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Jason Dao | Colliers | Brisbane CBD

Jason Dao

Senior Executive, Development Sites | Residential

Licence 3925888

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Professional Summary

With a background spanning ten years in the real estate industry, I joined Colliers in 2016 as an Executive to leverage my expertise in residential development sites. Having worked strategically as Director and Project Manager for a number of boutique projects through my own company over the past nine years, I offer the advantage of a thorough understanding of the entire property development process. This insight benefits my clients the opportunity to realise the full potential of a property and adds value to our ability to work collaboratively in executing specific property development strategies in their best interest. 

As a highly motivated, reliable and personable real estate professional, I have the ability to quickly build rapport with clients, thus allowing me to gain a clear understanding of their key requirements and effectively lead them through the intricacies of the residential development market. My commitment, passion and exceptional relationships within the industry have allowed me to build a successful career, and together with my efficient, results-focused style of client service, you can be sure that you are dealing with a premier agent for development sites.


24-28 Lissner Street, Toowong: Zoned MDR SOLD for $9,150,000
130 Delathin Rd, Algester: TBA
196 Fleming Rd, Hemmant: TBA
38 Cowie Rd, Carseldine: TBA
21-27 Agnes Street, Albion: Approved for 104 x apartments Zoned HDR SOLD for $4,775,000
21 Lamington Ave, Lutwyche: Approved for 17 x apartments Zoned DC2 SOLD for $1,900,000
21 Roblane St, Windsor: Approved for 42 x apartments Zoned MDR SOLD for $4,825,000
52 Cowie Rd, Carseldine: 1Ha land subdivision site. SOLD for 2,800,000
10, 12 Westley St & 15 Chapel St, Lutwyche: Approved for 38 x apartments Zoned MDR SOLD for $2,950,000
37-39 Boundary St, South Brisbane: Zoned PC1 SOLD for $7,500,000
10 Oswald St, Hemmant : Approved for 16 x Lots Zoned EC SOLD for $2,100,000
97-99 Swann Rd, Taringa & 7-9 Burns st,  Indooroopilly: Approved for 34 x apartments Zoned MDR SOLD for $5,000,000
79 Swann Rd, Taringa: Approved for 15 x apartments Zoned MDR SOLD FOR $2,050,000
14 & 18 Wardle St, Mount Gravatt East: Approved  for 32 x apartments Zoned MDR SOLD for $1,500,000
14 Stratton St, Newstead: Approved for 196 x apartments & Zoned Mixed-use SOLD $10,000,000
20 Nellie St, Nundah: Approved for 168 x apartments & Zoned Mixed-use SOLD $4,200,000
33-37 Carl St, Woolloongabba: Approved for 89 x apartments SOLD for $3,120,000
261 & 273 Hemmant Tingalpa Rd, Hemmant : Lodged for 36 x Lots SOLD for $5,000,000
92 Delathin Rd, Algester: Proposed for 14 x Lots SOLD for $1,930,000
38 Quarry Rd, Sherwood: Approved for 15 x apartments SOLD for $1,200,000
21 Isesdale st, Wooloowin: Approved for 14 x apartments SOLD for $1,425,000
50-52 Mascar st, Upper Mt Gravatt: Approved for 23 x apartments SOLD for $1,915,000
15 & 17 Bryden st, Windsor: Approved for 20 x apartments SOLD for $2,121,000
85 School rd, Kallangur: Townhouse Development site SOLD $1,550,000
35 Menser St, Calamvale: Land subdivision SOLD for $4,000,000
11 Nellie st, Nundah: Approved for 14 x apartments SOLD for $980,000
534 Redbank Plains Road, Redbank Plains: Concept for 207 x lot SOLD $4,500,000
126, 130, 134, 140 Francis Road & 101 Todds Road, Lawnton: 88 x lots SOLD for $5,850,000
30 Oswald st, Hemmant: Lodged for 29 x lots SOLD for $4,715,000
45 Bradbury st, Nundah : Approved for 14 x apartments  SOLD for $890,000               
61-77 Harlen Road, Salisbury: Approved site for 33 x townhouses SOLD for $3,200,000
1-3 York Street, Nundah: Approved for 40 x apartments SOLD for $2,600,000
57-59 Rosemount Tce, Windsor: Approved for 14 x apartments & 3 x retail SOLD For $1,620,000
21 Isedale Street, Wooloowin : Approved for 14 x apartments SOLD for $1,185,000
256-260 Lutwyche Rd, Windsor: Approved for 12 x apartments SOLD for $1,250,000
445 Oxley Road, Sherwood: Approved for 13 x apartments SOLD for $1,000,000
70 Tenby Street, Mount Gravatt: Approved for 9 x apartments SOLD for $885,000
10 Troubridge Street, Mount Gravatt East: Approved for 7 x apartments SOLD for $740,000


