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Commercial Property

Tompkins Wake's Commercial Property team work with our clients on significant development, acquisition, sale, leasing, and infrastructure transactions drawing on their expertise to advise and support clients across all aspects of their commercial property portfolios and transactions.

Our clients include developers, retail, private and institutional investors and financiers.

Our work extends from major domestic portfolio acquisitions and disposals, to the development and leasing of office, retail and industrial properties, complex commercial office developments and residential subdivisions.

Our team understands and brings deep experience and knowledge of the New Zealand commercial property market, relevant legislation and the standard industry documentation. Tompkins Wake has a proven track record of creating solutions to enable our client's commercial priorities and outcomes to be delivered.

Our teams collaborate across the firm to ensure that when required our clients have access to our Environmental and Resource Management specialists, and our Dispute Resolution and Litigation team are able to assist in resolving property-related disputes. 

Areas of expertise:

  • Acquisition finance
  • Commercial Property Transactions
  • Financial Markets Conduct Act
  • Infrastructure and Projects
  • Subdivisions and Property Development
  • Commercial Leasing
  • Acquisition and Sale
  • Due Diligence - Commercial Property
  • Commercial Property Finance

Commercial Property team

Scott Ratuki

Chair and Partner

Jason Bywater-Lutman


Kate Hatwell (Searancke)


Tom Elvin


Tom Price


Jacinda May

Senior Associate

Lyn Taylor

Senior Associate

Mitch Karpik


Penina Clarke