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James Packham

South Australia

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Restructuring & Turnaround Associate Member ~ RTA®
Restructuring & Turnaround Associate Member ~ RTA®

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James Packham of Harcourts Packham is an experienced and successful Executive Director, having started out as a Real Estate Agent and Auctioneer. At just 27, James’s strong sales performance and entrepreneurial spirit soon developed into him owning a leading share of Adelaide’s real estate market. James’s ambitions lead to rapid growth and he soon bought out the other directors.

At that point, the expansion of James’s business entreprise began to pick up pace. In fact, it was a lightning fast pace. After it’s first year, Harcourts Packham had recruited 21 young real estate agents. Today, Harcourts Packham is a multi-site business enterprise, employing over 40 staff and with additional contractors.

Harcourts Packham‘s service offering has also expanded, as James has become more involved in niche commercial spaces and development projects. James now owns one of the largest real estate brands on South Australia’s metropolitan coast – quite a commendable achievement.

An expert in residential & commmercial property, business brokerage and taking into account his philathropic projects, James has since built the ‘Packham’ into an iconic South Australian brand. James has a strong professional network and in-depth knowledge of the property market in South Australia and beyond. James offers a business brokerage service and has built considerable industry expertise after his successful involvment in highly complex business sales transactions. 

James is described as a ‘philanthropreneur’ within the business community. His efforts extends to tackling social problems such as homelessness and including multiple projects with Rotary and supporting the Harcourts Foundation. James Packham is also a member of the Southern Angel Investors. This venture and business initiative organisation provides start-up capital for early stage businesses (prior to initial public offerings – “IPO”s). James is also a popular public speaker, thought leader and charity auctioneer. In 2019, James was named Top Business Owner by Harcourts South Australia.

 Education, Professional Memberships & Attainment:

  • Restructuring and Turnaround Associate. RTA®.
  • Business Broker and Licensed Real Estate Agent and Auctioneer SA, CBS.
  • Operations Management at the Royal Military College (ADFA).
  • Bachelor of Business and Economics. Flinders University. BBus(Ec).