Investment Sales

Accelerating your success in commercial property investment through our specialised knowledge and sales expertise


Our team of investment sales specialise in the West Auckland area. Our expert team sees beyond the bricks and mortar to analyse how property acquisitions, ownership and disposition can accelerate the success of your financial portfolio.

We provide a single point of accountability with a consistent level of communication and support while collaborating with experts across the business to ensure we achieve better results, faster.

Experts
Josh Coburn
Director | Site Sales
Auckland West

Tenacious, personable and driven, Josh Coburn draws on 16 years' experience in New Zealand's property sector in his role as Director of Site Sales at Colliers International. His key focus and passion are delivering quality development opportunities to the market and acting as a partner in the development process to see projects come to fruition.

Futhermore, Josh is the General Manager of Collier's West Auckland Business, overseeing 7 brokers in a rapidly emerging Metropolitan market.

Josh re-joined Colliers International in 2015 after four years working as the Development Manager for Haydn & Rollett Construction - a role in which he focused on development of commercial and industrial properties joint ventures, and commercial-scale residential opportunities.

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Craig Smith
Associate Director | Investment Sales
Auckland West

Craig is a member of the West Auckland Investment Sales team. He specialises in the acquisition and disposal of office, retail, industrial and land assets.

Craig brings with him a strong talent for building rewarding and trusting relationships with his clients and property investors. It is this talent that allows Craig to foster exceptional relationships within the Auckland property market.

Craig joined Colliers in 2015 with five years agency experience in the West Auckland market where he worked as a broker for a large international agency. He relishes the opportunity to build on his past results and to continue his professional service to all of his clients.

Since beginning with Colliers, Craig has continued to exceed his clients expectations with his attention to detail, unrivalled local knowledge and relentless competitive spirit. With these key attributes, Craig has quickly established himself as one of the leading brokers of Colliers West Auckland.

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James Appleby
Broker | Site Sales
Auckland West

James is a broker in Colliers Site Sales team, specialising in the sale of residential and mixed use development sites throughout the greater Auckland area. James’ team are  experts in adding value to sites.

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Caroline Cornish
Broker
Auckland West
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Benson Tarm
Broker
Auckland West

Benson joined Colliers International in 2015 as a Building Surveyor for the specialist Building Consultancy team, before joining the West Auckland Investment Sales team as a Commercial Broker in 2018.

During his two years as a Building Surveyor, Benson developed his technical knowledge and skills in relation to buildings and predominantly focused on commercial, industrial and retail assets. This specialist know-how, along with Benson’s analytical approach, gives him an edge when assisting vendors to position their properties in the market. He also draws on his technical skills to match owner-occupiers, investors and developers with the properties that best suits their needs.

Benson’s technical experience includes the survey and preparation of Premises Condition Reports, Dilapidation Assessments (Make Good Assessments), Reinstatement Cost Assessments, Forward Maintenance Plans and assistance with Technical Due Diligence and Project Management. Major clients who have engaged Benson’s services include Progressive Enterprises, Goodman, Kiwi Property, Z Energy, Waste Management and Trust Management.

Benson has Bachelor of Property and Bachelor of Commerce degrees from the University of Auckland and is currently an Assessment of Professional Competence (APC) candidate of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

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