Our Services

Advice on Specialised Property Negotiation

We provide advice on specialised property negotiations to achieve the best possible result for our clients, including:

  • Development Agreements
  • New lease negotiations
  • Lease terminations and buy-outs
  • Reinstatement negotiations (at end of lease)
  • Rent reviews and lease renewal negotiations
  • Property due diligence, purchase and sale negotiations

Strategic Property Planning

A Strategic Property Plan is an essential planning and financial control tool for an organisation with a property portfolio.

We have developed Strategic Property Plans for many government and private sector organisations throughout New Zealand, including:

  • Inland Revenue Department
  • Vehicle Testing New Zealand
  • IHC Inc.
  • Te Wananga o Aotearoa
  • Community Corrections

Urban Renewal Strategic Planning

We provide advice to City Councils and Chambers of Commerce on practical and realistic Revitalisation Plans for Urban Centres:

  • Common sense strategies to urban renewal
  • Feasibility studies on urban renewal initiatives
  • Strategy development, planning and implementation for revitalisations

Corporate Accommodation Search and Securement

We perform management of the accommodation analysis, search and securement process.

  • Build a Market and Risk analysis
  • Preparation of an Accommodation brief
  • Preparation of Building Performance Specifications.
  • Development of “High Performance Green Building” and sustainable building principals
  • Short-listing accommodation options.
  • Develop negotiation strategies to achieve the best terms and conditions
  • Advice on Lease negotiations and Securement
  • Selection and procurement of tenancy work project managers
  • Client representative role throughout project
  • Management of residual lease liabilities

We have delivered these services to the following organisations:

  • Department of Conservation
  • AON Insurance
  • New Zealand Customs Service
  • Geological and Nuclear Sciences (GNS)
  • Department of Internal Affairs
  • Ministry of Social Development
  • Datacom Systems
  • Radio Network

Property Portfolio Analysis and Rationalisation

We advise on the rationalisation of corporate property portfolios. Our past projects have included:

  • Datacom Group Limited
    Rationalisation of New Zealand, Australian and Asian property portfolios.
  • Telecom Corporation Ltd
    Rationalisation of surplus property lease commitments in the Wellington region.
  • Vehicle Testing New Zealand
    Acquisition/disposal of land and lease negotiations for new vehicle testing stations throughout NZ.
  • Smith City Group Ltd
    Rationalisation of the national property portfolio.
  • Mitsubishi Motors New Zealand Limited
    Prepared a confidential report on the sale options and methods of sale for Mitsubishi's Wellington facilities at Todd Park, Porirua and Wingate, Lower Hutt. Planned and managed the disposal process to maximise the financial realisation of Todd Park.

Marketing Co-ordination of Surplus Property

We manage the leasing and sales process of our clients' property, by co-ordinating the marketing effort of real-estate agents. Examples:

  • Government's Central Region Marketing Co-ordinator for the disposal of surplus office accommodation
  • Telecom's Marketing Co-ordinator of surplus commercial property
  • Geological and Nuclear Science's Marketing Co-ordinator for disposal of surplus property

Specialised Analysis and Reporting on Property

We carry out specialised analysis and reporting of property related matters, including Due Diligence, with specific emphasis on solving problems. Our past projects have included:

  • State Services Commission
    Prepared the SSC Review of May 1991 titled "Review of Government Office Accommodation". This initiated the reform of NZ Government Department property management.
  • IHC Inc.
    Re-assessment of the structure for property matters on a national basis, with particular emphasis on decision-making processes. Recommendations on an overall national property management structure and information system.
  • Vehicle Testing NZ
    Development of a Network Property Plan for vehicle testing stations based on a rigorous analysis of the supply, demand and competition capability.
  • Department of Corrections
    Detailed reassessment and 5 year strategic property plan for their portfolio of over 140 properties. Created a corporate strategy for the rationalisation of property assets and co-location of Probation Service and Periodic Detention Centres.
  • Hutt City Council
    Performance Contract for provision of services between the Council and its property division.

Development Management

We are experienced Property Development Managers who manage the entire property development process from start until finish.

Our services include the identification of market trends and new opportunities, securing of sites, feasibility studies, control of design consultants, town planning, marketing and securement of tenants, management of working drawings, negotiation of construction prices, development management of design and construction process to practical completion of projects such as the following:

  • Wellington Airport Retail Park
    Development adviser to Managing Director and Board of Wellington International Airport Ltd for various developments related to land holdings at Wellington Airport including Airport Retail Park - large bulk retail development on 4.68 hectares of land on the western boundary of the airport.
  • Capital Gateway Retail Centre
    Development Managers of Capital Gateway Retail Centre in Thorndon Quay, Wellington. Secured leases of 7,500m2 to major Australian and New Zealand retailers.
  • Todd Park
    Development Managers for the redevelopment of 24 Ha of land and buildings at Todd Park, Porirua. Upgrading and leasing of existing buildings, subdivision of site, sales of land parcels, feasibility and market analysis, management of consultants, marketing and sales of buildings.

Adding Value and Risk Analysis

We use our experience and lateral thinking property skills to maximise the value of property while analysing, assessing and minimising risk.

Property Management

We carry out complete property management and corporate lease management functions for a number of clients with both owned and leased property portfolio's within New Zealand and internationally.