Auckland CBD Office Leasing
Clear market leadership in a highly competitive field
Our Auckland Office Leasing team is one of the largest in the market, meaning we’ve always got someone for the job. Our team is dominating the Auckland office market, we continue to break our own records and always remain ahead of the game.
We have the expert advantage with over 159 years of combined experience and we’d be happy to find a space that works for you. Whether you’re looking for the very best existing office space, or space in a brand-new development, Colliers will accelerate your success to achieve better results, faster.
Office Leasing Experts
National Director | Office Leasing
Rob has over 25 years commercial property experience specialising in Office Leasing, Commercial Property, Financial Analysis and Valuation. He is the National Director of Commercial Leasing. In a prior role he was responsible for the National Property Management business. His current focus covers Office Leasing and Tenant Representation nationwide, particualrly in the Auckland CBD. Prior to working for Colliers International, Rob held positions in Wellington and Auckland with a major international fund manager. His roles included work in property valuation, leasing, purchase and sales.
Paul is a hugely effective and highly experienced corporate Office Leasing Director. Paul has won multiple Asia Pacific and New Zealand awards at Colliers and is a previous overall winner of the NZ REINZ Commercial Salesperson of the Year.
Paul has specialised in corporate office relocations and retentions for over thirty years in both his home city of Wellington and Auckland, all with Colliers. Prior to joining Colliers, Paul spent ten years in the NZ Police specialising in serious crime investigation.
Paul captained the NZ Men’s Water Polo team for many years playing in two world championships and two Olympic Qualifying Championships. Paul still holds an official NZ long course swimming record.
Matt has 16 years’ experience in commercial leasing, starting his career in Melbourne before returning to Auckland where he has spent the past 10 years building an extensive industry network.
With expertise in the Auckland office leasing market he co-lead’s the Colliers Auckland Commercial Leasing team.
Matt covers all aspects of the job with expertise in end-to-end leasing solutions focusing on medium to large businesses. From the initial design through to the final leasing, major back-fill, sub-leasing, assigning of existing leases and seeking the right office solution for significant corporate organisations.
Matt has consistently been a top tier performer in Auckland for office leasing and prides himself on strong and enduring relationships in the market.
As Director of Office Leasing, Sam leads the Auckland CBD team of 12 brokers and support staff to connect tenants with the very best spaces for lease across the CBD and city fringe. Sam has over 20 years of commercial property experience with ten years at Colliers International and five years leading the Auckland CBD leasing team. Sam has a thorough understanding of the Auckland office market and has developed strong relationships with some of the city’s largest office owners and occupiers.
Prior to joining Colliers in 2010, Sam worked in the South Auckland leasing and sales market before taking up an international transfer to work in London in the West End Office market. Sam spent six years in London specialising in office leasing, acting for both tenants and landlords.
Sam now specialises in Auckland CBD leasing and has been instrumental in some of the largest deals in the city. Most recently the leasing of the brand-new, PWC Tower at Commercial Bay, acting for Fidelity Life with their relocation to 136 Fanshawe Street and stay put negotiations for The Australian Consulate, Morgan Coakle and Haigh Lyon.
With over 16 years’ experience in Auckland’s commercial property industry – over a decade of which has based at Colliers International – Eileena has worked as a valuer, commercial property manager and a commercial office leasing broker.
Now an office leasing broker concentrating on Auckland – specifically the CBD and city fringe areas – Eileena has concluded leases with a range of organisations, including the likes of Auckland City Council, Meridian Energy, Mitsubishi, Nib, Ministry of Education, Pulse Utilities and Marketing Association.
A dedicated, passionate and consummate professional, Eileena has an excellent reputation as an established and successful broker who operates with a high level of integrity.
She enjoys the challenges and especially loves using creative solutions to solve an office accommodation requirement.
Eileena is also tertiary qualified, with a Bachelor of Business Studies double majoring in Property Management and Valuation.
I have been with Colliers since 2006, helping Auckland based companies find the right office space and negotiate successful leases. Having trusted relationships with Auckland's landlords and in-depth knowledge of the office leasing market, I have helped lease 126,000 sqm of commercial office space.
