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Joshua Franklin | Colliers | Auckland South

Joshua Franklin

BBus (Prop)

Director | Industrial

License # Licensed under the REAA 2008

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Professional Summary

Josh specialises in the Auckland industrial market, servicing both the leasing and sales. Josh has a particular focus on the East Tamaki, Papakura and Takanini regions where he has formed strong relationships with property owners, buyers and tenants.

Josh has been working in the industrial sector for 10 + years, he was previously a Director and minor shareholder at Knight Frank before joining the Colliers Highbrook team.

Notable recent sales: 

  • 259-265 Church St & 145/149 Captain Springs Rd, Onehunga - $34.4m
  • 52 Spartan Road, Takanini - $17.2m
  • 62 Allens Road, East Tamaki - $12.1m
  • 90 Hunua Road, Papakura - $7m
  • 47 Allens Road, East Tamaki - $5.68m
  • Lot 8, Drury South - $7m
  • 23 Ross Reid Place, East Tamaki - $4.55m
  • 3 Haliday Place (11 units),  East Tamaki - $8.5m
  • 3 Averton Place, East Tamaki - $5.1m
  • 83A Boundary Road, Papakura - $5.6m
  • Lot 18, Drury South - $11m
  • Lot 9, Drury South - $3.9m
  • 23-25 Highbrook Drive, East Tamaki - $6.3m 
  • 64 Boundary Road, Papakura - $6.55m
  • 9-13 Lorien Place, East Tamaki - $3.5m
  • 60 Allens Road, East Tamaki - $4.75m
  • 200 Mt Wellington Highway, Mt Wellington - $13m


2021 - Colliers' Top Achiever Club 

2020 - Colliers' Top Achiever Club

2019 - Colliers' Top Achiever Club 

2018 - Colliers' Top Achiever Club 

2017 / 2018 Highest Fee Earner  - Knight Frank New Zealand

2015 / 2016 Highest Fee Earner - Knight Frank New Zealand

2014 / 2015 Highest Fee Earner - Knight Frank New Zealand


Massey University - Bachelor of Business Majoring in Property


We have worked with and relied on Josh Franklin for property advice, leasing and sales for over 10 years. We value our relationship and his advice, which time and time again we have found to be accurate and accutely aware of market conditions.

On the multiple transactions that we have carried out with Josh we have found him professional, reliable and most importantly, trustworthy.

We consider Josh and the Colliers Highbrook team one of the strongest in the industrial market. 

Robert Cunningham & Stuart Mills 

Directors - Polaris Developments & Infineon Property 


It was not just Colliers reputation but in fact the “A Team” of Josh, Hamish and Jack  that came highly recommended to me from a life-long business associate.

From our very first meeting I gained total confidence in their professionalism, embracing both the insight provided and the direction they suggested. To optimise the leaseback opportunity presented , while embracing Reoco’s 20 year history, Colliers collective advice over all key components was invaluable. The strategic drafting of my own Lease document that  incorporated an investors perspective was instrumental in achieving a mutually beneficial document for both parties.

Obviously, I was extremely pleased with the final outcome and would highly recommend Colliers to anyone dealing in the commercial market.

Mike Fox

Vendor 83 Boundary Road


I would like to thank the team of Joshua, Josh, Ash, Dhiru and auctioneer Robert. From consultation, to marketing and the auction itself, the experience was made easy. Throughout the process, the Colliers team were professional, knowledgeable, and helped me to navigate my first experience of selling a commercial property. Besides the nerves of the auction itself, I found the whole process uncomplicated and painless and look forward to my next property sale with the Colliers Team.

Stephen Smith

Chief Executive Officer, Franklin Plumbing & Building Supplies


Service Lines

Industrial Sales and Leasing

Property Type

Industrial, Investment, Warehouse

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