Message from the Chairs

Alongside the changing of the Presidential guard at this year's AGMs - new chairs formally took over the reins at IPAC and COMPRO.
Helen Brumby replaces Phil Porteous for COMPRO and Vili Feiloivao is the new Chair of IPAC replacing Ian Brown.
Ian and Phil devoted considerable time and effort during their tenures, particularly during the challenges thrown up by Covid 19.

Helen Brumby:

Helen Brumby took over as Chair of the Commercial Property Managers Institute of New Zealand in 2022 having been a member of the COMPRO committee since 2015.
Helen is a Full Member of the Property Institute and has previously been a member of the Rotorua / Taupo Branch of PINZ, holding the position of Chair from 2011 to 2015. She was part of the PINZ Young Leaders Program from 2015 to 2017.
Helen is a Property Manager and Advisor for APL Property. She has 14 years’ experience undertaking a diverse range of management roles including property and body corporate management, iwi ground lease management and consultancy, facilities management, property advisory, condition assessment and project management for private and corporate owners, iwi trusts, local government, and the Crown.
Helen holds a Bachelor of Business Studies majoring in Valuation and Property Management from Massey University.
As Chair of COMPRO, she is focused on developing a clear purpose and quality education opportunities drawing on the strong knowledge base of our professional community to support members on their lifelong career path.

Vili Feiloivao:

Vili Feiloivao is the Chair of the Institute of Property Advisors & Consultants of the Property Institute of New Zealand and is of Samoan, German and Chinese heritage.
Vili currently holds various roles in the institute including being the current chair for the Wellington Branch, current Future Leader of IPAC, and member of the Membership Strategy Sub-Committee.

He is the National Panel Valuation Manager for CoreLogic NZ maintaining key relationships between industry lenders and valuation firms, and holds particular experience in business development and strategy, stakeholder management, advisory services, and providing independent market valuations for mortgage lending purposes, feasibility analysis and development projects for multiple government agencies. In his previous roles he has overseen the delivery of projects of circa 80 million.
Vili has 12 Years of experience in the property industry both from the private and public sector, and started his property career in the Corporate Services Property Team at the Ministry for Primary Industries.  His experience is backed with a Bachelor of Business with Double Major in Valuation and Property Development from Massey University and hopes to advance his studies to Masters in the future.
As Chair of IPAC, his hope is to contribute to the strategic direction and welfare of the institute, connect with other Pasifika and Maori property professionals, and translate discussions into real action and change.  

PICTURED: Ian Campbell (L) with Vili Feiloivao and Helen Brumby at a recent IPAC/COMPRO meeting.

Investor Confidence Survey

Colliers Research
conducts a quarterly commercial property investor confidence outlook survey and are seeking the views of as many people involved in the industry as possible. If therefore you are an adviser, financier, manager, investor or involved in the market in any other capacity and can spare a few minutes to complete the survey please do so via the link HERE.
All respondents are placed in a draw to win a $200 prezzie card.

Branch Event  
The Auckland Branch is hosting a half day event where there will be a broad discussion on what RENT represents, including a look into both residential and commercial situations from Property Investor Wayne Brown & Chloe Swarbrick, Green Party MP for Auckland Central.
Guest speaker Leonie Freeman / CEO The Property Council NZ will speak on Build to Rent.


Seeking Committee nominations
The Institute of Property Advisors and Consultants is now on the hunt for a new member to replace Tim Brown who stepped down recently.
This is your opportunity to help shape the direction of the industry and give something back as we support the incredible careers within the property professions. If you, or anyone you know, have an interest in learning more about the appointment please email Rebecca.
Build-to-rent announcement
The Government has announced changes to the tax treatment of build-to-rent property.
You can read that media statement HERE