New partnership to provide strategic advisory service

Argon & Co and Colliers join forces to deliver new industrial service in New Zealand.

Industrial advisory specialist Colliers and supply chain expert Argon & Co have announced what the two-companies say is an industry-first collaboration to provide a full end-to-end industrial advisory service across New Zealand and Australia (ANZ).

The partnership will see leading real estate professionals at Colliers working collaboratively with Argon & Co to maximise the value of supply chains, technology, automation and the resultant property for real estate occupiers.

This joint venture is a continuation of the relationship initially formed by Pollen Consulting Group, before they joined the Argon & Co group in June 2022.

Chris Foord, associate partner at Argon & Co says the team are excited to launch the Colliers partnership in New Zealand.

“Following the success of our partnership with Colliers in Australia, we are delighted to bring this strategic advisory service to New Zealand. The challenge of setting up a network of the future, with the right locations, operating model and use of advanced technology and automation is a critical get right for most organisations as they adjust their supply chains targeting agility and efficiency,” says Foord.

“Argon & Co is a market leader in operations transformation and strategy, and Colliers is a market leader in industrial property, so together we provide a market leading end-to-end service.”

Argon & Co will work closely with Colliers to understand each client’s specific needs and design an appropriate solution. This could be as simple as a change in material handling equipment or racking layout, or a total network design.

Colliers’ role will be to provide crucial property information and negotiation skills to secure new facilities or renegotiate existing facilities, delivery of the project can also be completed via the company’s ‘Project Leaders’ business. Argon & Co’s role in the partnership will be to provide initial analysis, insights and advice to ensure the best outcome for clients utilising the company’s expertise across manufacturing, warehousing and logistics.

Peter Evans, national director industrial advisory at Colliers says: “Colliers have been providing industrial advisory services for many years to its corporate clients, this partnership enables Colliers to draw on the global experience of Argon & Co delivering supply chain solutions across all sectors of the industrial marketplace. Whether our clients are e-commerce, manufacturing, storage, distribution or transport, we can draw on both companies extensive track record of delivering innovative cost saving solutions.”

ARGON & CO IS A MARKET LEADER IN OPERATIONS TRANSFORMATION AND STRATEGY, AND COLLIERS IS A MARKET LEADER IN INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY, SO TOGETHER WE PROVIDE A MARKET LEADING END-TO-END SERVICE.