Building Consultancy

Manage the life cycle of your building to maximise your investment

Colliers Building Consultancy reports on the condition and performance of buildings across multiple asset classes to help owners, investors and occupiers to maximise their property potential.

Our clients range from private individuals who own a single building to global property funds with international portfolios. 


Our team is based in Auckland's CBD but works across New Zealand and can mobilise to any location in the country within 24 hours.We are market-leading experts in construction. Our highly trained team are members of The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and bound by a strict code of professional conduct.


We are enterprising and committed to using innovative technologies such as 360° virtual tours and high-definition camera drones which help us to produce exceptional reports.

David Guy
Managing Director
Auckland CBD

Having qualified as a Chartered Building Surveyor in 1995, I have worked from graduate through to director level with some of the top real estate firms.

I specialise in Technical Due Dilligence and have led teams advising on the acquisition of landmark commercial property throughout the UK, Europe and Australasia and The Pacific Islands. I am privileged to have worked with some of the very best clients in each of these markets.

Having relocated to New Zealand at the end of 2011, I am now a New Zealand Citizen and Managing Director of the Building Consultancy division of Colliers International.

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Phil Hall
Building Surveyor
Auckland CBD

Phil joined Colliers International’s Building Consultancy team in 2017. His experience includes Building Surveying, Design and Project Management in New Zealand, Australia and the UK. Phil regularly provides professional property advice and reports on buildings for a wide range of purposes and project monitoring for building refurbishment and upgrade works. 

Prior to joining Colliers, Phil worked in a Building Surveying and Project Management role for a multi-disciplinary property and building consultancy in Auckland. In this role he carried out building condition assessments, weathertightness investigations, maintenance planning, asbestos surveys and managed weathertightness remediation projects and building upgrade schemes. 

Phil has also worked for a global multi-disciplinary organisation in Sydney in a Project Management role where he was responsible for delivering commercial building refurbishments. He started his career in the UK where he worked as a Building Surveyor, designing and managing a wide variety of building maintenance, refurbishment and upgrade projects including internal refurbishments, roof replacements, window replacements, structural repairs and re-cladding works. 

Phil has worked on pre-acquisition technical due diligence surveys for Trust Management, EAPG Investments, Far East G9 and Beyond Capital. He has provided dilapidation advice to ASB, Foodstuffs and Woolworths New Zealand, produced building condition reports for the ACC branch portfolio across New Zealand and undertaken technical development appraisals for a number of large commercial projects. He has undertaken Project Management of structural upgrades, building refurbishments and internal fitouts on behalf of a range of clients.

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Liam Cavanagh
Building Surveyor
Auckland CBD

I joined Colliers International Building Consultancy in 2018 as a building surveyor. Previously I worked in commercial property management and as a property consultant, negotiating the acquisition and disposal of property interests for major infrastructure projects in Auckland. 

I advise clients on a range of matters including dilapidation claims and IFRS 16  budgeting, pre acquisition dillgence and lessee diligence, condition reporting, insurance reinstatement cost assessments, works monitoring and maintenance planning. 

I am in the final stages of becoming an RICS accredited Chartered Building Surveyor.



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