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Trent Hobart | Colliers | Melbourne CBD (Residential)

Trent Hobart

National Director, Development Sites | Residential

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Professional Summary

Trent is the team leader and Director for the Colliers specialised Development Site Sales team.   In his role, Trent has been involved in the sale of more than 50% of development sites across Melbourne’s CBD and City-fringe in the past 5 years. He leads his team of experts across the land subdivision market, suburban infill market and CBD/City fringe markets.

Prior to commencing with Colliers, Trent led the Development Valuations team at CBRE. With more than 18 years of experience, Trent has established himself as an integral part of the Colliers team and a leading figure within the industry.

Trent has sold an average of around $1billion per annum in development sites over the past 4 years and managed many market defining sales, including 105 Smiths Lane, Clyde North ($73millon), 37 Graham Road, Highett ($90million) and 140-150 Queen Street ($170million).

He has been at the forefront of change within the industry, leading the introduction of national and international capital into Melbourne’s property market. Trent managed Melbourne’s first Built-to-Rent site sale in Richmond, on the prominent corner of Church and Bridge Road, and has since continued to help pioneer the sector in Australia.  

“Our team of Development Site experts are always honoured to be involved in selling the most premium development sites throughout Melbourne which will shape the city into the future.” – Trent Hobart

About Colliers Residential Victoria

For over 20 years, Colliers Residential Victoria has been a leading force within the residential property industry, offering clients access to global networks and an unrivalled level of experience and knowledge. With expertise spanning Build-to-sell (Project Marketing), Build-to-rent, Development Sites, Research and Strategic Advisory, the business has been involved in Melbourne’s largest, most defining projects. Colliers Residential Victoria has represented hundreds of developer clients, sold more than $20billion worth of apartments, helped pioneer the Build-to-rent sector and maintained the number 1 position in the Development Sites market with more than 30% market share.


Significant accomplishments include the following recent residential site transactions:

  • 264 Sturt Street, Southbank

  • The Glen, Glen Waverley

  • 845-851 Whitehorse Road, Box Hill (Spotlight)

  • 596 St Kilda Road, Melbourne

  • 520 & 558 Greigs Road, Rockbank

  • 1000 La Trobe Street, Docklands

  • 699 Park Street, Brunswick

  • 43-57 Buckley Street, Seddon

  • 557-591 Swanston Street, Carlton

  • 8 Bouverie Street, Carlton

  • 134-160 Spencer Street, Melbourne

  • 85 Spring Street, Melbourne

  • 9 Dryburgh Street, West Melbourne

  • 250 Spencer Street, Melbourne

  • 170 Victoria Street, Melbourne

  • 250 La Trobe Street, Melbourne

  • 605 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne

  • 97 Franklin Street, Melbourne

  • 89 Lorimer Street, South Wharf


Licensed Real Estate Agent

VCE Ballarat Grammar School

Bachelor of Business (Property) RMIT

Qualified Valuer - Australian Property Institute


Service Lines

Residential Sales

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