Linda Sharkey

Director • Australia

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Melbourne, Victoria 3000

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Linda Sharkey

Director • Australia

Linda is head of the Trans-Tasman self storage practice, and the Victorian compulsory acquisition and compensation practice at Cushman and Wakefield.

Linda and her team value going concern self storage assets across Australia and New Zealand. They advise on new site suitability and revenue generation ability (supply and demand studies), assist with due diligence, undertake market studies, and prepare industry research and publications. Her team can also assist with transaction advisory.

Linda has a long-standing passion and career in compulsory acquisition and compensation. She has worked on some of the most notable infrastructure projects in both Victoria and New South Wales, including Melbourne Metro Rail Project and Sydney Metro Project. Linda is regularly engaged by both acquiring authorities and dispossessed owners to assess compensation for properties being compulsorily acquired, where her core value of fairness supports her drive to achieve the best outcomes for her clients. She also has several years’ experience in asset reporting valuations for public use assets.

Linda is actively involved with the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and is an assessor of professional competence for future industry experts. She currently sits on the Victorian senior leadership team at Cushman and Wakefield.

Linda’s major clients include Kennards Self Storage, National Storage REIT and Abacus Property Group (Storage King).  

Recent Examples & Experience

Self Storage

  • Kennards Self Storage Portfolio
  • Abacus Property Group Portfolio
  • National Storage Portfolio
  • National Mini Storage Portfolio NZ
  • Rent A Space Portfolio
  • Safe n’ Sound Portfolio
  • Fort Knox Portfolio 
  • SafeStore Portfolio NZ

Compulsory Acquisition and Compensation

  • Sydney Metro Project
  • Sydney Gateway Road Project
  • Melbourne Metro Rail Project
  • Level Crossing Removal Project 
  • Regional Rail Link Project
  • Skyrail Project
  • East West Link Project
  • Westgate Tunnel

Asset reporting (fair value) portfolios for various statutory bodies, including Department of Health and Human Resources, Department of Education and Training, Department of Treasury and Finance, Victorian Police and several local councils.