Gareth Fraser

Gareth Fraser

BBS(VPM)

Auckland Director - Investment Sales

License # Licensed under the REAA 2008

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About

Professional Summary

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.

Accomplishments

In his sales role, Gareth has transacted numerous large and high profile sites, as outlined below. He specialises in structured transactions given his background in property finance and banking.

Notable Sales:

85 Cavendish Drive, Manukau, $10.0m, November 2015 (largest Auction at Colliers)

49-51 Symonds Street, $49.7m, December 2015

Old Customhouse Building (22 Customs Street West), $33.5m, October 2016

131 Queen Street, Auckland, $52.3m, November 2016

67 Symonds Street, Auckland, $23.0m, August 2017

Saatchi & Saatchi Building, $57.3m, September 2017 

Royal Heights Shopping Centre, $16.83m, August 2018

109 Carlton Gore Road, Newmarket, $28.0m, August 2018

614 Great South Road, Greenlane, $11.6m, October 2018 

65b Main Highway, Ellerslie, > $21m, February 2019

St Kentigerns Girls School, Remuera, Confidential, April 2019

286-206 Ponsonby Road & 1-3 Cowan Street, Ponsonby, $28m, June 2019

57 Market Road, Remuera, $11.6m, July 2019

2 Princes Street, Auckland CBD, > $15m, August 2019

132-134 Wellesley Street, Auckland CBD, $14.81m, October 2019

52 Grant Road, Queenstown, $13.1m, October 2019

186 Queen Street, Auckland CBD, $15.75m, November 2019

2 Margan Ave, New Lynn, December 2019

17 Upland Road, Remuera, Confidential, April 2020

81 Carlton Gore Road, Newmarket, Confidential, May 2020

Gareth started his career in facilities management before moving to Colliers International in 2000. He initially worked in the company’s Auckland office as a property manager, before transferring to Colliers offices in Melbourne and Sydney as a senior portfolio manager.

In 2005 Gareth returned to New Zealand and worked in property investment, property finance and banking, including his role as a senior partner at BNZ Partners. Gareth acquired extensive experience in stressed property sales and mortgagee sales, recoveries and receiverships during the GFC both from a mortgagee and mortgagor perspective.

He returned to Colliers in 2011 and ran the Real Estate Management business nationally for Colliers, a division which employed 95 property professionals and managed 290 properties. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Education

Bachelor of Business Studies (Valuation and Property Management)

AREINZ

Membership Involvements

PINZ, PCNZ

Services

Service Lines
Investment Sales, Property Syndication, Site Sales
Property Types
Aged Care Property Investment, Character Space, Investment, Land, Mixed, Office, Proportionate Ownership/Syndicates, Multifamily-Apartment, Retail, SectionRes

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Featured Research
18 Mar 2020
Colliers Essentials | Auckland CBD Office Report | First Half 2020
Strong occupier demand for Auckland CBD office space was recorded in our latest December survey. The overall vacancy rate decreased to 4.7% compared to 5.0% in June 2019.
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20 Nov 2019
Colliers Essentials | Auckland Metro Office Report | Second Half 2019
Occupier demand remains solid. In the past year, the overall metropolitan vacancy rate has decreased from 6.7% to 5.6%, with quality office space receiving the strongest enquiry. Prime vacancy rates reduced to an all-time low of 3.3% and secondary vacancy rates reduced to 6.3%.
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14 Oct 2019
Colliers Essentials | Auckland Retail Report | Second Half 2019
Retail spending nationally rose modestly in both March and June quarters. Auckland experienced the largest rise, up 1.2 per cent in the June 2019 quarter, showing sustained growth over the past four years.
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Featured News
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Massive Point England industrial site a ‘once-in-a-generation opportunity’
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28 May 2020
Auctions to provide transparency as new sale price benchmarks emerge
Commercial property sale prices over the next 3-6 months are likely to set the benchmark for the recovery in market performance over the following 12-24 months.
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22 Apr 2020
Caughey Preston Trust site in Remuera sells to local buyer
The transaction took place during New Zealand's Covid-19 coronavirus lockdown, demonstrating long-term confidence in the market.
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23 Mar 2020
High-Fidelity investment opportunity in resurgent Newmarket
Established New Zealand insurer Fidelity Life is selling its long-held Newmarket headquarters after many years of proud ownership.
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