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Case Study | 350 Queen Street Commercial Office: Brokerage

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We didn’t just see a commercial property. We saw the potential of the property to enhance investment returns.

Location (City)

Asset Type

Transaction Date

Size (Sqm)

Value (USD)


Office July 2020


$103 million


Buyer: TE Capital Partners Pte Ltd

Seller: 3L Alliance

Services provided: Brokerage


The Challenge

  • Older ‘B Grade’ commercial office building with current ongoing reconfiguration and construction works resulting in reduction of Net Lettable Area (NLA)

  • Not within Melbourne’s preferred office precincts

350 Queen Street comprises a ‘B Grade’ commercial office building constructed in 1990. As a result of podium reconfiguration works, the NLA has been reduced for the next 12-24 months. The property, located within the ‘Flagstaff’ Precinct is not within one of Melbourne’s preferred office precincts.

The Strategy

Strategic marketing of the asset to reflect the major capital expenditure program undertaken for the building, as well as reflecting location benefits.

The Solution

We provided sales, marketing and research services for the vendor, throughout the sales process, along with regular updates.

The Result

Terms for the sale were initially agreed in late 2019 in an ‘off-market’ negotiation brokered by Colliers, before the onset of COVID-19.

Following that, terms of sale were renegotiated to reflect the change in market conditions as well as projected capital expenditure


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John Marasco

Managing Director | Capital Markets

Capital Markets


I have been with Colliers International for over 25 years and am the Managing Director of Capital Markets & Investment Services, Australia as well as the State Chief Executive of Victoria.  

I have established a strong reputation in the Capital Markets space and have formed close relationships with major investors and institutions on a global scale. In recent years, I have negotiated some of Australia’s largest real estate transactions and have been instrumental in successfully brokering many substantial transactions with overseas investors entering the Australian market. My extensive connectivity in the global real estate market can unite capital with local expertise, regardless of location.

Our national Investment Services business represents market specializations including Capital Markets and Investment Sales. The two clear divisions servicing the Australian commercial office market ensures complete market coverage, efficiency and premium experiences and successes for our clients. 

​As a long standing senior member within Colliers International, I have played an integral role in contributing to the business's success in Australia. I hold a number of senior positions with Colliers including a member of the National Executive Board. I am committed to the success of the business by providing our people with the tools they require to deliver incomparable service and results.

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