David Barnao & Company is a boutique, full-service, property advisory practice, which has assisted corporations and individuals optimise their Western Australian property assets for over 40 years. We manage over 1,000 hectares of commercial, industrial and englobo development land, located in both infill and metropolitan expansion areas of Perth.
David Barnao & Co serves clients looking to build, develop or harvest their property portfolios, while maintaining a disciplined approach to wealth creation and risk management.
There are opportunities at all stages of the economic cycle, and our long-term experience enables us to assist clients to take advantage of these opportunities, at any point in time.
Our practice enjoys a strong association with leading consultants in all disciplines associated with property development, to ensure high-performing project teams are engaged, with rewarding outcomes achieved for our diverse and long-term clients.
David Barnao has practiced in the property sector since 1970, commencing his journey as a valuer, progressing into sales and leasing, and opening his own advisory practice in 1975.
For over 45 years David has advised on a wide-ranging spectrum of englobo, commercial and industrial projects, across all stages of the property lifecycle and under wide-ranging economic conditions.
He has negotiated the acquisition of many large development parcels, and coordinated the numerous approvals necessary to advance planning improvements, subdivision and disposal.
David has held several board positions throughout his career. He has acted as an expert witness in providing evidence at numerous arbitrations, determinations and court hearings.
David is a West Coast Eagles and Western Force member. He lives in Perth with his wife Ros and enjoys travelling and spending time with his grandchildren.
Nicole Barnao joined David Barnao & Co in 2011. Since then Nicole has advised on a range of property matters including acquisitions, planning improvements, project management, sales and asset management.
Nicole has over 20 years’ experience working in property and financial services, with listed, private and not-for profit business. She is skilled in leading diverse and high-performing teams to achieve superior outcomes for clients, through good times and challenging ones, such as the Global Financial Crisis.
Nicole has a Bachelor of Science (UWA), an MBA (Australian Graduate School of Management) and is a licenced sales representative.
Nicole grew up in Perth and worked in London and Sydney before returning to Perth. Outside of work Nicole enjoys spending time with her husband and three kids, travelling, camping and watching live sport.