Director, Newcastle | Residential
Chris is the former Managing Director of the Colliers International Newcastle business, and has over 35 years of extensive property experience spanning all sectors of the market.
During his time as Managing Director of the Newcastle office from 2013 until the end of 2019, Chris was instrumental in the development and growth of the business, leading a team of over 35 dedicated staff in maintaining the leading market share position in Newcastle.
Chris, in his new role as Director of the Newcastle Residential Project Marketing team brings a wealth of experience to Colliers International’s extensive developer network. His experience in sophisticated negotiation solutions, residential development, property marketing and unrivalled local business network allows him to understand the Newcastle market in fine grain detail.
Chris has an in-depth understanding of property development and has been involved in the sale, construction and development of over $2 billion worth of residential, commercial, retail and industrial property. His extensive knowledge of all sectors of real estate allows him to provide prudent advice to clients and his focused and dedicated project marketing team.
- Site acquisition and disposal
- Sale negotiation and transaction
- Strategic asset positioning and repositioning
- Investment advisory
- Marketing campaign strategy and implementation.
Chris has been appointed on numerous major recent campaigns, including:
- The Minmi / Link Road Estate
- The Black Hill Estate
- The Bunderra Estate
- 251 Wharf Road, Newcastle
- 509 Hunter Street, Newcastle
- 18 Honeysuckle Drive, Newcastle
- Watt Street Commercial
- The Store Building, Newcastle
- Lume Apartments
- East End Aapartments
Chris was recognised in the annual Colliers International Awards of Excellence as the People Manager of the Year for 2014.
“Chris took over the leadership of the Newcastle business, accepting the challenge of maintaining the high performance and market share previously enjoyed. The transition process and subsequent business plan execution was handled impeccably, with the Newcastle team delivering a record performance in 2014. This outstanding effort is further endorsed by the attendance of two of the team through revenue qualification”, John Kenny, CEO, Colliers International, Australasia.
Chris studied Economics/Law at the University of Sydney, and has held a Real Estate License. He has an Associate Diploma in Advanced Business Management from Ballarat University.
APN, McCloy Developments, Rio Tinto, Charter Hall, Investec, Ferrier Hodgson, GPNSW, Hunter Development Corporation, PPB Advisory