Auckland CBD Capital Markets
Optimum sales outcomes achieved through collaboration, complementary skills and extensive networks across New Zealand and globally
Based in Auckland's CBD serving the entire New Zealand market, the Colliers Capital Markets team are the leading agency team for high-value sales $30 million and above.
The team specialise in adding value by being at the forefront of thought leadership with a thorough working knowledge of active local, national and international buyers.
Colliers Capital Markets has sold many of the largest and most complex assets in New Zealand’s history having transacted $1.45 billion of sales during 2018 and 2019 across the retail, commercial and development sectors.
National Director | Capital Markets
In 1993 Peter returned to New Zealand from the United Kingdom with several years’ experience in property management and development. During this time, he worked for Vanson Developments (Richard Branson´s property development company) for two years, and in investment and management for Fuller Peiser (Rolls Royce and Vickers Pension Funds). Upon his return to New Zealand, Peter joined Colliers International (NZ) Limited, where he has been ever since.
Peter now leads the Colliers International Capital Markets division, based in the Auckland CBD. The team is proud to have established a new approach to collaborative working within their division, a first the New Zealand marketplace.
The “Power of Five” approach with the Capital Markets team has driven exceptional outcomes for client service since 2007. The team has adapted a charter unique in the market, with over 100 years of combined experience. The personal and professional networks of 5 directors operating as a cohesive team across all projects, provides maximum leverage and market coverage for our vendors. It ensures an acceleration of all our clients success.
Director | Capital Markets
Jason has 29 years international experience in commercial sales, tenant representation, lease negotiation, corporate real estate strategy development, property management and building services design.
Jason joined Colliers International in 1991 to establish the engineering division in the Wellington office, and took on a national engineering role in 1993, incorporating the Wellington Property Management division in 1994. Jason transferred as a Director to the Colliers International Bangkok office in 1996, and in 1998 returned to Auckland to take up a role in commercial leasing brokerage, where he was consistently one of the top four leasing brokers in the market. In late 2005, Jason transferred to the Corporate and Institutional Sales team, specialising in sale and leaseback strategies, land development and large corporate sales.
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