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The Future of Industrial & Logistics Property

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Imagine a world where your groceries arrive at your front door, delivered by autonomous vehicle or drone without having made an order - your smart fridge has done all of this for you. It might seem like a strange concept, but this is just one of the ways innovations in technology are changing the landscape of the Industrial & Logistics sector.  

In this episode of Talking Property, James Jorgensen, Director of Industrial & Logistics in Victoria sits down with Christine Miller, CBRE’s Pacific Head of Supply Chain and special guest Michelle McNally, the former General Manager Group Property at Australia Post.

Together, they unpack some of the ways the industry is embracing technology to create stronger, faster and more efficient supply chains in response to the rise in e-commerce, consumerism and changing buyer expectations and make their predictions on what the industry will look like in 2030.


Christine Miller

Head of Supply Chain, Pacific, CBRE

Christine brings more than 25 years’ experience in supply chain, international logistics and operations to CBRE. Prior to joining, Christine held senior executive roles in both operational and advisory capacities where she focused on innovative supply chain solutions for clients in the US, Europe, Asia and Australia.

James Jorgensen

Director, Industrial & Logistics, Victoria, CBRE

James joined CBRE at the beginning of 2011, with his desire for hard work and successes seeing him complete many notable transactions for corporates and privates. James quickly became a highly valued member of our team which was recognised when he was awarded CBRE Victoria’s ‘Rookie of the Year’ in 2011, the Industrial team’s Most Valuable Operator award in 2014 and awarded 2015 CBRE Circle of Excellence.

Michelle McNally

Former General Manager Group Property, Australia Post

As the former General Manager Group Property at Australia Post, Michelle McNally was responsible for their 1.7 million square metre portfolio of retail, industrial and office assets. The property portfolio supports the Australia Post network that delivers around 80% of Australia’s e-commerce parcel volumes and host 230 million visits to Australia Post stores a year. Michelle was previously General Manager for ISPT’s $8bn Australian office portfolio and has over 25 years’ experience in the property industry.

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