Brisbane, 11 February 2016 –CBRE has positioned its Brisbane Metropolitan Investments business for significant growth in 2016, with the appointment of two new Directors set to add further firepower to the already strongly performing team.
Property professional Mike Walsh has been promoted to the role of Director, where he will assume leadership of the Brisbane Metropolitan Investments team, comprising 11 staff specialising in the sale of investment assets across the Brisbane CBD and metropolitan markets.
Mr Walsh is one of Brisbane’s leading commercial agents, with close to 10 years’ experience in the real estate sector, including eight years with JLL.
With a strong focus on investment and development opportunities in the Brisbane CBD, fringe and metropolitan markets, Mr Walsh has represented a number of leading key private and institutional groups including Charter Hall, Deloitte, Queensland State Government and ANZ.
In further recognition of the team’s continued growth and success in the Brisbane market, industry stalwart Peter Court has also been promoted to the role of Director, Brisbane Metropolitan Investments.
Drawing on his more than 10 years’ experience in the commercial property space, Mr Court will help further strengthen the team’s performance in the highly competitive market.
Mr Court has established himself as a market leader in Brisbane, working closely with private investors and institutional investors and achieving close to $300 million in sales in 2015 alone.
Mr Walsh said the appointments came after an immense year of success for the team.
“In 2015, we achieved close to half a billion in sales and grew our team by more than 100%, from five members at the start of the year to 11 professionals by December,” Mr Walsh said.
“These new appointments will help reinforce our position in the market and ensure we continue achieving optimum success for our clients through strategic property solutions and a more concentrated and geographic focus on Brisbane’s key precincts.”
The announcement comes as the team welcomes Marg Hutchison in the position of Operations Manager, Metropolitan Investments, and Ashleigh Gee as Executive Team Assistant (previously Cushman & Wakefield).
“The new team structure is in response to continued growth in the Brisbane market and will help ensure we are providing the highest quality of service to our clients,” Mr Walsh added.
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