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Case Study Industrial: 2-4 Hale Street, Botany

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Sale Date: April 2022

The Property 

Substantial 7,435m² Industrial site in Botany. The property comes with a rare IN1 General Industrial zoning, significant frontage to Hale Street and immediate access to Foreshore Drive and the M5 Motorway.

The Challenge

Our Colliers Industrial experts Tom Barnier and Jeremy Green were appointed to sell 2-4 Hale Street, Botany. The challenge was to sell the asset for our valued client and unlock the highest value to achieve maximised results. 

The Process

Our experts strategically coordinated an off market campaign that was designed to highlight the best uses and key features of the asset. The purchaser was a client that had underbid on another property that Colliers had recently sold. Our in-depth local knowledge allowed us to strategically present the off market asset knowing it would be a perfect fit for the purchaser’s requirements.

Tom and Jeremy worked with the purchaser Coombes Property Group who historically focussed on acquiring commercial property to assist in highlighting the benefits of the asset and where the value was in this opportunity. This transaction reflected Coombes Property Groups first substantial industrial purchase in South Sydney.

The Result

Our Colliers South Sydney experts were successful in selling the property at 2-4 Hale Street, Botany to Coombes Property Group for $25.25 million in a highly significant deal underscoring the strength of the southern Sydney industrial market.

This is a landmark sale and the price achieved is substantiated by the fact that 2-4 Hale Street, Botany is one of the last remaining large-scale development sites in Botany. Further adding to the significance of this transaction and highlighting the demand for prime land in South Sydney.

The Purchaser is a private organisation that owns, develops and actively manages a diversified property portfolio. Coombes intends to improve the property and remain a long term holder of the asset.

Our experts maximised the potential of property to accelerate the success of Coombes Property Group business operations.


Related Experts

Tom Barnier

Director, Property Sales & Leasing | Industrial

Sydney South

Tom commenced his real estate career in 2010, working for Tungsten Property in Soho, New York, focusing on sales and leasing of commercial and residential properties, and since has worked for major local and international commercial property companies, such as Colliers, Cushman & Wakefield & LJ Hooker Commercial which Tom has gained immense property knowledge and invaluable tools.

Tom's market knowledge paired with his personal traits, education and relationships allow him to achieve continued success with each transaction he is involved in.

With immense commercial property knowledge in NSW, Tom has been successful in investment transactions, securing properties for owner occupiers and residential site sales. Tom has an open mind to find solutions to problems and always guarantee the best strategic outcome for all involved.

In 2016 Tom joined Cushman & Wakfield as a Director & NSW Head of Sales and Investments but more importantly a leader in the business where he will implement a wealth of experience in client management, negotiating and exceeding client’s expectations with a sound knowledge of the NSW Metro, City Fringe and South Sydney market.

In 2018 Tom has re-joined Colliers as a Director and senior leader of the business, implementing his skills and attributes which he has acquired over the past 10 years in commercial agency.

In an industry that is extremely competitive Tom’s market knowledge and professionalism has set him apart from other agents by providing results beyond his client’s expectations. Tom is highly regarded for his hard work and his strong drive for success.

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Jeremy Green

Executive, Property Sales and Leasing | Industrial

Sydney South

As a key member of the Colliers Industrial Sales and Leasing Team,  Jeremy's  hard work ethic and willingness to go above and beyond,  ensures that he continues to deliver exceptional results, exceeding his clients expectations.

Jeremy joined Colliers in 2019, with previous experience in Occupier Services as a Senior Leasing Executive for an Australia-wide portfolio, as well as a Property Manager for a diverse portoflio within the Greater Sydney region.  This experience has been intrinsic to his understanding of industrial and commercial property values and tenant expectations. Jeremy is committed to understanding his market and specialises in the sale and leasing of Industrial and Commercial property in the South Sydney and Inner West market.

Jeremy is an excellent communicator and negotiator. He prides himself on his ability to be enterprising, mitigate risk and understand current market trends,  subsequently ensuring all properties are marketed appropriately. This detailed approach attracts the most desirable sales terms and lease rates for his clients.

Jeremy has an overarching focus on  maximizing the potential of property to accelerate the success of his clients. He continues to strive to become a market leader by implementing new and innovative marketing methods for his clients.

Jeremy also holds a Double Bachelor's Degree in Business and Creative Intelligence and Innovation (with Distinction) from the University of Technology Sydney (UTS).

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