Our Western Australia business is a full service offering which operates as part of Colliers’ highly successful national service line structure. Our team are local experts in marketing, sales, leasing, property management, and project management across the office, retail and industrial sectors. Our local experts collaborate with our regional and global teams to unlock opportunity and benefit from national and international best practice.
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State Chief Executive | Western Australia
Richard joined Colliers in 2022 as State Chief Executive of our WA business.
Richard has over 20 years’ experience in the Perth property market having held leadership positions in several major agencies and corporates. He is highly respected across the industry and leads our Western Australian team to maximise local opportunities across the national and Asia-Pacific landscape.
As State Chief Executive Richard is responsible for driving the growth of our Western Australian business across all service lines and asset classes. He is also a member of the Australian Executive Leadership Team responsible for the overall strategy and growth of the Australian business.
National Director | Office Leasing
Jemma joined Colliers in 2022 with over 10 years of commercial leasing experience. Jemma relocated to Perth in 2017 from Melbourne, where she was recruited to build and create an internal leasing business at Primewest and bring Office Leasing in house, after building a strong reputation in office leasing.
In 2019, Jemma was promoted to National Leasing Manager, following her transacting over 60,000sqm nationally of office leasing deals on behalf of Primewest and their institutional, corporate and private clients.
Jemma strives to exceed all client expectations and ensures she is always providing the highest level of client and customer service. She has a detailed knowledge of the leasing market which has resulted in many successful outcomes for her clients.
Jemma has been involved in successful leasing campaigns at One William Street and Exchange Tower on behalf of GIC (40,000sqm) and now 140 St Georges Terrace (29,000sqm) on behalf of Primewest/Blackrock.
Jemma is a major transaction and pre-commitment specialist in Perth having been involved in an array of large-scale building refurbishments and developments. Jemma concluded a deal with the Federal Government Services Australia to build their new office HQ of 4,500sqm down in Bunbury.
Jemma has led major appointments across the Perth CBD and WA including, Exchange Tower, One William, 140 St Georges Tce, Australia Place and 111 St Georges Tce along with three pre-commitment development opportunities.
Jemma was awarded the PCA WA Office Agent of the year in 2019.
National Director | Valuation & Advisory Services
Dean leads the Valuation & Advisory Services team in Western Australia and over the past 16 years has provided valuation and strategic advisory services to a diverse range of market leading listed property trusts, financial institutions, developers, syndicates, private investors, Commonwealth and State government agencies.
Dean’s areas of expertise are providing valuation advice in the property development, office, industrial and healthcare sectors. Dean has been recognised as a market leading valuation consultant in Western Australia over a long period of time and regularly assists our clients with new acquisitions, identifying key redevelopment opportunities and providing forensic analysis of key value drivers using detailed and bespoke discounted cash flow simulations and associated scenario analysis.
Dean is passionate about infill redevelopment and land use efficiency; and in recent years, has been engaged as the lead property consultant on a range of high profile and complex redevelopment projects that continue to shape the landscape of Western Australia. As part of these projects, Dean has worked collaboratively in teams with other market leading consultants and provided valuation advice, land use recommendations and redevelopment strategies that are underpinned by urban economic principles and robust development feasibility testing.
Director | Valuation & Advisory
Zane is Director, Valuation & Advisory Services, Western Australia, working with a senior and experienced team of experts.
Zane undertakes valuation assignments for market value for finance and financial reporting, development, feasibility, disposal due diligence, insurance, rental assessments, and determinations.
Zane’s main areas of expertise include Institutional Grade Retail, Large Format Retail, office, Service Stations, Child Care, Educational Facilities and Specialist Disability Accommodation.
Backed by extensive industry experience and Colliers’ best in house platforms, Zane produces unbiased, reliable and confidential advice to leading industry participants and active industry lenders.
Executive | Office Leasing
Grace joined Colliers in 2022 with 3 years’ experience in commercial property. Grace graduated from Curtin University with a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Property Valuation & Development in 2019. Grace commenced her property career as a Leasing Assistant for Primewest in 2019 and has worked across various departments including Industrial Asset Management, Finance and Development before being promoted to Leasing Executive in July 2021.
Grace has been involved in successful leasing campaigns at One William Street and Exchange Tower on behalf of GIC (40,000sqm) and now 140 St Georges Terrace (29,000sqm) on behalf of Primewest.
Assistant Valuer | Valuation & Advisory Services
Kallan is an Assistant Valuer in our Valuation & Advisory Services business. Kallan was previously a Trainee Valuer in the former Colliers WA Franchise business since 2018.
Kallan supports the preparation of valuation and advisory reports under the guidance of senior valuers, with exposure across most asset classes, including Industrial, Office, Retail and specialised trading properties.
He is currently studying a Bachelor of Commerce in Property Development and Valuation at Curtin University, and will graduate at the end of 2022.
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Recent Western Australia Track Record
Northgate Shopping Centre in Geraldton, WA
Colliers Expert(s): Lyn Gray, Head of Retail Management, Tony de Graaf, National Director & Gabrielle Briggs, Portfolio Manager, Primewest
Our REMS team recently secured the appointment to manage Northgate Shopping Centre, Geraldton WA. Northgate is a major regional shopping centre located in Geraldton WA, 410 kilometres north of Perth. The shopping centre is anchored by a Coles, Kmart and Liquorland, and includes 36 specialty stores.
Sale Date: June 2021
Vendor: Perron Group
Purchaser: Fawkner Property
Colliers Expert(s): Lachlan MacGillivray - Head of Retail Investment Services
Colliers Retail Investment Services team successfully transacted WA’s highest performing sub-regional shopping centre. The asset is set on 13.6ha and anchored by Kmart, Big W and the 3 major supermarket chains. The campaign represented the largest sub-regional transaction in Australia for 2 years.
140 St Georges Terrace, Perth, WA
Sale Date: May 2021
Vendor: AMP Capital
Purchaser: BlackRock / Primewest
Colliers Expert(s): Adam Woodward - Head of Office Capital Markets & James Mitchell - Director, International Capital Markets
Colliers Capital Markets were appointed to transact the 29-level, 29,834.9sqm NLA commercial office tower plus retail building and a share in the Central Park Carpark development.
Sale Date: July 2020
Purchaser: Charter Hall
Colliers Expert(s): Gavin Bishop - Head of Industrial Capital Markets & Sean Thomson - Director, Industrial Capital Markets
Colliers Industrial Capital Markets successfully transacted the largest industrial asset offered to the Perth market in five years. The asset was a large-scale dairy manufacturing and distribution facility with a secure income stream via a 14-year triple net lease to Brownes Foods Operations, a building area of 26,392sqm, and positioned on a large 101,560sqm infill site.