Savills hires Lance Collings as head of valuation in Christchurch

11 February 2019

Savills Christchurch has launched a new Valuation division headed by one of New Zealand’s most prominent commercial property Valuers, Lance Collings.

Mr Collings has joined Savills from JLL, where he was Director of Valuation and Advisory Services in the company’s Christchurch office. He has over 30 years’ experience as a registered valuer and commercial property consultant.

Ryan Geddes, Managing Director of Savills Christchurch, says adding valuation to the company’s existing range of capabilities provides a strong additional service that is in demand among its clients.

“Adding valuation to our suite of services has always been part of our long term strategic growth plans. Providing valuation in-house allows us to meet our clients’ requirements for this service alongside our existing capabilities, which include sales and leasing, project management and residential project marketing.

“We’re thrilled to have now recruited Lance, who brings years of experience in the South Island market, to head up our new valuation division and we’re looking to grow the team with more hires.”

Mr Collings says the opportunity to join a well-established global property company with depth of experience across multiple service lines in Christchurch was a strong drawcard.

“There are many synergies between valuation, project management and brokerage services which can be leveraged to provide a high quality, efficient and seamless service to clients,” he says.

“Assisting Savills clients to maximise value from their property assets by working in a multi-disciplinary office alongside Savills existing teams is a highly compelling opportunity.”

Mr Collings has worked with a large number of major property owners throughout New Zealand. He provides valuation and consultancy services across the commercial and industrial property market, as well as having specific expertise in the cool storage sector and the oil industry. He also has extensive experience in arbitration, litigation and compensation work.


Key Contacts

Lance Collings

Lance Collings

Valuation & Advisory

Savills Christchurch

+64 (0) 3 974 1188


Ryan Geddes

Ryan Geddes

Managing Director - Christchurch
Capital Transactions

Savills Christchurch

+64 (0) 21 395 518