Commercial & Industrial
License # Licensed under the REAA 2008
MATHEW GIBBARD is a Commercial & Industrial Sales and Leasing Agent with Colliers covering the Bay of Plenty. He has a focus on commercial and industrial property sales & leasing in Tauranga, Rotorua and the greater Bay of Plenty area. His specialty is the sale and leasing of office and retail spaces and buildings.
Mat is experienced in a variety of markets and property types from a broad and varied career based in Wellington, Auckland, Queenstown, Sydney, USA, and 10 years in Tauranga. Mat has had a 30 year career in sales, customer service, management, start-ups, hospitality and insurance. This is backed up by a Bachelor of Commerce and Marketing and New Zealand Certificates of Financial Services and Real Estate. These skills give him a unique insight of the Bay of Plenty commercial and industrial markets which helps add value to his real estate clients’ transactions. He can help you decide when it’s the best time to move, sell, lease or buy for your best return. He understands potential costs and risks to your investment property/business, specifically from his Insurance background dealing with fire and general, private & commercial, business, risk management, and the EQC.
Mat’s business depends on trust and the meaningful working relationships he has established with clients, colleagues, lawyers, valuers, engineers, builders, architects and brokers. Mat’s extensive client database and referral-based business reflects this. You will enjoy his friendly and straight forward approach to real estate.
Simon is the managing director of the Colliers Tauranga office. With over 28 years in the industry, he is the most experienced and successful commercial broker in the region. He specialises in the sale of commercial and industrial investments as well as the lease of industrial properties. Throughout his long career, Simon has negotiated the majority of the largest transactions in his chosen market and has delivered in excess of $1 billion in sales.
Simon works closely with other Colliers branches around New Zealand and in Australia to ensure that local investment listings have the best possible exposure nationally and internationally. He also has an extensive local network including close relationships with private, corporate, Iwi and syndicator investors who come to him for his vast market knowledge and to ensure they will find the best investment opportunities.
Commercial Industrial Broker
Duncan specialises in commercial sales and retail and office leasing within the Tauranga and Mount Maunganui market.
Duncan has been responsible for the leasing in many of the regions of shopping centres including CentaMax Papamoa, Bethlehem Town Centre, Bay Central and the Tauranga Crossing. He brings a large amount of knowledge on retail/office leasing to the Tauranga Colliers Team. Duncan has played a significant role in many of the region’s largest transactions including the sale of the Farmers Building on Elizabeth Street Tauranga which sold for $13.27 million, the Zespri site in Mount Maunganui which sold for $10.3 million and Mount Central on Maunganui Road which sold for $16 million.
Duncan has worked for Colliers International Tauranga since 2003 and is a top performing broker in the region. Prior to that, Duncan worked for the New Zealand dairy board as an international commodity trader. Duncan’s extensive knowledge base, his strong relationships, and his friendly manner together with hard work ensures his clients get the best result possible every time.
Commercial Industrial Broker
Rob specialises in the mid to upper end of the industrial sale and leasing markets across Mount Maunganui and Tauranga. With 17 years experience with the Colliers Tauranga office and his impressive list of sales and leasing results, Rob is a top performing agent in his field.
His strong relationships within the industrial market and his professional polite manner secured Rob the largely exclusive relationship with Tauranga's largest industrial developer.
Rob has played a significant in many of the regions largest transactions in the industrial property market over the last seventeen years, this hard work has seen Rob a regular contributor in the top 20 broker list for Colliers across the New Zealand offices.
Rob played a lead role in the region’s most significant industrial transaction being the $96,000,000 sale of the Bob Clarkson portfolio to Mackersy Property and one of the most significant residential transactions being almost 50% of the ‘Tauriko West’ land for future residential purposes at $41,500,000.
Corporate lease deals include Waste Management, Crown Forklifts, NZL, Bunnings, Coca Cola, Balance Agri-Nutrients, ADM and many more.
Commercial Industrial Broker
I am a commercial real estate broker, specialising in industrial sales & leasing for Colliers International, based in Tauranga, New Zealand. I started with Colliers in April 2014 from outside the real estate industry and transitioned into brokerage in April 2015 and have enjoyed continued success year-on-year as I have built my business in an already very strong industrial team.
I operate in the Papamoa, Tauranga, Tauriko & Mount Maunganui industrial markets and split my time evenly between sales and leasing.
I am constantly aiming to be an expert who my clients trust for reliable advice delivered with integrity, but also to be a person who they enjoy dealing with.
I am a qualified plumber who always had a real passion and drive for Real Estate.
In 2007 I made the decision to follow my heart and pursue my dreams, for the last several years I have been the leading commercial & Industrial property broker in Rotorua
I am absolutely passionate about what I sell. I have developed excellent relationships with my customers through applying my interpersonal skills and exceeding expectations by identifying and implementing customer-centric solutions.
Experienced in developing strategies to address my customer’s key requirements and concerns. I build confidence in my portfolio through applying my knowledge and experience to match my customers needs
Adept at understanding issues from my customer’s perspective. I listen carefully to my customer and consider what is the best solution for them
Treat people with respect. I operate with integrity, ensuring that I always keep my promises and commitments within agreed timeframes.
Exceptional communication skills with which I am able to articulate ideas, rationales and points logically and succinctly to all stakeholders, customising the medium to the audience as required.
I have established strong levels of commercial acumen throughout my career and have the ability to readily identify areas for business development.
I’m very excited about developing and expanding business with Colliers Rotorua International.
With my local knowledge and experience alongside Colliers’ extensive and specialised national networks, we will take Rotorua’s commercial property market activity to a new level..”
Industrial & Retail Broker
Rachel joined Colliers in 2017 with 25 years (and counting!) of property industry experience in Auckland, Wellington and Tauranga.
Rachel offers her clients a strong background in all facets of real estate having worked in a wide spectrum of property roles for retailers, landlords and developers. Roles include; Portfolio Leasing National Bank including both new branch rollout and CBD rationtionalisation, CBD high rise property and portfolio management for listed property vehicle, shopping centre leasing, industrial land subdivision and sales.
Rachel has unrivalled experience in the Tauriko Business Estate precinct having worked 10 years for the developer of the estate. Rachel is proud of her association with the Tauriko Business Estate project and the growth this has enabled the Tauranga region and its businesses.
Rachel knows where you are coming from and how to get the best from a property opportunity. Her relationship network is strong and her ability to forge long term relationships is a key strength of hers.
Rachel is a former Chairperson of the Tauranga Branch of the Property Council of New Zealand and is still an active participant in and advocate for the industry. More recently she has sat on the judging panel for the Property Council People in Property awards in the Bay of Plenty.
Rachel’s interest in the property industry started young as a fierce family competitor around the Monopoly board as a child and then completing a Bachelor of Business Studies Majoring in Valuation and Property Management from Massey University then a Masters in Property Studies from Lincoln University.
Out of the office Rachel is a mum to 3 very active boys (one has a keen eye for Monopoly) and is an avid (although not entirely successful) game fisher.
I started working in commercial real estate in 1992 after 20 plus years working in the travel industry. With my experience, I have established myself in motel broking and business/property sales around the Bay of Plenty and Waikato region. This involvement has covered leases, freehold going concerns, freehold investments, setting up new motels, design and build programs. Within nineteen years, I have achieved sales in excess of $100 million. I am also a member of the NZ Institute of Travel and hold a Level 3 Travel Management Qualification. MNZIT Level 1,2,3