Instant acquires Navigate Property Consulting, expanding its workspace marketplace in Australia

Wednesday, May 8 , 2024

The Instant Group has acquired Navigate Property Consulting in Australia, expanding our delivery and service capability across the region.

The Instant Group, the largest global flexible workspace marketplace, has acquired Navigate Property Consulting in Australia. This expansion is in direct response to the rise in demand for flexible workspace in many key markets in Australia. This acquisition expands delivery and service capability across the region.

Australia is a dynamic market for flexible workspace, with several markets experiencing demand growth throughout 2023 compared to 2022, including Sydney (+9%), Perth (+46%) and Adelaide (+14%). The Gold Coast is leading the way in 2024, with demand levels already up +59% in Q1 2024 compared to the same period last year.

Founded by Paul Mead, Navigate Property Consulting manage the entire lifecycle of commercial tenancies in Australia. Specializing in end-of-lease resolution on behalf of tenants, their approach achieves the most cost-effective result whilst managing their clients’ risks. Navigate has earned widespread recognition as the independent leader in its field within Australia and has assisted over 40 clients across the legal, financial, FMCG, industrial, pharmaceutical and government sectors.

Paul Mead brings over 25 years of extensive experience in the real estate industry including complex project delivery, and lease exit strategies that perfectly align with the goals and mission of The Instant Group. By joining forces, Navigate and The Instant Group aim to offer clients a comprehensive suite of services, encompassing the entire lifecycle of commercial tenancies.  

“Following on from our recent successful first managed office in Sydney, this acquisition further broadens our capability to serve our client base across the Australia market, presenting significant opportunities for growth and expansion. Clients can now access a wider range of workspace solutions and consultancy services, tailored to their unique needs and requirements.”

Sean Lynch, Chief Client Officer, APAC and EMEA for The Instant Group

“We are excited about joining The Instant Group. Working collaboratively with the global Instant team will enable us both to expand our complementary services to benefit our partners and clients.”

Paul Mead, Director for Navigate Property Consulting

With the acquisition of Navigate Property Consulting, The Instant Group reinforces its position as the leading provider of flexible workspace solutions on a global scale, poised to meet the evolving needs of businesses and individuals alike.

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