Property Valuation and Advisory
Comprehensive, expert valuation services across all asset types
From corporatisation to privatisation, acquisition to disposal, financing to refinancing, our property valuation expertise covers every aspect of your commercial real estate needs.
Our commercial real estate advisory experts have the knowledge, skills and experience to provide you with valuation advice across all property types. We produce independent reports ranging from single valuations to entire portfolios both within New Zealand and globally.
Our extensive service offering, and experience can assist you with:
- Valuations for financial reporting and mortgage finance purposes
- Rental assessments and negotiation
- Reinstatement insurance valuations
- Feasibility analysis
- Lease structure advisory
- Portfolio strategies
- Scenario analysis
- Due diligence advice
- Acquisition and compensation assignments
- Arbitration and litigation
For more than two decades we have built up specialist knowledge in institutional grade property, development projects, leasehold portfolios and other complex property types. We have valued some of New Zealand’s largest office buildings and have considerable intellectual property as a result. The team also have ample expertise in valuing small to mid-sized commercial premises throughout the Auckland metropolitan area.
We can provide consultancy advice on a wide range of issues using a variety of analysis tools, our extensive database and access to market leading research through the Colliers Research team which provides regular market analysis and reporting, along with specific assignments.
Our industrial experts deliver unmatched industrial property valuation services including specialist property investment advice, property research and market analysis that is a strategic asset for your business.
With over 50 years of combined experience within the industrial sector, our industrial valuation and advisory team can assist in taking your portfolio to where it needs to be. Our industrial valuation services range from mortgage finance and financial reporting, rental assessments and negotiations, and reinstatement insurance valuations. We also offer expert strategic advice to assist and grow your portfolio whether it be feasibility analysis, land and building acquisitions or disposal, lease structure advisory, scenario analysis, and due diligence advice.
Colliers has extensive involvement within the retail market, encompassing large scale shopping centres and bulk retail centre properties positioned within major and provincial centres throughout New Zealand. We have undertaken valuations for all major shopping centre owners and have an extensive valuation record of Bulk Retail assets. In addition to large assets we also complete assignments on individual shops and strip retail through major metropolitan areas and CBDs across New Zealand.
Our dedicated national retail valuation team has 45 years of combined experience and is focused on the provision of retail valuation and consulting services throughout New Zealand. Our overall team members are based in major cities and work together to combine our specialist retail expertise with local market knowledge.
We are the largest specialist rural valuation practice in New Zealand with a Chartered Accountant, a Registered Forestry Consultant and an Analyst on the team. With strong methodology, feasibility and financial modelling expertise we provide not only land valuations, but also specialised assets, infrastructure and compensation work, tree crop valuations, enterprise valuations including vertically integrated operations, feasibility studies, retrospective valuations, Treaty of Waitangi assignments and litigation support among others.
We offer comprehensive knowledge of the current market conditions, on-farm operations, funding structures and regulatory issues. Our advice is based on robust market data and financial modelling that includes all aspects of any primary sector enterprise.
We have developed our own in-house application and modelling tools to ensure high quality, highly customized valuation reports are always delivered on time, regardless of the complexity or the size of the portfolio.
The Hotels team is the largest and most experienced in New Zealand and the South Pacific, ideally positioning us to undertake a wide range of tourism and hospitality assignments. Whether it is for acquisition, financing, divestment or other mandates, an independent valuation is essential for owners, investors, developers and lenders alike to be able to execute key decisions.
We are also regularly engaged to provide bespoke consultancy advice for a range of clients including developers, new and existing hotel owners, financial institutions and government organisations. Our in-depth experience and knowledge across a wide spectrum of hospitality assets and tourism markets allows us to provide our clients with detailed market analysis throughout all regions of New Zealand.
Kane has over 20 years of experience in the New Zealand, Australian and UK real estate sector.
Kane’s experience is truly global having provided valuation and advisory services throughout the Pacific along with various pan-European and pan-Asian portfolio valuation assignments. In the UK he was directly involved in some of the largest development and land transactions including support for a corporate acquisition by US logistics giant Prologis and the provision of feasibility studies for the development of London’s Stratford regeneration, which includes Westfield Stratford and significant parts of the London 2012 Olympic site. Kane also lead the portfolio due diligence team assisting Colonial First State in their bid for the ING Retail Fund, including assets throughout New Zealand and Australia.
