Industrial Sales and Leasing
Industrial property expertise from raw land to industrial parks, warehousing and high-tech propositions
Colliers industrial sales and leasing team work nationally delivering excellence across a full range of industrial property services.
Whether you are looking to invest, develop, lease or sell, our expert team has the experience and flexibility to help you find the best industrial property solutions to suit your operational and location needs.
The industrial sector is becoming increasingly technological and specialised, and so too have our services. Understanding industrial property and the benefits that the right property delivers can provide a significant competitive edge to your business or investment strategy.
With access to land and buildings across New Zealand, our national team of highly experienced specialists is the largest in the business. No matter what your requirements are, we understand that listening to your needs, holding strong relationships and delivering service excellence is the key to accelerating your success.
Director of Industrial
Sam is one of New Zealand’s top performing brokers and has consistently been No. 1 in the South Island. Sam leads a team of eight successful and highly experienced agents who each have strong market share in their respective niche markets. He has negotiated the majority of the South Island’s largest industrial transactions during the past 13 years and in the past seven years alone has delivered in excess of $1 billion in sales.
Sam works closely with his colleagues across the AU/NZ Colliers network to ensure the Christchurch commercial market and his clients are widely connected. He works with corporate and private clients who benefit from his in-depth knowledge of the industrial sector, his proactive approach and strong business networks.
Recent highlights include the South Island’s largest industrial sale – the $75m Countdown Fresh Distribution Centre, $53.75m transaction of 13 buildings known as Castle Rock Industrial Park, the $40m sale of Hellers HQ, the $39m sale of Goodman’s Glassworks Industrial Park as well as countless sale and leasebacks for entities such as Turners and Growers, Online Distribution and BOC Gas.
National Director | Industrial
Greg specialises in the mid to upper end of the Industrial sale and leasing markets. He joined Colliers International in 2004, coming from a policing background. He quickly established strong relationships within the industrial market and has worked exclusively for the likes of Fisher & Paykel, The Warehouse, Freedom Furniture, Fletchers, NZ Police, NZ Guardian Trust, Goodyear Dunlop NZ Ltd and Mercedes-Benz to name a few.
Greg has been the lead broker on nearly all of the largest transactions in the industrial property market over the last ten years. Greg has completed three of the largest industrial sales ever in the New Zealand market. He is a regular top 10 broker for Colliers across NZ having transacted in excess of $6billion worth of industrial real estate in his time with Colliers.
In 2013, 2019 and 2020 Greg was awarded the Commercial and Industrial Salesperson of the Year Award by the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand and was runner up in 2018. Greg was Colliers International’s top salesperson in New Zealand across all sectors in In 2010, 2013, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020.
Hamilton (Agency & Property Management)
Prior to his move to Colliers International, Alan spent 10 years as a broker with Knight Frank and DTZ, culminating in his position as Commercial Manager at DTZ Hamilton. Alan has been involved in retail acquisition and leasing for Briscoes Group, Supercheap Autos, Foodstuffs, No. 1 Shoes, McDonalds, Fonterra, Big Save Furniture, Bunnings and Mitre 10. Much of Alan’s focus has been around both strategic properties and clients. This has encompassed long term development projects, sourcing the land and obtaining anchor tenant commitments. Alan has also worked closely with a number of institutions and high wealth individuals to effectively and confidentially place or acquire significant property assets.
Simon is the managing director of the Colliers Tauranga office. With over 28 years in the industry, he is the most experienced and successful commercial broker in the region. He specialises in the sale of commercial and industrial investments as well as the lease of industrial properties. Throughout his long career, Simon has negotiated the majority of the largest transactions in his chosen market and has delivered in excess of $1 billion in sales.
Simon works closely with other Colliers branches around New Zealand and in Australia to ensure that local investment listings have the best possible exposure nationally and internationally. He also has an extensive local network including close relationships with private, corporate, Iwi and syndicator investors who come to him for his vast market knowledge and to ensure they will find the best investment opportunities.
Tim’s areas of expertise are:
• Hutt Valley and Industrial sales and leasing
Tim commenced work as a valuer upon graduating in 1983. He worked in a range of management roles with Prudential from 1986 finishing as Associate Director-Property in 1995. Development and Consultancy 1995/1996 and Agency from 1996.
Industrial Sales and Leasing current listings
Industrial Sales and Leasing recent assignments
44 Noel Burnside Road, Wiri
Sale price $91,680,000
The Vendor required an off-market sale. Colliers ran a 3 week sale and leaseback campaign based on a 2 year leaseback term with a full market rental.
A Deadline for Offers process was selected as the best methodology due to the ability to hold a second round of negotiations with a shortlist of purchasers.
Colliers received 7 offers in 3 weeks.
Investors ranged from listed property trusts and large scale syndicators to high net-worth investors.
The result achieved was significantly higher than the appraised value. The Purchaser sought to eliminate the threat of a second round of negotiation by tabling an unconditional offer so much higher than the competing interest that further negotiation was not required.
171 Pilkington Road, Point England
Sale Price $55,000,000
Colliers were appointed by Pernod Ricard to market their 7.35ha site in Point England this year. The site was zoned Light Industrial, but Pernod Ricard wanted to explore all Mixed-Use developers/investors as well.
Colliers believed that buyers would approach the site with very different development outcomes in mind. Therefore, a flexible sale process canvassing a broad range of interest was required.
This allowed the complementary nature of our teams to create ‘blind’ competitive tension within the main buyer groups.
Within a week of the close of the EOI campaign Colliers had negotiated a binding Sale and Purchase Agreement to sell property to a well-known private investor.
It was essential to have a flexible process to maximise the value of the property.
Competitive tension was created post close off with three more additional rounds of leverage. The final price was $10m more than the original offer.