Real Estate Management
Market leaders handling in excess of $6 billion in commercial and retail assets and managing over 1.5 million sqm
Colliers real estate management offer the full spectrum of asset management services, including property and asset management, financial management and reporting, project leasing services, partnership revenue, 24/7 facilities management, and marketing services.
What sets us apart is the continued investment we make in our people, and our strong and enduring relationships with owners and occupiers. Whether you’re based in New Zealand or overseas, you can trust our real estate management experts to offer you bespoke, agile services that accelerate your success.
We collaborate closely with other Colliers experts to provide the services you need – whether it’s valuation, corporate solutions, investment sales, research or strategic advice, we have the expertise to deliver the best outcome for our clients.
Our finance team is the largest specialist property management finance team based in New Zealand. Our flexible reporting structure offers real-time data on a customised platform with direct interface into a number of accounting software platforms.
Critical property information can be presented on an individual property or portfolio and tailored to the individual needs of the client. We have extensive experience reporting verbally and in writing to boards ranging from listed property trusts, corporate companies, Offshore REITs, private investors and charitable trusts.
We offer monthly reporting that's tailored to meet the landlord's requirements.
Our asset management team assists clients through the entire life cycle of an asset, from acquisition and due diligence through to disposal.
This depth and range of services is what distinguishes us from our competitors. We work in partnership with owners to understand their goals and provide a customised service package that's tailored to the property or portfolio needs. This allows for greater efficiencies with the management of the asset as each individual working on the property understands the big picture when making day to day decisions concerning your property.
Our team assists clients to grow the value of their portfolio through proactive asset management and strategic asset planning. We specialise in asset optimisation, strategic asset planning and portfolio development through tenant liaison, tenant retention, optimising tenancy mix, lease management and vacancy management.
From identifying capital expenditure projects that will increase the underlying value of the asset through to adding additional income streams, we're continuously look for ways to add value.
Our dedicated in-house marketing service provides strategic oversight and guidance to the retail assets under our management.
This highly specialised team brings a wealth of retail and shopping centre experience to provide creative direction, innovative solutions and industry intelligence across the portfolio. Having led high profile centre launches, brand developments and successful re-positioning and re-branding projects throughout New Zealand, we pride ourselves on our exceptional attention to detail in creating customer led brand experiences.
Our marketing team takes an integrated approach across a range of marketing platforms offering various solutions that can be customised to fit individual assets depending on desired outcomes.
Branded Partnerships offers brands a range of marketing platforms to connect with the valuable shopper audience.
We help to create connections between retailers, shoppers and brands within the shopping centre where there can be a range of ways to reach, engage and influence the shopper through solutions such as media, digital, and sponsorship platforms. Experiential or pop-up activity within the centre offers customers the chance to stimulate their senses and engage with the brand while adding revenue to the bottom line.
Branded partnerships challenge the traditional marketing practices within the retail environment. This may be via centre marketing and programs designed to enhance the shopping experience in the centre including events, experiences, centre integration and retail integration where brands have an opportunity to participate.
Leveraging Colliers' national network of managed assets and partners with one point of contact gives greater negotiation ability with scale, adding value to your asset.
A specialist team of retail leasing executives offer market leading knowledge to collectively achieve exceptional results for our clients.
We understand that achieving the best retail mix for any retail precinct or property can add significant value to an asset. Our experienced and strategic approach focuses on selecting the right retail mix of quality tenants and by creating synergies between retailers we are able to best meet the needs of the market.
Colliers works collaboratively across the wider New Zealand and Australian market, where strong relationships with local, national and international retailers have been developed over many years. Leveraging these existing relationships, along with an understanding of current retail trends, means we can achieve the best outcome for your asset.
Working across existing assets and project leasing for new developments or redevelopments, engaging our specialist retail leasing team can maximise the potential of your asset.
