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Steve Maitland | Colliers | Wellington (Agency)

Steve Maitland


Associate Director

License # 10007832 | Licensed under the REAA 2008

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Professional Summary

Steve has been working for Colliers International for over 20 years as an Associate Director of the company, specialising in office leasing and lease renegotiations for Corporate and Government Tenants predominantly within the Wellington central business area.

Steve Maitland has worked with many of the major occupiers in the City, and has recently transacted deals for Dental and Pharmacy Councils of NZ,  NZ Police, IRD, NZX and Senate Communications.

Steve receives a high amount of referral and repeat work as Tenants grow/restructure or revisit the market leading up to lease expiry.


Negotiated office leases with a large range of tenants from multi-national and national Tenants to a large number of Government and not-for-profit entities.

• Transpower New Zealand | approx. 8,000m² | Consolidation project from 2 properties into 1 new 'future-proofed' solution.
• Greater Wellington Regional Council | approx. 5,000m² | New premises post-2016 Seddon earthquake for 400 staff.
• Meredith Connell | approx. 500m² | Expanded premises.
• Ministry of Education | approx. 8,000m² | Consolidation from several buildings into strengthened, refurbished building, located near National office.
• Volpara | approx. 800m² | New premises for expanding business.
• CCL | approx. 1,100m² additional floor required and negotiated as a result of a merger.
• Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade | approx. 1,200m² | Expansion space.
• Historic Places Trust | approx. 500m² | Seismically compliant premises required, to fit a budget, near National office.

Memberships & Involvements

 • Licensed under the REA 2008
• Miramar Rangers Football Club Coach - Junior football since 2015
• Eastern Suburbs Cricket Club - Junior Coach since 2015


 • Precinct Properties  • Stride  • Willis Bond & Co  • Talavera  • Robt. Jones Holdings  • Prime Properties  • McKhee Fehl  • Cornerstone Partners


"Jeremy Langford and Steve Maitland of Colliers International provided an outstanding level of professionalism while we searched for new business premises for Tonkin & Taylor Ltd. They listened to our requests and developed a good understanding on the building requirements we gave them. 
As an effective team they provided us with scope and a variety of options and alternatives to suit our requirements. Tonkin & Taylor were guided professionally by Colliers through the building lease arrangements and relocation process in a clear, concise and well-informed manner. 
I thoroughly enjoyed working with Jeremy and Steve and I would be happy to recommend their services." - Kate Williams, Wellington Manager, Tonkin & Taylor Limited


Service Lines

Tenant Representation, Brokerage: Landlord Representation, Office Leasing

Property Type

Office, Character Space

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Featured Research

31 Mar 2022

Colliers Essentials | Wellington CBD Office Report | First Half 2022

Development activity is accelerating as developers look to meet the demand for modern, environmentally sustainable offices. There is currently 83,480 sqm of new office space under construction which will lift the quality of the CBD’s inventory currently dominated by secondary quality premises.
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4 Oct 2021

Colliers Essentials | Wellington CBD Office Report | Second Half 2021

The high proportion of government occupied office space in Wellington (around one-third), the resilience of the private sector demand profile and ongoing changes to total available supply due to seismic strengthening requirements have combined to keep vacancy rates relatively low over the past year. The overall vacancy rate is at 6.7%, up only marginally from the 6.4% recorded in the June-2020 survey. Prime grade vacancy remains at extremely low levels, currently at just 1.1%.
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17 Mar 2021

Colliers Essentials | Wellington CBD Office Report | First Half 2021

Underpinned by government occupation and bolstered by New Zealand’s better than expected economic performance, vacancy within Wellington’s CBD increased only marginally over the second half of 2020. The overall vacancy rate increased from 6.4% to 6.9%. The increase was largely confined to the secondary market which saw vacancy reaching 8.7% whilst conditions at the prime end of the market remained tight with a vacancy rate of just 1.0%
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Featured News

11 Mar 2022

Wellington CBD office leasing in strong position

The strength of the Wellington CBD office leasing market is defying sceptics who thought Covid-19 would prompt a “blow out” in vacancy rates, Colliers’ CBD leasing expert Steve Maitland says.
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5 Nov 2021

Wellington office space experiencing huge demand

The lack of quality available buildings in Wellington’s CBD is forcing major occupiers to make decisions about their office space up to five years ahead of their lease expiry.
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