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Mark Grant is Chief Operating Officer and a National Director at JLL New Zealand. He is the head of JLL’s Markets division.

​​​​As head of Markets, Mark Grant leads teams of property professionals across Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch.

With more than 25 years of real estate experience in Europe, New Zealand and the Middle East, Mark brings a depth of commercial and property acumen across all industry sectors. ​

He heads up the national Commercial Leasing team, together with our Corporate Solutions and Tenant Representation services. These teams advise both domestic and international clients.

Working through all stages of the property life cycle, Mark ensures occupiers get a real estate outcome that supports their short and long-term business objectives, across all aspects of occupation.

Mark's commercial and business acumen allows him to assist tenants to allow their businesses to further grow and develop. 

He has lead and negotiated some of the largest and most complex leasing transactions in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. Mark has a strong service delivery background and this underpins all areas of his work. This, combined with strong professional strategic advice and specialised negotiating ability, secures positive and timely results.

By listening to and understanding clients' needs and requirements, Mark is able to provide tailored solutions and interpret salient details to enable informed decision making, developing trusted advisor status and build sustainable, long-term working relationships.

Mark has represented a vast array of international and domestic clients, including Unisys, IBM, Suncorp, Colmar Brunton, Adidas, TNS, Y&R, Zurich, Johnson and Johnson and Aurecon among many others.

Mark has a long-term association with Business Mentors New Zealand, providing voluntary assistance in helping New Zealand businesses grow and develop in their chosen markets.  He holds an MBA from London South Bank University and is an acknowledged industry speaker on property trends and topics.

Education / Affiliations / Memberships

  • Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS)
  • MBA – London South Bank University
  • Member of the Institute of Directors (MInstD)
  • CoreNet Global member

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