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Joseph Lin

B.Arch, LREA, MComm

National Director, Asia Markets | Investment Services

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Professional Summary

Joseph is the National Director, Asia Markets based in the Sydney CBD Investment Services team. He has a key focus of working with Asian Ultra-High-Net-Worth investors and institutional capital partners, having previously facilitated multiple high-profile domestic and cross-border transactions in and from Asia. 

Prior to joining Colliers International, Joseph was the Managing Director of CBRE Taiwan office where he led a team of 200 staffs across multiple business lines. Through his understanding of Asian clients' requirements in various stages of property ownership and his extensive management experiences across a range of expertise, Joseph has been the go-to-person for his Asian clients, connecting the right specialists to provide the best-in-class practices and expert advices and to deliver exceptional value for his clients.

With his unique skills in Architecture and Project Management, his exceptional experiences in international transactions and his language abilities in Mandarin, Cantonese and English, he has successfully facilitated the offshore and onshore Asian clients to expand and/or divest their real estate portfolio in Australia.


Joseph has transacted a total $1billion+ of various asset types and values since he joined Colliers in 2018. The asset classes range from office, hotel, residential development site and retail centre across the major cities in Australia, which demonstrated Joseph's ability to work collaboratively with the local partners and the subject matter experts in delivering the results for his clients. Some of his deals include:

  • Erskineville, Park Sydney, 57 Ashmore Street, Landmark multi-stage development opportunity with concept approval for five buildings with 78,029m2 GFA - $315,000,000
  • Alexandria, 9-13 O’Riordan Street, Circa 1990 industrial building divided into 3 high clearance warehousing and office across two levels with 89 car spaces. - $78,000,000
  • Haymarket, 191 Thomas Street, Eight storey B Grade office building incorporating ground floor retail and basement parking for up to 16 cars. - $76,000,000
  • Surry Hills, Veriu Central, 75 Wentworth Avenue, 112 renovated rooms and four complementary retail tenancies, wrapped within a stunning heritage façade - $58,800,000
  • Haymarket, Charlie Chan, 631-635 George Street, Two iconic freehold buildings in Haymarket, containing 11 retail outlets, 1 tavern bar with poker machines and 68 room hotel. - $57,600,000
  • Bankstown, Compass Centre, DA approved mixed use development site situated in Bankstown Town Centre, comprising 471 units and commercial space. - $56,000,000
  • Chatswood, 845 Pacific Highway, A 7 storey commercial office building with a single level of basement parking for 55 cars and an adjoining car wash facility - $53,000,000
  • Auburn, 300 Parramatta Road, The Centre comprises 5 premium tenancies including leading retailers Officeworks, BCF, Decathlon and RSEA, and 340 car parking. - $46,000,000
  • Chatswood, 6-8 Help Street, An 8 storey B-Grade commercial freehold with consisting 6 levels of office, 1 level of retail and 1 level of basement parking. - $39,200,000
  • Sydney, Radisson Hotel, 72 Liverpool Street,  Freehold interest in 76 spacious serviced apartments, stately hotel lobby, restaurant, conference facilities and 8 car spaces - $38,000,000
  • St Leonards, 50-56 Atchison Street, A regularly shaped mixed use development site that benefits from gazetted underlying planning controls of 6,887sqm GFA  - $35,000,000
  • Haymarket, 13 Parker Street, Hotel site with approved DA of a 16 storey, 152 room hotel development with pre-commitment by international hotel operator - $31,800,000


Registered Architect (Registration No. 6627)                                    

Master of Commerce, University of Sydney, Australia

Bachelor of Architecture, University of New South Wales, Australia


Specifically, I would like to thank you for your years of ongoing support and early-stage strategic advice in providing our team with relevant updates and market forecasts.

I would like to take this opportunity again to thank you for your persistence during the negotiation process and for always looking out for our best interests.

Greenland Golden Horse is highly appreciative of our successful working relationship and looks forward to working with you and the Colliers team in the future.

- Alex Wu, Greenland Golden Horse


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