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Rachel Emerson | Colliers | Tauranga

Rachel Emerson

Industrial & Retail Broker

License # 20069631 | Licensed under the REAA 2008

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Professional Summary

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.


  • Head of leasing, Westgate Shopping Centre, Zone 7, achieved 80% pre-leasing threshold, complex was subsequently sold for $84m
  • Tenant attraction, lease negotiation, build contract negotiation, construction management, sale of investment, on-going day to day and lease management, Brother International Building, Tauranga, +$10m. 
  • Tenant attraction, lease negotiation, build contract negotiation, construction management, sale of investment, RAM 3D, Tauriko, Tauranga, +$3m. 
  • Completed $40m sale negotiations, Tauriko Business Estate over 12 months period (2016)
  • Sale of Brother Building Tauriko (2019), $15,500,000
  • Sale of Paul Industries Building Tauriko (2020),  $9,500,000


BBS (VAPM) (Bachelor of Business Studies, major Valuation and Property Management), Massey University

MProp (Master Property Studies), Lincoln University


Service Lines

Brokerage: Landlord Representation, Industrial Sales and Leasing, Investment Sales, Site Sales

Property Type

Industrial, Retail, Land, Land, Warehouse

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