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David is an Associate Director in the Investment Sales team in Auckland, specialising in the sale and lease of commercial property in Auckland. Since joining Colliers David has been involved in a number of high profile transactions in the CBD and city fringe. Whilst David offers a broad range of services, his areas of expertise focus on the sale and acquisition of investment properties (office, retail or industrial), the re-positioning and refurbishment of under-utilised buildings, commercial developments and land sales.
Prior to joining Colliers, David earned a law and politics degree from the University of Otago and had 10 years professional experience as an investment banker, financial consultant and commercial lawyer. David's broad professional experience gives him a strong commercial understanding and a highly beneficial insight into the mindset of how vendors and purchasers operate. Furthermore, David's technical knowledge of mergers and acquisitions and corporate/commercial law are vital when negotiating on behalf of his clients.
Colliers International - Rookie of the Year
REAA – Rising Star in Property award winner
- Caughey Preston Retirement Village (17 Upland Road, Remuera)
- St Kentigern Girls’ School, Remuera
- 109 Carlton Gore Road, Newmarket - $28m
- 65B Main Highway, Ellerslie - $22m
- 5-7 Kingdon Street, Newmarket - $19.75m
- 25 Broadway, Newmarket - $19.45m
- 186 Queen Street, Auckland CBD - $15.75m
- 2 Princes Street, Auckland CBD - $15m
- 24 Oteha Valley Rd, Albany - $14m
- 1 Broadway, Newmarket - $12m
- 157-171 Parnell Road, Parnell - $10.9m
- 7 Falcon Street, Parnell - $10.25m
- 64-72 Gladstone Road, Parnell - $8.2m
- 5 Carlton Gore Road, Newmarket - $8.0m
- 118 & 120 Carlton Gore, Newmarket - $7.4m
- 12 Kent Street, Newmarket - $7m
- 5 Broadway, Newmarket - $6.8m
- 303 Remuera Road, Remuera - $5.1m
LLB/BA, University of Otago (2005)
Auckland Director - Investment Sales
Gareth leads Colliers International's Investment Sales team. The team operates across the entire Auckland market from four strategic locations; CBD (including city fringe), South Auckland (based in Highbrook), West Auckland (based in North West Shopping Centre) and North Shore (based in Takapuna).
This is a large team of brokers and support staff focussed on providing solutions to owners, investors, developers, owner-occupiers and tenants. It features a specialised site sales team focussed on residential land and development opportunites. Investment Sales also includes the syndication division, offerring proportionate ownership opportunities to investors on behalf of clients.
Gareth is also on the Executive Team for Colliers in New Zealand.
Kris is an Associate Director in Colliers' central Auckland Investment Sales & Syndication divisions. He has worked professionally in the commercial property industry since 2005 first as a commercial property solicitor in Auckland and Wellington and since 2012 as a broker with Colliers International.
Kris specialises in the sale of commercial assets and development sites Auckland city's central commercial areas. He is also part of Colliers’ Syndication division which acts on behlaf of syndication clients raising equity from private investors to acquire large investment and institutional-grade assets.
Simon joined the Auckland Investment Sales Team at Colliers International in 2015 after spending 5 years living abroad. Simon is a 3 x Olympian and the recent captain of the Black Sticks Mens Hockey Team. Simon is an extremely hard-working, reliable and trustworthy performer driven to achieve the best possible outcomes for his clients. Simon will be specialising in Remuera, Greenlane, Penrose, Mt Wellington and the eastern suburbs.
I am an integral part of the Colliers International Investment Sales division. I specialise in sales with my main focus on Auckland's inner CBD and city fringe areas where I have sold over $250,000,000 of commercial property.
- 17-21 Cross Street, Auckland CBD $10,000,000
- 9 Hopetoun Street, Freemans Bay $16,550,000
- 44 Sales Street, Auckland CBD $10,675,000
- 528-588 Rosebank Road, Avondale $25,750,000
- 2-8 Anzac Avenue, Auckland CBD $9,500,000
- 11 York Street, Parnell $8,111,111
- 131 Queen Street $52,300,000
- 2 Kitchener Street, Auckland Central $22,050,000
- 1 Broadway, New Market $12,000,000
Senior expertise in Commercial Property Sales and Leasing in central and city fringe Auckland. Completed over $450 million+ sales transactions over the previous 9 years since joining in early 2010 with a focus on investment properties, mixed-use developments, redevelopment sites comprising under-utilised improvements, land sales and office, retail and warehouse leasing.
