Christchurch Rural and Agribusiness Sales
Deep local knowledge and personal approach to advisory and brokerage, powered by national and global reach
We leverage the knowledge and experience of our people across the New Zealand market, whilst drawing on Colliers national and global market reach.
We 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 specialist property.
We are committed to delivering the best possible results for our clients through proactive marketing strategies and industry leading platforms. Whether you are a corporate or a private client, our proven track record and extensive hands-on experience in the rural and agribusiness sector will ensure we accelerate your success and provide better results, faster.
Director | Real Estate
Having started his career as a Registered Valuer, Shane entered the real estate profession in 1993 with iconic Stock & Station company Pyne Gould Guinness Ltd. During this time Shane was involved in the sale of some of Canterbury's iconic farm properties becoming Company Real Estate Manager in 1998.
In 2002 Shane was a key driver in establishing Bayleys Real Estate as a major force in the Canterbury market becoming Managing Director and shareholder in the franchise in 2005.
After 11 years with Bayleys, Shane formed Northington AgriCapital Ltd a specialist rural Investment Bank before establishing Colliers first NZ Rural franchise in October 2014.
Richard brings to Colliers Rural and Agribusiness a strong agribusiness background and a quality network of relationships in the sector. The past 20 years have been spent in technical, agribusiness and banking based rural roles gaining diverse experience across finance, operations, farm development and sales/syndications.
With a reputation for providing informed and sound judgement and delivering results, Richard is committed to achieving the best possible outcome. The completion of recent dairy, grazing and sheep and beef farm sales in the region complement the above skills with market and buyer knowledge to achieve the desired outcome for clients.
Rural Sales Broker
Jonny joins the Colliers Rural and Agribusiness team with a wealth of farming knowledge and expertise. He has been farming in equity partnerships for the past 10 years. The first seven years was a 7,500 stock unit sheep and beef property near Clinton, South Otago. Jonny and Tracy still own a financial interest in this property. The last three years farming was at Ikawai, South Canterbury, on a large scale dairy farm.
This experience gives Jonny a solid platform when it comes to understanding what is required to run a successful farm business. He has experience in management, compliance, governance, strategy, finance and working with key professionals.
Rural Sales Broker
Alex has a strong rural background having built a career servicing the rural sector. A graduate of Lincoln College with a Bachelor of Commerce (Agriculture & Management), Alex worked for a National rural supplies company in the Waikato before taking up a position as a rural manager with ANZ Bank in South Canterbury. In these roles Alex has developed a wide range of skills across finance and farming operations as well as environmental and operational knowledge.
Alex added to these skills when travelling abroad taking up a role as a Credit Analyst for Credit 4 in London and travelling for 18 months before returning to join Colliers International.
Alex believes in building strong relationships with his clients that allows him to understand what is required to consistently achieve the best results. His experience in the rural field sees Alex well positioned to add value to the sales process. His collaborative, friendly nature and ability to relate to a large cross section of people from farmers to rural professionals will ensure the very best outcomes are achieved every time.
Alex has lived in Canterbury for over 6 years, the people and the relationships he has formed in that time is what drives him and he will utilise his growing knowledge of the area, rural expertise and sales skills to assist others in achieving their goals. If you would like to speak to a Central Canterbury expert, contact Alex Cooney today
Rural Sales Broker
Since joining the industry nine years ago Mick has firmly established himself in the Canterbury real estate market.
Mick brings with him over 30 years’ experience in the rural and lifestyle sectors in both sales and marketing. This experience helped develop Micks strong negotiation skills. Coming from a farming background in North Canterbury, his experience includes being a successful stock agent plus managing and growing his own farming operation. Mick enjoys utilising his knowledge of the rural industry and applying his energy and enthusiasm to provide a quality and successful service to both lifestyle and rural markets throughout Canterbury.
With a strong focus on integrity, teamwork and trust, Mick pays close attention to detail and works tirelessly to achieve results. His enthusiasm, passion and exceptional customer focus, combined with the superb tailor-made marketing services Colliers has to offer, makes Mick the recipe for success for your next property transaction. His professional attitude combined with his personable and trustworthy approach makes for sound, long term client relationships.
