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Matthew Winter


Head of Capital Markets & Investment Services | ACT

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Professional Summary

As the  leader of the ACT Capital Markets and Investment Services businesses, Matthew specialises in the sale of CBD and Metro Office buildings, Strata Office, Retail, Industrial and Premium Investment assets. Matthew has positioned himself and his team at the forefront of the Canberra market, achieving the dominant market share over the past 3 years and transacting over $2b in sales. His efforts earnt the Colliers Canberra team the title of REIACT Commercial agency of the year for 2017, 2018 and 2019 as well as REIA Commercial Agency of the year 2019.  In 2020,  as part of the Canberra agency team, Matthew and colleagues were inducted into the REIACT Hall of Fame.  In 2021 & 2022 Matthew and his team facilitated over $1.3b in sales throughout the ACT and other National Metro Markets.  Matthew was recently recognised as the ACT Commercial Agent of the Year for 2022 and REIA Commercial Salesperson of the Year for 2023. 

Matthew collaborates as part of the National Investment Services business and is a key decision-maker within:

  • National Middle Markets Office Team
  • Strata Practice Group
  • Premium Investments Practice Group
  • Restructuring Property Services team (where he is the ACT team leader)

He values his investment in relationships, and partners with private and institutional clients locally, nationally and internationally (through local travel to Asia). This enables him to deliver enduring value to any property appointment acting with integrity and discretion. 

Critical to his success is his ability to extract the maximum sale price for his clients, even in challenging market conditions. By combining the right expertise, market experience and connections, he has developed a strategy to maximise the potential of property to drive exceptional results.


  • REIA Commercial Salesperson of the Year 2023
  • Colliers International 'ACT Employee of the Year' 2019
  • REIACT Commercial agency of the year for 2017, 2018 and 2019.   
  • REIACT Hall of Fame 2020
  • REIA Commercial Agency of the year 2019
  • Nominated for ACT Commercial Agent of the Year for 2019 & 2020
  • REIACT Commercial Agent of the Year 2022
  • Australian Investment Showcase Participant
  • APAC Academy Attendee 2017
  • 2014 Commercial Agent of the Year at former commercial agency

Recent major sales include:

  • OFFICE | Geoscience, Symonston ($362.5m) 
  • OFFICE | Louisa Lawson, Greenway ($306m)
  • OFFICE | 18 Canberra Avenue, Forrest ($98.5m)
  • OFFICE | 6 Stewart Avenue, Newcastle ($146m)
  • OFFICE | 33 Allara Street, City ($71.25m)
  • OFFICE | 2-6 Bowes Street, Phillip ($84.55m)
  • OFFICE | 40 Bunda Street, City ($76m)
  • OFFICE | 8 Atlantic Street, Phillip ($83m)
  • OFFICE | 39 Brisbane Avenue, Barton ($41m)
  • OFFICE | 1 Thynne Street, Bruce ($39.3m)
  • OFFICE | Garema Court, City ($71.5m)
  • OFFICE | 16-18 Mort Street, City ($108.5m)
  • OFFICE | 10 Moore Street, City ($35m)
  • OFFICE | 18 Honeysuckle Drive, Newcastle ($52.2m)
  • OFFICE | 14 Moore Street ($59m)
  • OFFICE | 17 Moore Street ($20.65m)
  • OFFICE/RETAIL | Woden Centre, Phillip ($8.155m).


  • Bachelor of Commerce (Finance & International Business) - Australian National University
  • Year 12 Tertiary Certificate - St Edmunds College, Canberra

Matthew graduated from the ANU in 2012 with a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance and International Business). He finished his degree in England whilst playing semi-professional cricket in Harrogate, North Yorkshire, UK and moved back to Canberra in 2013. After starting a career in commercial property at another Canberra agency he joined Colliers International in May 2015.

Memberships & Involvements

  • Property Council of Australia - ACT Economic and Infrastructure Committee
  • Australian Property Institute - Young Property Professionals Committee


  • Institutional clients
  • Local and interstate private clients
  • Local developers (examples include Morris Property Group, Doma Group, APG)


“I recently sold a commercial property through Matthew and cannot fault the professional, first-class service that he and his team provided. Matthew achieved an excellent result at auction for me; that went above and beyond what I could have ever expected”.

 Marnie-Lee Meadows

 MLM Admin Pty Ltd



City Sales, Metro Sales, Investment Properties, Mixed-Use Properties, City Fringe Sales, Insolvency Property Services, Institutional Capital Markets, Receivership, Auctions, Premium Investments

Service Lines

Capital Markets, Investment Services

Property Type

Office, Retail, Industrial, Land


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Featured Research

27 Jan 2022

Office Middle Markets: Year in Review 2021

Colliers sold 65 Office Middle Market transactions during 2021, a significant 85.71% increase on 2020 results. Positively, the average sale price of assets transacted increased by 11.36% in Metro markets nationwide with CBD sales falling by 14.78%.
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21 Apr 2021

Office Middle Markets Report Q1 2021

There were 17 transactions which took place in Quarter One 2021, 15% down year on year. Positively, the average sale price of assets transacted increased across both CBD ($40.1m,17%) and Metro Markets ($29.1m,16%), despite total sales volumes falling by 16%.
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2 Dec 2020

Office Middle Markets Report 2020

From January to November 2020 the Office Middle Markets witnessed a 53% reduction in sales transactions and a 54% decrease in capital investment. Despite this, market confidence has increased throughout the second half of 2020, with a number of key sales (highlighted in this report) taking place.
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AOF list three prominent office investments across the nation

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The Colliers H1 Office Middle Market Webinar

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