Director | Brisbane City & Metro Sales
Hunter Higgins joined Colliers International in 2010 and has been leading the Brisbane Investment Services team for the last 5 years.
Hunter and the team offer their clients a tailored service by specialising in sales across the following investment property categories: office and retail, mixed-use development sites, office and retail strata property, Asia markets, premium investments and Restructuring Property Services.
With over 15 years’ experience in the real estate industry, Hunter has an exceptional track record and proven success as a market leader. He specialises in the Brisbane CBD and Metro markets with a focus on office and retail investments, and mixed-use development sites.
When it comes to customer service, Hunter invests in relationships to deliver enduring value, and offers enterprising solutions to achieve the best outcome for his clients. He retains long standing client relationships by continually exceeding their expectations through his strong market knowledge, active buyer relationships, solid work ethic, campaign management skills, honest feedback, clear direction and determination to achieve the best possible result.
- 201 Leichhardt Street, Spring Hill - $14,250,000
- 16 Hudson Road, Albion - $14,000,000
- 9 Hercules Street, Hamilton - $11,983,000
- 252 St Pauls Terrace, Fortitude Valley - $10,500,000
- 87 Days Road, Upper Coomera - $8,000,000
- 2092 Logan Road, Upper Mount Gravatt - $7,500,000
- 76-84 Ney Road, Capalaba - $5,900,000
- 281 Sandgate Road, Albion - $6,100,000
- 15 Hercules Street, Hamilton - $5,700,000
- 80 Plucks Road, Arana Hills - $5,350,000
- 166 Knapp Street, Fortitude Valley - $4,200,000
- Lot 4001, Ellendale, Upper Kedron - $3,540,000
- 11 Nash Street, Paddington - $3,500,000
- 33 Montpelier Road, Bowen Hills - $2,500,000
2010 – Started at Colliers International as an Executive
2010 – Received Colliers International Spirit of Enterprise Award
2011 – Promoted to Associate Director
2012 – Winner for leading sales strategy and negotiation skills at APAC Academy International Conference
2015 – Received Colliers International Queensland Employee of the Year Award
2016 – Promoted to Director
2019 - Winner | Commercial Sales Person - REIQ Awards of Excellence
Bachelor of Business, University of Southern Queensland
Valuation certificate for non-valuers from RICS
Memberships & Involvements
Member of REIQ
Silverstone Developments, Ralph Lauren 57 Pty Ltd, Consolidated Properties, Alceon Group, Mirvac, FKG Group, Raptis Investments, Trident Corporation, OZprop, State Development Corporation, Bachrach Naumburger Group, Power Group of Companies, Shayher Group, Centennial Property Group, Sentinel Property Group
Head of Investment Services | Australia
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.
Director | Queensland
Sam has more than a decade of experience in managing commercial real estate transactions for institutional and high net worth clients across the Asia-pacific region and has participated in over $1b in transactions in the last 5 years.
Sam’s role is to provide leadership to the Investment Services business across Queensland. He offers guidance and drives the national initiatives, including Middle Markets, Asia Market engagement, Restructuring Property Services and our Premium Investments team.
In 2016 he relocated to Colliers’ Brisbane office after 5 years with the firm in Singapore and Hong Kong, where he was responsible for Colliers ‘ANZ’ desk, working across the ANZ and Asian businesses channeling Asian capital into the Australia and New Zealand real estate markets.
Sam is an expert in negotiating cross border transactions having executed deals and mandates for clients in Australia, New Zealand, China, Hong Kong, Singapore, India, Russia and Indonesia.
Director | Brisbane City & Metro Sales
Tom O’Driscoll is a Director within the Brisbane Investment Services Team and has over 10 years’ experience within the real estate industry.
Tom has operated within Brisbane’s CBD and city fringe office market in both leasing and sales roles on many commercial office projects. Tom’s primary focus is management of the disposal and acquisition of major freehold investments in Brisbane’s CBD near city markets working closely with domestic and international HNWI, syndicators and institutional clients.
Tom’s exposure and experience in Brisbane’s investment sector is proven in his results over $300 million in completed transactions.
Associate Director, Brisbane Metro Sales | Investment Services
Philip O’Dwyer’s property experience has broad experience on both sides of a major property transaction. His strong history in property development and project management and his deep understanding of the economic and organisational dynamics that drive successful projects ideally position him to advise his clients and to ultimately achieve transactions that maximise their outcomes. Philip worked in senior leadership positions on large urban property projects and detached housing built form and broad acre land subdivision projects with Watpac and Investa-owned Clarendon Homes. He also worked within CRI Australia and Buranda Properties. Philip has worked in all of the major property sectors and has achieved very well across all projects. His high-level property analytical skills are outstanding and have been developed through formal education and practical application.
He readily shares his detailed knowledge, allowing his clients to make informed investment and development decisions. Philip is known for his professionalism, negotiation skills and ability to communicate with clarity.
Manager, Asia Markets | Investment Services
As a Manager in the Investment Services Team based in Brisbane, Tony has transacted more than $150M in commercial real estate sales throughout Queensland in the last 5 years. Tony is a key member of the Asia Markets, National Strata Working Group and Premium Investments teams. Tony works specifically with Asian investors in Australia and offshore.
