Commercial real estate services company JLL has appointed Luke Billiau as head of capital markets for Australia and New Zealand.
He will lead a national team of over 140 professionals across all major asset classes including office, retail, logistics, living and alternatives. In 2022, Australia’s commercial real estate market comprised of US$20.9 billion of transactions, according to JLL Capital Tracker.
Billiau has more than 15 years of experience in the Australian property industry. Most recently, he was concurrently head of capital markets for New South Wales (NSW) and head of office investments for Australia.
He joined JLL in 2007 in Brisbane and relocated to Sydney in late 2019 to assume the role of head of capital markets – NSW. Primarily, his focus is on institutional-grade investment assets and significant development opportunities (including structured transactions and forward-funding deals).
Prior to leading the national office investments team and NSW capital markets business, Billiau was a senior director of the Queensland capital markets team and had a senior role leading JLL’s valuations and advisory division in the state. He is an associate of the Australian Property Institute and was a certified practising valuer.