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Colliers are pleased to release the first edition of Residential Sites Solutions. Discover our expert's insights into key markets across Australia, including recent sales successes and future development opportunities.

Leveraging decades of experience, our national team are specialists across the full spectrum of residential development sites and have a proven track record across mixed-use projects and precincts, greenfield subdivisions, large scale infill townhouse and apartment sites, Build to Rent (BTR) sites and assets.

Click here to read the first edition of Residential Sites Solutions or visit our new website for the latest listings.

Residential Sites Solutions - Issue One

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Diana Sarcasmo

Managing Director | Residential


As the Managing Director of Residential for Australia, Diana is responsible for growing our residential service offering, implementing operational best practice across the national team, and supporting our clients to drive design excellence and project performance across their developments.

Diana is an accomplished executive leader within the Australian property industry, with a deep understanding of the residential property development cycle and market.

Diana joined Colliers in 2023, following multiple leadership positions at one Australia’s leading development and management property groups, where she was responsible for overseeing the design business and national residential sales and marketing teams.

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Guillaume Volz

National Director | Residential


Guillaume is recognised as one Sydney’s leading agents that specialises in the sale of Residential Development sites.

Having sold some Sydney’s iconic residential development sites in recent years, Guillaume’s reputation and experience as a proven performer has earned him the respect and confidence of his clients and peers.

Guillaume is actively involved in assisting clients with acquisition and divestment strategies that requires a detailed knowledge of the project marketing and sales environment, as well as expertise in planning requirements and feasibility analysis.

With an established network of Asia Real Estate investors, Guillaume is part of the Colliers China Outbound Investment Group.

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Trent Hobart

National Director, Development Sites | Residential

Melbourne CBD (Residential)

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.

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Brendan Hogan

Director | Residential


Joining Colliers International in January 2010, Brendan is a dedicated development site sales expert, leading the team for greater Brisbane. Brendan has proven experience in development management, as well as valuation and advisory roles. He has undertaken a range of work across the residential, commercial and retail sectors for developers, financial institutions, fund managers, corporate clients and governments.

He has transacted a significant number of development sites and since 2015 alone, he has personally been involved in over $750 million worth of development site sales.

As a leader of the dominant development site sales team in the market place, Brendan has exceptional negotiation skills and unrivalled relationships with key decision makers looking to invest in greater Brisbane.

Brendans development expertise allows him to surpass client expectations.

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Shane Radnell

Director | Residential


As Director, Residential for Colliers International in the ACT , Shane leads a team of real etsate professionals responsible for the marketing and sale of residential projects, land estates, residential development and Build-to-Rent sites and large englobo residential sales in Canberra and the surrounding region. 

Shane works closely with both the Canberra and National Residential businesses to pitch, list and manage a range of residential projects to ensure the best possible outcomes for our developer clients in the ACT and interstate. Providing expert advice on current and future market conditions, design, product mix and pricing of projects is the key to ensuring the very best return for developer clients. My clients rely on his solid research and market knowledge to assist them in making the best decisions for the success of their project.

As a long standing Director of the Canberra business, Shane is also a member of the Executive Leadership Team and works closely and collaboratively with other teams within Colliers International including capital markets, retail and commercial to provide high-level advice regarding their clients' property to service their requirements across all phases of their current and future developments.

Shane also has a close working relationship with Diana Sarcasmo, National Managing Director of Residential so that he is across new residential project marketing opportunities both locally and nationally, and so that local developer clients can be kept abreast of opportunities outside of the Nation's capital.


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