Market knowledge, industry experience and best practice

CBRE’s Structured Transaction and Advisory Services team works proactively with both public and private sector clients to advise and implement structured transactions including development agreements, joint ventures, negotiating and executing appropriate solutions for financial/partnering transactions aligned to our client’s objectives.

Our New Zealand professionals have extensive experience with complex real estate transactions including performing lead advisory, transaction management and transaction support roles. Our background in both real estate and corporate finance provides a broad perspective on real estate.

Our services include:

Transaction management and support

  • Structuring for Project Development Agreements or joint ventures including analysis of the financial returns and risks to you and your partner, under alternate structures
  • Transaction management from business case, EOI and RFP to financial close for development projects, portfolio restructures, including new asset acquisition and disposal / value realisation from surplus and complex assets
  • Redevelopment of surplus assets creating long term income streams
  • Sale-lease back structures including appropriate control and risk management agreements
  • Due diligence project management for portfolio or block land acquisitions or disposals


  • Development and block land optimisation
  • Corporate planning including portfolio review and alignment, scenario testing and strategy
  • Consultation with management and presentation of proposals to boards
  • Occupancy strategy for campus and portfolio owner occupiers
  • Financial feasibility
  • Distressed asset and work out strategy
  • Cashflow modelling (pre and post debt) and feasibility analysis
  • Independent expert reports for listed property entities
  • Independent expert representation for property related litigation

Experience by asset class

  • Urban renewal / master planned projects
  • Residential
  • Social and affordable housing
  • Aged care / retirement
  • Retail
  • Industrial
  • Commercial / office
  • Tourism, leisure and entertainment
  • Convention and exhibition centres
  • Education
  • Airports