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Dan Collins

State Director, Queensland | Engineering & Design

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Professional Summary

Dan has over 15 years  experience partnering with clients and working with teams on a variety of projects across Southeast Queensland including the delivery of master planned communities, land development subdivisions, infrastructure projects, infill sites, commercial developments, and industrial projects. 

Dan has experience in project delivery from inception through to completion including client engagement, project planning, briefing and scoping, design management, development negotiation of Infrastructure Agreements and Development Approvals, Operational Works Approvals, plan sealing, liaising and coordinating with relevant authorities, construction and contract administration.
His recent project experience includes:  

•    Flagstone City, Flagstone (PEET) – 12,000 lot masterplanned community including town centre and commercial precincts with major trunk infrastructure requirements.
•    Ellendale, Upper Kedron (Cedar Woods Properties) – 750 lot masterplanned community involving major environmental coordination and trunk water main & reservoir requirements.
•    Keperra Quarry (Frasers Property Australia) – 550 lot residential subdivision with significant rock and topography challenges.
•    Hayfield, Ripley (Goldfields) – 1,000 lot masterplanned community 
•    Ripley Valley, Ripley (Satterley Property Group) – 730 lot masterplanned community.
•    Plainland Crossing, Plainland (Maddison Ridge) – 450 lot masterplanned community.
•    Covella, Greenbank (Villa Green) – 1,500 lot residential subdivision including pump station & rising main coordination.

Company Experience 

2022 – Current: State Director, Queensland | Engineering & Design
2021 – 2022: Manager - Brisbane & Sunshine Coast Civil, Colliers
2020 – 2021: Principal Engineer, Colliers
2019 – 2020: Principal Engineer, Calibre Consulting
2016 – 2019: Senior Engineer, Calibre Consulting
2014 – 2016: Engineer, Calibre Consulting 
2008 – 2014: Engineer, Brown Consulting 
2007 – 2008: Undergraduate Engineer, Brown Consulting


•    BE Civil

Memberships & Involvements

•    Member of the Institution of Engineers Australia (MIEAust)
•    Registered Professional Engineer Queensland (RPEQ)
•    Chartered Professional Engineer (CPEng)
•    National Engineering Register (NER)
•    Unitywater Major Connections Certifier


Service Lines

Engineering and Design

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What’s the development cost per lot across the SEQ Growth Corridors in 2023?

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Suitable Sites in the Expanded SEQ Footprint

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Where are civil construction costs heading in SEQ?

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