In profile: Colliers International Canberra director Michael Heather

In profile: Colliers International Canberra director Michael Heather
In profile: Colliers International Canberra director Michael Heather

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Colliers International’s Michael Heather heads up its investment services in Canberra, a market in the spotlight in an election year. He says he would invest a spare $750,000 in the IQ apartment complex in Canberra City.

heatherfeb27oneAgent: Michael Heather

Position: Director, Investment Services

Company: Colliers International

Office Location: Canberra

How long have you been in the industry? – Five years

What’s happening in the area you specialise in? – Yields are holding steady for prime office assets with strong cash flow security while yields for secondary office assets are more volatile

Describe the most interesting property you have sold – Brucella, it was a vacant commercial building previously occupied by the Therapeutic Goods Administration which was used for testing pharmaceuticals

What are the ingredients to being successful in your job? – Persistence, effective communication, technical expertise and knowledge of local market

What aspects of your role do you enjoy the most? – Satisfaction from brokering a deal between a seller and a buyer

Where would invest a spare $750,000? – In the soon to be developed IQ apartment complex in Canberra City

Which football team do you support? – Sydney Swans

What’s your favourite app or techno gadget? – the AFL app on my ipad

How do you use social media? – I am on LinkedIn

Larry Schlesinger

Larry Schlesinger

Larry Schlesinger was a property writer at Property Observer

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