Diploma of Project Management from Australian Institute of Project Management..

Membership Involvements



Various clients ranging from developers, builders and investors on a local, national and international basis.


"I wanted to thank you for your proactive assistance with the sale of our Lutwyche Development site which had approval for the construction of 38 units.
We have had the site for several years and you were able to source a buyer that was matched and capable to acquire the property. Jason displayed a good understanding of the broad Brisbane property market and residential unit developments in particular.

What was greatly appreciative during the 9 month process to sell the property was your regular and open communication on the sale process."

Paul Steer
Chapel Street Projects Pty Ltd

"Having dealt with numerous agents who promise much and deliver little, we were initially sceptical when Jason Dao approached us regarding the sale of our apartment building with development approval. However, our views changed as we saw how Jason dealt with the sale of the property. He found a suitable buyer and managed the sale over a period of months. During that time, he was always available to discuss any issues that arose and assist in resolving them. He was diligent, capable and trustworthy in his dealings with the purchaser and us. We would highly recommend Jason as an agent for both routine and complex transactions."

Sheree Waks  
Waxy QLD Pty Ltd

"I have known Jason personally over the years and although we never had any direct business dealings, I've always been confident that Jason is a results driven, enthusiastic and professional in his field. Fast forward to late 2019, our company was holding onto a development site which we originally planned to develop, however our plans changed so I engaged in a conversation with Jason about potentially moving on from the site. Jason quickly got in touch with a few prospects off-market and within a short time frame, offers from purchasers were presented to us. The site was eventually sold by Jason and without needing to go into the details, I can vouch for his knowledge, professionalism and guidance throughout the whole process, and would not hesitate to work with him again. I highly recommend anyone to Jason if they are thinking to sell a property."

Chad Hsieh
Sanchi Development

“We initially met Jason in 2017, however we weren’t ready to sell. Jason kept in touch over the years, once we were ready to sell last year, we were comfortable to approach him. We were impressed with his professionalism, service and how Jason took every measure to ensure that our transaction went smoothly and seamlessly. We were extremely pleased with Jason's communication, honesty and advice throughout the sale of our property. Jason was able to achieve a sale price that we were more than happy with and in the end we were very excited to sell and downsize.”

Colin & Cheryl Langton | Vendors of 10 Oswald  St, Hemmant

"Dear Jason & Brendan,
I would like to thank you both and your team for your outstanding work with the off-market sale of 7-9 Burns Street & 97-99 Swann Road Taringa. We were very impressed with the sale price of $5,000,000 given the current economy. Both Brendan and Jason went above and beyond using their networks to source the buyers for the site.

I believe your understanding and knowledge of the property, attention to detail and your professionalism were key to the success that we achieved. Most importantly your genuine nature was recognised and appreciated.

Your negotiation skills ensured that the best value was reached while you persevered with every prospect. Jason & Brendan simplified the process and we would recommend the Colliers Sites Sales team to our business networks and look forward to working with them again in the future."

Chris Slack
Harvest Property Group

"My family and I have had the pleasure of working with Jason for a few years now. After the great results he got for my brother on his development site I contacted him directly. The site I gave him to sell had some challenges not to mention the change in the market but even with these obstacles Jason and his team worked relentlessly to get the results he promised. His knowledge of the development market and extensive experience helped to deliver a swift and smooth settlement. Also most impressively Jason would follow up every stage of the contract and took the initiative to personally oversee and provide very helpful feedback on any issues that came up."

