Marlborough Rural and Agribusiness Sales
Deep local knowledge and personal approach to advisory and brokerage, powered by national and global reach
Our Blenheim based rural sales team are rural real estate experts in the Marlborough region. Mike Laven specialises in the sale and acquisition of viticulture assets, with over 35 years of experience in real estate combined with hands-on industry experience. In addition to his passion for good wine, Mike is interested in the business of wine making both in NZ and globally and has extensive expertise in this area. Andy Poswillo works alongside Mike also specialising in viticulture as well as other rural and lifestyle properties in the region. Andy also has significant experience in the rural sector, having worked in real estate for 16 years, 12 of which he has specialised in the sale of rural real estate in the Marlborough region.
Colliers’ rural and agribusiness sales agents are part of a national team of rural experts who leverage the knowledge and experience of our people across the New Zealand market, whilst drawing on Colliers’ global market reach.
Colliers Rural and Agribusiness offer an in-depth understanding of the farming, horticulture, viticulture, lifestyle and forestry sectors from operational and funding structures through to sale and purchase and rent setting purposes. No matter what sector, we have the expertise to advise and assist you in respect to your rural or agribusiness property.
Rural & Agribusiness - Special Projects
Mike is a specialist broker/consultant in the sale and acquisition of New Zealand viticulture assets. In addition to having a passion for good wine, he also has a strong interest in the business of wine both in New Zealand and in global markets.
As a result of living in a wine village and being involved in the local wine community for over 20 years, he has a good appreciation of the many challenges that winemakers and grape growers face in their businesses. He now enjoys providing a service to the many corporate and boutique growers and wine companies that make up the burgeoning New Zealand wine sector.
As a result of being involved in numerous acquisitions by overseas companies, he has good knowledge and experience of the Overseas Investment Office process, which all overseas buyers need to navigate in order to acquire rural and agribusiness assets in New Zealand.
Mike has over 35 years’ experience in real estate, principally as a consultant and broker in the commercial property sector in the UK, Asia and New Zealand. He has also undertaken several real estate developments including a number of wine/tourism projects in New Zealand.
Rural Specialist | Agribusiness | Marlborough
Respected for his “working with you” attitude and integrity, Andy is a proven leader in rural real estate in the wider Marlborough region. Andy, supported by his experienced team, specialise in rural, viticulture and lifestyle properties having completed more than $520,000,000 in sales.
In-depth market and up to date industry knowledge combined with hands on experience in the rural and viticulture industry have contributed to his success. Together with Colliers International, Andy provides a committed and proactive process with communication and confidentiality assured.
Superior local, national and international networks maximise the exposure of your property to the widest audience of buyers. Whether buying or selling, Andy thrives on a professional approach to achieve the desired result.