As the only Asian commercial agent with valuation background in the Brisbane market, Tony’s experience, multi-cultural background and strong connections with overseas financial institutions and high net worth investors distinguish Tony from the other commercial agents in Brisbane.
Tony is a registered valuer with over 14 years’ valuation and property experience, believes his solid background in valuation, real estate development and multi-lingual speaking skills have cemented his career in the real estate industry.
Senior Executive, Brisbane City & Metro Sales
Nick has an asset speciality for commercial office and retail sales in the Brisbane CBD and near city market. With over 7 years of property experience in multiple areas including sales, leasing, property management and valuation, he is highly qualified to advise on and manage commercial real estate transactions.
Throughout his career he has engaged with clients at all levels including institutional, publically listed companies, State Government and allied divisions, private equity funds, international not for profit groups and high net worth individuals.
He takes a very analytical approach through feasibility and cash flow studies to get the most out of your property. With the combination of structured marketing campaigns and strong knowledge of the macroeconomic factors driving property investments, he is confident in achieving the best possible outcome for your property.
Associate Director, Marketing & Communications
Corporate Marketing & Communications
As the National Marketing and Communications Manager for Investment Services, I am responsible for the implementation of market leading initiatives, driving our brand strategy and developing strategic solutions to generate revenue and increase our market share.
I’m passionate about developing our customer experience and solving problems for our clients by leading strategic initiatives for the national team across Australia including:
- Office Middle Markets
- Premium Investments
- Restructuring Property Services
- Asia Markets
National Director | Metro Sales
I am one of the most respected real estate professionals with significant experience in both domestic and international commercial real estate transactions with expertise in Governments, Corporations, Private Clients, Public REIT and Institutional real estate sales & marketing.
I have a wide well-established referral network for connecting and accessing to both onshore and offshore capital, particularly from the Asian countries including China, Singapore and other South East Asia countries for commercial properties in Sydney, Australia.
I am a driving force for the national premium investment auctions at Colliers International as my national team is dedicated to achieving premium prices for vendors and the 'biggest bang for their buck' through our special premium auction strategies.
I am also responsible for outstanding team contribution, excellence in leading successful teams, strong presentation & communications and effective interaction with other business line leaders within the Colliers International Global network.
I am capable of working successfully under pressure with multi tasks in a fast paced environment and highly self-motivated with a hands-on attention to details that only personal experience can bring.
- Commercial real estate investment brokerage;
- Development site sales;
- Acquisition and development;
- Investment underwriting;
- Market analysis;
- Structured transactions;
- Complicated partnership dispute disposal (section 66G);
- Government, corporation and Insolvency solutions;
- Due diligence and
Head of Investment Services | Victoria
Daniel is Head of Investment Services Victoria with a national role of growing the Australian Investment Services business. Transactionally, Daniel’s specialisation is in the Middle Market assets class ($20-$200mil) throughout the City of Melbourne.
Daniel joined Colliers in 2010 and quickly claimed market share of the CBD. He focuses primarily on commercial investments and value-add opportunities with a laser focus on office, retail and development sites, for which he and his team are market leaders.
Daniel regularly engages with a diverse range of clients from various sectors and consistently strives to surpass client expectation. He manages negotiations on behalf of local, national and international clients and has been involved in billions of dollars’ worth of transactions.
Since commencing the leadership of his team in 2010, Daniel has managed to guide the Melbourne City Sales team to success year after year, continuing to be a leader in his market and achieve record transactions no other agency has managed to do. In 2021, Daniel has taken responsibility for the entire Victoria Investment Services business.
Throughout these years, Daniel has dedicated his time to many enterprising initiatives including Middle Markets, where Daniel has driven the Victorian and National business to focus on key investments predominantly in the office asset class, and Premium Investments which he has also lead from a National approach, listing and transacting assets underpinned by premium tenants.
Daniel has maintained strong relationships with clients due to his strong and transparent communication, and this is significantly prominent in his extensive track record.
State Chief Executive | Queensland
As the State Chief Executive of Queensland, Simon's responsibilities include overall supervision of the Queensland business comprising of 6 offices and over 200 staff.
At Colliers, we work hard to connect internally to share knowledge about our clients and deliver better outcomes for them. This team ethos is a strong part of our culture and keeps our people highly engaged and it has kept Simon wanting to be part of this great business for the last 20 years.
Simon has over 25 years’ experience in the real estate industry and the agency having previously worked for Primac Elders as an auctioneer prior to joining Colliers International in 1998.
Simon's background is in industrial property where he has been responsible for some of the largest transactions in Queensland over the past 20 years.
In 2015 Simon was involved in the sale of the GIC/Frasers portfolio totalling $1.073 billion. This is the largest and highest quality industrial sale on record in the Australian market.
And in 2017 Simon had the pleasure of marketing the Coca-Cola Amatil Campus in Richlands which was sold to Charter Hall for $157m, making it the largest single industrial asset sale in Queensland's history.