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James Beveridge | Colliers | Brisbane

James Beveridge


Director, Agribusiness | Valuation & Advisory Services

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Professional Summary

Specialist rural consultant, proficient in the valuation and advisory of agribusiness assets including: cotton, vegetable, dryland farming and intensive grazing enterprises, dairies, piggeries and chicken breeding facilities. Specialising in complex asset valuation assessments using production and cashflow data with recent experience in cotton gins, flour and sugar mills, oil seed extraction, large scale irrigation and grain handling facilities.

Prior to becoming a valuer in 2005 James had a practical history as a Jackaroo then working through to stud Overseer specialising in stud stock and wool production, to then go onto to finish a Bachelor of Farm Business Management.

In his professional career, James has comprehensive experience of providing independent agribusiness consultancy advice to property owners, mortgage lenders, insurers, government bodies and private investors and is proficient in a variety of valuation types including: In use, alternative use, as if complete, tax depreciation, stamp duty, retrospective, succession planning and rental determinations using a variety of valuation approaches and methodologies.

James has also been using his experience in consultancy and advisory work. Examples include scenario analysis, added value of new infrastructure, production analysis, design and best management practice.

James is a 6th generational farmer with a strong advantage and point of difference over other valuers in understanding the drivers of value and empathy which is connected to it.


Graduate Diploma in Property, University of South Australia
Bachelor of Farm Business Management, The University of Sydney

Certificate Specialist Water Valuer


Memberships & Involvements

RICS Membership No. 6791962
Associate Australian Property Institute No. 4210
Certified Practising Valuer
Licenced Valuer QLD 3041



Rural and Agribusiness

Service Lines

Valuation and Advisory Services

Property Type


Featured Research

25 Jul 2022

Piggery Market Update: July 2022

Colliers is pleased to release the latest piggery market update for July 2022 by Valuation & Advisory Services expert, James Beveridge.
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13 Mar 2022

Hinterland Dairy

The profitability of dairy farming in south-eastern Queensland improved over 2021, owing to better seasonal conditions, improved milk prices, and the decreased cost of inputs, which were required to sustain milk production during the former drought period.
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12 Aug 2021

Valuation & Advisory Services: Pork Market Update 2021

After a long period of relatively low transactional activity, Colliers' Valuation and Advisory Services have witnessed a number of piggeries transact in the last 3-6 months.
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Featured News

21 Jun 2022

Carbon farming in a grazing system

As a rural property valuer, I get asked regularly about the benefits of carbon farming in a grazing system and what value it can add to an asset or operation. A seemingly simple question but one that is hard to answer with a lack of evidence-based examples.
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26 Aug 2021

Australian piggery values rise by 25% as pork exports uplift by 25%

As reported by Agribusiness expert James Beveridge of Colliers, there has been an increase in Australian piggery values by 25 per cent since 2018.
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