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Luke Rutledge | Colliers | Newcastle

Luke Rutledge

Associate Director | Investment Services

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Professional Summary

Luke joined the Colliers Newcastle Team  as an Executive in 2014, having a pure focus on commercial sales and leasing across the Newcastle Region.

Over the course of Luke’s eight  years in the property industry, Luke has worked on a wide range of asset classes including retail leasing and sales, investment sales, development site sales, commercial leasing and vacant possession sales.

During this time, Luke has forged himself as one of the most dependable and experienced property experts in the Newcastle area with an attention to detail and a commitment to going above and beyond for his clients and colleagues. Having completed over 400 transactions in his time at Colliers, Luke’s communication and negotiation skills have cemented his place as one of the region’s best commercial agents.


In late 2016, Luke was appointed as a dedicated Retail Leasing Executive, the first specialist in not only the Colliers Newcastle office, but the Newcastle Region. This opportunity has exposed Luke to the National business at a retail level to work closely with national experts, and their wider colleagues of the National Retail Leasing Team. This appointment has allowed Luke to work on a variety of projects including Project Leasing, Static Shopping Centre Leasing, and Strip Retail Leasing. Local, national and institutional clients whom Luke currently represent include: Primewest, Centuria, ISPT, Indigenous Business Australia, Coles Property Group, Muswellbrook Shire Council, Diamond Investments and GPT. Luke is constantly eager to improve his retail knowledge and connection with the National Business and attended the 2019 Retail Connect Conference in Sydney where he was able to collaborate with expert colleagues from all over Australia.


Prior to Luke’s real estate career, he was studying a Bachelor of Business / Commerce at the University of Newcastle. During this time, he worked in the hospitality industry in a variety of customer service roles. 

Memberships & Involvements

  • Newcastle Olympic Football Club
  • Merewether Junior Football Club
  • Dungog Golf Club



“I just wish to express to you how very impressed I have been with Colliers’ Luke Rutledge in terms of his outstanding efforts to secure  some tenants. He is 100%  reliable and committed to the task with excellent interpersonal skills. Nothing has been a problem to Luke. I thought it was appropriate to formally acknowledge our appreciation with Luke, and we look forward to a long relationship going forward.”

Steve Fernie
Regional Commissioner, The Scouts Association Australia


"With great pleasure, we take this  opportunity to commend Collierson the recent introduction of thenew retail leasing agent, Luke Rutledge, to our Hunter Assets.
He has found tenants for long term vacancies and is generating enquiry on remaining vacancies. I could not be happier with his efforts to date.

Vince McQillen

Asset Manager, PrimeWest



Project Leasing

Service Lines

Investment Services, Office Leasing, Tenant Advisory, Retail Leasing

Property Type

Office, Retail

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Newcastle Strata Update June 2020

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