Mansour Habchi 
Director-MAAD Developments 

"We would like to thank Jason and Brendan for their outstanding work with the sale of Carl St, Woolloongabba. Given the depressed state of the market they went above and beyond and used their networks to source the buyers for the site.

Their knowledge of the property market as well as their experience in marketing developments sites assisted us in understanding the prevailing local market conditions as we are based interstate. Jason & Brendan simplified the process and we would recommend Jason & Brendan to our business networks, and look forward to working with them again in the future."

Lachlan Perks
Keystone Capital

"We have known Jason for one year now and all of our dealings with him have been outstanding. Jason is a professional and a highly motivated person who goes out of his way to give you answers on anything that we have asked. It has been our pleasure to deal with him, he is friendly and easy going and we could not have asked for any better service. We would like to say a big thank you and we wish Jason all the very best for the future."

Terry and Sally Johnson

Testimonial – M Sieters, Hemmant

"We sold our acreage property though Jason Dao of Colliers Brisbane. We had been fielding calls from various developers, and it became quite a stressful process, for my husband and I.
When we meet with Jason, he was always professional and direct with us. Jason never wasted time playing games, like other agents.
If there were any issues with site access or tenants, he was always reachable and kept us up to the date the whole way through the process.
I would recommend Jason and would use him again."

Thanks again M & M Sieters

“We worked with Jason on a very complicated and lengthy sale of residential land.
Jason has been very professional and knowledgeable in his field. Jason from Colliers International took every measure to ensure that our transaction went smoothly and seamlessly despite numerous setbacks and complications in the process. From finding the perfect buyer to getting the contract signed, Jason’s communication and attitude were extremely satisfying.

There wasn't any pretence, lies or a hard sell, just an honest approach in dealing with both parties. It is few and far between in the real estate industry.”

 Elena Lenda & Steven Habchi
Vendor: 50-52 Mascar st, Upper Mt Gravat

"We bought and sold our investment property through Jason and found him to be professional, honest and knowledgeable. His dedication shone through, and he worked hard to achieve the results we were after. During our lengthy settlement, he was helpful and kept us well informed every step of the way.

We look forward to working with him again in the future."

Linh and Steven.
Vendor: 21 Isedale st, Wooloowin


"The Colliers Brisbane Site Sales Team recently were instrumental in a recent major site acquisition of over 5Ha of infill residential land for a subdivision on behalf of EkkoPoint Properties.

I would like to personally thank Jason, Brendan and Adam from the Colliers sites sales team for their efforts and dedication in amalgamating nine different and sometimes dissident owners for a super lot sale. There was a wide range of challenges along the way that included timing, council planning and vendors.

The process took about nine months, and with the persistence of the Colliers team, we were able to overcome potential roadblocks and find a successful solution to progress forward. The Colliers team managed the acquisition process professionally and have exceeded my expectations and their after sales service is excellent, not be tempted to
‘take the commission and run’.

I am continuing to work closely with the site sales team on upcoming opportunities and won’t recommend their expertise and exceptional service as I want them to be exclusive to us."

Yours Faithfully,
EkkoPoint Properties Group
Ben McCarthy

"Hi Jason,

Thank you for your assistance with the sale of our property at 134 Francis Rd, Lawnton.

I believe your attention to detail and your professionalism were key to the success that we achieved. Most importantly your genuine and understanding nature was recognised and appreciated. Your negotiation skills ensured that the best value was reached while you persevered with every prospect. I would not hesitate to recommend your exceptional service to my family and friends."

Best regards,
Manach Pty Ltd
Max Ciobo

"Hi Jason,

I would like to take the time to thank you for your effort in selling our property on Francis Rd. It was a pleasure working with you, and you made my life much easier with the work you did to secure a developer to buy my property.

I have had so many other real estates beating around the bush and not getting results. Once I gave you the job of selling my property I felt much at ease, as you’ve done all the hard work and you kept me in the loop of how progress was going, and it was very reassuring to feel comfortable with the sale of my property. I would highly recommend you to anybody who is interested in selling their property once again I thank you."

