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CDC is the only property consultancy in Australia specialising primarily in Technical Due Diligence.  


Nimble, independent and impartial, we pride ourselves in our ability to provide our clients with timely, practical and commercial advice.

CDC is founded upon the specialist skillset of the Chartered Building Surveyor (MRICS) and was established to deliver Technical Due Diligence and Property Consultancy services across Australia.

We benefit from a skill base with over 50 years combined Technical Due Diligence experience that is drawn from international best practice and follows the high standards of our Royal Charter organisation.  We have acted upon some of the financially largest and most complex transactions in Australian history, which defines us as one of the most experienced Technical Due Diligence consultants nationally.

" excel in the delivery of commercially focused Technical Due Diligence and Property Consultancy..."

Our Experience includes the following Commercial Property Sectors:

  • Commercial Office

  • Industrial & Logistics

  • Retail

  • Health Care

  • Age Care

  • Hotel & Leisure

  • Purpose Built Student Accommodation (PBSA)

  • Build To Rent (BTR)


CDC’s team members have been involved with over 4,000 commercial property Technical Due Diligences over the last 20+yrs including some of the financially largest and complex commercial property acquisitions in Australian History and multi-billion $ domestic and international portfolios.

CDC’s team members have assisted sophisticated domestic and international investors including 151 Property, AEW, AIMS, Aliro, Altis, AMP, ARA, Australian Unity, Barwon, BlackRock, Blackstone, Brookfield, CBRE IM, Centuria, Centennial, CapitaLand, Challenger, Charter Hall, CIMB Trust Capital, CLSA, CLV, Coles, DEXUS, DWS / DB / RREEF, EG, ESR, Far East Organisation, Frasers Hospitality, GIC, Goodman, GPT, Growthpoint, Invesco, Investa, ISPT, Keppel, KWAP, LaSalle IM, LendLease, LOGOS, MA Financial, Mapletree, M&G, Mirvac, NWHC, QIC, REST, SCA, SLMC, Stockland, The Ascott, Tong Eng, Vicinity Centres, Woolworths.

Our Services

The core skills within CDC are the technical assessment of the physical condition of commercial property.  The output from which is determined by a clear understanding of our clients’ strategies.  A key technical competency within CDC is the ability to provide a commercial view of circumstance and information.


CDC’s leadership team are Chartered Building Surveyors (MRICS), which provides the company with a breadth of understanding across many specialist competencies.  It is this breadth of understanding that is the key to our speed of both assessment and delivery.

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Bruce Corrin
Managing Director
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Melbourne, VIC

“I’m driven to achieve great commercial outcomes for my clients.”

Billy Dawes

“I bring a pragmatic, personable approach to complex technical issues.”


Australian Government,Tax Practitioners Board

Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Strata Inspection Panel, NSW

RICS has been approved by the New South Wales Government to run a Strata Inspection Panel under the requirements of the NSW Strata Building Bond and Inspection Scheme. Under the Strata Building Bond & Inspections Scheme (SBBIS), developers of new strata buildings 4 storeys or higher must pay a building bond to NSW Fair Trading equal to two percent of the total price paid or payable of all contracts for the building. This building bond may be used to fix defects identified during the SBBIS building inspections. If not needed, the bond is returned to the developer.

Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), Regulated Firm

Rules of Conduct
  1. Act with integrity and comply with their professional obligations, including obligations to RICS.

  2. Maintain professional competence and ensure that services are provided by competent individuals who have the necessary expertise.

  3. Provide good-quality and diligent service.

  4. Treat others with respect and encourage diversity and inclusion.

  5. Act in the public interest, take responsibility for their actions and act to prevent harm and maintain public confidence in the profession.

As Chartered Members of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), we are governed by and obliged to follow various Rules of Conduct, Professional Standards and Guidance Notes.

The Rules of Conduct enforce the highest ethical standards in valuation, the development and management of land, real estate, construction and infrastructure.  The Rules of Conduct are based on ethical principles of honesty, integrity, competence, service, respect and responsibility.  CDC's values align with the following RICS Rules of Conduct:

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