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Ben Baines | Colliers | Melbourne East

Ben Baines

Director, Melbourne Metro Sales | Investment Services

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Professional Summary

I am a highly motivated and experienced commercial real estate professional who specialises in Melbourne City Fringe & Metropolitan market. With in excess of 12 years experience within the commercial property market and an enviable track record, I have a high level of knowledge and broad range of clients. I specialise in middle market office investments as well as development site sales, within the city fringe and inner suburban areas.

I have personally transacted in excess of $1billion worth of commercial real estate sales for a variety of clients including private, corporate and institutional.


Consistently achieving higher revenue year on year.

A sample of recent successful transactions include:

- 1 Little Lesney Street, Richmond - $15,500,000

- 30-44 Sackville Street, Collingwood - $17,000,000

- 175 Burnley Street, Richmond - $16,700,000

- Confidential Richmond Site - $15,000,000

- 366 Albert Street, East Melbourne - $19,000,000

- 101 High Street, Prahran - $10,500,000

- 65-81 Dover Street, Cremorne - $26,900,000

- 2-8 Brighton Street, Richmond - $19,175,000

- 649-651 Glen Huntly Road, Caulfield - $6,750,000

- 102-106 Stephenson Street, Cremorne - $7,100,000

- 487 Swan Street, Richmond - $5,400,000

- 34-36 James Street, Windsor - $3,850,000

- Off-market Brighton site - $14,250,000

- 49-51 Stead Street, South Melbourne - $10,200,000

- 378-390 St Georges Road, Fitzroy North - $8,130,000

- 125-131 Chapel Street, Windsor - $14,960,000

- 1396-1402 Malvern Road, Glen Iris - $9,182,000

- 36-40 Toorak Road, South Yarra - $9,500,000

- 352-358 Canterbury Road, Surrey Hills - $9,400,000

- 385-387 Wattletree Road, Malvern East - $14,500,000

- 529 Chapel Street, South Yarra - $6,850,000


Bond University | Bachelor of Property & Sustainable Development

Melbourne Grammar School | VCE

Memberships & Involvements

Victoria Racing Club, Melbourne Racing Club, Melbourne Cricket Club, Melbourne Football Club, Old Melburnians


Ewert Leaf, Fortis, Peregrine Projects, Wilmac, CostaFox, Orchard Piper, APRA AMCOS, Matthies Investments, Australia Post, Pellicano, Vicland, Poly Southlink, Channel Nine, Salco, Holmesglen, Sterling Property Group, Financial Index Australia, Moda Corp, Simpo Solutions Pty Ltd, Grant Thornton, PWC, Department of Treasury and Finance, Dixon Homes, Pacific Asia Express, Secirtam Pty Ltd


"Both Ben and Ted kept us fully informed throughout the process with in-depth reports outlining interested parties feedback and progress.  I am extremely confident that Colliers International were the correct agents for the job and I have no hesitation in recommending Ben and Ted to other vendors"  Robert Natoli, Director of Natcorp Developments Pty Ltd (Re: Sale of 40 Errol Street, Prahran VIC)

"I am writing to thank you and Hamish Burgess for the highly professional services that you provided to the Department during the property's marketing campaign, auction and post-sale negotiations.  I have no hesitation in recommending the real estate services of Colliers International and would welcome the opportunity to work with you again, should the Department require a real estate agent to sell a similar surplus government property."

Brian Dee, Senior Project Manager at the Department of Treasury & Finance, Victoria (Re: Sale of excess land for the State Government)


Service Lines

Investment Services

Property Type

Office, Retail, Land


Petrol Stations and Premium Investments Practice Group

Featured News

2 May 2022

Case Study Investment Services: Level 4 & 5, 43-57 Blazey Street, Richmond

Level 4 & 5, 43-57 Blazey Street, Richmond was sold through Colliers Melbourne East team. The property was being marketed completely off the plan with no demolition or construction works underway.
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