National Director | Office Leasing
I am a trusted and respected leasing agent who prides myself on delivering exceptional service to my clients. I have extensive leasing experience having worked across the North Shore and Sydney CBD office markets during my career. I understand the drivers of tenants within each of these markets and how to connect with them on a meaningful level.
For the past 6 and a half years I have managed the North Sydney office leasing business providing strategic direction for the Metropolitan leasing team ensuring their corporate objectives and targets are achieved.
I recently moved to our Sydney CBD office and will continue to work with our institutional clients across the CBD and North Shore, with a particular focus on major leasing projects.
Since joining Colliers International in 2013, my service excellence and drive as a leasing agent has been recognised by a number of institutional owners who I have worked with including Mirvac, TH Real Estate, AMP, Investa, ISPT, Dexus, Ascendas and Capitaland.
• Over 20 years leasing experience across the North Shore and Sydney CBD
• Trusted advisor to institutional clients
• Business management
• Team leadership
• High profile project experience
Investa Award - Deal of the Year 2017
Nominated - Colliers International Employee of the Year 2016
Co-founded Genesis Offices 2001 (CBD Serviced Office Provider)
Ascendas, Mirvac Real Estate, Nuveen Real Estate, ISPT, AMP
Louise brings a tenacious approach to her leasing appointment ensuring at every opportunity the property is presented to tenants and the benefits are clearly communicated. Being very balanced and straightforward in her communication, Louise has created very positive leasing outcomes at the building for both the landlord and tenants.””.
Michelle McNally - ISPT
We have found Louise to be committed, professional and extremely personable. We have found her attention to detail, communication and ability to adopt an owners mindset in achieving the best long term results in the shortest possible time to be of great assistance. I would be pleased to highly recommend Louise to any building owner considering appointing a leasing agent for their building".
Robert Ramsbottom – Uniting Financial Services
In 2005 I commenced my property career with DTZ Property working in the lower North Shore Market in Industrial, sales and leasing.
In 2006 I joined CBRE in office leasing where I worked with major institutional and private owners focussing on new and existing metropolitan projects. I was made Senior Negotiator in Leasing in 2008.
In 2010 I joined Colliers International based in North Sydney in which I look after the Metropolitan Leasing. I specialise in working with tenants in the market finding office accomodation and working with owners promoting their office space.
Director, Leasing & Development | Office Leasing
In my role as Director, Leasing and Development, Office Leasing I am focused on securing large commercial development projects across the wider Sydney Metropolitan market. I am responsible for establishing and engendering closer working relationships with institutional and private clients across North Sydney, St Leonards, Chatswood, Macquarie Park and Parramatta markets, by way of offering ongoing strategic development advise with the creation of development opportunities.
Following a 13 year career on the institutional ‘client’ side of commercial and industrial property /development working for the likes of Frasers (Australand) and Investa, I have recently returned to the agency side. My in-depth development skills, strong client relationships and experience will be instrumental in positioning Colliers International to capitalise on the expected pre-commitment sales and leasing activity in the Metropolitan market over the coming years.
James commenced his Real Estate career in 2009, specialising in residential property in Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs.
Eager to leverage his skills and ability, James sought to advance his career progression in Commercial Real Estate. Subsequently, James commenced employment with Colliers International in March 2015 specialling in Office Leasing on Sydney’s North Shore. Since joining Colliers James has established himself as one of the most active leasing agents in the sub 1,000sqm market, with a particular focus the Northern Sydney markets including North Sydney, McMahons Point, Crows Next, St Leonards, Chatswood and Epping.
James is an enthusiastic, committed and maintains a steady hand to achieve the best deal, not any deal.
Enthusiastic approach and ability to close a variety of deals
Specialist in North Sydney, McMahons Point, Crows Nest, St Leonards, Chatswood and Epping
Expert in the sub 1,000sqm office market
Director | Office Leasing
Dan Walker is a property professional with 15 years of real estate experience and an enviable track record in office landlord representation, asset repositioning and tenant brokerage. Dan prides himself on excellent client service and delivering exceptional outcomes for all stakeholders.
Dan is the Director in Charge for the Colliers International Sydney North office, responsible for the continued success and expansion of 40+ personnel in this established but growing region of Sydney; whilst also leading the Colliers International Office Leasing team in key North Shore markets including North Sydney, St Leonards, Chatswood and Macquarie Park.
Dan commenced his career in residential real estate, and immediately gained a passion for property. After selling many properties within his initial core area, Dan was offered a position by the newly formed McGrath Estate Agents Central Coast with Mat Steinwede. Dan worked directly under Mat whilst perfecting his skills and expertise in all areas including negotiation, mindset, and six star client service. Following a successful 4 years, Dan relocated to Sydney and entered the commercial property arena.
Completing his first commercial leasing transaction within his first week and following a six month knowledge building period in a boutique commercial firm, Dan was fortunate enough to be offered a position with the market leading Colliers International Sydney CBD Office Leasing team.
In his first year, Dan brokered over 50 transactions within the Sydney CBD, and was recognised for these efforts by being awarded the highly sought after Rookie of the Year award.
Prior to his current role in Sydney's North, Dan was involved in the appointment and leasing success of prime grade commercial office assets throughout the Sydney CBD on behalf of major onshore and offshore funds and institutional clients, with involvement in over 50,000sqm of leasing transactions in iconic Sydney office buildings including Grosvenor Place, Gold Fields House & Piccadilly Tower.
Dan lives in Sydney with his wife and two dogs and enjoys exercising outdoors, music, travel, and discussing economics and business both locally and globally.
Senior Personal Assistant
I am now in my seventh year with Colliers International and my 23rd year in the property industry.
I am currently the Senior Personal Assistant for the North Sydney Office Leasing team. Prior to this I was a member of the Sales & Investment team from April 2012 - November 2015.
My role encompasses the administrative, financial and marketing support for the busy commercial leasing team, where I work closely with the property agents on their marketing campaigns.
I have extensive experience working in commercial property across office leasing, industrial and investment sales.