BBS Degree (Massey University) majoring in Real Estate; 10 years of business development experience in the FMCG sector and previous role as a property manager at Jonmer Projects providing a comprehensive understanding of key drivers in both general business and the property market, together with the added benefit of an appreciation of client liaison & needs.
Client feedback example:
"I'm delighted to be able to offer the sincerest thanks from the owners of 36 Rossmay Terrace and 52 St Lukes Road. Your diligence and professionalism throughout every aspect of these campaigns for the sale of both properties was a strong factor in the extraordinary results achieved for the vendors in each case.
I would be readily recommend you as a 'dream team' within the superb Colliers group." - Parnell Services Limited (for Jonathan Lynch & Hamish Paterson)
Please contact me on 021 900 611 for all or any commercial property advice
Ned forms part of the Colliers Investment Sales team operating out of the Auckland CBD office. His expertise range from his early experience in the industrial sector and current involvement in the commercial market where retail and office sales are his main focus. Ned specialises on Auckland’s competitive fringe market where he’s had major involvements in record setting transactions, selling over $25 million worth of property since starting in 2018.
212 Jervois Road, Herne Bay - $1,950,000 - 4.07% yield
158 Onehunga Mall - $4,250,000
292 Onehunga Mall - 5.50%
300 Onehunga Mall - $1,720,000 - $2,700m² land rate
191 Onehunga Mall - $3,420,000 - 4.00%
75 Ellice Road, Wairau Valley - $2,900,000 - 5.80%
19 Busby Street, Blockhouse Bay - $1,445,000 - 5.82%
758 Dominion Road, Mt Eden - $1,227,000 - 5.79%
274 Dominion Road, Mt Eden - $2,625,000 - 4.00%
575-579 Sandringham Road - $1,800,000 - 4.00%
134 Onehunga Mall - $1,460,000
176 Dominion Road - $1,443,000
28-36 Wellesley Street - $1,250,000 - 5.44%
With an extensive background in many real estate markets spanning London, Hong Kong, Brisbane, Perth and Auckland, I bring a wealth of experience to Colliers International in client management and delivering 5 star customer service.
Charlie specializes in both the sale of commercial, retail and industrial property as well as Syndication sell downs on behalf of clients. He is one of the leading sales brokers promoting the Auction Business.
Broker | Investment Sales
Gawan is a solutions-focused and proactive member of the Colliers International Investment Sales team, based in Auckland CBD. He specialises in scouting and matching suitable investment opportunities for individual property owners, family trusts, high profile national property and retail groups. He is the area expert for Mount Roskill, Three Kings, Hillsborough, Onehunga, Mount Albert, and Sandringham with extensive knowledge and local information for each suburb.
Gawan’s Bachelors of Commerce and Bachelors of Property from University of Auckland have equipped him with the technical expertise required to identify the benefits and risks associated with each property and provide reliable and professional advice to his clients. He goes to length to ensure his clients have access to all the relevant information and are able to overcome challenges with his advice, before making a final decision.
Gawan’s thorough understanding of property investment and market conditions, paired with his proficient localised knowledge means he is able to discern every deal carefully on a case by case basis to achieve the best possible outcome for his clients.
Gawan speaks fluent Hindi and Punjabi and understands Gujurati and Urdu, making him an important member of the team with the ability to access and communicate with this growing market audience.
Matt joined Colliers International in 2006 with a focus on mid to upper end industrial & investment transactions. Specialising in tenanted investments, occupier representation through to vacant land / building sales on the North Shore, Matt was promoted to a North Shore Director in 2015.
In 2011 and 2012 Matt was awarded the "Golden Gavel" for Colliers New Zealand as the most successful auction sales broker across Colliers New Zealand. Matt has been the number one North Shore sales and leasing broker, 2011, 2012 and 2013. In 2012, was a top 20 performer across Colliers New Zealand and has over $550 million of sales since joining colliers International.
