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, Confidential, October 2019

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

2 Margan Ave, New Lynn, December 2019

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. 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

Memberships & 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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