Mike Hammer - Director

Mike’s easy going manner belies his enterprising approach and dedication to professionalism. As a founding director of match, he strongly believes in providing impartial retail advice that bridges the divide between landlord and tenant.

With wide experience on both sides of the property fence both here and in the UK, and with his trademark consultative approach, Mike is sought out for project leasing, brokerage, and development consultancy. Building better communications, usually with a good dose of humour, is key to Mike’s style.

Outside match, Mike can be found laughing with friends, playing sport and travelling the globe seeking out all that is good in life.



Degree qualified in Urban Land Economics, Fellow of Royal Institute of Chartered surveyors . 30
years as a property professional in both hemispheres. Worked on tenant side for major UK fashion
retailer, then in NZ for Westfield as development manager and last 20 years as retail agent bridging
the divide between building owners & occupiers – largely in the retail & hospitality sector.

What do you love about what you do?

Collaborating with innovative, visionary people who “get it” and translating that into great projects &
places that occupiers, customers & owners love and enjoy. Helping retailers and restauranteurs secure
profitable sites and promoting cutting edge new design that raises the industry bar.

What do you see the city looking like in the next 10 years?

Like mini Sydney – a collection of beautiful public spaces, wonderful new buildings/projects
displaying quality architecture & international calibre occupiers. A place kiwis will wish to live, work
& play and be genuinely proud of as becoming a top 10 most liveable city.

What they look for in the people that work at match?

Team players, outside the box thinkers, generous spirit, open-minded with a keen sense of


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