History

1970 - 1989


1973

Foundation

BAYLEYS Real Estate Ltd was first established in Pakuranga, Auckland by the late Graham and Pam Bayley and their son, and current executive chairman, John Bayley.

1973

1975

Auckland office

Office established in Auckland Central.

1975

1977

Howick office

Howick office established.

1977

1980

International expansion

Offices set up in Hong Kong and Sydney.

1980

1985

BAYLEYS Marketing

In-house marketing division established.

1985

1986

BAYLEYS Research

In-house research division established.

1990 - 1999


1990

Pioneering

Pioneered Commercial Portfolio Auction.

1990

1991

BAYLEYS franchising

First BAYLEYS franchise office opened in Hamilton

1992

BAYLEYS Auctions

Auction department established.

1993

Waterfront magazine & BAYLEYS property management

First Waterfront portfolio released.
BAYLEYS Property Management established.

1993

1995

Graham Spencer Bayley, 7 January 1923 - 4 April 1995

Founder of BAYLEYS; Graham Bayley passes away.

1995

1997

Growth

8 offices around the world, 150 staff employed by BAYLEYS.

1997

1999

Total Property magazine

First issue of Total Property magazine released.

1999

2000 - 2009


2000

Cushman & Wakefield alliance

International alliance with Cushman & Wakefield formed.

2000

2002

UK semminars

First New Zealand property seminars held in the United Kingdom.

2003

30 years

30th Anniversary - 42 offices, 850 staff.

2004

Sponsorship

BAYLEYS becomes principle sponsor of the Royal New Zealand Foundation of the Blind’s Guide Dog Services.

2004

2005

Christie's alliance

International alliance with Christies International Real Estate formed.

2005

2007

Fiji office & $6B in sales

BAYLEYS Fiji office opens.
Achieved 6 Billion in Group Sales.

2007

2008

BAYLEYS property services

BAYLEYS Property Services reaches 1 billion dollars in value of property under management.

2009

Scolarships

Established BAYLEYS Working Scholarship.

2009

2010+


2011

Sponsorships

BAYLEYS achieves its goal of funding the training of 100 guide dogs.

2011

2012

Continuous growth

60 offices, 1,100 staff and $4.8 billion in sales.

2012

2013

40 years

BAYLEYS celebrates its 40th birthday.

2013

2014

Awards

BAYLEYS wins multiple accolades at the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand Awards across the country's three property sales sectors:

  • Best Large Commercial and Industrial Office

  • Top Rural Salesperson

  • Runner up in the Top Residential Salesperson category

2014