About Aurient Limited and Michael Bentley

About Aurient

Our name, Aurient, comes from our principals decades of experience bridging property market opportunities between AUstralia and the oRIENT.
Building on decades of experience in real estate across the Asia Pacific, Aurient Limited provides independent management, research, information, marketing and consultancy services to Australian property developers and its global client base.
Aurient also consults on the Australian commercial, residential and Build to Rent markets
With decades of high-level Australian real estate experience,  we have partnered early and at every stage of growth with leading Australian developers with strong track records and with billions of dollars in turnover and assets.


The Team


To deliver the best possible results for clients, Aurient and its partners are supported by a national network of top-quality developers, agents, valuers, financiers, legal advisers, property consultants and construction companies.

Strong national connections with leading private property developers and builders, property managers and vendors open doors to off-market as well as on-market opportunities and are a source of invaluable intelligence.

These relationships are critical to continuously acquire, develop, value-add and re-position carefully selected properties, implementing leading-edge strategies and delivering risk-mitigated returns.

Our partners ecosystem of professionals in all disciplines relating to property enables us to undertake extensive, detailed due diligence in the property acquisition or planning process. Our partners are experts in all stages of property development and investment, from planning to finance to construction to leasing and asset management.

Experience, Trust and Service:

Building on 35 years of  research and consultancy in real estate across Asia Pacific, Aurient specialises in consulting and research in relation to Build to Rent projects in Australia, specifically Melbourne,  including but not limited to advisory on design, amenities, market demand from tenants, tenancy terms and other related matters.

Michael Bentley


Australian born Aurient founder and Managing Director Michael Bentley was raised and educated in Hong Kong at Peak School and King George Vth (KG5) and has over 3 decades of high level experience connecting Asian based investors with Australian real estate opportunities.

Michael is an award winning property company owner, author,  AirBnb host, property investor, multi property landlord and seminar and webinar host and has been featured in many Australian and Asian newspapers, magazines, radio and TV programmes.

He provides research and consultancy services to Australian property developers, and has helped overseas investors to buy, sell and manage over AUD 1 billion in Australian residential properties, and has written 3 top selling investment books.

His strong relationships with developers, builders, agents and property managers in Australia ensure he has a detailed market perspective on the full breadth of property markets available across Australia.

Michael resides in Hong Kong and enjoys playing and watching sports, and is a member of the Hong Kong Football Club, the FCC, the Ladies Recreation Club, the Beas River Country Club as well the Tanglin and Cricket Clubs (Singapore) and the Royal Kings Park Tennis Club (Perth, WA).

Aurient focus' on Buil to Rent in Melbourne
Michael Bentley, Managing Directro, Aurient Limited
Aurient is located in Central, Hong Kong