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Duncan Cameron

Director - Specialised & Advisory

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Areas of Expertise

  • Commercial, retail, and industrial valuations (including cold storage facilities).
  • Residential and mixed use development project valuations i.e., residential land subdivisions, englobo land, built form development projects etc.
  • Specialised properties including hotels, motels, taverns, licensed premises (liquor), lifestyle villages (manufactured home retirement estates), caravan parks, childcare centres, accommodation resorts, service stations, self-storage facilities, education, other specialised property assets etc.
  • Freehold Going Concern, Freehold Land & Buildings and Leasehold Going Concern interest valuations.
  • Rental Determinations (Australian Property Institute’s WA Rental Determination Panel).
  • Compensation Valuations (Resumption and Injurious Affection Valuations).
  • Expert Witness in property disputes in the District Court, Supreme Court, Federal Court, Family Law Court, State Administrative Tribunal and Arbitrations.
  • Mortgage Security, Financial Reporting, Acquisition / Disposal, Rental, Advisory/Consultancy, Dispute Resolution Valuations.
  • Individual Panel Valuer for all the major Australian Banks.

Industry Experience

Duncan joined Knight Frank in 1984, initially working in their Commercial Property Management Department before transferring to the Project Management Department and then finally to the Valuation Department (1987), leading to professional licensing in 1988. In 1991 Duncan worked with the East Perth Redevelopment Authority as their Property Officer then moved in 1993 to Hooker Corporate’s (Perth) Valuation Department as Senior Commercial Valuer. Duncan joined Opteon (Western Australia) (formerly Christie Whyte Moore) in 1994 as a Senior Valuer and was elevated to a Director of the firm in January 1999. During subsequent years Duncan has continuously remained as Commercial Department Director of Opteon’s Perth based practice, overseeing, and undertaking a wide variety of Specialised and Development Valuations throughout Perth and Western Australia. In November 2020 Duncan was elected as Executive Director to Opteon’s Board and served in that capacity until 2022. 

Formal Qualifications

  • Fellow of the Australian Property Institute (Admitted 1998) (API Member No: 64637)
  • Associate Member of the Australian Property Institute (Admitted 1988)
  • Certified Practising Valuer
  • Licensed Valuer (Western Australia) No. 497
  • Bachelor of Business (Valuation & Land Economy) -Curtin University WA
  • Bachelor of Science - University of Western Australia