Sam Gallaugher | Colliers International | Auckland CBD

Sam Gallaugher



License # 10051392 | Licensed under the REAA 2008

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Professional Summary

As Director of Office Leasing, Sam leads the Auckland CBD team of 12 brokers and support staff to connect tenants with the very best spaces for lease across the CBD and city fringe. Sam has over 20 years of commercial property experience with ten years at Colliers International and five years leading the Auckland CBD leasing team. Sam has a thorough understanding of the Auckland office market and has developed strong relationships with some of the city’s largest office owners and occupiers.

Prior to joining Colliers in 2010, Sam worked in the South Auckland leasing and sales market before taking up an international transfer to work in London in the West End Office market. Sam spent six years in London specialising in office leasing, acting for both tenants and landlords.

Sam now specialises in Auckland CBD leasing and has been instrumental in some of the largest deals in the city.  Most recently the leasing of the brand-new, PWC Tower at Commercial Bay, acting for Fidelity Life with their relocation to 136 Fanshawe Street and stay put negotiations for The Australian Consulate, Morgan Coakle and Haigh Lyon.


Other Notable Transactions:

  • Vocus (4,500sqm)
  • MBIE (over 10,000sqm combined)
  • Regus NZ (Over 5,000sqm)
  • ACC (4,000sqm +)
  • Baycorp NZ (2,500sqm)
  • Independent Liquor (2,500sqm)
  • Genesis Energy (5,000sqm)
  • Health Alliance 10,000sqm +
  • St John Ambulance (4,000sqm)
  • Envirowaste (3,500sqm)
  • Vista (3,000 sqm)


Bachelor of Commerce (Auckland University)

Bachelor of Property (Auckland University)

Memberships & Involvements

- Licensed Real Estate Salesperson


Genesis, Goodman, Precinct, Robt Jones Holdings, AMP, Kiwi Income Property Trust, Mansons, Baycorp, Health Alliance International, Argosy, Brookfield


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