Skip to main content Skip to footer
Richard Kirke | Colliers | Auckland CBD

Richard Kirke

Director | Capital Markets

Call Richard
View less

About

Professional Summary

Richard is responsible for the promotion of New Zealand property to international investors, leveraging of his relationships developed in executive positions during his near 8 years in Hong Kong, as well as assisting to grow the company’s nationwide Rural and Agribusiness agency capability.

Richard began his real estate career in 2004 with CBRE, in the five years he spent with them (before leaving to run Colliers Hong Kong business in 2008) he was involved in many notable transactions including the sale of the Lion Nathan site in Newmarket for $162m, the sale of the GE & BNZ Britomart properties on behalf of Manson’s to the German fund HIH and portfolio sales, including the successful auctioning of 16 National Bank Branches across New Zealand.

During his time as MD of Colliers Hong Kong he was involved in the sale of 50 Connaught Road on behalf Apollo Group (a New York based Hedge Fund) to the Agricultural Bank of China for $US632m.

Richard was the Managing Director of Colliers Hong Kong office for six years from 2009-2014. During this time he was an active participant in several high value transactions and developed broad relationships with both Asian investors and colleagues across the region.

In late 2014, Richard agreed to run CBRE’s Asia Pacific Capital Market business, including their Capital Advisory (Real Estate Investment Banking) business, this further added to his knowledge of real estate investors, particularly in greater Asia.

As a senior executive of Colliers for 6 years in Hong Kong, Richard has strong personal relationships with Colliers personnel across the globe.

Featured Research

10 May 2021

Asia Pacific Market Snapshot Q1 2021

Across the Asia Pacific region, property markets started the year on a strong note, with office, industrial and logistics assets driving the ongoing recovery.
Read More
21 Feb 2021

Asia Pacific Property Markets: Themes for 2021

Logistics & Industrial sector and technology occupiers lead the way
Read More
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.
Read More
View More

Featured News

1 Jun 2021

Auckland’s Wynyard Evolution Continues

The last sizeable freehold development site in Wynyard Quarter with holding income has sold for approximately $89 million to Mansons TCLM, with future plans for development of the site underway.
Read More
11 May 2021

Promising year for Asia Pacific property markets

Commercial office, industrial and logistics property markets across the Asia Pacific region performed well in the first quarter of 2021 setting the stage for a sustained recovery in coming months, according to the latest Asia Pacific Market Snapshot report released from Colliers
Read More
View More

How can I help you?

* Required Field