Colliers Real Estate Management has a proud history of realising both our clients’ and our own environmental, community and sustainability objectives, which has resulted in significant gains in asset operational performance and overall asset value. We achieve these successful outcomes by implementing an integrated approach to our clients’ investments, based on a model of measurement, monitoring, continuous improvement and reporting.
Globally, Colliers is committed to socially and environmentally responsible business practices. Colliers is a Founding Global Partner of the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC), one of the largest international organizations influencing the green building space. In New Zealand, we have established a Sustainability Committee, which constantly reviews the strategy for each asset managed in alignment with the landlord, tenant, and other key stakeholder’s environmental and sustainability goals.
Our approach aims to balance every aspect of the return on investment that sustainable strategies can bring — from environmental impact to wellness, to the value created when an inefficient asset is refreshed and re-positioned.
To discuss the opportunities for your assets, talk to one of our experts today.
National Director | Real Estate Management
Richard leads Colliers International’s Real Estate Management team. The team comprises nearly 160 employees across the country. Richard has 20 over years’ experience in the property industry.
Richard’s background has been across large scale assets, both retail and commercial properties.
He is actively involved in project leasing, retail consultancy and development opportunities, and leads the strategic positioning of assets to maximise value to owners.
Richard joined Colliers in 2013 following 12 years at Kiwi Property Group, where he held various leasing and management roles.
He has extensive knowledge and experience in management, leasing, redevelopment and strategic planning.
Richard consults across a wide variety of clients including listed property trusts, private clients, off-shore funds and syndicates.
Director | Commercial
I am self motivated and results driven with a property career spanning 15 years across commercial, industrial and retail property in both Australia and New Zealand.
I possess a significant record of achievement in strategic asset management, lease negotiation, tenant retention, makegood negotiation, property divestment and acquisition and have worked on flagship projects which have received numerous awards and national industry recognition.
In 2018 I was awarded the Colliers International CEO's Award and nominated Most Valuable Person for Asset Management within Real Estate Management at Colliers.
I am fortunate to have experienced repeat clients and internal promotion throughout my property career.
Senior Regional Facilities Manager - Auckland
Mark joined Colliers' Real Estate Management Team in Auckland following a 10-year career managing and commissioning some of Auckland’s largest residential apartment complexes.
He now focuses on driving best practice Facilities Management within a varied portfolio of commercial, retail and industrial properties across the Auckland region.
During his time at Colliers Mark has worked on a number of significant infrastructure and redevelopment projects. Mark currently manages properties for some of the worlds’ largest listed-funds to strategically protect and enhance the future value of their assets.
Mark specialises in commissioning new assets and activating unused spaces within properties to add value and strengthen tenant retention.
Mark leads a team of 8 Facilities Management specialists in the Auckland Region with a combined experience of over 50 years.
National Marketing Operations Manager | REM Marketing
Instrumental in developing and delivering new shopping centre brands and rebranding. Recent projects include WestCity Waitakere, Silverdale Mall and the BNZ Centre.
Specialist experience in transitioning shopping centres through the change of ownership process, relevant to the marketing function including SCentre Group selling WestCity to Angaet Group 2017, Westfield selling Downtown Shopping Centre to AMP NZ Office and Westfield selling Shore City to Aviva Investors in 2012.
Tailor REM Marketing service outputs based on client requirements, budgets, objectives.
Event and project management from a stratgeic level to the day to day implementation. Experience in organisig trans-tasman events, National Real Estate Management conferences, shopping centre opening day campaigns, centre stabilisation promotions, site activations, school holiday events and more.
Responsible for developing and implementing successful online strategies for retail centres.
Responsible for setting up ISO Certified Marketing SOP's.
Over 15 years experience in the retail property industry.
Gerard joined Colliers International after 6 years working for listed property funds, KIPT and DNZ Property Fund in both leasing and shopping centre management roles.
Gerard has solid knowledge and experience in management, leasing, redevelopment and strategic planning.
At KIPT, Gerard was part of the Centre Management and project team responsible for delivering the recently redeveloped Centre Place, Hamilton.