Sally joins Colliers with 20 years sales and marketing experience. Highly organised, self motivated and results driven, Sally has the negotiation and communication skills essential to get you the best possible results when buying and selling real estate.
Born and bred in rural Canterbury she returned to Christchurch after time overseas with her husband and two sons. Always inspired to help others, Sally gained considerable experience initially from her career in sales and advertising within the healthcare industry and decided a career in real estate was her next step. Sally takes the time to engage with her clients developing solutions tailor-made to suit their individual needs. She is energetic and always thrives on a challenge. This combined with her honesty, empathy and desire to exceed clients expectations makes the process of buying and selling as stress free as possible. Sally specialises in Residential and Lifestyle properties and is proud to be a part of Colliers.
The many unsolicited testimonials Sally receives from her clients are proof of her success.
Rural Sales Broker
Nick has over 25 years of rural and lifestyle marketing and sales. Covering both Mid and South Canterbury, Nick has been responsible for the successful transactions of a wide range of large dairy units, arable, deer and grazing offerings as well as some high profile, high country stations.
Furthermore, Nick has a vast track record of selling smaller land holdings and lifestyle properties. With a reputation of hard work and a no nonsense attitude Nick prides himself on achieving the best result for all parties. His Reputation is based on trust, honesty and loyalty to his clients and this has stood him in good steed to successfully become one of the leading agents throughout Canterbury.
Lifestyle Property Broker
Jeremy has teamed with Richard Innes and together they specialise in the marketing and sale of rural and lifestyle properties throughout the Christchurch and Selwyn Districts of Central Canterbury including Lyttelton Harbour and Banks Peninsula.
With a proven track record across a wide range of property from larger rural and lifestyle properties through to client’s residential properties, this experience has provided them with the advanced skills and knowledge to consistently deliver outstanding results.
Jeremy has over 20 years of experience in the stock and station industry in Canterbury and Marlborough. Through holding positions in finance and senior management, including Real Estate, Jeremy has an immense amount of experience in deal negotiation behind him. His business experience is further supported by a Bachelor of Agricultural Science from Lincoln University and a Diploma in Business Studies (Real Estate) from Massey University. He has had over ten years actively selling as a Real Estate professional.
Lifestyle Property Broker
Richard has a genuine easy going nature with a customer focused approach that drives him to go the extra mile to achieve the best outcome for his clients. He aims to deliver a seamless experience and achieve a premium price for every property he sells. With a wealth of experience gained from being in the industry for over 15 years has provided him a wide range of skills due to having the honour marketing and selling a wide range of amazing property from beautiful country homesteads, lifestyle property, residential homes and bare land sections. Richard’s experience combined with the service and support of the Colliers networks both nationally and internationally, has proved invaluable for his success in Real Estate.
Modern real estate sales requires a very extensive set of skills, it is impossible for one person to be the best at all of these skills , hence our team approach, Jeremy and I both work as lead agents in our team so you can take comfort your property is always in good hands for every step of the sales process. We guarantee our service and tailor make marketing strategies to suit each and every property so the best result is achieved every time. We know it is through competition we achieve the greatest result and we achieve this by superior marketing and a well-planned sales approach that are proven to get the highest sale prices. We take the time to understand our clients’ needs so the transaction can be made as smooth and seamless as possible. Every property and client can present its own set of unique challenges and with our vast experience, we believe we are the best people to market, negotiate and sell your property in an ever changing market.
I look forward to assisting you with any of your real estate needs, whether you are looking to buy or sell, or you are keen to know what your property is worth in today’s market, then please do not hesitate to contact me.
Rural Sales Broker
With over five years of experience and an impressive track record of farm sales, George brings the knowledge and experience to assist you on your next rural property transaction. George brings a youthful energy, experience and a passion for success to the table. Having spent many years immersed in the rural sector, George has a clear and detailed understanding of the realities of rural life and has been heavily involved in the running, daily challenges and enjoyment, which comes from all aspects of farming.
Well-travelled, it is his clear communication, easy nature and confidence that sets him apart. Believing relationships built on honesty, trust and a friendly nature are key to success, George brings a unique understanding of people and their individual needs to each and every sale. George credits his success to being able to listen, watch and learn from those around him. Ensuring his collaborative approach achieves personable yet professional results.