Auckland CBD Corporate Solutions
Handling all areas of the real estate life cycle for organisations who lease or own property in support of their core business
We understand that property is not the core business for many companies, rather, it is a platform from which they deliver their core business from.
Colliers Corporate Solutions provides property services that optimise our clients operations for over 10,000 properties nationwide. Our team of Auckland-based experts deliver these services through state-of-the-art software for reporting and data analytics, and structured processes that give our operations consistency and rigour.
Our clients often choose a combination of the services, as outlined below, that match their unique needs. Please contact Jill McMillan for further information, or to arrange a demo of our Portfolio Visualisation software Colliers360.
As Director of Colliers Corporate Solutions in Auckland, Will leads a team of property professionals to manage large property portfolios across New Zealand.
Will’s extensive experience stems from more than a decade in the property sector providing a wide range of property services across all property types. This experience has equipped him with a deep understanding of the industry and market forces.
Wills team specialises in:
• Portfolio planning and strategy
• Mass portfolio management
• Site acquisition and disposal
• Lease negotiation
• Asset & facilities management
• Workplace management
• Financial reporting for property capex and opex
In addition to his technical role, Wills role has a strong focus towards business development, specifically, growing the Auckland Corporate Solutions business.
Since Will taking on a business development role for Corporate Solutions in 2014, the business unit has seen significant growth with the Auckland team growing from 4 to 14 property professionals, taking the total number of Corporate Solutions staff nationwide to 50. This growth has resulted in Corporate Solutions being the fastest growing business unit within Colliers since its inception in 2009 and has been recognised by the leading industry bodies with notable awards in recent years for:
• 2018 – PINZ Property Business of the Year
• 2018 – RICS Asset Management Team of the Tear
• 2017 – PINZ Innovation Award
• 2016 – RICS Property and Facilities Management Team of the Year
Andrew is a Chartered Surveyor with over 20 years real estate and telecoms experience obtained within private practice, corporate real estate and public sector environments. His responsibilities have included financial, asset and lease portfolio management; rent review and lease renewal negotiations; risk assessments; the minimisation of rates liabilities; KPI management; portfolio rationalisation; acquisition and disposal; reporting, forecasting and budgeting.
Andrew has a strong focus on portfolio planning and has developed several strategic portfolio plans for clients that ensure that they are positioned for success. He has particular expertise in translating clients’ business plans into property portfolio plans, and he understands that property can be a key element in a client achieving its strategic goals.
As a Corporate Workplace Manager in Auckland, Bridgette implements workplace strategy, space allocation and utilisation analysis, change management and project management for one of Corporate Solutions’ largest national clients.
Her experience in her current role, coupled with previous experience in property lease and facilities management, and two degrees in Property and Commerce majoring in Marketing and Innovation and Entrepreneurship, ensures Bridgette has a broad knowledge base to provide professional and effective outcomes consistent with her client’s needs.
As a Facilities Manager within the Corporate Solutions team in Auckland, Luke manages a range of complex projects and oversees both planned and reactive maintenance for a nationwide portfolio.
His experience from his current role, coupled with previous experience as a property manager and degrees in both Economics and Psychology, ensures Luke has a broad knowledge base to provide innovative and cost effective solutions to his clients.
Armed with a degree in finance and commercial law from Auckland University of Technology, Jeff has over eight years experience in the Property Industry. Working across all property types providing property and facility management services.
Jeff joined Colliers in 2019 as part of the Corporate Solutions team as Property Manager on The Bank of New Zealand (BNZ) contract. Specialising in lease portfolio management, rent review and lease renewal negotiaions. As well as portfolio planning and strategy, site acquisition and disposal, financial reporting for property capex and opex.
Jeff thrives on the fast paced environment and is not one to shy away from a challenge. He works with confidence and transparency and believes clear communication is fundamental to building strong business relationships.