In 2013, Matt was in the top 10 Highest Performing Brokers Nationwide and in 2014, he had a record year completing more than 50 transactions, and finished in the top 10% of brokers in New Zealand.
In 2015, Matt completed over 60 transactions, more than any broker North of the Bridge, again finishing in the Top 20 brokers in New Zealand.
In 2016, Matt had a record year finishing top 10 in the country and was the top broker on the North Shore.
Director | Capital Markets
Richard is responsible for the promotion of New Zealand property to international investors, leveraging of his relationships developed in executive positions during his near 8 years in Hong Kong, as well as assisting to grow the company’s nationwide Rural and Agribusiness agency capability.
Richard began his real estate career in 2004 with CBRE, in the five years he spent with them (before leaving to run Colliers Hong Kong business in 2008) he was involved in many notable transactions including the sale of the Lion Nathan site in Newmarket for $162m, the sale of the GE & BNZ Britomart properties on behalf of Manson’s to the German fund HIH and portfolio sales, including the successful auctioning of 16 National Bank Branches across New Zealand.
During his time as MD of Colliers Hong Kong he was involved in the sale of 50 Connaught Road on behalf Apollo Group (a New York based Hedge Fund) to the Agricultural Bank of China for $US632m.
Richard was the Managing Director of Colliers Hong Kong office for six years from 2009-2014. During this time he was an active participant in several high value transactions and developed broad relationships with both Asian investors and colleagues across the region.
In late 2014, Richard agreed to run CBRE’s Asia Pacific Capital Market business, including their Capital Advisory (Real Estate Investment Banking) business, this further added to his knowledge of real estate investors, particularly in greater Asia.
As a senior executive of Colliers for 6 years in Hong Kong, Richard has strong personal relationships with Colliers personnel across the globe.
Director | Capital Markets
After more than a decade in Australia’s highly competitive commercial property sector, Blair joined Colliers International NZ as Director in the Capital Markets team in April 2017.
Specialising in the sale of larger commercial assets and mixed-use sites around New Zealand, Blair brings a high level of energy and diligence to the industry. His extensive knowledge and educational background ensures he is well-equipped in progressing and developing the Capital Markets team.
From 2014 – 2017, Blair was Director and Head of JLL’s South Sydney office where under his leadership, the company grew from third to first in the South Sydney market in both leasing and sales. In 2015 he was the company’s highest fee earner across the Australian industrial business. Blair specialised in the sale and leasing of larger industrial and commercial assets including mixed-use development sites within the South Sydney market.
Prior to this he was Head of Industrial, South Sydney at CBRE. While at CBRE, Blair won the prestigious Circle of Excellence Award twice for his performances and was highest fee writer in the South Sydney office in 2012 and 2013.
Peterken’s top transaction while in Sydney was the 2014 sale of a 4.9ha business park in Rosebery, South Sydney to Meriton Group for A$190,000,000
His two biggest leases were the single largest leasing transactions in South Sydney in their respective years. In 2011, he leased a Goodman-developed, 12,400sq m warehouse and office in Mascot to logistics company Toll, and last year, he leased a Meriton-owned 22,000sq m site in Pagewood to WSI Logistics.
A selection of notable sale transactions:
- Sale of St Kentigern Girls School, Remuera - $40,000,000 +
- The General Buildings, 29-33 Shortland Street, Auckland - $42,000,000
- 110 Symonds Street, Auckland - $38,500,000
- 1-55 Rothschild Ave, Rosebery - $190,000,000
- Central Park Business Park, Greenlane - $209,000,000
- Bunnings Hamilton South - $25,100,000
- The Warehouse, Blenheim - $16,380,000
- NZI Centre, Auckland - $63,000,000
- Royal Heights Shopping Centre, Auckland - $17,000,000
- 75 Karangahape Road, Auckland - $23,300,000
- 5 Nelson Street, Auckland - $9,000,000
- 66-80 Broadway, Newmarket - $65,000,000