Alan McMahon, Colliers


With the New Zealand economy predicted to attain “Rock Star” Status in 2014, how does the role of CRE play a significant lead in ensuring business reaps the benefits of the opportunities on the horizon? What key skills do CRE Execs possess that can influence change and show an overall understanding of business? Are the days of caution, cost cutting and bench marking changing across all sectors as the emphasis moves to value creation?

Alan McMahon

National Director Cunsulting and Research Colliers.

Alan has overall responsibility for Research and Consultancy for Colliers International in New Zealand.

He joined Colliers in 1998 and was made a Director in 2000.

He is an accomplished presenter and an expert commentator on the property market. Having been active in the property industry for over 30 years as a valuer, agent, and latterly consultant and researcher, Alan has broad experience in many aspects of commercial and residential property markets.

Key areas of expertise include property investment strategies, property research including demand studies, market analysis and forecasting, and project management.

Clients include Waterfront Auckland, Fletcher Building, Ngai Tahu Property, Auckland International Airport, Precinct Properties, Hobsonville Land Company, Ports of Auckland, Auckland Council and Housing New Zealand.

Alan has been with Colliers International for 16 years, and has substantial previous experience in both New Zealand and the UK.

Alan has a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in building economics, is a Member of the New Zealand Property Institute, a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, and an Associate of the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand.

He is also a member of the Property Council of New Zealand Investment Index Advisory Group. He is currently New Zealand Chair of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

He was, for four years, an external examiner for RICS of the Auckland University Property degree course, and was a Property Council of New Zealand national councillor for 10 years.