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Laurie Hamilton | Colliers | Brisbane

Laurie Hamilton


Senior Director, Government & Legal | Valuation & Advisory Services

Licence 1213

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Professional Summary

Since commencing private practice in 1987 Laurie’s duties have included valuations for a wide range of residential properties, office and retail premises and development sites. These valuations have occurred throughout the real estate cycles.

His principle geographical area of expertise is South East Queensland and the north coast of New South Wales.

Laurie was appointed a Specialist Retail Valuer in 1991 and regularly undertakes determinations under the Retail Shop Leases Act 1994 and has completed an advanced course in Rental Valuation and Determinations.

Laurie has completed a wide range of compulsory acquisition valuations for both the resuming authorities and private individuals. These valuations involved complex issues demanding a high degree of experience and negotiation skills.


He has appeared on numerous occasions as an expert witness in the Queensland Land and Land Appeal Courts, New South Wales Planning and Environment Court, and Family, District, Federal Magistrates and Supreme Courts.

•    Acted for Resuming Authority and Owners for Pacific Motorway Upgrade – Beenleigh to Helensvale.
•    Preparation of advice for potential Representative Proceedings arising from landfill gas (LFG) and leachate emanating from a closed landfill site on the Gold Coast.
•    Provided advice to legal representatives of various stakeholders in a land subsidence matter in Burleigh Heads on the Gold Coast.
•    Provided advice to the Gold Coast City Council in respect of various matters arising from unstable soils occurring at Currumbin, Tallebudgera and Currumbin Valleys.
•    Preparation of advice for potential Representative Proceedings arising from alleged defective building work to a medium-rise residential apartment complex in Tweed Heads.
•    Land and Environment Court of New South Wales 2010/30921 – Reysson Pty Ltd & Ors v Roads and Maritime Services.
•    Land Court of Queensland - Ref No. AQL 326-10 - Metroplex at Westgate.
•    Supreme Court of Queensland - South Sky Investments Pty Ltd (Receivers and Managers appointed) (in Liquidation) -ats- John Maclaine Gough & Norma Patricia Groves and others.
•    Land Court of Queensland - Ref No. AQL 176-12 – Terrence Dobson v Gold Coast City Council.
•    Federal Court Proceedings QUD202/2012 - Telstra v State of Queensland.

Recent notable rental assessments:
•    Giants Chemist at Harbourtown Shopping Centre
•    Service Station Determinations at various locations
•    JUHI Storage Site Brisbane Airport


•    Diploma of Business (Real Estate Valuation)
•    Advance Course Rental Valuation and Determinations from University of Sunshine Coast 2014

Memberships & Involvements

•    Associate Member of the Australian Property Institute (AAPI) No. 66455
•    Certified Practising Valuer (CPV) QLD Registered Valuer No. 1213
•    Specialist Retail Valuer under the Retail Shop Leases Act 1994 (Sept 1991)



Compulsory purchase

Service Lines

Valuation and Advisory Services

Property Type

Land, Retail

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