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Jim Pinson | Colliers | Wellington (Agency)

Jim Pinson

B.Comm (Hons), LREA

Executive Director

License # 10012572 | Licensed under the REAA 2008

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About

Professional Summary

Having worked in commercial real estate since 1989, Jim has 30 years experience in the industry and has been involved in the majority of Wellington’s largest office leasing deals throughout the past decade. As an owner of Colliers International Wellington, his specialisation is providing leasing solutions to corporate and Government tenants.

Before moving to New Zealand from the UK in 1994, Jim specialised in investment sales with the Bristol property firm Hartnell Taylor Cook.

Since 1999 Jim has managed Wellington’s most experienced office leasing team, with a current combined experience of over 70 years to their name. He handles opportunities across the whole office leasing market but his major strengths lie in advising on long-term relocations and lease restructuring projects.

Jim has been a director and shareholder at Colliers since 2004. He prides himself on his professionalism and skill in ensuring that projects are run to the client’s total satisfaction. His focus remains on taking those clients through a process that is cost-effective, enjoyable and as simple as possible.

In addition to his two decades’ experience, Jim’s strengths also lie with the established networks he maintains across the corporate and government sectors, encompassing a variety of complementary professions and skillsets. Jim has the connections and the resources to get the job done.

Accomplishments

Notable lease transactions include:

• ANZ 14,000m²

• Ministry of Justice 14,000m²

• Government Communications Securities  Bureau 14,000m²

• Westpac 4,000m²

• BNZ 18,000m²

• Deloitte 4,000m²

• Marsh Mercer 2,200m²

Education

Jim holds an honours degree in Valuation and Estate Management from the University of the West of England and is an associate of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

Memberships & Involvements

RIC`s Membership

NZ Green Building Council

Licensed under the REA 2008

Clients

• ANZ • Westpac • Deloitte • BNZ • Deloitte • Ministry of Justice • Transpower • Kiwibank

Services

Service Lines

Tenant Representation, Brokerage: Landlord Representation, Office Leasing

Property Type

Office

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Featured Research

17 Mar 2021

Colliers Essentials | Wellington CBD Office Report | First Half 2021

Underpinned by government occupation and bolstered by New Zealand’s better than expected economic performance, vacancy within Wellington’s CBD increased only marginally over the second half of 2020. The overall vacancy rate increased from 6.4% to 6.9%. The increase was largely confined to the secondary market which saw vacancy reaching 8.7% whilst conditions at the prime end of the market remained tight with a vacancy rate of just 1.0%
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8 Sep 2020

Colliers Essentials | Wellington CBD Office Report | Second Half 2020

The Wellington CBD vacancy rate increased slightly from 5.9% in Jun-19 to 6.5% in Jun-20. There is just over 90,000 sq m of vacant space. Leasing options within the prime sector remain limited with a vacancy rate of just 0.6%, representing just below 1,900 sq m of space. Secondary vacancy increased to 8.1% the highest since Jun-2018 but well below the 20-year historical average of 10.4%
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18 Mar 2020

Colliers Essentials | Wellington CBD Office Report | First Half 2020

Office stock completing refurbishment and strengthening works are gradually being added to total supply, with new quality office being the most sought after by tenants. The overall vacancy rate increased marginally to 6.1%, up 20 basis points from June 2019's 5.9% but well below the 20-year average of 9.5%
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Featured News

24 Sep 2019

Squeeze on Wellington office tenants has deepened

Wellington’s office vacancy rate has dipped even further to its lowest level in more than a decade.
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