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H1 2022 Office Demand Index

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Colliers' latest Office Demand Index investigates the number and area of enquiries recorded by our Office Leasing team across Australia for H1 2022. 

Demand for commercial office space nationally has increased for the first half of 2022, with the highest amount of demand ever recorded for a half year.

The majority of markets witnessed an increase in the area enquired for in H1 2022 compared to H1 2021. Nationally there were 2,088 enquiries for over 1.622 million sqm recorded, which is an 11% increase on the area enquired for and a 1% increase on the number of enquiries when compared to H1 2021.

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H1 2022 Office Demand Index

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Simon Hunt

Managing Director | Office Leasing

Melbourne

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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Cameron Williams

Director In Charge | Sydney CBD

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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.  

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Andrew Beasley

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Andrew has  been an integral part of the Colliers International Office Leasing team for over 20 years and has worked with some of the nation’s biggest corporate, institutional and private clients.

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Part of Andrew's role also includes leading the successful Melbourne Office Leasing business.

Colliers International Australian Employee of the Year 2018.

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Matt Kearney

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Brisbane

I have 23 years experience as a leasing agent in the Brisbane office market and have been with Colliers International since 2003. In my role as National Director for Office Leasing, I am a member of the Office Leasing National Executive and am also responsible for Colliers International’s Queensland Office Leasing Business.  My other duties and activities include client and customer engagement, brokerage, marketing and negotiating leases in major office projects.

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James Young

State Chief Executive | South Australia

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Specialising in office leasing precommitment, James has been actively involved in significant Adelaide CBD projects that have changed the city's skyline.  Current projects include the Entrepreneur and Innovation Centre, Lot Fourteen on behalf of the Government of South Australia (Renewal SA) and Festival Tower with Walker Corporation. 

In his role as State Chief Executive, James facilitates many opportunities throughout the local business on behalf of clients and customers of Colliers.  Accordingly, his knowledge of South Australian property activity across all sectors is extensive.

James is an active leader demonstrated by high volume of  referral activity, is an enthusiastic collaborator and leads the local Office Asset Class team.

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Aaron Bruce

Director | Office Leasing

Canberra

Aaron specialises in the leasing of office and retail space in the Canberra CBD, City Fringe, Parliamentary Triangle and key Town Centres in  focusing on areas greater than 500sqm.

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  • Identifying accommodation solution
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Jemma Hutchinson

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Perth

Jemma joined Colliers in 2022 with over 10 years of commercial leasing experience. Jemma relocated to Perth in 2017 from Melbourne, where she was recruited to build and create an internal leasing business at Primewest and bring Office Leasing in house, after building a strong reputation in office leasing.  

In 2019, Jemma was promoted to National Leasing Manager, following her transacting over 60,000sqm nationally of office leasing deals on behalf of Primewest and their institutional, corporate and private clients.

Jemma strives to exceed all client expectations and ensures she is always providing the highest level of client and customer service. She has a detailed knowledge of the leasing market which has resulted in many successful outcomes for her clients.

Jemma has been involved in successful leasing campaigns at One William Street and Exchange Tower on behalf of GIC (40,000sqm) and now 140 St Georges Terrace (29,000sqm) on behalf of Primewest/Blackrock.

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Jemma has led major appointments across the Perth CBD and WA including, Exchange Tower, One William, 140 St Georges Tce, Australia Place and 111 St Georges Tce along with three pre-commitment development opportunities.

Jemma was awarded the PCA WA Office Agent of the year in 2019.

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