The voice of commercial property in New Zealand, Property Council is a not-for-profit organisation representing the country's commercial, industrial, retail, property funds and multi-unit residential property owners, managers and investors, including thousands of New Zealanders with retirement savings in listed property trusts, unlisted funds and KiwiSaver.

Our 620 member companies, with a multi-billion investment in commercial property, range from leading institutional investors, property trusts and financial organisations to private investors and developers.


As a member of Property Council you will receive:

Representation and Advocacy

  • ministerial meetings, submissions on relevant Acts, District and Annual Plans
  • representation on local boards and advisory groups
  • meetings and workshops with local authorities
  • lobbying on behalf of members.

Publications and Research

  • Hot Property - a fortnightly e-newsletter keeping you up to date with our activities
  • access to a range of publications at member rates, including the annual Operating Expenses Benchmark, Shopping Centre Directory, and investment performance index
  • The Advocate - our 20-page quarterly publication for members, highlighting the latest issues
  • a complimentary copy of People in Property, the Property Council's Membership Directory, listing all members and their contact details
  • a complimentary copy of Trends Commercial Design quarterly magazine. As our media partner for the annual Property Council, Rider Levett Bucknall Property Industry Awards, Trends profiles the latest Property Council member projects in each issue, along with comprehensive coverage of our annual award winners
  • regular policy briefings and notices designed to keep members informed of the latest policy developments and our response.


  • a programme of informative, educational, networking and site tour events in your region at discounted rates
  • access to national events, including our annual National Conference at discounted rates
  • sponsorship and speaking opportunities at events
  • member-only events, workshops, seminars and briefings.

For further information, download our Membership Enquiry Brochure HERE or phone
+64 9 300 9581 .

To become a member of Property Council New Zealand, please complete a
Membership Application Form and email to or fax back to
+ 64 9 379 0781 Once you return your completed membership application form, National Office will contact you informing you of the exact subscription fee. There are several different membership categories with different fees. Please note that there is a one off joining fee of $184.00.

Membership runs in accordance with the financial year (April - March).