Office Leasing

Clear market leadership in this competitive field

Our Auckland office leasing team is one of the largest in the market, meaning we’ve always got someone for the job. Our team is dominating the Auckland office market, we continue to break our own records and always remain ahead of the game.


We have the expert advantage with over 159 years’ experience and we’d be happy to find a space that works for you. Whether you’re looking for the very best existing office space, or space in a brand-new development, Colliers International will accelerate your success to achieve better results, faster.

Office Leasing Experts
Rob Bird
National Director | Office Leasing
Auckland CBD

Rob has over 25 years commercial property experience specialising in Office Leasing, Commercial Property, Financial Analysis and Valuation. He is the National Director of Commercial Leasing. In a prior role he was responsible for the National Property Management business. His current focus covers Office Leasing and Tenant Representation nationwide, particualrly in the Auckland CBD. Prior to working for Colliers International, Rob held positions in Wellington and Auckland with a major international fund manager. His roles included work in property valuation, leasing, purchase and sales.

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Paul Dyson
Auckland CBD

Paul has specialised in corporate office leasing since joining Colliers International in 1989, specialising in major lease transactions. He has worked in both Wellington and Auckland.

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Matt Lamb
Auckland CBD

Matt started his commercial leasing working for CBRE Melbourne before returning to New Zealand where he has spent the past nine years building an extensive industry network working for JLL and Colliers International..

Matt believes the best solutions come from listening to the Tenant, gaining a thorough understanding of the business needs, and having superior market knowledge and insight. With a strong focus on end-to-end leasing solutions focusing on medium to large businesses within the Auckland CBD and city fringe.

Job satisfaction comes from finding the right solution for the Tenant through a structured ‘current reality to desired reality’ process designed to ensure the best property solution. This includes initial investigation and summary, analysis of market, site selection and lease negotiation.

He has consistently been a top tier performer in Auckland for office leasing and prides himself on strong and enduring relationships in the market.

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Sam Gallaugher
Auckland CBD

After leaving University I spent 3 years at CB Richard Ellis in the South Auckland Leasing/Sales Team where I developed a good understanding of the property market.  I took up an internal transfer to CB Richard Ellis' London office where I focussed on Office Leasing. 

After 5 great years in London I decided to move home to Auckland.  I started at Colliers in October of 2010 in the Office Leasing Team where I intend to use the skills I developed in the UK in the New Zealand market.

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Eileena Stoddart
Associate Director
Auckland CBD

With over 16 years’ experience in Auckland’s commercial property industry – over a decade of which has based at Colliers International – Eileena has worked as a valuer, commercial property manager and a commercial office leasing broker.

Now an office leasing broker concentrating on Auckland – specifically the CBD and city fringe areas – Eileena has concluded leases with a range of organisations, including the likes of Auckland City Council, Meridian Energy, Mitsubishi, Nib, Ministry of Education, Pulse Utilities and Marketing Association.

A dedicated, passionate and consummate professional, Eileena has an excellent reputation as an established and successful broker who operates with a high level of integrity.

She enjoys the challenges and especially loves using creative solutions to solve an office accommodation requirement.

Eileena is also tertiary qualified, with a Bachelor of Business Studies double majoring in Property Management and Valuation.

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Chris Palmer
Associate Director
Auckland CBD

Chris has 23 years professional experience across 4 countries in information technology & commercial real estate.  The last 10 years have been spent with Colliers in Auckland & Seattle working with landlords and tenants manage their office space.  Prior to this he worked for Microsoft in Australia and the USA managing enterprise accounts.


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Michael van der Putten
Associate Director
Auckland CBD

With over 9 years of experience in the Auckland commercial property market, Michael brings a wealth of experience to the office leasing process. Specialising in medium to large scale tenant relocations in the CBD Fringe and Southern Corridor, Michael has had the opportunity to work with many high profile national and international brands, alongside a number of Government agencies. Michael has transacted over 35,000m² of office space in the past 12 months.

Notable recent deals include:

  • Accident Compensation Corporation ~ 1,625m²
  • Aim Aerospace Engineers ~ 978m²
  • Broadspectrum ~ 880m²
  • Cone Marshall ~ 1,189m²
  • Dept of Internal Affairs ~ 1,767m²
  • EnableMe ~ 1,010m²
  • Fletcher Building ~ 5,649m²
  • Fraser Thomas Engineering ~ 728m²
  • Fulton Hogan ~ 814m²
  • Heartland Bank ~ 2,467m²
  • Hilti New Zealand ~ 528m²
  • LG Electronics ~ 820m²
  • Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment ~ 4,220m²
  • Ministry of Education ~ 840m²
  • Ministry of Justice ~ 1,676m²
  • Ministry of Social Development ~ 3,459m²
  • NZ Police ~ 3,434m²
  • Siemens New Zealand ~ 707m²
  • St John ~ 3,235m²
  • Treasury Wine Estates ~ 556m²
  • Unilever ~ 700m²
  • Veolia ~ 834m²


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Kendall Grey
Auckland CBD

Kendall focuses on office leasing within Auckland CBD and the wider central Auckland area, specialising in medium sized occupiers.

Since joining Colliers in 2010 he has assisted local, national and multi-national occupiers with their office requirements including Meridian Energy, Southern Cross, JLT, Vodafone and Greymouth Petroleum.

Kendall’s success comes from his modern and efficient approach to his work, as he continues to develop innovative ideas within the commercial leasing market.

Kendall graduated from Lincoln University in 2009 with a B.Com (VPM). 

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Charlie Stow
Auckland CBD


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Jake Jamieson
Auckland CBD

Jake’s focus is on small and medium scale office tenant relocations in the Auckland city fringe and southern corridor markets. With exceptional attention to detail, professionalism and service delivery Jake has seen an exponential rise in his market presence.


Prior to joining Colliers, Jake managed an Auckland wide office leasing database, developing crucial analytical knowledge. In this time, he provided rigorous maintenance of multiple daily listings, implemented creative marketing tactics and regularly dealt with key clients, demonstrating his strengths of direct communication and transparency.


Enthusiastic, motivated and driven, Jakes focus is set on becoming the market leader in his area of expertise.


Recent Lease Transactions:

  • RCR Construction ~ 1261m²
  • Total Event ~ 677m²
  • Johnson Controls ~ 668m²
  • F45 Grey Lynn ~ 392m²
  • Tiger Brokers ~ 343m²
  • F45 CBD ~ 233m²
  • Sharing Shed H/O ~ 212m²
  • John Morris Group ~ 164m²
  • Beyond Travel Group ~ 162m²
  • Essential Media Group ~ 160m²


Recent Sale Transactions:

  • 33 Karaka Street, Eden Terrace ~  $2,300,000


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