Property Consultant and Valuer
Business and Educational Background
Geoff has a comprehensive and continuous 35 plus years in the property industry as a practicing Valuer, Property Consultant and Real Estate Agent in South Coast Region of NSW and ACT.
Geoff enjoyed over 7 years as a director, on the Professionals Real Estate Groups National and International Boards.
Geoff moved to Batemans Bay from Canberra in 1981, amalgamated 5 local real estate agencies and co-founded The Professionals Batemans Bay and South Coast Valuations. His specialties are in selling Development sites and Project Marketing.
Over the past 30 years he has been the project marketing agent for the majority of the major projects in the Batemans Bay area. (Residential Land, Units and Commercial Developments.). In 2013 Geoff joined Colliers International Wollongong’s team. Specialising in the sale of development land on along the NSW south coast.
Recent clients include: Steven Group, Eurobodalla Shire Council, Batemans Bay Soldiers, Canberra Investment Corporation, Caltex Australia, St George Bank, Australian Dairy Corporation, Pace Constructions, and The Uniting Church of Australia, Ramsey Property Group.
Sales and Marketing
Aug 1981 – Present
April 2013 – Present
Senior Executive ~ Investment Services
Property Consultant and Valuer
Geoff Payne Valuations
Aug 1981 – Present 38 years 7 months
Batemans Bay Property Consultancy and Valuation,
(formerly South Coast Valuations)
+ Associate of the Australian Property Institute. Member No. 67838
+ Associate Diploma of Valuation : Reid Technical College Canberra
+ Associate of the Real Estate Institute of Australia
+ NSW Real Estate Licence
+ Macro Economics and Statistics | Part of Associate Diploma of Valuation
Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
Batemans Bay Chamber of Commerce
Activities included, Revitalisation of Batemans Bay CBD, via Landscaping of the CBD streets including implementing a unified colour scheme. Annual Neptune Festival, Christmas Carols, Internet marketing.
Eurobodalla Business Network
May 1992 – Sep 1996
Elected President of The Eurobodalla Business Network, the trading name for the operations of the Eurobodalla Emloyment, Education and Trainging Committee Inc. The EBN was managed by a full time Enterprise Facilitator. The Staff included a Database co-ordinator, tele-centre co-ordinator, two part-time Aquaculture Advisors, an office Trainee and several voluntary staff who donated over 1500 hours of valuable time in the first 6 months of operation. Formed in May 1992, the EEET Committee comprised a cross-section of local business people and educationalists, who got together to apply for Office of Labour Market Adjustment (OLMA) funding from the Department of Employment, Education and Training (DEET) for a regional package of assistance to improve the efficiency of the Eurobodalla Labour Market and attended OECD seminars.
The main objective of the EBN was to create employment opportunities.
Projects included; Aquaculture, Horticulture, Ecotourism, Farm forestry, Coastal landcare, Heritage Trails, Environmental monitoring, Energy efficiency, Information Technology Centre, IT skills training, 'Aussie Host' training.
Geoff Payne has been a part of the art fraternity for many years. His exhibitions are extremely popular and his works are found in public buildings, clubs and galleries.
Geoff is particularly admired for his innate ability to capture the essence of spectacular moments in nature. Exploring with a wide range of photographic techniques, styles and subjects, Geoff brings you images that are a soothing tonic for all of your senses. Geoff's mission is to provide calming sustenance for your senses in today's hectic world.