Jim Pinson | Colliers | Wellington (Agency)

Jim Pinson

B.Comm (Hons), LREA

Executive Director

License # 10012572 | Licensed under the REAA 2008

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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.


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


Jim holds and 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


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


Service Lines
Tenant Representation, Brokerage: Landlord Representation, Office Leasing
Property Type

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Featured Research
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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