We help clients across every premises challenge. We can help you too…

Our service offerings and robust process have been developed to deliver the best outcomes across five key scenarios. What's yours?

We need to renegotiate our lease

We’ll help you make an informed decision to 'stay or go' by understanding your situation, renegotiating your lease if appropriate or advising on better opportunities that could exist in the market

Paul Mautz Associate Principal
  • Our Service
    • Review your existing lease
    • Understand key risks and opportunities
    • Understand and challenge your needs
    • Develop an Accommodation Brief and space budget
    • Search for alternative options in the market to maintain competitive tension
    • Review and evaluate the options/select a shortlist
    • Negotiate the lease terms to get a competitive commercial package
    • Negotiate the work the landlord needs to do on your premises
    • Work with your solicitor to document the deal
  • Your Outcomes
    • A better commercial deal for your business
    • Less commercial risk
    • Future-proofed solution with flexibility
    • Robust documentation
    • Win-win tenant/landlord relationship moving forward 
  • Recent Clients
    • Pharmac
    • Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi UFJ
    • Statistics NZ
    • Pitney Bowes
    • Parliamentary Counsel Office
    • Tertiary Education Commission

We need new premises

We'll help you make this critical decision and take you to your new destination. We can also help you manage any ‘make-good’ or lease exit obligations on your existing premises

David Lambie Principal & Director, Auckland Manager
  • Our Service
    • Review your existing lease
    • Understand key risks and opportunities
    • Understand and challenge your needs
    • Develop an Accommodation Brief and space budget
    • Search for alternative options in the market to maintain competitive tension
    • Review and evaluate these options/select a shortlist
    • Negotiate the lease terms to get a competitive commercial package
    • Negotiate the work the landlord needs to do on your premises
    • Work with your solicitor to document the deal
    • Develop your workplace/fitout brief
    • Engage other consultants
    • Secure any temporary space you might need
    • Project manage the delivery
    • Implement a change and communication plan with your staff
  • Your Outcomes
    • A better commercial deal for your business
    • Less commercial risk
    • Future-proofed solution with flexibility
    • Robust documentation
    • Win-win tenant/landlord relationship moving forward
    • Minimal exit cost from current lease
    • Contemporary fitout solution linked to your business drivers
    • Opportunity to transform your 'business' and teams
    • Better recruitment and retention
    • Enhanced culture
    • Improved brand alignment
    • Integrated technology, HR and work practices 
  • Recent Clients
    • Z Energy
    • Sport NZ
    • Baycorp
    • Ministry of Health
    • Local Government NZ
    • Intergen
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We need a property strategy

We can help you align property with your business goals. By thinking top-down and getting buy-in across the organisation, we'll work with you to develop a plan that uses property to make the business run faster

Dean Croucher Principal & Managing Director
  • Our Service
    • Develop a 'snapshot' of the portfolio
    • Engage with the business (top-down)
    • Seek out diverse views on the business, sector and wider influences
    • Understand the key drivers of change
    • Develop property principles to capture key business drivers
    • Analyse portfolio to identify issues and opportunities
    • Explore creative and lateral ways the current portfolio can match principles
    • Develop a portfolio strategy mapping extent of change needed
    • Test scenarios and options
    • Write up strategy into a dynamic and visual document
  • Your Outcomes
    • A robust strategic plan for managing property and assets (owned or leased)
    • Strategic plan clearly linked to the business strategy
    • Engagement of senior leadership team in property planning, risks and opportunities
    • Raising the profile of property and assets in your organisation
    • Integrating property planning into the typical business planning cycle
    • Certainty on the current portfolio (size, cost, risks, opportunities)
    • Clarification on what property/premises need to change (quit, upgrade, procure)
    • Integration of other work streams and change programmes across the organisation
    • Workplan for property team to implement
    • Workplan to monitor progress
  • Recent Clients
    • Callaghan Innovation
    • Inland Revenue
    • WelTec & Whitireia
    • KiwiRail
    • Ministry of Education
    • Department of Corrections
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We need a better workplace

The workplace is changing fast – we know why and how. We'll help you plan a contemporary 'holistic' workplace which drives new ways of thinking and working together and strengthens your employment brand

Duncan Mitchell Principal & Director, Wellington Manager
  • Our Service
    • Engage with the leadership team
    • Understand the business strategies and drivers for change
    • Survey staff on their perceptions of how productivity, innovation and performance could be improved
    • Envision 'what's possible' based on leading research and best practice
    • Develop workplace principles to capture the key drivers
    • Consider current or new premises
    • Undertake space planning and workstyle analysis
    • Develop a workplace concept to support workplace principles
    • Include in concept choices on space, workstyles (e.g. activity-based working), technology, furniture, work practices
    • Develop concept into preliminary fitout design
    • Engage other delivery consultants as needed
    • Project manage the delivery
    • Implement a change and communication plan with your staff
  • Your Outcomes
    • Holistic solution
    • Contemporary fitout solution linked to your business drivers
    • Opportunity to transform your 'business' and teams
    • Better recruitment and retention
    • Enhanced culture
    • Improved brand alignment
    • Integrated technology, HR and work practices
  • Recent Clients
    • Baycorp
    • WelTec & Whitireia
    • Quitline 
    • Intergen
    • NZ Defence Force
    • Commerce Commission
  • E-Guide

We need a partner to manage our leases

We can manage your property portfolio on a fully outsourced basis. No matter whether your portfolio is owned or leased or whether it is office-based, retail, industrial or special purpose

Chris Ware Senior Adviser
  • Our Service
    • Understand the nature of the issue, risks and opportunities
    • Provide strategic perspective and sounding board for decision making
    • Manage a rent review process
    • Manage a lease renewal
    • Negotiate short-term lease extension
    • Secure signage rights
    • Negotiate lease exit and make-good obligations
    • Resolve a landlord dispute
    • Secure temporary space
  • Your Outcomes
    • Problem solved
    • A better commercial deal for your business
    • Less commercial risk
    • Future-proofed solution with flexibility
    • Robust documentation
    • Win-win tenant/landlord relationship moving forward
    • Minimal exit cost from current lease
  • Recent Clients
    • CAA
    • Rabobank
    • Canon
    • Department of Internal Affairs
    • Commercial Fisheries Services
    • Occupational Therapy Board