Kane is a past member of the Auckland Branch committee of the NZIV and more recently he was the Deputy Chairman for the New South Wales board of the RICS. He is a RICS Assessor and currently part of the Oceania Valuation Standards Board along with being Chairman of RICS New Zealand. In 2011 Kane was invited to become a Fellow of the RICS for his contributions to the Institution and the property profession.
Hamilton (Valuation & Advisory)
Matt is the Director of Colliers International Valuation and Advisory Services based in Hamilton, covering the wider Waikato and Bay of Plenty regions.
With 25 years of experience in the Waikato property sector, Matt's field of expertise includes; commercial, industrial, and specialised assets such as development land, service stations, childcare centres and telecommunication sites. He represents a wide range of clients encompassing private investors, corporate and government entities, along with a wide range of developers.
Matt is married with two teenage children and in his spare time enjoys mountain biking, snowboarding, and watching cricket and rugby.
Director | Hotel Advisory & Valuation
Chris specialises in the provision of valuation and consultancy advice for hospitality and tourism assets in New Zealand and South Pacific. Chris is a Registered Valuer with a strong background in real estate and finance.
Chris originally joined the Colliers International NZ Limited’s Valuation & Advisory Services Team in October 2003 becoming registered in 2007. Subsequent to registration Chris spent four years working for a property firm in the UK, before returning to Colliers in April 2011. In 2015 Chris moved to the ANZ as a manager of the Property Risk team before re-joining Colliers International in June 2017 as Director – Hotel Advisory and Valuation.
Chris’ experience gained while in the working and travelling over the past 16 years has provided him with a sound knowledge of the tourism real estate industry and banking procedures.
Director | Rural Valuation
Richmond (Rural Valuation)
Blue has over 38 years valuation experience encompassing rural and resource interests, specialised agriculture assets, public sector property (especially forest interests), expert evidence and management. His prior work in senior roles with both Valuation New Zealand and Quotable Value has given him broad property knowledge – with a particular emphasis in the forestry sector.
His client work for Crighton Anderson has traversed a range of property types and issues including; forestry land valuations (lessor and lessee interests), Emission Trading Scheme issues, specialised assets, agribusiness, lifestyle subdivisions, valuations for financing, tax compliance, trust formation, matrimonial disputes, Maori land issues, aesthetic land and compensation. In addition he has provided expert evidence and acted as an arbitrator in a number of judicial contexts.
Blue’s work previously encompassed managing the rating revaluation and roll maintenance programmes for six local authorities in the South Island, giving an in-depth understanding of rating issues and the valuation of exotic forests and national parks, and acting as Principal Consultant (Rural and Forestry) for Quotable Value. Blue’s more recent large-scale engagements have included the valuation of forest assets in Otago, Nelson, Marlborough, Gisborne, Hawke's Bay, Wairarapa and Northland for financial and Treaty of Waitangi settlement purposes, as well as Crown Forestry License rent reviews. .
Blue’s personal involvement in agribusiness extends to ownership of a West Coast pine plantation and membership of the Farm Forestry Association. As past President of the Property Institute of New Zealand and former President of the New Zealand Institute of Valuers, Blue is highly regarded by both his clients and peers in the profession. He is based in our Nelson office and plays a key role in our agricultural and forestry sector practices and in our dairy pastoral and horticulture valuation teams..
Milton joined Colliers (Wellington Valuation) as a Director in August 2011 and is currently National Director, Health and Retirement Living. His main focus is valuations in the aged care sector.
Senior Director | Valuation & Advisory Services
Christchurch (Real Estate Management and Valuations)
Marius has a broad range of experience in many areas of the valuation profession specialising in commercial and industrial valuation and consultancy advice primarily within Christchurch however also other major metropolitan areas of the South Island.
Marius has had considerable involvement in market rental valuations and portfolio work together with feasibility consultancy. This is principally across the industrial, office, retail and land development sectors.
This has included numerous assignments for both industrial and residential land development from a feasibility and market valuation perspective.
Marius on occasion is asked to act as a sole arbitrator/umpire in rental disputes.
Registered Valuer | Property Consultant
Originally from Dunedin, John was educated at Otago Boys’ High School and the University of Otago before joining KPMG Peat Marwick as an accountant.
After five years with KPMG Peat Marwick he moved to Luxembourg and then onto London where he spent the majority of his time working in the Finance sector. John returned to New Zealand in December 2002 to live in Queenstown and join MAC Property Services Limited which is now Colliers International Otago.
John has a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Accounting from Otago University and a Valuation and Property Management degree from Massey University.