More recently, his role with DNZ Property Fund saw him managing the fund's retail assets in Johnsonville, Wellington and being involved with the strategic planning of the proposed redevelopment of that site.
Director - Wellington
2006 Partner Knight Frank - Commecial Valuation Department London
2009 Shopping Centre Manager - Johnsonville Shopping Centre for DNZ Property Fund
2012 Joined Colliers as Wellington Regional Retail Portfolio Manager
2013 Became Director for the Wellington Real Estate Management team.
Outdoor bulk retail centre located to the south east of Henderson CBD.
Size: 18,027 sq m
Specialty shops: 23
Majors: KMart, Briscoes, Rebel Sports, Chemist Warehouse
Relaxed community shopping and entertainment in the heart of West Auckland.
Size: 37, 500 sq m
Specialty shops: 96
Majors: Countdown, The Warehouse, Farmers, Event Cinemas
Highbury Shopping Centre
Neighbourhood centre located in Birkenhead only 8 minutes from the Auckland CBD and close to main public transport routes.
Size: 13,309.48 sq m
Majors: Countdown Supermarket
Located on the corner of Millwater Parkway and Silverdale Street, approximately 28 kms from the Auckland CBD.
Size: 9720 sq m
Majors: Farmers, Kathmandu
Sub-regional outdoor shopping centre.
Size: 20,000 sq m
Specialty shops: 45
Majors: KMart, Countdown
Located on Moorhouse Avenue in Central Christchurch, the centre provides a mixture of delicious food, including Burger King and Madras Market where customers can experience different authentic and family-run restaurants.
Size: 6,478.06 sq m
Specialty shops: 13
The hub of eastern Christchurch offering a relaxed, easy going, friendly and welcoming shopping environment.
Size: 26,812 sq m
Specialty shops: 40
Majors: The Warehouse, Countdown, Warehouse Stationery
A mix of 12 retail shops in two blocks including furniture, electronics, bikes, pet stores and more.
Size: 10,353 sq m
Situated in one of New Zealand’s fastest growing areas 30 minutes south west on the outskirts of Christchurch.
Size: 9,180 sq m
Specialty shops: 40
Centrally located in the heart of Christchurch on the city’s main street, Colombo.
Size: 17,020 sq m
Specialty shops: 43
Majors: The Warehouse
High fashion precinct in the heart of Christchurch’s CBD.
Size: 12,904 sq m
Speciality shops: H&M, Fresh Choice City Market
The Hub Hornby
Regional centre located on the southern outskirts of Christchurch, 20 minutes from the CBD,
Size: 22,000 sq m
Specialty shops: 58
Majors: Pak'N'Save, Farmers
Located in the heart of Frankton, Queenstown Central is an architecturally spectacular, open-air shopping and dining precinct.
Size: 10,000 sq m plus 4,000 sq m office space
Specialty shops: 40+
Located on the northern outskirts of Christchurch, 20 minutes from the Central Business District, Northwood Supa Centre is a bulk retail centre situated in an area of the city experiencing rapid growth.
Size: 32,150 sq m
Specialty shops: 28
Majors: The Warehouse, Countdown, Smiths City, Harvey Norman
Located on Main Road Paraparaumu with easy access to the new Kapiti Expressway (State Highway 1).
Size: 46,046 sq m
Specialty shops: 80+
Majors: Farmers, Countdown, Event Cinemas, The Warehouse, Briscoes, Harvey Norman
Regional shopping centre conveniently located just off State Highway 1, 20km north of Wellington.
Size: 25,038 sq m
Specialty shops: 86
Majors: Farmers, Kmart, Reading Cinemas
Well located on the corner of Withells Road and Merrin Street west of the CBD.
Size: 10,219 sq m
Specialty shops: 18
Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors NZ
Property Asset Management Team of the Year
Retail Team of the Year
Property Asset Management Team of the Year