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Rob Bird | Colliers | Auckland CBD

Rob Bird


National Director | Office Leasing

License # 10007779 | Licensed under the REAA 2008

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Professional Summary

Rob has over 28 years commercial property experience specialising in Office Leasing, Commercial Property, Financial Analysis and Valuation. He is the National Director of Commercial Leasing. In a prior role he was responsible for the National Property Management business. His current focus covers Office Leasing and Tenant Representation nationwide, particualrly in the Auckland CBD. Prior to working for Colliers, Rob held positions in Wellington and Auckland with a major international fund manager. His roles included work in property valuation, leasing, purchase and sales.


Rob has recently negotiated office leases with multinational and national tenants including the following:  BNZ, Vector, Fidelity Life, Tower, IWG/Regus, MBIE, DIA, Counties DHB, Auckland DHB, Auckland Council,  Air New Zealand and  Mercury.


B.SC (Valuation)

Diploma in Business Studies

Green Star NZ Accredited Professional (GSNZAP)

Memberships & Involvements



ANZ, Southern Cross, Vodafone, Ricoh, Bell Gully, Russell McVeagh, Simpson Grierson,  Fairfax, Kiwirail, Willis Insurance, Marsh, NZTE, McKinsey & Co, Maersk, Pfizer, NZ Post, Spark, Grant Thornton and Westpac.


Service Lines

Tenant Representation, Office Leasing

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Featured Research

21 Sep 2023

Colliers Essentials | Auckland CBD Office Report | Second Half 2023

The June-23 vacancy survey results reveal the first decline in vacancy since Dec-19, indicating improved market sentiment.
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27 Mar 2023

Colliers Essentials | Auckland CBD Office Report | First Half 2023

Auckland’s CBD office market vacancy continued to trend up over the latter half of 2022. The overall vacancy rate reached a new cyclical high of 12.9%. The latest figures illustrate the growing divergence in demand between prime and secondary grade premises
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12 Oct 2022

Colliers Essentials | Auckland CBD Office Report | Second Half 2022

The overall vacancy rate increased to 12.5% in June 2022 up from 11.1% six months earlier. The prime vacancy rate was little changed at 8.2%, while the secondary vacancy rate trended up to 16.4%.
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Featured News

29 Feb 2024

Office vacancy rates dropping in Auckland as demand for quality grows

2024 has begun with strong demand for top-quality space in the commercial office sector.
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30 Jan 2024

New faces for Colliers Office Leasing team

Devon Grantley-Hogg and Tom McIntyre have joined the award-winning Colliers Office Leasing team in Auckland.
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