Video | Agriculture | Confidence | Economy | Energy | Employment | Finance | Media | Property | RBNZ | Science | SOEs | Tax | Technology | Telecoms | Tourism | Transport | Search

 


Commercial professional drives business in Auckland Central

28 May 2014

Experienced commercial professional to drive business in Auckland Central

Fluent in several Asian languages and with close to a decade of commercial property experience, Nicolas Ching is the latest welcome addition to the NAI Harcourts Auckland Central team.

He joins as sales director and will also be responsible for the development and growth of the business, including an Asian investment division.

Ching, formerly of Bayleys and Colliers, has a large network of commercial investors on his database and is keen to utilise his connections to benefit NAI Harcourts in the Auckland CBD and city fringe.

“It’s exciting coming on board with NAI Harcourts. It’s a young brand and I’m looking forward to the challenge of shaping NAI’s presence in Auckland.”

Ching will initially be working with a team of seven, but intends to double that number within a short period of time.

“Initially recruitment will be a key task, together with driving sales and leases. With the right team and the global reach of NAI Harcourts, I believe we will make massive inroads into the central Auckland commercial property market,” Ching says.

NAI Harcourts Auckland Central business owner George Erdos says recruiting Ching is a huge coup for his office. His presence will be a catalyst for attracting experienced real estate professionals.

“We are thrilled to welcome Nic to the team. He is highly experienced, a slick operator and his network of contacts and fluency in Asian languages will be of great benefit.

“The Asian market is important to our business and bringing Nic on board recognises this,” Erdos says.

NAI Harcourts General Manager Michael Grainger says attracting a sales director of Ching’s calibre is a good indication that NAI Harcourts is now a major player.

“NAI Harcourts was created just four years ago but we’ve worked hard to establish a national reach, with over 100 sales consultants able to cover every corner of the country. The Auckland CBD is vital and Nic will be driving our growth there.”

The end of financial year figures for NAI Harcourts demonstrate a commercial group that is already achieving significant levels of growth in market share. The value of commercial property sold in the financial year ending 31 March 2014 increased by 51% on the previous year. There was also an 80% increase on the number of properties sold at auction.

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines

 

Finance: Major Campaign To End "Gross Overtaxation Of Savings"

The campaign – which includes a special web site through which New Zealanders can e-mail their own and other MPs and party leaders – is backed by Age Concern, Consumer NZ, the Financial Services Council and the Taxpayers’ Union. More>>

ALSO:

Scoop Business: Leighton-Led WGP To Build, Manage Transmission Gully

The Wellington Gateway Partnership, led by a unit of ASX-listed Leighton Holdings, has won the $1 billion contract to build the Transmission Gully road north of Wellington. More>>

ALSO:

Gareth Morgan: The Government’s Fresh Water Policy – Revisited

Fresh water quality is the latest area to be in the sights of Gareth Morgan and his research organisation The Morgan Foundation... They found that the fresh water policy was a bit murkier than the Environment Minister let on. More>>

ALSO:

Interest Rates: RBNZ Hikes OCR To 3.5%, ‘Period Of Assessment’ Now Needed

Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler raised the official cash rate as expected, while signalling a pause in rate hikes to assess the impact of moves so far this year. The kiwi dollar sank after Wheeler said its strength was “unjustified” and that the currency could have “a significant fall.” More>>

ALSO:

Fonterra: Canpac Site 'Resize' To Focus More On Paediatrics

Fonterra is looking at realigning its packing operations at Canpac, in the Waikato, to focus more on paediatric nutritionals... The proposed changes could mean around 110 roles may not be required at the site which currently employs 330. More>>

ALSO:

Scoop Business: Postie Plus Brand Gets 2nd Chance With Well-Funded Pepkor

The Postie Plus brand is getting a new lease of life after South Africa’s Pepkor bought the failed retailer’s assets out of administration and said it will use its purchasing power to reduce costs of stock and fatten margins. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 
Computer Power Plus

Standards New Zealand

Standards New Zealand
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Business
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news