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CBRE appoints new Capital Markets Head of Development


April 3, 2024

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Imogen Braddock

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CBRE has appointed Trent Hobart as Head of Development within the Capital Markets Pacific team.

Based in Melbourne, Mr Hobart will lead the newly restructured National development team, looking after land and development site sales, with a particular focus on developments in the living sector.

Mr Hobart brings with him more than 18 years of real estate experience. Over the past five years he was involved in the sale of more than half of the major development sites sales across Melbourne’s CBD and city-fringe.

Trent worked at CBRE for seven years from 2007 and is delighted to be returning.

“We recently boosted CBRE’s capability around Capital markets living sectors in response to the increasing activity from our clients in this evolving sector. In doing so, we have seen the need to provide our clients with a more sophisticated level of service in development. Trent will lead a team of dedicated specialists across the country providing opportunities, advice and capital solutions in this space,” said Flint Davidson, CBRE’s Pacific Head of Capital Markets.

“In securing Trent as the Head of Development, we have a market leader who will also assist us in our growth aspirations across this evolving sector.”

About CBRE Group, Inc.
CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBRE), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Dallas, is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm (based on 2023 revenue). The company has more than 130,000 employees (including Turner & Townsend employees) serving clients in more than 100 countries. CBRE serves a diverse range of clients with an integrated suite of services, including facilities, transaction and project management; property management; investment management; appraisal and valuation; property leasing; strategic consulting; property sales; mortgage services and development services. Please visit our website at