Peter Holland is one of Australia’s foremost property economists and a specialist in the retail and mixed use sectors.

He is recognised for his meticulous research, perceptive insights and detailed understanding of global property markets. With more than 30 years’ experience, Peter’s expertise is extensive — including new development projects, urban regeneration, asset enhancement and market entry strategies.

A leader in his profession, Peter is a Global Trustee of the Urban Land Institute (ULI), former Australia Chair of ULI and is Chair of the Property Advisory Board for the University of Melbourne School of Design., He also holds a Master of City and Regional Planning (Real Estate) from Harvard University and an architecture degree from the University of Melbourne.

Since joining Urbis in 2003, Peter has advised on major projects across the globe, particularly in Asia and the Middle East. He has been at the forefront of Urbis’ expanding global footprint and is proud to have led the launch of Cistri, Urbis’ new advisory firm in Singapore and Hong Kong.

Peter travels extensively, splitting his time between Cistri’s offices in Singapore, Hong Kong and Melbourne.

Peter’s projects:

  • Suria KLCC (Kuala Lumpur) Msheireb (Doha, Qatar)
  • Taipei 101 (Taipei, Taiwan)
  • Burj 2020 (Dubai, UAE)
  • Paya Lebar Quarter (Sing.) Beirut Cinema Study (Lebanon) Dongguan Mixed Use (China) Kidzania
  • Market Study (Australia) Al Maryah Central (Abu Dhabi) Westfield Bondi Junction (Aus.) DIFC (Dubai, UAE)
  • West Kowloon Cultural District (Hong Kong)
  • TRX Lifestyle Quarter (KL)
  • Masdar City (Abu Dhabi)
  • Paragon (Singapore)
  • Vivo City (Singapore)
  • Market Entry Analysis (Japan)
  • Review of Dubai Property Mkt
  • Festival Walk (Hong Kong)
  • Global Retail Benchmark Study
  • Mall of Emirates (Dubai, UAE)
  • Sydney Opera House (Aus)
  • Grand Hyatt, Melbourne (Aus)

My ultimate professional goal is to impact people’s lives by improving the quality of the built environment.