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Samuel Biggins | Colliers | Brisbane CBD

Samuel Biggins

MRICS

Director | Queensland

Investment Services

Licence Registration Number: 4035872

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About

Professional Summary

Sam has more than a decade of experience in managing commercial real estate transactions for institutional and high net worth clients across the Asia-pacific region and has participated in over $1b in transactions in the last 5 years. 

Sam’s role is to provide leadership to the Investment Services business across Queensland. He offers guidance and drives the national initiatives, including Middle Markets, Asia Market engagement, Restructuring Property Services and our Premium Investments team. 

In 2016 he relocated to Colliers’ Brisbane office after 5 years with the firm in Singapore and Hong Kong, where he was responsible for Colliers ‘ANZ’ desk, working across the ANZ and Asian businesses channeling Asian capital into the Australia and New Zealand real estate markets.

Sam is an expert in negotiating cross border transactions having executed deals and mandates for clients in Australia, New Zealand, China, Hong Kong, Singapore, India, Russia and Indonesia.

 

Accomplishments

Appointments Sam has been involved in:

  • Newmarket Green - $290 million;
  • Denison Portfolio (National) - $176 million;
  • 504 Pacific Highway, St. Leonards – $150.8 million;
  • 179 Elizabeth Street, Sydney - $148.8 million;
  • 100 Wickham Street, Fortitude Valley - $83.83 million;
  • 636 St. Kilda Road, Melbourne - $87.6 million;
  • 180 Queen Street, Brisbane - $53.95 million;
  • 116 Adelaide Street, Brisbane - $28.2 million
  • 381 Macarthur Avenue, Hamilton - $19.74 million;
  • 227 – 229 Forest Road, Hurstville (Sydney) – $18.8  million;
  • 247 Adelaide Street, Sydney - $18.59 million; 
  • 333 Adelaide Street, Brisbane – $16 million;
  • 201 Leichhardt Street, Spring Hill - $14.27 million
  • 13 - 17 Manning Street, South Brisbane - $13 million
  • 26 Wharf Street, Brisbane - $9.73 million
  • 53 Prospect Terrace, Gaythorne – $8.2 million

 

Education

  • Chartered Commercial Property Surveyor (MRICS) 
  • Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance
  • Graduate Certificate in Applied Finance
  • Diploma in Financial Markets

Memberships & Involvements

  • Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
  • Urban Land Institute (ULI)  Young Leaders' Group

Testimonials

Sam –

Just a note to commend you and the Colliers team on the sale or 180 Queen St. You all delivered a great outcome for us.

 

In particular:

 

  • The team was responsive and communicative with us and our partner throughout the entire process
  • You were diligent, energetic and demonstrated a “pride of ownership” in the engagement
  • You did a great job in screening the final bidders and distilling down the appropriate items that separated the selected party
  • The team stayed on top of the process and worked with us in ensure the buyer stuck to their timeline and didn’t waste time or resources on superfluous requests or issues
  • We were happy with the end-to-end process delivered by the QLD Capital Markets team and look forward to working with you again

 

Thanks!

 

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