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Occupier Survey – How do Australia & New Zealand fare?

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The return to the office is well underway in Australia and New Zealand, with corporates beginning to understand and embrace strategies to navigate their business out of the pandemic.

In this episode of Talking Property, we take a closer look at the results from CBRE’s third Asia Pacific Occupier Survey (March/April 2022) and discuss how Australia and New Zealand fare in comparison to other regions. Our experts analyse the responses from the Pacific region and identify key trends in the return to the office.

Hosted by Janet Martin, Former Regional Director of Pacific Workplace Strategy and Change Management joined by Tom Broderick Head of Office and Capital Markets Research and author of the report and Tristan Gannan Director of Advisory & Transaction Services for CBRE’s Occupier business in New South Wales. 


Janet Martin

Former Regional Director, Workplace Strategy and Change Management, Pacific, CBRE

With experience in urban place making, large-scale strategic master-planning and asset planning for large companies and authorities, Janet brings a rich and diverse skill set to the property industry. A leader in Australia’s workplace strategy sector since its inception, she brings a perspective to workplace strategy that goes well beyond the floorplate and extends to the broader building, locale, and place. Janet works closely with occupiers, landlords and a variety of suppliers as well as levels of government and other contributors to create exceptional places and experiences.

Tom Broderick

Head of Office and Capital Markets Research, Australia, CBRE

A specialist in the office sector, with extensive knowledge of both leasing and capital markets, Tom brings expert knowledge and international experience to his role. He works closely with CBRE’s major clients to deliver regular market updates and thought leadership on topics that are driving the economic landscape and commercial property trends. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Urban and Regional Planning and a Masters of Economics.

Tristan Gannan

Director, Office Occupier, Advisory & Transaction Services, NSW, CBRE

Tristan leads the tenant representation, advisory and advocacy business in Sydney. He works with business leaders across all industries to source and secure office tenancies which are aligned to his clients’ corporate objectives. In doing so, he ensures negotiations deliver the best financial terms, and lease clauses that protect and enhance his client’s ongoing occupation, mitigating risk and costs throughout their tenancy.

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