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Jim Pinson | Colliers | Wellington (Agency)

Jim Pinson

LREA, B.Sc (Hons), MRICS

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 many 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  commercial property market.

Since 1999 Jim has managed Wellington’s most experienced office leasing team, with a current combined experience of over 90 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 three 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

• Kiwibank 5,000m²

• BNZ 17,000m²

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

BSc (Hons) from the University of the West of England in Valuation and Estate Management

Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors since 1991

Licensed under the REA 2008

Clients

• ANZ • Westpac • Deloitte • BNZ • Deloitte • Ministry of Justice • Transpower • Kiwibank • Precinct • Newcrest • Willis Bond

Services

Service Lines

Tenant Representation, Brokerage: Landlord Representation, Office Leasing

Property Type

Office

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Featured Research

5 Oct 2023

Colliers Essentials | Wellington CBD Office Report | Second Half 2023

Tenant demand has continued to run ahead of new supply within Wellington’s CBD driving overall vacancy to multi year lows.
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6 Mar 2023

Colliers Essentials | Wellington CBD Office Report | First Half 2023

The capital’s office market has continued to perform strongly despite the prospects of an economic slowdown and the sharp downturn in business confidence. Demand has continued to run ahead of new supply underpinned by the government sector and bolstered by corporate occupiers seeking higher quality space.
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29 Sep 2022

Colliers Essentials | Wellington CBD Office Report | Second Half 2022

Overall CBD office vacancy fell to 5.9% in June 2022 returning to pre-pandemic levels. The total quantum of vacant space has declined to just 80,500 sqm. The result has been driven by a combination of ongoing leasing activity and the removal of stock for earthquake strengthening.
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Featured News

23 Aug 2022

Meet our expert Jim Pinson

Jim Pinson has been working in commercial real estate since 1989 and has 33 years’ experience in the industry. He has been involved in many of Wellington’s largest office leasing deals throughout the past two decades. As the Executive Director of Colliers Wellington his specialisation is providing leasing solutions to corporate and government tenants.
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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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