Welcome to Commercial Brokerage Qld.  We are a specialist commercial and retail property brokerage service providing Sales, Leasing, and Property Management solutions in CBD and Greater Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast and across all of the Regional Cities of Queensland, Australia.

We specialise in:

  • Office properties
  • Retail strip shops
  • Bulky goods retailing sites
  • Shopping Centres
  • Industrial warehouses and sites
  • Property development
  • Renovation and redevelopment
  • Land development

The Company was founded and is owned by John Highman, an internationally recognised Commercial Real Estate Broker and Industry Professional.

Our Services

This is what we can do for you.  The specialist services in commercial, retail, and industrial investment property include:

  • Sales and Marketing solutions for investment properties
  • Sales and Purchase services for owner-occupier businesses
  • Leasing Programs for retail, office, and industrial properties
  • Acquisition Services for retail, office, and industrial investors
  • Investment Enhancement and strategic planning
  • Tenant Retention and tenant mix optimization
  • Lease Occupancy and documentation review
  • Vacancy Reduction programs in major assets
  • Tenant MIx project management and planning
  • Tenant Advocacy and lease negotiation
  • Franchise Tenant placement
  • Business Relocation planning and representation
  • Portfolio Planning and growth
  • Asset Management of selected high-quality investments
  • Sourcing of Sites for investors or businesses


This specialised real estate brokerage and management business was founded and is owned by John Highman.   John is an internationally recognised industry professional in commercial, industrial, and retail real estate.

He has served his clients across Australia for over 35 years, and he has also helped others with investment decisions and strategies in the major cities of the Middle East and South East Asia, including Dubai, Singapore, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, and Manila.

John today shares his substantial Global experiences and investment property strategies with Investors, Landlords, Tenants, and Business Owners across Australia and SE Asia.


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