Podcast | Future Cities

Future Sydney – Opportunities for Occupiers

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Modern office set-up, greenery surrounding desks an agile working space.

In the face of unprecedented population growth, this episode delves into the future of major cities, with particular focus on Sydney. Our experts share their insight into how population growth will influence retail spending, demand for office space and the next evolution of industrial spaces and provide their take on current occupier sentiment, to help guide investment.  

You can learn more about the trends shaping Sydney by reading our full report, ‘Future Sydney: Investment Destination’ available to download below. 



Sass J. Baleh

Head of Industrial & Logistics Research, Australia and Director of NSW Research

An expert in the industrial & logistics sector, Sass has gained significant traction with investors throughout her career. Her ability to think ‘outside the box’ - understand, interpret, and relate data to the macro-environment is a critical skill in her role.

Mike O’Neill 

Director, Industrial & Logistics, NSW & Managing Director, Western Sydney 

As the head of CBRE’s NSW Industrial business, Mike leads an established team that has operated throughout the rapid growth of the industrial real estate sector and provides clients with strategic advice and a deep market understanding.

Tim Starling

Former Head of Retail Tenant Advisory, Pacific, CBRE

With 12 years’ experience in retail Tim has worked globally across a number of international markets, including the US, Europe and Asia Pacific. Tim’s specialism includes introducing new International retail brands to Australia and New Zealand whilst also helping Australian brands grow globally through Asia Pacific, the US and Europe.  

Jenny Liu

Head of Change Management, Pacific 

Providing effective change management for clients who are navigating workplace change is Jenny’s passion, and she is known for her ability to build relationships with clients and truly understand their needs. 

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