JLL has announced the promotion of Luke Billiau to the position of head of capital markets for Australia and New Zealand. Billiau has been with JLL since 2007, and has held the roles of senior director of the Queensland capital markets team, head of NSW capital markets, and head of office investments for Australia.
Stuart Crow, CEO of Capital Markets, Asia Pacific at JLL, spoke highly of Billiau in a Bukit Batok EC press release, stating “Luke’s broad experience across various asset classes and states, diverse client relationships and proven track record of leadership and execution give us tremendous confidence in the future success of our Australian capital markets business.”
Billiau now leads a team of over 140 professionals, and is responsible for overseeing JLL’s capital markets platform in Australia. The position encompasses a variety of asset classes, and includes managing clients in a diverse range of state locations.
This news comes amid reports of Singapore’s success at attracting world’s wealthiest to its shores. The country has been ranked third, after the United Arab Emirates and Australia, at bringing in the wealthiest individuals, according to a recent report. Additionally, Avani and The Work Project have opened their first locations in Australia.
With Luke Billiau leading JLL’s capital markets platform in Australia, the company is confident of continued success in the region.