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26 May 2022

Meet our expert Mark Synnott

Mark Synnott has worked for Colliers since 1989 and has been the New Zealand CEO for more than 28 years. After completing a Bachelor of Commerce at the University of Otago he took on a graduate position with IBM in sales, marketing, and account management before eventually working his way to a head office role in Wellington. However, a long-standing interest in property beckoned Mark into commercial real estate where he has played an integral role in the industry and growing Colliers throughout New Zealand.
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16 May 2022

Meet our expert Samantha Stark

Samantha Stark is based in Christchurch and is a Director of Valuations specialising in the valuation of retirement villages and aged care facilities throughout New Zealand. Since joining Colliers in 2009 she has developed a high level of expertise in this sector and is actively involved on a daily basis in valuations of these specialist business and property entities for mortgage security, sale and acquisition, and general valuation purposes.
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3 May 2022

Meet our expert Gerard Earl

Highly experienced property expert Gerard Earl has returned to Colliers as the National Director of Corporate Solutions to bolster the organisation’s service level and capability, which is part of their overall strategy to accelerate the success of their clients.
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26 Apr 2022

Meet our expert Nicola Mercer

Nicola Mercer is the Director of Administration at Colliers and is responsible for the administration and team support roles across the Auckland business. In addition, she provides executive support to Colliers New Zealand CEO Mark Synnott, Auckland Managing Director Charles Cooper, and the wider executive management team.
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In the first of our #ExpertInsights series, Auckland Director of Investment Sales, Gareth Fraser discusses what's been happening in the commercial market.

It was an incredible year for the commercial and industrial market in 2021 with the annual value of property sales hitting a record of $12 billion. This translated to record yields and land rates being achieved across all sectors.
Richard James, Director of Real Estate Management Services, discusses the New Zealand retail market, including sales and leasing activity, development activity, and what customers are looking for during their shopping experiences.
19 Apr 2022

Asia Pacific Expert Insights | April 2022

This month, our experts discuss opportunities in the metaverse, transaction volumes in Singapore’s investment market, the record take-up in Western Sydney’s industrial market, and more.
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10 Mar 2022

Asia Pacific Expert Insights | March 2022

In the first of our new monthly Asia Pacific Expert Insights series, our experts discuss opportunities in Australia's office middle markets, demand in Shanghai's real estate market and more.
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