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Colliers collects two RICS Awards

Real estate’s top performers have been recognised at the 2020 Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors Awards (RICS).

Held annually, the awards showcase Australia’s most inspirational initiatives in land, real estate and construction and recognise the outstanding achievement of teamwork and companies.

Presented virtually via a LinkedIn announcement throughout the week, Colliers were presented with two awards; Commercial Agency Team of the Year – Sydney CBD Office Leasing and Commercial Property Management Team of the Year for the management of 52 Martin Place, Sydney. 

“The Colliers Sydney CBD Office Leasing team are honoured to be recognised by such an esteemed industry body as RICS for the Agency Team of the Year award in 2020,” said Cameron Williams, National Director, Office Leasing, New South Wales.

“Our team are market leaders and are defined by our collaborative culture and genuine teamwork, as well as the trust that we have built over many decades with both with our clients and our customers.”

Julia Batterley, National Director, Real Estate Management said ““The team at 52 Martin Place are extremely skilled individuals who have had to mitigate exceptional circumstances this year, highlighting their commitment to accelerating the success of their clients.”

Denis Coupland, Managing Director, Real Estate Management said, “These awards demonstrate our leadership in the Leasing and Management of landmark CBD assets, experts in maximising value and tenant service in the Office Asset category.”

Colliers were shortlisted for two awards over two categories, reflecting the enterprising and client-focused approach that has made the company a leading global real estate company.

The RICS awards bestow both local and global recognition and synonymous with the highest standards of professionalism and ethics by individuals and teams across the built and natural environments. 

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Cameron Williams

Director In Charge | Sydney CBD


Cameron is an office leasing specialist who has focused on the pre-commitment market over the past 15 years within the Sydney CBD. Cameron has over 25 years of office leasing experience all with Colliers. He has been appointed to some of Sydney's most significant recent developments including Westfield Sydney City on behalf of Scentre Group, 5 Martin Place on behalf of Dexus and Cbus Property, 121 Castlereagh St (the re-development of the David Jones mens store) on behalf of Cbus Property and AMP Capital's flagship project, Quay Quarter Tower.  

Cameron is the head of the NSW Office Leasing team in addition to being the Director in Charge of the Sydney CBD. Cameron is a member of the National Executive Leadership and Senior Leadership team.


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Simon Hunt

Managing Director | Office Leasing


As the Managing Director of the Office Leasing Division my team includes over 100 staff and more than 75 leasing operatives across every State and Territory. I have been with Colliers International for 25 years, joining the Office Leasing team in 1993 and worked my way up to Managing Director in 2005.  Along with managing the Office Leasing National Team I hold a number of senior positions within Colliers including a member of the ANZ Executive, Executive Leadership Team and Senior Leadership Team.  I am a Licenced Estate Agent and a member of the Real Estate Institute of Victoria, Property council of Australia and RICS - Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyor.

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Julia Batterley

Head of Office Management | Real Estate Management Services


I have over 15 years’ experience in the Real Estate industry and in this time have gained valuable experience in all aspects of Property Management including providing outstanding customer service, building strong relationships with all stakeholders, increasing asset values through proactive maintenance and capital expenditure programs, tenant retention strategies, lease negotiations, financial reporting, dealings with Legal representatives and arrears minimisation.

I started with Colliers in 2010 and have had various Property Management roles within REM in that time.  My current role as National Director of Private Clients is focused on business development and service delivery in the private client specialisation of Real Estate Management.  I work with the SPD's to implement business development strategies, nationalised marketing collateral and ensure we are constantly delivering service that exceeds our clients’ expectations through a proactive management approach.

Because we treat every asset like it’s our own, we find solutions others don’t look for.

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Denis Coupland

Managing Director | Real Estate Management Services


I have more than 30 years experience in the property industry with extensive relationships across institutional and major private owners throughout Australia. My experience includes the management of major assets and portfolios across Australia, across all asset classes and all categories of ownership, working for clients such as Challenger, Charter Hall, Grosvenor, ISPT, Macquarie University, QIC, IOOF, Mulpha, Mirvac, Dexus, Perron Group, REST, Glebe Administration Board, KAH Australia, Valad, Australian Unity, Far East Organization, Bunnings, EG Funds Management, Eureka Funds Management, Heathley Limited, Real I.S., Roxy-Pacific and Altis Property Partners.

In my current role as Managing Director, Real Estate Management, I am responsible for driving operational excellence and leading business growth for Colliers International Real Estate Management service.

Colliers International Real Estate Management team offer specialised property management services to optimise the performance of our clients' assets. We partner with our clients to develop and execute asset strategies to achieve their investment goals. We provide property management, facilities management, financial management and sustainability services across all property classes and client categories.

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