By taking a genuine interest combined with an in-depth knowledge of the Auckland market and the office leasing process, I successfully connect businesses to buildings across Auckland.
Before Colliers, I worked at Microsoft in Sydney and Seattle, as a corporate account manager, looking after a select group of large national and multi-national organisations. I was recognised for my attention to detail and customer-first approach, allowing me to do what was right for my clients, which in turn created long term wins for Microsoft.
Director | Commercial Leasing
With 10 years of experience in the Auckland commercial property market, Michael brings a wealth of experience to the office leasing process. Specialising in medium to large scale tenant relocations in the CBD fringe and Southern Corridor, Michael has had the opportunity to work with many high profile national and international brands, alongside a number of Government agencies and has transacted over 37,000m² of office space in the past 12 months.
Notable recent deals include:
- Ministry of Social Development ~ 7,941m²
- Heartland Bank ~ 6,680m²
- St John Ambulance ~ 6,085m²
- Fletcher Building ~ 5,649m²
- Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment ~ 4,220m²
- NZ Police ~ 3,434m²
- Dept of Internal Affairs ~ 1,767m²
- Ministry of Justice ~ 1,676m²
- Accident Compensation Corporation ~ 1,625m²
- Cone Marshall ~ 1,189m²
- EnableMe ~ 1,010m²
- Aim Aerospace Engineers ~ 978m²
- Broadspectrum ~ 880m²
- Ministry of Education ~ 840m²
- Veolia ~ 834m²
- LG Electronics ~ 820m²
- Fulton Hogan ~ 814m²
- Fraser Thomas Engineering ~ 728m²
- Siemens New Zealand ~ 707m²
- Unilever ~ 700m²
- Hilti New Zealand ~ 528m²
Kendall focuses on office leasing within Auckland CBD and the wider central Auckland area, specialising in medium sized occupiers.
Since joining Colliers in 2010 he has assisted local, national and multi-national occupiers with their office requirements including Meridian Energy, Southern Cross, JLT, Vodafone and Greymouth Petroleum.
Kendall’s success comes from his modern and efficient approach to his work, as he continues to develop innovative ideas within the commercial leasing market.
Kendall graduated from Lincoln University in 2009 with a B.Com (VPM).
After graduating with a Bachelor of Property from The University of Auckland, Jake joined the Colliers International office leasing team with a focus on small and medium scale office tenant relocations in the Auckland city fringe and southern corridor markets. With exceptional attention to detail, professionalism and service delivery Jake has seen an exponential rise in his market presence.
Prior to joining Colliers, Jake managed an Auckland wide office leasing database, developing crucial analytical knowledge. In this time, he provided rigorous maintenance of multiple daily listings, implemented creative marketing tactics and regularly dealt with key clients, demonstrating his strengths of direct communication and transparency.
Enthusiastic, motivated and driven, Jakes focus is set on becoming the market leader in his area of expertise.
Recent Lease Transactions:
- RCR Construction ~ 1261m²
- Total Event ~ 677m²
- Johnson Controls ~ 668m²
- Fitout Solutions Ltd ~ 526m²
- F45 Grey Lynn ~ 392m²
- Tiger Brokers ~ 343m²
- Quantum Jump ~ 270m²
- Pure Build ~ 250m²
- F45 CBD ~ 233m²
- Sharing Shed H/O ~ 211m²
Recent Sale Transactions:
- 33 Karaka Street, Eden Terrace ~ $2,300,000
- 14 Upper Queen Street, Eden Terrace ~ $1,180,000
Jake looks forward to assisting with your requirement.
Lucy joined the Colliers International Corporate Solutions team as a Property Manager in July 2016. During her time with the Corporate Solutions team she was involved with a range of tenants including Air New Zealand, Tower Insurance, BNZ and Toll Group. Across these tenants Lucy has been involved in a variety of leasing transactions, including new leases, renewals and rent reviews. Lucy has also had experience working as a workplace and facilities manager, managing desk relocations and other larger office projects.
Lucy was awarded Corporate Solutions 'Most Valuable Player' for 2018 for her contribution to the team. This is the most prestigious award available within the team.
At the start of 2020 Lucy joined the Auckland Office Leasing team and is focusing her time on Flex Office space within Auckland.