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In the ever-changing market of commercial real estate, we believe that staying current, keeping informed and exchanging knowledge with peers is the key to our success.

Our Bayleys at 5 events, occurring multiple times per year, have been an opportunity for us to invite industry experts to present ideas, network with industry locals and keep informed with the very latest market insights.

We love to meet like-minded people and make things happen.

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Past Bayleys at Five events


The 'At Five' of 2018 you didn't want to miss

Presented by Tony Alexander, BNZ Chief Economist


December 2018

Tony took to the floor to wrap up 2018. Delivering his Annual Market Review in his unique and entertaining manner. A very lively night as we hosted our biggest Bayleys at Five of the year.

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Multi-generational wealth. Do you have a plan?

Presented by Tim Howe, Partner and Co-Founder of Ocean Partners


September 2018

Tim Howe discussed the very real challenges facing families and the property investment businesses they own at the September 2018 Bayleys at Five. Discussing creating liquidity for the senior family members while planning the succession of the property assets for future generations.

The Aspiration, Inspiration and the Reality

Presented by Steve Clarke, Director of Investment and Engagement at Development Christchurch Limited


August 2018

Steve spoke on the latest prognosis for Christchurch’s CBD.

Making Christchurch Great Again

Presented by Blair Chappell & Matthew Horncastle from Williams Corporation


July 2018

Blair and Matt, both young forward thinkers, spoke passionately on delivering quality, affordable, high density living within the CBD. Their end goal - to rejuvenate the central core with Christchurch’s people. Inspired by ‘building the most livable city’, these dynamic entrepreneurs represent the heart of Christchurch’s edge – the wave to the future

A 20 year journey within the Chamber

Presented by Leeann Watson, Chief Executive of the Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce.


June 2018

We were delighted to host the first female Chief Executive of the Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce in June 2018. With a strong voice for Canterbury businesses, Leeann shared her experience within the Chamber and the Christchurch business community and closed with questions and answers.

A comprehensive and detailed market overview

Presented by Bayleys’ National Research Director, Ian Little


May 2018

The third session in the Bayleys at Five series was presented. Covering a broad range of topics including global tensions and potential external forces on our economy, Ian highlighted the positive performance of New Zealand’s GDP growth. At a local level, positive feedback was emphasized around Canterbury’s Retail Trade, GDP, Net Migration and Visitor Arrivals which all showed solid performance on the positive side of the ledger.

Evaluation of Leasing Documents

Presented by Director at Ford Baker Valuations, Simon Newberry


April 2018

The third session in the Bayleys at Five series was presented. Covering a broad range of topics including global tensions and potential external forces on our economy, Ian highlighted the positive performance of New Zealand’s GDP growth. At a local level, positive feedback was emphasized around Canterbury’s Retail Trade, GDP, Net Migration and Visitor Arrivals which all showed solid performance on the positive side of the ledger.

Tony Alexander's Economic Overview

Presented by BNZ Chief Economist Tony Alexander


December 2017

Tony Alexander spoke at the last of Bayleys At Five for 2017 and entertained the crowd with an economic overview.

CCC Certifications and Exemptions

Presented by Sarah Congdon, Council’s Certification and Exemptions Team


October 2017

Sarah Congdon outlined recent adjustments to Change of Use notifications to a full house of local developers, investors, valuers, and property owners.

Christchurch's Recovery and Regeneration

Presented by Steve Clarke, Director of Investment and Engagement at Development Christchurch Limited


August 2017

Steve Clarke spoke about upcoming developments in the Christchurch rebuild and the working relationships between three rebuild agencies, Development Christchurch Ltd, Otakaro Limited, and Regenerate Christchurch.

Commercial and Industrial Research

Presented by Ian Little, Bayleys Research Manager


May 2017

Ian Little gave his insights on inner city research and a commercial and industrial overview. He looked at Christchurch’s post-quake development including effects of construction delays, completions of key developments, significant increases in the CBD based workforce, the increasingly diverse retail and hospitality offerings and progress on all but one of the City's anchor projects.

Christchurch Farmers’ Market by Peebles Group

Presented by Richard Peebles, Director to Peebles Group Limited


April 2017

Richard Peebles shared plans and concepts for the exciting new farmers market precinct coming to central Christchurch at our Bayleys@5 event. The $80million complex will encompass the Re-Start site, at the city's western retail edge. The crowed gained an insight into what's instore for the new precinct, on track to be built by October 2018.

Tony Mounce's Financial Trends for 2017

Presented by Tony Mounce, Managing Director & Chief Adviser to Tony Mortgage Broker


March 2017

Tony Mounce gave an in-depth talk on interest rates, banks liquidation freeze and future predictions for lending at our first Bayleys@5 of the year, followed by a Q&A session and networking opportunities.

Tony Alexander's Economic Overview

Presented by BNZ Chief Economist Tony Alexander


November 2016

Tony Alexander entertained the crowd with a witty and informative overview of the current New Zealand and global economy. Topics included migration, tourism and construction with an overall positive outlook for the future of the New Zealand economy.

Christchurch's Future Growth and Investment

Presented by Steve Clarke, Investment Advisor to Development Christchurch Limited


July 2016

Steve Clarke provided an overview of Christchurch Ltds' triangular role With Regenerate Christchurch and Otakaru in Christchurch's future growth and investment strategy.

Canterbury Commercial Trends and Forecasts

Presented by Chris Stanley and Hayden Doody of Telfer Young Valuation.


March 2016

This Bayleys at Five explored market trends and forecasts in the Christchurch CBD and surrounding area.