Market Overview
What’s happening in Auckland’s CBD

What is driving the commercial markets in Auckland? Why is there such a low vacancy rate? What is the flow on effect we are seeing this year? Is there a squeeze happening in the Auckland office space? Join the head of Barfoot & Thompson commercial leasing team Lorne Somerville as he walks you through what is happening in Auckland’s CBD.

Our key figures for 2018

As predicted, we are having a busy year. As we prepare to enter into the third quarter it is clear however that the Auckland Office leasing market is changing, and we have now reached the peak of the market. Take a look at some key CBD property statistics.

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CBD Vacancy

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Metropolitan Vacancy

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Prime CBD rent increase

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Auckland CBD Deep Dive

Vero Centre

Explore the lively area around Shortland Street, filled with bars, cafe’s and stores. Let our commerical leasing expert David Kim show you the surrounding streets, public transport options and parking space. Lastly, take a look at the extensive range of amenities the Vero Centre has to offer.

Car Parking & Transportation at the CBD

Does the word “Parking” send chills down your spine? Certainly, any Aucklander is familiar with this dreadful problem. But did you know that there are thousands of empty parking spaces well-hidden within the CBD area? Listen to Scott Whitten, our city team expert, as he unravels the parking options you wish you knew about.

Commercial Bay

Have you been wondering what’s happening with all the construction sites around the CBD? It’s no mystery! Join our expert Matthew Firth on a tour through the district, as he unveils which projects  are being developed here.

Wynyard Quarter

Pristine office spaces, world-class companies, exciting nightlife and a stunning waterfront – It all comes together at the Auckland Commercial Bay area. Join Barfoot & Thompson experts on a tour through the most exciting part of the city.

Huawei Centre

Explore one of Auckland’s most exciting properties. The Huawei Centre stands out with an ideal location on Albert Street and countless amenities available to its commercial residents.

Meet the CBD Experts

A focused and passionate team who knows their way around the Auckland CBD like no other. With more than 50 years of combined experience in commercial leasing, you can trust us to find the optimal solution for you.

Lorne Somerville

Lorne Somerville

Commercial Leasing

021 384 442
Scott Whitten

Scott Whitten

Commercial Leasing

021 685 063
Mathew Firth

Mathew Firth

Commercial Leasing

021 321 227
David Kim

David Kim

Commercial Leasing

021 109 9426
Sue Collis

Sue Collis

Commercial Leasing

021 885 545

The Heart of the City.

The Commercial Bay area of Auckland really is the whole package. Modern office suites, exciting nightlife, vast shopping and entertainment opportunities paired with an easy and accessible public transportation system. Do you want to be a part of this fantastic environment? Give our friendly team a call and explore the options.

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3/50 Kitchener Street 1010, Auckland Central

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