Office Middle Markets Report 2019

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Office Middle Markets have seen unprecedented levels of demand in 2019 across national CBD and Metropolitan locations. Colliers International Office Middle Market experts have compiled an in-depth report detailing the analytical drivers that influenced the commercial market in 2019 and the forecast for each market in 2020.

We are now in an environment where a huge amount of capital is searching the globe for both yield and income growth potential, and the Australian office market is one of the unique investment opportunities that meets both these requirements.

Find out what this means for your property requirements in 2020.


Office Middle Markets Report 2019

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Henry Burke | Colliers International | Sydney CBD

Henry Burke

National Director | Development Sites

Sydney CBD

Henry is a real estate expert that has worked in the industry for over ten years specialising in Sydney Metro Sales with a specific focus on the North Shore of Sydney.  

As the head off Investment Services Sydney Metro Sales for Sydney North, Henry’s role sees him manage a team of six property experts that cover all areas on the North Shore of Sydney from Milsons Point, North Sydney through St Leonards / Crows Nest, Chatswood and further along the Pacific Highway corridor which includes Gordon / Pymble and up to Hornsby and also Macquarie Park, North Ryde and Sydney's Northern Beaches.

Henry personally specialises in the marketing and sales of a range of property asset classes including commercial freeholds, retail, strata, investment properties and residential development sites.

His enthusiasm and passion for the property industry coupled with my extensive knowledge of the industry and a strong network of developer, investor and property consultant contacts has attributed to becoming one of Sydney's most active real estate agents.


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Matthew Meynell | Colliers International | Sydney CBD

Matthew Meynell

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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.

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Vince Kernahan | Colliers International | Sydney CBD

Vince Kernahan

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I am the National Director – Investment Sales for the Commercial & Investment Sales division of Colliers International, based in Sydney and specialising in the Sydney CBD market. I am a key member of the National Capital Transactions team that works on selling assets in all States of Australia. This team discusses the active buyers and most saleable assets to ensure that our collective knowledge is utilised effectively.  I act for numerous major institutional and private clients coordinating sales campaigns and selling assets.


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John McCann

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Daniel Wolman | Colliers International | Melbourne CBD

Daniel Wolman

National Director | Melbourne City Sales

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Daniel is a National Director for the Melbourne City Sales team, Investment Services and joined Colliers Interational in December 2010 where he instantly began driving both the market and his team to success. 

Daniel and his team consistently prove to be market leaders where he specialises predominately in the City of Melbourne and focuses on real estate, consisting of office and retail investments as well as development sites, student accommodation and car parks. Daniel's knowledge of the industry and strong client relationships allow him to surpass client expectations and deliver outstanding and record breaking results.

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Peter Bremner | Colliers International | Melbourne East

Peter Bremner

National Director | Melbourne Metro Sales

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Peter has a total of 25+ years’ experience in the commercial real estate industry including over 23 years with Colliers International. 

He started his real estate career as a Valuer in 1991 at the City of Nunawading and obtained his qualification as a Valuer in 1993.

Peter joined Colliers International in June 1993 and commenced as an Assistant Valuer.  From 1994 - 1997, he concentrated on retail & industrial sales and leasing in Melbourne's south-eastern suburbs. 

Peter joined the Commercial & Investment Sales department at the start of 1998 to specialise in the sale of metropolitan office investments, commercial and residential development sites and vacant possession office sales. Peter’s track record for Melbourne city fringe and metropolitan office investment sales between $10 million - $80 million is unrivalled.

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Alistair Mackie | Colliers International | Adelaide

Alistair Mackie

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Alistair is a National Director in both the Investment Services & Capital Markets teams at Colliers International Adelaide. Alistair is a longstanding member of the team, having worked for Colliers International for over thirty one years.
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Matthew Winter | Colliers International | Canberra

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