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Peter Herdson | Colliers | Auckland CBD

Peter Herdson

National Director | Capital Markets

License # Licensed under the REAA 2008

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Professional Summary

In 1993 Peter returned to New Zealand from the United Kingdom with several years’ experience in property management and development. During this time, he worked for Vanson Developments (Richard Branson´s property development company) for two years, and in investment and management for Fuller Peiser (Rolls Royce and Vickers Pension Funds). Upon his return to New Zealand, Peter joined Colliers International (NZ) Limited, where he has been ever since.

Peter now leads the Colliers International Capital Markets division, based in the Auckland CBD. The team is proud to have established a new approach to collaborative working within their division, a first the New Zealand marketplace. 

The “Power of Five” approach with the Capital Markets team has driven exceptional outcomes for client service since 2007. The team has adapted a charter unique in the market, with over 100 years of combined experience. The personal and professional networks of 5 directors operating as a cohesive team across all projects, provides maximum leverage and market coverage for our vendors. It ensures an acceleration of all our clients success.

Accomplishments

The Capital Markets team has sold some of the largest and most complex assets in New Zealand in the past 3 years. Some of their most recent examples include: 
•    Central Park, 666 Great South Road $209 mill
•    66-80 Broadway, Newmarket $65 mill
•    Zone 7 – Westgate $82.5 mill
•    Millennium Business Park $210 mill
•    Wynyard Quarter Land $60 mill
•    Antipodean Supermarkets Ltd $287 mill
•    Fletchers Head Office $80 mil
•    Buildings B & C, 2 Graham Street $86.2 mill
•    Datacom Building, Wynyard Quarter $86.2 mill
•    Pukekohe Mega Centre $20.8 mill
•    Progressive Portfolio $59 mill
•    Caltex Fanshawe Street $23.3 mill
•    Three Kings Shopping Centre 37 mill
•    The Warehouse Dunedin $14.150 mill

Education

Bachelor of Commerce (Auckland)

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Expert/Featured Research
18 Dec 2020
2020 New Zealand Transactions Review
After a solid performance from the commercial and industrial property sector in 2019, projections for a repeat in 2020 to start the new decade strongly were becoming more ubiquitous. Fast forward to the 11th of March 2020, when the World Health Organisation officially announced the COVID-19 pandemic, and expectations were vastly different.
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23 Oct 2020
Asia Pacific Market Snapshot Q3 2020
Property markets across Asia Pacific continued to regain momentum in the third quarter as investors bet on the region’s long-term potential. Key major cities and emerging countries are seeing more positive outcomes than earlier in the year, with China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, India, Myanmar, Australia and New Zealand as just a few standout locations showing rising investor confidence and activity.
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11 Sep 2020
Colliers Essentials | Auckland CBD Office Report | Second Half 2020
Vacancy increased from its cyclical low, reflecting the impact of COVID-19 and the introduction of new supply. The overall vacancy rate reached 6.3% in our latest Jun-20 survey, up from the 20-year record-low of 4.7% recorded just six months prior. Prime vacancy increased from 2.5% in Dec-19 to 3.5% in Jun-20. Secondary space experienced a greater rate of increase from 6.3% in Dec-19 to 8.5% in Jun-20.
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Expert/Featured News
3 Feb 2021
Wynyard Quarter’s only freehold development site for sale
The last freehold development site in Wynyard Quarter is available for sale, presenting an unparalleled opportunity to deliver a premium mixed-use development in the fastest-growing commercial and residential precinct of the Auckland CBD.
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9 Nov 2020
Carlaw Park offers diversified income and premium long-term tenants
Auckland’s premium Carlaw Park Investment is for sale, presenting an outstanding opportunity to acquire a high-quality asset with diversified long-term income from outstanding national and international tenants.
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18 Sep 2020
Colliers sells $1.3b of Auckland commercial property since lockdown
Commercial property investors have remained active despite months of Covid-19 disruption, with Colliers International transacting $1.32 billion in commercial sales in Auckland alone between 1 April and 25 August.
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4 May 2020
Major property funds better placed to ride out this downturn than the GFC
New Zealand’s major property funds are better positioned to ride out the current economic downturn than it was during the GFC, according to Colliers International experts.
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