Laurie established our Gold Coast Office in August 1991 after having commenced his valuation career with the Valuer Generals Department working in Townsville and Brisbane.
Laurie is a Certified Practicing Valuer (CPV) and has over 30 years' experience in the Gold Coast property market, specialising in commercial and industrial properties, as well as rural and residential properties. He has undertaken a wide range of resumption valuations for both the resuming authorities and landholders. In most instances these valuations involved complex issues demanding a high degree of experience and negotiation skills.
Laurie has frequently appeared as an Expert Witness in the Land, Family, District and Supreme Courts.
On numerous occasions Laurie has been appointed as the Specialist Retail Valuer by the Registrar of the Retail Shop Leases Registry and the President of the Queensland Law Society to determine market rental under the dispute resolute clauses of a lease. He has made determinations in Pacific Fair Shopping Centre, Oasis Shopping Centre, Runaway Bay Village Shopping Centre and Tweed Mall Shopping Centre.