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Retail Leasing

Real estate advisor of choice for retail property owners and tenants

Retail leasing

Whether you are a developer, owner or occupier of retail space, Colliers has specialised retail property leasing expertise to accelerate your success.


Our vision is to be the real estate advisor of choice for any retail property owner and occupier across traditional retail leasing services, development masterplanning, project leasing, target and budget income advice, retail design, incentive budget, lease documentation advice and gap analysis.


Our collaborative team approach with national and Australian coverage, offers a diverse range of skills to provide you with immediate access to the latest market knowledge and a truly integrated approach offering a complete suite of retail property services.

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We have a dedicated CBD retail leasing team in every major New Zealand city. Our team works from a national-based platform, regularly canvassing both national and international retailers to tailor the right retailer for your high profile asset.

We recognise the specialisation of CBD retail leasing. We understand the key requirements from a retailer's perspective and, most importantly, the drivers of a CBD consumer.

Work with Colliers retail leasing to find the best retailer for your asset and ensure that it operates at the optimum level.

Colliers International Retail Leasing specialise in leasing of CBD space

Colliers' national retail leasing team are recognised as the market leaders in large format retail leasing. 

Our dedicated experts have over 50 years of combined experience and Colliers' retail leasing has been involved in almost all major large format retailer developments across New Zealand.

Our extensive knowledge, track record and retailer relationships give us an unrivalled competitive advantage in this market.

Colliers International Retail Leasing are market leaders in large format retail leasing

Colliers national retail leasing team have worked on some of the largest and most successful retail centres across New Zealand. We are experts in new project, centre re-positioning and established shopping centre leasing.

Whether it be a significant enclosed shopping centre, large format retail centre, or service and convenience centres, we provide our clients with advice that aims to maximise returns and asset value through providing advice on retail tenancy mix, relocation strategies, specialist leasing process strategy, and potential ways to add value through identifying un-budgeted income.

Colliers International Retail Leasing specialise in project leasing

By being involved from a project’s inception, in conjunction with our clients, demographers, architects and designers we are able to ensure the centre is designed to achieve the maximum retail rental return, thereby ensuring the centre’s longer-term success.

We incorporate tenancy and category mix strategies, highest and best use strategies, financial budgeting and through our solid relationships with major tenants and national retailers, we can accurately gauge anticipated turnovers to maximise rental levels.

Colliers International Retail Leasing

Whether you require retail site intelligence, site selection and acquisition, or gap analysis, our in-depth knowledge of the national retail property landscape can assist you to execute a well thought out and comprehensive property strategy.

We understand retail and the unique challenges that presents retailers when making real estate decisions. Our retail experts can assist with aligning your strategic, business, financial and operational requirements to your physical store strategy.

We have a proven track record having assisted several Australian and international brands across all retail categories to successfully launch in New Zealand. No matter if you are a large multinational or a small local boutique retailer, Colliers' retail representation service can help. 

Find out more about our retail advisory services here.

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Latest news

12 May 2022

Central city gets much-needed booster

Prime CBD food and beverage operators are expected to see a surge in patronage as workers return to central Auckland following the easing of Covid-19 restrictions, which shapes as a much-needed boost for the sector.
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21 Mar 2022

Petherick joins Colliers to bolster large format retail sector capability

Retail leasing expert James Petherick has joined the Colliers Retail team as a Large Format Retail Broker, a result of the sector’s continued growth and the expansion of the Colliers’ retail service offering.
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Latest research

1 Jul 2022

New Zealand Research Report July 2022

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Colliers Waikato Essentials 1H 2022

The Waikato Regional Essentials Research report provides specific property insights covering the commercial office, retail and industrial sectors.
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Case Studies


Retail Leasing Case study Ormiston Town Centre

Ormiston Town Centre

Location: 240 Ormiston Road, Flat Bush, Auckland

Client: Todd Property

Tenants: The Warehouse, Noel Leeming, PaknSave, New World, Platypus, City Fitness, Hoyts, St Pierres

Size60,000m2, 86 tenancies

Completed: 2020

Brokers: Tim Male, Zeba Aleem, Zoe Hall 

Retail Leasing Case Study Stoneridge

Stoneridge on Lunn

Location: 87-101 Lunn Avenue, Mt Wellington, Auckland

Client: Gibbons

Tenants: The Warehouse, Noel Leeming, Bendon, Taco Bell, Bed Bath Beyond,  Liquorland, Melba Café

Size: 30,670m2, 27 tenancies 

Completed: 2020

Brokers: Leroy Wolland, Nick Pettitt, Zoe Hall

Retail Leasing Case Study 86 Lunn

Eighty Six Lunn Avenue

Location: 86 Lunn Avenue, Mt Wellington, Auckland

Client: John Fillmore Construction

Tenants: Kings Plant Barn, Kitchen Things 

Size: Approx. 16,000m2, 3 large format retail tenancies

Completion: 2022

Brokers: Leroy Wolland 

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