Queenstown Investment Sales
Specialised knowledge, sales expertise and deep networks that deliver results
Our team of investment sales experts see beyond the bricks and mortar to analyse how property acquisitions, ownership and disposition can accelerate the success of your financial portfolio. We provide a single point of accountability with a consistent level of communication and support while collaborating with experts across the business to ensure we achieve better results, faster.
Our innovative approach to sales and marketing is tailored to put your needs first to minimise risk, accelerate transaction time, and achieve the best price for your asset. Working with Colliers means you can enjoy the benefits of comprehensive market coverage with a single point of contact throughout a campaign and flexibility to meet specific needs. Our site sales experts that specialise in matching quality development opportunities to credible buyers (both developers and investors), with expertise that is backed by research and timely market feedback.
We also offer property syndication as an alternative property investment that provides investors the opportunity to access premium, high yielding commercial and industrial property offerings with minimum investments and without having to self-manage the assets.
Director | Commercial Broker | Sales and Leasing
Alastair is one of the most experienced property professionals in the Otago region, with over 25 years’ property experience in the Queenstown-Lakes, Wanaka and Dunedin districts. Building lasting relationships with his clients, he has a strong reputation for results, integrity and his strategic approach to bringing deals together to the satisfaction of all parties.
Specialising in investment sales of commercial property and development sites, Alastair also takes the lead in syndicated property sales and equity raises, introducing commercial investment to a wealth of new customers. He has worked closely over the last six years with Mitchell Mackersy in various equity raises for syndicated commercial investments.
A director of Otago Realty (NZ) Ltd (a member of Colliers International Group), operating throughout the Otago and Southland regions, Alastair has also held various directorships in other property related entities including Maori Hill Property Ltd which now has in excess of $1 billion under management around New Zealand. He is a Fellow Member of the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) and a former Fellow Member of the New Zealand Institute of Valuers. Also a past chair and board member of Downtown Queenstown, which helped in the formation of the Queenstown Town Centre Master Plan.
Outside of the office, the father of three is a keen outdoorsman, taking advantage of Queenstown’s iconic landscape.
Director | Commercial Broker
Specialising in commercial property for over two decades, Mark’s knowledge and experience bring a rare level of insight to the buying, selling and leasing process. Working extensively within the industrial sphere, client feedback speaks volumes about Mark’s innovative thinking and ability to match investor with product.
As an Associate Member of the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand and a director and board chairman for Otago Realty (NZ) Ltd along with other industry boards, his wide-reaching connections and influence bring clients an elevated level of targeted exposure.
Active in the Queenstown, Cromwell, Invercargill and Wanaka markets, his business horizon encompasses Otago and Southland, with a unique knowledge of the economic factors underpinning localised markets.
Outside of the office, the father of two embraces the outdoors lifestyle of the Southern Lakes.
Rory has over 25 years’ commercial property experience, the last 18 of which have been in the Queenstown, Wanaka and Southland areas..
Rory is a shareholder of Otago Realty (NZ) Ltd (a member of Colliers International Group), an Associate Member of the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand, and a previously Registered Valuer.
A track record of successful lease negotiations and investment sales has positioned Tim Thomas as one of Queenstown’s most recognisable commercial brokers. Active in the business community, Tim’s background as a valuer has given him valuable insight into the economic factors underpinning property success in the resort.
Working within the Colliers commercial and industrial sales and leasing team, he’s been instrumental in the successful sell-down and leasing of key industrial projects in Queenstown. Committed to delivering a quality customer experience, Tim takes a comprehensive, hands-on approach to the marketing and sale of client assets.
2021 saw Tim joining Mackersy Property on a secondment basis. Facilitating strategic leasing, equity raises and new property acquisitions, his wealth of experience and extensive networks make Tim a vital segue between the two companies and the wider market.
Tim has a BCom from the University of Otago and a post-graduate diploma in valuation from Lincoln University.
Tourism | Development & Business Broker
One of Queenstown’s most experienced property professionals, Barry Robertson’s career spans more than four decades. His knowledge and insight cover a wealth of markets and economic scenarios, allowing him to deliver to clients an unrivalled understanding of market dynamics.
Based in Queenstown since 1985 and working in both valuation and brokerage, Barry specialises in tourism properties, bringing together deals ranging from motels to 200+ room hotels and golf courses. He’s brokered some of the largest commercial and tourism sales in the region through his local connections and national networks.
Joining Colliers International in 2013, Barry works in combination with Steve McIsaac at the Queenstown office, brokering and consulting on tourism assets and developments across the South Island.
Barry is an Associate of the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ), a Fellow of the New Zealand Institute of Valuers and a member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). The family man is an enthusiastic cyclist, enjoying nothing more than exploring Queenstown’s superb tracks and trails.
Commercial & Industrial Broker
Steve has over 22 years of knowledge and experience in the New Zealand property market, the last 10 years of which have been based in Queenstown, involved in the resort development and tourism sector.
Areas of specialisation include brokerage and consulting on tourism assets, along with development opportunities. Steve works in combination with Barry Robertson at Colliers International Queenstown, brokering and consulting on tourism assets and developments across the South Island.
Steve is a member of the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ).