Advisory

Strategic and transactional advice for private and institutional property owners, corporate occupiers and lenders.

Mainland’s advisory business provides a broad range of independent advisory and execution services in connection with commercial property. Our core offerings include the following:

Acquisition and Divestment
Transactional advice for buyers, sellers and occupiers of real estate including; sourcing and acquiring assets, evaluation of strategic alternatives, identifying and assessing potential purchasers/vendors, advice on transaction structuring and timing, evaluation of bids and executing/documenting a successful close.

Strategic Review
Strategic reviews of existing property holdings with a view to maximising client returns. This extends to the evaluation of both direct and indirect property assets including 'hard to value' assets (property securities, loan books, hedging exposures).

Development Planning and Management
Feasibility studies and cost engineering, concept planning, joint venture structuring, arranging development finance, contract negotiation, development management through to practical completion and advice on exit strategies and/or on-going asset management.

Fund and Capital Structuring
Advising on optimal ownership and capital structures including tax considerations, joint venture partnering/site amalgamation, potential sources of finance (both debt and equity), and restructuring/recapitalising existing property holdings.

Strategic and transactional advice for private and institutional property owners, corporate occupiers and lenders.

Central City Acquisition Project

Appointed by the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority as the Transaction Manager for the Christchurch central city acquisition program. Managing the successful acquisition of over 300 commercial properties with a value of over $700 million.

141 Cambridge Terrace

An A-Grade office development in the heart of Christchurch’s central business district.

CB Norwood

Creating a best in class sales and service centre for one of New Zealand’s most recognised agricultural brands.

Christchurch RSA

A property development for the public and members alike with a strong operational focus. Returning the Christchurch RSA to its home in the central city.