Increased numbers of bidders and hammer total reported at recent events
Euro Auctions, the leading international auctioneers of used industrial plant, construction machinery and agricultural equipment, is gearing up for the next on-site auction at its popular Brisbane facility on 20th February. This sale is shaping up to continue year-on-year growth trend; and will feature onsite and online selling.
This is the first physical sale in 2020 and follows a successful year of selling at the Brisbane site. Overall numbers of lots sold were up compared to 2019, with the online sale channel again proving to be popular with exactly 50% of all sales conducted online.
“Our Brisbane auctions are increasing in popularity with physical auctions augmented with ‘timed online only auctions’ added in the month between physical auctions. These enables us to sell more inventory during the year helping both sellers and buyers. Craig Hart Euro Auctions’ Territory Manager.
The Appeal Of Brisbane
Each Brisbane auction increasingly draws strong bidders representation from across Australia and the Oceanic continent and from much further afield, with bidders being attracted from , North and South America, Europe Asia and even African countries. This makes a Euro Auctions sale a truly global event and one that is increasing in appeal.
“We were absolutely delighted with how Brisbane performed in 2019 with growth being achieved right across the board in regards to bidder numbers, types of equipment on offer and the addition of new customers,” added Jonnie Keys, Operations Manager of Euro Auctions. “Demand for quality used and ‘as new’ plant and equipment right around the globe is definitely on the rise. We’re seeing record growth in the overall number of consignors and the number of lots consigned, along with jumps in registered bidders, the number of successful first time buyers, and the average lot prices achieved. Euro Auctions attracts a truly global audience, with our operation in Brisbane going from strength-to-strength.”