Commercial Property Acquisitions & Disposal

Specialised property lawyers for commercial property acquisition and disposal

Hesketh Henry has been supporting commercial property transactions in New Zealand since our firm opened for business in 1865. We have assisted local and international clients to buy and sell some of the largest high-rise office blocks in New Zealand in recent years and we have a large team of commercial property experts with an unshakeable commitment to accuracy and timeliness.

While every commercial property purchase or sale has its own challenges, each requires impeccable due diligence investigations and preparation of agreements and support documentation to ensure smooth progress to the desired outcome. Our commercial property lawyers have extensive experience with both commercial building acquisitions and disposals, including high-rise office buildings, multi-unit residential complexes, retail centres, industrial premises, and hospitality venues.

We are a gateway to New Zealand and carry out a great deal of work for individuals and companies looking to invest and work in New Zealand – for more information, please see our Foreign Investment page.

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Examples of work completed by our team include:

  • Commercial property acquisitions, disposition and leasing for high net work individuals, trust and companies, including Japanese and German companies and syndicates;
  • Advising a owner of the largest distribution center in the South Island on the acquisition of surrounding land, the expansion of the improvements and renegotiating the leases, and the sale of a 1/2 share to a third party investor;
  • Advising Synergy Property Group on the acquisition, development, leasing, management and disposal of a signification number of properties in Auckland, including the old Firth Concrete site in East Auckland; and
  • Advising international investor syndicates on the acquisition, leasing and disposal of premium office buildings in Auckland and Wellington and providing ongoing management and liaison services.
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