Simon Beirne | Colliers International | Brisbane CBD

Simon Beirne

B.Bus, B.A. Sc.

State Chief Executive | Queensland

Licence 3033814

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Professional Summary

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.


1998-2001, Executive | Industrial

2001-2002, Manager | Industrial

2002-2010, Director | Industrial

2008, Officer in Charge | Brisbane

2008-Present, State Chief Executive | Queensland


Bachelor of Applied Science - Property Economics

Bachelor of Business

Assocaite Diploma of Applied Science - Farm Management


Memberships & Involvements

Member REIQ, Tattersalls Club, Brisbane Polo Club, Property Council of Australia


Australand, Australia Post, AMP, Brisbane Airport Corporation, Charter Hall, Caterpillar, Energex, Pradella, Rio tinto, Property Solutions, Walker Corporation, Aria Property Group, Wesfarmers


"You provided accurate and correct marketing advice including choosing the best method of sale, which in this case was auction, conducted the marketing process in an efficient and diligent manner and delivered a great result for the trust".

- David Harrison, Joint Managing Director, Charter Hall

"The well documented tenant brief and tender process you conducted was very professional and greatly assisted us in the procurement of Salmat to a brand new 9,223m² design and construct facility".

- Reini Otter, General Manager, Australand Holdings Ltd.


Service Lines
Capital Markets
Property Type
Industrial, Land
State Government Practice Group
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