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Tim Gifford | Colliers | Blenheim

Tim Gifford

Director | Rural Valuation

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Professional Summary

Tim has 13 years property valuation experience and is based in our Blenheim office. Prior to joining CAPI in 2006 he worked as a valuer for Quotable Value based in Christchurch..

Since 2006, Tim’s client work has included viticulture, high country tenure review and rental valuations, pastoral valuations, lifestyle, specialised asset valuations and compensation for various infrastructure projects nationwide.

Tim’s viticulture experience includes the valuation of vineyards for financing, sale & purchase and rent setting purposes for a number of clients including Pernod Ricard, Indevin, Wither Hills, Cloudy Bay, Allan Scott Wines, Treasury Wine Estates, plus a number of others. Tim is also frequently engaged to provide valuation advice to most of the major banks. Having grown up and lived most of his life in Marlborough, Tim has in depth local knowledge of the region.

Tim has extensive experience in valuing large pastoral and high country properties throughout the South Island, either on behalf of Linz for tenure review or rent review purposes or for corporate and private landowners. Properties valued include Muller Station, Mt White, Mt Albert, Mt Creighton, Godley Peaks, Hossack, Glen Wye, Glenhope, Forest Range plus many more. Tim is designated as an assessor under Section 23P Crown Pastoral Land Act 1998 to provide rental assessments on Crown Pastoral Lease properties.

Compensation is another key area of expertise and Tim has provided property advice on a number of projects nationwide including Transpowers 400kV transmission line build through the Waikato, Central Plains irrigation scheme through Canterbury, land acquisitions for roading on behalf of the New Zealand Transport Agency as well as new transmission line easement assessments for various network operators throughout New Zealand.

Tim offers our clients excellent technical skills and market knowledge, together with a sound appreciation of both private and public sector imperatives. He plays a key role in our viticulture, pastoral and compensation valuation teams.


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Service Lines

Valuation and Advisory, Rural and Agribusiness Valuations

Property Type

Rural, High Country, Vineyard, Viticulture, Winery

Featured Research

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Marlborough Viticulture Market Update | February 2023

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19 May 2022

Viticulture Property Market Update | Marlborough and Central Otago

Vineyard values are increasing and the property market is active.
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Featured News

30 Mar 2023

Marlborough vineyard values remain robust

The Colliers Rural & Agribusiness Valuation & Advisory team have released their Marlborough Viticulture Sector Report, which shows there is a strong upward trend in vineyard values in the region during the past year.
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2 Mar 2021

Rural Valuer Jack Powell moves to Blenheim office

Rural Valuation strengthens the viticulture team in Marlborough with Jack Powell moving from Christchurch
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