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Three Exchange Square Office (CBRE Hong Kong Headquarter) 3/F, 4/F &1204-06 (Reception), Three Exchange Square
8 Connaught Place, Central
Hong Kong

Professional Experience

Rob Blain is a member of the Global Operating Committee, which defines and drives CBRE’s global business strategy.

Responsible for 80+ offices in 12 countries and 23,000 employees including affiliates, Rob’s primary focus is on the strategic development of the business with particular emphasis on client care and cross border activity and capital markets.

Rob previously served as CEO & Chairman of CBRE Asia Pacific. Prior to joining CBRE, Rob was Chief Executive, New South Wales for the Colliers Jardine group. He joined that company as Sales Director and was subsequently appointed Regional Service Director, Capital Market APAC From 1995 to 1998, he held the position of Regional Investment Director based in Singapore, and in 1999, was appointed Australia Director. Rob has been based in Hong Kong since February 2002.

Credentials & Education

  • Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce – Real Estate/Infrastructure Committee
  • Singapore – Australia Business Council (Singapore Chapter)
  • Vice President – Commercial Chapter of Real Estate Institute (1994) Property Council of Australia
  • Licensed Estate Agent in Hong Kong
  • Fellow of the Australian Property Institute (FAPI)
  • Fellow of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (FRICS)


  • AEW
  • ADIA
  • AMP Capital
  • ANZ Bank
  • ARA Asset Management
  • AXA
  • Blackrock Group
  • Blackstone
  • CBRE Global Investors
  • CLSA
  • Dalian Wanda Commercial Properties
  • Deutsche Asset Management
  • GIC Real Estate
  • Hongkong Land
  • HSBC Bank
  • Invesco Real Estaet
  • Investa Property Group
  • JP Morgan
  • Keppel Capital
  • Kerry Properties
  • Lendl Lease
  • Macquarie Bank
  • Morgan Stanley
  • PGIM
  • GPT
  • Standard Chartered Bank
  • Sun Hung Kai & Financial
  • Wheelock Properties

Significant Assignments

Value US$ Million   
5 Fleet Street - London   $198,000,000

No. 1 Alfred Street – Sydney


Darling Park No 1 & 2 (80% interest) – Sydney


No. 1 Martin Place – Office – Sydney


Brittania Hotel – London


No. 1063 King’s Road – Hong Kong


AXA Centre – Hong Kong


Tung Yung Building – Hong Kong


No. 8 Russell Street – Hong Kong


State Street Centre – Sydney


No. 1 York Street – Sydney


MLC – North Sydney


123 Epping RoadEpping, NSW


Forrest Chase Shopping Centre - Perth


77 King Street – Sydney

50 Pitt Street - Sydney   $22,000,000 
Wong Building - Belrose, NSW   $17,700,000
Three Exchange Square Office (CBRE Hong Kong Headquarter) 3/F, 4/F &1204-06 (Reception), Three Exchange Square
8 Connaught Place, Central
Hong Kong