cash Converters store: $4,150,000
- 16 Trinity Ln Woolloongabba: Vacant office building: $1,550,000
- Big Fish Caboolture: 15Ha highway retail development site: $5,350,000
- 101 Boat Harbour Dve Hervey Bay: 6Ha commercial development site: $3,500,000 then resold $4,500,000
Augusta Property Group
Dept of Veteran Affairs
Synergy Property Group
Private High Net Worth Investors
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.
Executive | Brisbane City & Metro Sales
Nick has an asset speciality for commercial office and retail sales in the Brisbane CBD and near city market. With over 7 years of property experience in multiple areas including sales, leasing, property management and valuation, he is highly qualified to advise on and manage commercial real estate transactions.
Throughout his career he has engaged with clients at all levels including institutional, publically listed companies, State Government and allied divisions, private equity funds, international not for profit groups and high net worth individuals.
He takes a very analytical approach through feasibility and cash flow studies to get the most out of your property. With the combination of structured marketing campaigns and strong knowledge of the macroeconomic factors driving property investments, he is confident in achieving the best possible outcome for your property.
Head of Investment Services | Australia
As the Head of Australia’s largest investment sales team, Matthew drives industry leading initiatives back by a team of professionals at the forefront of the industry.
His ability to identify trends in the market has seen him develop a strong proficiency in Middle Market Office assets, Offshore capital and complex workout solutions in the Restructuring and Insolvency space.
By empowering his team with the right expertise and market experience, Matthew has built specialised workforces within the Colliers business to generate revenue, deliver exceptional results and exceed client’s expectations.
Matthew’s investment into relationships sees him deliver enduring value to his team, clients and their business’ whilst mobilising the international Colliers offering to develop a collaborative and effective strategy.
By doing what’s right for his team, the greater Colliers business and his clients, he has established himself as an exceptional leader within the business and the property industry.
Director | Queensland
Sam has more than a decade of experience in managing commercial real estate transactions for institutional and high net worth clients across the Asia-pacific region and has participated in over $1b in transactions in the last 5 years.
Sam’s role is to provide leadership to the Investment Services business across Queensland. He offers guidance and drives the national initiatives, including Middle Markets, Asia Market engagement, Restructuring Property Services and our Premium Investments team.
In 2016 he relocated to Colliers’ Brisbane office after 5 years with the firm in Singapore and Hong Kong, where he was responsible for Colliers ‘ANZ’ desk, working across the ANZ and Asian businesses channeling Asian capital into the Australia and New Zealand real estate markets.
Sam is an expert in negotiating cross border transactions having executed deals and mandates for clients in Australia, New Zealand, China, Hong Kong, Singapore, India, Russia and Indonesia.
Director | Brisbane City & Metro Sales
Tom O’Driscoll is a Director within the Brisbane Investment Services Team and has over 10 years’ experience within the real estate industry.
Tom has operated within Brisbane’s CBD and city fringe office market in both leasing and sales roles on many commercial office projects. Tom’s primary focus is management of the disposal and acquisition of major freehold investments in Brisbane’s CBD near city markets working closely with domestic and international HNWI, syndicators and institutional clients.
Tom’s exposure and experience in Brisbane’s investment sector is proven in his results over $300 million in completed transactions.
Manager, Asia Markets | Investment Services
As a Manager in the Investment Services Team based in Brisbane, Tony has transacted more than $100M in commercial real estate sales throughout Queensland in the last 3 years. Tony is a key member of the Asia Markets, National Strata Working Group and Premium Investments teams. Tony works specifically with Asian investors in Australia and offshore.
As the only Asian commercial agent with valuation background in the Brisbane market, Tony’s experience, multi-cultural background and strong connections with overseas financial institutions and high net worth investors distinguish Tony from the other commercial agents in Brisbane.
Tony is a registered valuer with over 13 years’ valuation and property experience, believes his solid background in valuation, real estate development and multi-lingual speaking skills have cemented his career in the real estate industry.
Managing Director | Capital Markets & Investment Services
I have been with Colliers International for over 25 years and am the Managing Director of Capital Markets & Investment Services, Australia as well as the State Chief Executive of Victoria.
I have established a strong reputation in the Capital Markets space and have formed close relationships with major investors and institutions on a global scale. In recent years, I have negotiated some of Australia’s largest real estate transactions and have been instrumental in successfully brokering many substantial transactions with overseas investors entering the Australian market. My extensive connectivity in the global real estate market can unite capital with local expertise, regardless of location.
Our national Investment Services business represents market specializations including Capital Markets and Investment Sales. The two clear divisions servicing the Australian commercial office market ensures complete market coverage, efficiency and premium experiences and successes for our clients.
As a long standing senior member within Colliers International, I have played an integral role in contributing to the business's success in Australia. I hold a number of senior positions with Colliers including a member of the National Executive Board. I am committed to the success of the business by providing our people with the tools they require to deliver incomparable service and results.