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Brisbane: Member Only China Update - Property and Construction

12 September 2017

PricewaterhouseCoopers, Level 23, 480 Queen Street, Brisbane


Time:          9:45am Registration for 10:00 - 11:30am (Including Morning Tea)
Complimentary for Members - 50 Seats Only
RSVP:         Wednesday 6 September 2017

Join the ACBC QLD Property and Construction Working Group to discuss the current state of the property market and share insights on the impact of both Australian and Chinese recent policy changes on the domestic real estate market as well as general trends and issues.

Presentation by PWC and Savills followed by discussion with ACBC QLD Property and Construction Working Group members.

Dylan Price, Senior Consultant, PwC Real Estate Advisory 

Dylan has over 6 years’ experience in the real estate industry having had significant exposure to asset, funds and property management. Prior to joining PwC, Dylan held a role at Queensland Investment Corporation (QIC) in its Global Real Estate business. Whilst here, he worked in both their asset management and funds management divisions assisting with a neighbourhood shopping centre Property Fund. During his appointment, his team acquired four retail assets over a two year period in which they were responsible for the preparation of the financial model and all aspects of the due diligence process. He was also instrumental in obtaining Development Approval for a property within this Fund allowing the assets lettable area to be more than doubled on a highly constrained site.  PwC’s Real Estate Advisory business operates across the whole real estate value chain and work across the whole decision, transaction and delivery process, from options analysis, business case development, project feasibilities, value and cost optimisation analysis to managing the design & delivery of a major development.  The main Chinese Properties clients in Australia include: Greenland, R&F, Fu Wah, Wanda, and Longton etc.

Peter Chapple, State Director Capital Transactions , Savills Australia 
Peter Chapple is one of Savills leading Capital Transactions operatives based in the Brisbane Office. Originally working in the valuations team, Peter gained registration as a valuer in 2007.  Since joining the Capital Transactions team in 2008, Peter has negotiated some of the largest CBD, fringe, office and development site transactions in Brisbane. Now in his thirteenth year with Savills he has maintained and developed strong connections with international purchasers of Australian property assets. Recently, Peter has successfully negotiated recently with groups such as Axis Capital, AFIAA, Wee Hur, QIC, GPT, Heitman LLC, Abacus, Mirvac, Macquarie, Seymour Group, AMP, Charter Hall, 360 Capital, Leighton Properties, and various high net worth private investors. The Savills Capital Transactions business represents some of Australia’s largest institutional owners in all major capital cities, the group has negotiated some of the largest commercial office transactions in recent history.

Robert Dunne Director Commercial Sales, Savills Australia  
Robert has served the development market of Brisbane for over 20 years as the Director of Commercial Sales in Savills Brisbane office. He set the record for the highest price ever paid for a development site in the Brisbane CBD with the sale of the Supreme Court site at 300 George Street for $63M, beating his own previous record of $42M with the sale of Newstead Riverpark on behalf of the Brisbane City Council. He is responsible for the sale of the Emporium and Howard Smith Wharves sites on behalf of the Council. He is a leading commercial property site expert in Brisbane having experienced firsthand the wave of Asian capital flowing into the Australian real estate market.