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Real Estate Strategic Advisory

As the leading NZ real estate advisors, Colliers strategic advisory team provides reliable and unbiased property consultancy and advice across all sectors and markets.


Strategic Advisory focuses on big real estate decisions and complex transactions. We work with investors, developers, occupiers and other advisors.


Our clients include some of New Zealand’s largest and most successful companies, central and local government and leading not-for-profits.

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We regularly work on customised solutions that address the problems faced by property or portfolio owners or managers. Our capability covers the full spectrum of real estate strategy, from high level conceptual blueprints through to detailed asset-level planning.

Examples include:

  • Multi office consolidation strategies for occupiers
  • Long term property-by-property planning for occupiers or investors
  • Preliminary options analysis for properties that are problematic or have add value / development opportunities
  • Business cases to support strategy decisions       
  • Property investment strategies
Strategic Advisory provide consultancy services to help you develop a real estate strategy

Complex real estate transactions often require specialist expertise to assist with their planning and implementation.

Examples include: 

  • Procurement processes to source development partners and negotiate development agreements
  • Negotiating development agreements on behalf of occupiers
  • Business cases or financial analysis to assist with making decisions about complex transactions
  • Pricing and structuring recommendations for unusual assets or portfolios, and sale or purchase negotiations
Strategic Advisory offers advice on complex transactions

Our tenant representation services involves negotiating leasing transactions on behalf of our tenant clients. This ranges from rent reviews and renewals, through to relocation.

Our team's involvement can be tailored to your requirements. It could range from background support or peer review of commercial terms, through to full leadership of the market search and negotiation process. 

Examples of our work have included: 

  • Large office leases in major cities
  • Provincial office transactions
  • Industrial leases
  • Residential leases
Strategic Advisory provide representation for tenants

Feasibility studies in real estate assess the viability of a potential development project.

We have experience and expertise across a wide range of project types, including: 

  • Major transformation schemes with market changing scale or new-to-market product types
  • Traditional commercial uses (eg offices, industrial, etc)
  • Mixed-use schemes
  • Developments in provincial markets
  • Coworking developments
  • Build-to-rent and co-living developments
Strategic Advisory feasibility studies

Our expertise in real estate forecasting involves developing robust projections of key property market metrics to support decisions around new developments or investments.

We have experience working across a wide range of project types for investors, developers, occupiers and government. 

Examples of our work have included: 

  • Forecasting housing market performance for major cities and provincial areas
  • Forecasting the performance of commercial property markets (E.g. Offices, industrial, retail, etc)
  • Demand and supply analysis for different types of product
  • Advice on product typology, mix and design
Strategic Advisory forecasting services

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New Zealand Corporate Real Estate Advisor of the year

Property Institute of New Zealand



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Property Council New Zealand



Supreme Award

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Young Achiever of the Year

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