Strategic Advisory

Reliable, unbiased and authoritative advice across all property sectors and geographic markets

New Banner SAD 960x540

Strategic Advisory focuses on big property decisions and complex transactions. We work with investors, developers, occupiers and other advisors.


Our clients include some of New Zealand’s largest and most successful companies, central and local government and leading not-for-profits.

Contact us

Developing solutions to the problems faced by property or portfolio owners or managers.

Our capability covers the full spectrum, from high level conceptual strategies through to detailed asset-level planning.

Examples could include:

  • Multi-office consolidation strategies for occupiers
  • Long-term property-by-property planning for occupiers or investors
  • Preliminary options analysis for properties that are problematic or have add-value / development opportunities
  • Business cases to support strategy decisions.       
  • Property investment strategies
Strategic Advisory offers real estate strategy services

Complex transactions often require specialist expertise to assist with their planning and implementation.

Examples could include: 

  • Procurement processes to source development partners and negotiate development agreements
  • Negotiating development agreements on behalf of occupiers / tenants
  • Business cases or financial analysis to assist with making decisions about complex transactions
  • Pricing and structuring recommendations for unusual assets or portfolios, and sale or purchase negotiations
Strategic Advisory offers advice on complex transactions

Feasibility studies assess the viability of a potential development project.

We have experience and expertise across a wide range of project types, including: 

  • Major transformation schemes with market changing scale or new-to-market product types
  • Traditional commercial uses (eg offices, industrial, etc)
  • Mixed use schemes
  • Developments in provincial markets
  • Coworking developments
  • Build to Rent and Coliving developments.
Strategic Advisory feasibility studies

Our expertise in forecasting involves developing robust projections of key property market metrics to support decisions around new developments or investments.

We have experience working across a wide range of project types for investors, developers, occupiers and government. 

Examples of our work have included: 

  • Forecasting housing market performance for major cities and provincial areas
  • Forecasting the performance of commercial property markets (E.g. Offices, industrial, retail, etc)
  • Demand and supply analysis for different types of product
  • Advice on product typology, mix and design
Strategic Advisory forecasting services

Our tenant representation services involves negotiating leasing transactions on behalf of our tenant clients. This ranges from rent reviews and renewals, through to relocation.

Our team's involvement can be tailored to your requirements. It could range from background support or peer review of commercial terms, through to full leadership of the market search and negotiation process. 

Examples of our work have included: 

  • Large office leases in major cities
  • Provincial office transactions
  • Industrial leases
  • Residential leases
Strategic Advisory tenant representation services
Latest news
10 Sep 2019
Flexibility and efficiency the key office trends
Occupiers are demanding ever-greater levels of flexibility and efficiency from their workspaces, which is creating both challenges and opportunities for companies in the development, engineering, architecture, building and construction sectors.
Read More
1 Aug 2019
Build to rent offers best of both worlds
Commercial investors can buy properties of almost any value, but investors in residential property typically have to build their portfolio one house or apartment at a time – until now.
Read More
Read more
Latest research
4 Oct 2019
New Zealand Research Report October 2019
Latest Census results show we may need 69,000 fewer homes nationally than expected due to previous 2018 population estimates that have turned out to be bullish.
Read More
6 Sep 2019
New Zealand Research Report September 2019
It would seem the construction sector is not out of the woods yet with further announcements of construction sector companies coming unstuck. With residential consents at a 45-year high, and commercial office, retail, industrial and civil activity rising, can the construction sector pull through and deliver?
Read More
Read more

Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (NZ)



New Zealand Corporate Real Estate Advisor of the year

Property Institute of New Zealand



Fellowship Award

Alan McMahon

Property Council New Zealand



Supreme Award

Chris Farhi


Young Achiever of the Year

Chris Farhi

How can we help you?

An unexpected error has occurred. Please try again.
You didn't check the "I'm not a robot" checkbox.
Thank you for getting in touch. Your request has been submitted.
One of our experts will contact you shortly.
Contact Us