Darryl and Rowena Scanlan.   

"To whom it may concern
My name is John Davidson, and I have recently retired from paid employment. I was the founder and for many years the principal of a prominent personnel recruitment company John Davidson & Associates Pty Ltd.

This is to certify that Jason Dao has recently acted for myself and my wife  Christene Mary Davidson, during the sale of our property at Francis Rd Lawnton. This was a complex transaction with multiple property sales being drawn into a major property development. Jason exhibited both a high level of technical real estate skill and the demanding personal attributes to bring together the relevant parties and complete the deal. Some of these attributes include persistence, energy and timeliness. Jason was engaged across several developments, yet we were made to feel that he was exclusively seeing to our needs.

We recommend Jason to any person or organisation seeking to fast track a significant real estate sale or purchase. If further information on the skills of knowledge of Jason Dao are required please call the undersigned."

John Davidson

"Dear Jason,
I would like this opportunity to say thank you once again for your time and effort expended on the sale of our land in Lawnton.4501.
The remarkable tenacity shown by you on numerous occasions when it looked like the deal would falter is a great trait that you have, and coupled with your energetic mannerism helped to convince both seller and buyer they were headed in the right direction. Once again on behalf of myself and wife Barbara, I thank you very much and would not hesitate to be involved with you in any future ventures we might have."

Barry and Barbara Beetson

"I would like to personally thank Jason Dao from the Colliers who had assisted me in securing an off-market land subdivision site close to the CBD. Jason identified a site in Hemmant that had recently gone through new zoning changes. He worked tirelessly to negotiate the sale of the land with the owner and reached an agreement that we were both happy with.

Jason has a good understanding of the development process as well as the Brisbane development site market which has been a benefit and a pleasure to deal with. He is very hardworking, and I find him extremely professional, honest and approachable.

I would be happy again to work with Jason to achieve a similar outcome for any future developments and work towards growing my company. Thank you"
Barry Evans - Estates Co. Pty Ltd

"I have been a small property developer since 2005 in three states - Perth, Sydney and SEQ and have completed more than $80 Million of my own property projects. One of my greatest frustrations in this industry is working with real estate agents who for the most part do not understand property development. 

Jason is a rare gem that when I approached him about one of his development listings he actually working with me to bring the deal together. Specifically he was very swift at obtaining the Development Approval documentation and follow up the owner and their various consultants to answer my detailed questions to allow me to de-risk the purchase. 

Jason went above and beyond in that he proactively assisted in the due diligence process and I have not encountered an agent especially in SEQ who has ever done that before. Most agents simply expect he developer-buyer to gather all the information themselves-to which I wonder why those agents think that they are deserving of a commission. 

Jason on the other hand did invest his time in understanding the deal and the issues I needed to cover off to be able to buy his client's listing. This included creating an appropriate introduction to the owner to assist me in clarifying some issues with the project that were able to be resolved through mutual cooperation and communication. 

Overall it was a pleasure to buy a development site through Jason and I would not hesitate to buy from Jason again. Indeed I have asked Jason to find me more sites and he does give me prior notice of his listings which I appreciate greatly. 

I believe that Jason's proactivity allowed his client to sell their site at a premium price to me as we were able to de-risk many aspects of the purchase up front, for a win-win outcome. If you are buying or selling a development site you need to strongly consider working with Jason Dao. To me, Jason is a breath of fresh air in an otherwise jaded industry."

Margie B.
BG Developments QLD PTY LTD

"We were extremely pleased with Jason's attentiveness, communication, honesty and advice throughout the sale of our property. We were also impressed with his professionalism in keeping us informed of prospective buyer’s feedback and vendor reports. Jason was able to achieve a sale price with terms that we were more than happy with. We would definitely deal with Jason again when selling our next project or development site."

Dr. Kelly M.

"I couldn't recommend working with Jason highly enough. Communication was fantastic and he regularly kept us in the loop for the duration our property was on the market. We're really happy with the outcome and with Jason's hard work to make it happen. He's approachable, professional and we'd definitely use his services again."

Pia S.


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