Retail Leasing

Specialised retail property leasing to accelerate your success

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Whether you are a developer, owner or occupier of retail space, Colliers International has specialised retail property leasing expertise to accelerate your success.


Our vision is to be the real estate advisor of choice for any retail property owner and occupier across traditional retail leasing services, development masterplanning, project leasing, target and budget income advice, retail design, incentive budget, lease documentation advice and gap analysis.


Our collaborative team approach with national and Australian coverage, offers a diverse range of skills to provide you with immediate access to the latest market knowledge and a truly integrated approach offering a complete suite of retail property services.

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We have a dedicated CBD leasing team in every major New Zealand city. Our team works from a national platform regularly canvassing national and international retailers to tailor the right retailer for your high-profile asset.

We recognise the specialisation of CBD retail leasing and the key requirements from a retailer's perspective, most importantly the drivers of a CBD consumer so you can be assured we will find the best retailer for your asset to ensure it operates at the optimum level.

Colliers International Retail Leasing

Colliers International are recognised as the market leaders in large format retail leasing. With dedicated experts with over 50 years of experience, Colliers have been involved in almost all major large format retailer developments across New Zealand.

Our extensive knowledge, track record and retailer relationships give us an unrivalled competitive advantage in this market.

Colliers International Retail Leasing

Having worked on some of the largest and most successful retail centres nationally, our Retail Leasing teams are experts in new project, centre re-positioning and established shopping centre leasing.

Whether it be a significant enclosed shopping centre, large format retail centre, or service and convenience centres, we provide our clients with advice that aims to maximise returns and asset value through looking at retail tenancy mix, relocation strategies, specialist leasing process strategy, and potential ways to add value through identifying unbudgeted income.

Colliers International Retail Leasing

By being involved from a project’s inception, in conjunction with our clients, demographers, architects and designers, we are able to ensure the centre is designed to achieve the maximum retail rental return, thereby ensuring the centre’s long-term success.

We incorporate tenancy and category mix strategies, highest and best use strategies, financial budgeting and through our solid relationships with major tenants and national retailers, we can accurately gauge anticipated turnovers to maximise rental levels.

Colliers International Retail Leasing

Whether you require retail site intelligence, site selection and acquisition, or gap analysis, our in-depth knowledge of the national retail property landscape can assist you to execute a well thought out and comprehensive property strategy.

We understand retail and the unique challenges that presents retailers when making real estate decisions. Our retail experts can assist with aligning your strategic, business, financial and operational requirements to your physical store strategy.

We have a proven track record having assisted several Australian and international brands across all retail categories to successfully launch in New Zealand. No matter if you are a large multinational or a small local boutique retailer – Colliers' retail representation service can help. 

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Colliers International’s latest Auckland industrial vacancy survey shows leasing conditions remain tight, but there is a glimpse of opportunity for some tenants searching for new premises to occupy that could assist with their 2020 planning.
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Latest research
14 Oct 2019
Colliers Essentials Auckland Retail Report | Second Half 2019
Retail spending nationally rose modestly in both March and June quarters. Auckland experienced the largest rise, up 1.2 per cent in the June 2019 quarter, showing sustained growth over the past four years.
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14 Oct 2019
Colliers Essentials Wellington Retail Report | Second Half 2019
Retail spending in the Wellington region increased further over the past year, with quarter two year-on-year growth up 2.6 per cent.
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Case Studies


Westgate Lifestyle Centre
Large Format Retail Leasing: Westgate Lifestyle Centre

Location: Tahi Road, Hobsonville

Client: NZRPG

Tenants: Harvey Norman, Hunter Furniture, Nood, Lighting Direct, Kitchen Things

Size: 27,000m² | 26 retail units plus car parking

Completed: 2015

Brokers: Leroy Wolland, Jessica Martin

The Silverdale Centre
Shopping Centre Leasing: The Silverdale Centre

Location: Hibiscus Coast Highway

Client: The Warehouse Ltd

Tenants: The Warehouse, Countdown, Supercheap, Lighting Plus, BNZ, ANZ, Snap

Size: 23,000m² | 36 units 

Completed: 2013

Brokers: Leroy Wolland, Jessica Martin

The Point Te Atatu
Convenience and Service Leasing: The Point, Te Atatu

Location: Te Atatu Road

Client: Private Developer

Tenants: WATS, Refill Nation, Sugar Grill

Size: 1,100m²

Completion: 2018

Brokers: Chloe Franklin-Hall, Leroy Wolland, Nick Pettitt

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