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Brad Johnston | Colliers | Auckland South

Brad Johnston

Director | Industrial

License # 10006974 | Licensed under the REAA 2008

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Professional Summary

Brad joined Colliers International in early 2005, specialising in the selling and leasing of industrial property and land at Auckland International Airport and its surrounding areas.  He quickly formed relationships with Goodman, an Australian-based listed trust, Auckland International Airport Limited and numerous other high profile developers, owners and major users.

Brad is consistently a top performer in the Colliers Industrial Team and is a senior broker. Brad has worked for numerous corporations implementing their property strategies. Most notably Downer NZ. He has also completed sales transactions for Z Energy, Plumbing World and McDonalds Restaurants.

Brad has leased more space in the Airport industrial precinct than any other commercial agent. 


Over the last eleven years, Brad has been involved in leasing over 400,000m² in the Auckland Industrial market and sales totalling over $550 million.


Major leasing deals include:

Supercheap Auto  - 22,000m²

Metroglass Tech  - 18,000m²

DHL  - 16,000m²

Hellmanns  - 13,000m²

Fliway  - 12,000m²

Goodyear Tyres  - 10,000m²

Panasonic  - 8,000m²

CEVA  - 8,000m²


Major sales transactions include the Downer NZ portfolio sale totalling over $65 million, nationwide portfolio sales for Plumbing World and Z Energy and other significant transactions including:


§100 Carbine Road - $23 million

§24-36 Lady Ruby Drive - $10 million

§71 Westney Road - $25 million

§Enterprise Park - $53 million

§41 Nesdale Avenue - $13 million

§130 Kerrs Road - $23 million

§178 Swanson Road - $11 million

§38 Airpark Drive - $12 million

§30 Bowden Road - $15 million

§64 Westney Road- $8 million

§232 Cavendish Drive - $18 million

§88 Carbine Road - $12 million


Brad has a background in commercial finance having previously worked for ASB Bank Limited.  Brad has degrees in Law and Commerce. In 2006, Brad was Colliers Internationals Rookie of the Year for New Zealand.

Memberships & Involvements

REAA, Next Generation Health & Fitness


Goodman, Plumbing World, AIA, Cotton on, Downer EDI Ltd


Service Lines

Tenant Representation, Brokerage: Landlord Representation

Property Type


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