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"To be there with advice and assistance for the whole of your moteling life."

Motels for Sale in New Zealand with John Griffin Realty Motel Brokers NZ

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Choose when you work

$690 000
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Gateway to Mount Egmont

$450,000
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In the Heart of the City

$560,000
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Lots of options here?

$650 000
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Fill your boots here.

$680 000
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Boutique Motel in central location.

$360 000.00
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Contact John Griffin Realty Ltd

Not all of our listings are able to be published online, please contact us today for confidential listings, as well as advice and information.

Contact Us About Motel ListingsPhone: 07 856 4331
Contact Us About Motel ListingsJohn's Mobile: 0274 754 178
Contact Us About Motel ListingsKathie's Mobile: 021 979 249

Professional Experienced Advice

With more than 45 years real estate experience John Griffin has been at the forefront of motel broking in New Zealand.


  • Over 30 Years Motel Broking
  • Honorary Life Member Motel Association of NZ
  • Hundreds of successful Motel Sales
  • Fellow of the Real Estate Institute of NZ
  • Accredited REINZ Business Broker
  • Appointed Consultant to MANZ
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John Griffin F.R.E.I.N.Z.

Practical Informed Advice

Kathie has hands on operating and industry experience to share with you.


  • 10 years owner/operater of a multi unit motel
  • Past Board Member Motel Association of N..Z
  • Real Estate Institute of New Zealand Accredited
    Business Broker
  • Associate of the Real Estate Institute of NZ
  • National Diploma In Real Estate.
Kathie's Profile
Kathie Shepard A.R.E.I.N.Z.

My Girls

We are a team and "my girls" & I make
sure we are all up to date in the fast
moving motel market.

You can talk to us or ask us about any
aspect of the motel industry & we will
find the answer

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John Griffin Realty Motel Broker News

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HOW TO RESPOND TO ONLINE REVIEWS

25 May 2016 (Wed) - 1 Jun 2017 (Thu)

What to do about a negative online review.

John & Anne Retire after more than 48 years

4 Mar 2016 (Fri) - 1 Oct 2016 (Sat)

Is running a motel a 24/7 nightmare?

2 Feb 2016 (Tue) - 31 Mar 2017 (Fri)

John Griffin makes Info News.

19 Dec 2015 (Sat) - 18 Jan 2016 (Mon)

New Zealand’s most experienced motel broker John Griffin Realty knows it is the little things that keeps guests coming back.

4 Sep 2015 (Fri) - 4 Oct 2015 (Sun)

August 31, 2015

HAMILTON-BASED John Griffin Realty Ltd is New Zealand’s most experienced motel broker. With a wealth of knowledge and involvement in the motel industry John Griffin and Kathie Shepard of John Griffin Realty Ltd have the expertise that could help your business.

Keeping up with the times

6 Jul 2015 (Mon) - 1 May 2017 (Mon)

Social Media Marketing Campaign

Trip Advisor and Google clash over search results.

24 Apr 2015 (Fri) - 24 May 2015 (Sun)

How long does it take for a motel to sell?

23 Jul 2014 (Wed) - 22 Aug 2014 (Fri)

Motel Prices on Google map a thing of the near future?

4 Jul 2013 (Thu) - 3 Aug 2013 (Sat)

Reviewing your business in tough times.

10 Apr 2013 (Wed) - 10 May 2013 (Fri)

Is it just in tough times you need to review your business or....

Out with the Stain

18 Mar 2013 (Mon) - 17 Apr 2013 (Wed)

Stains are an industry hazard but here are some tips

Listing a Motel for Sale

25 Feb 2013 (Mon) - 27 Mar 2013 (Wed)

Credit card not present. How does this affect you?

23 Oct 2012 (Tue)

Banks are changing the rules. How does this affect you and your business?

Ask me a question

21 Aug 2012 (Tue)

Want advice or need to know about motels then ask me a question.

12 tips for business success

5 Jun 2012 (Tue)

Read this interesting article by Bob Reiss and then see how many of these 12 tips for success you apply to your business and how many you could add.

Which broker do you choose when buying a motel?

8 May 2012 (Tue)

It is important you make the right choices along the way when you are looking to make a major investment such as when purchasing a motel. One of the important choices is that of which broker to use...

Motel lease for sale: What is it and how does it work?

8 May 2012 (Tue)

There are three ways of entering the industry. Buying a Freehold Going Concern motel (land Buildings and business), buying an Investment Motel (land & Buildings only) or buying a lease motel (business only).

HOW TO RESPOND TO ONLINE REVIEWS

What to do about a negative online review.

HOW TO RESPOND TO ONLINE REVIEWS

What to do about a negative online review.

Client Testimonials

Buying a Motel

Buying a Motel

Whether you are interested in buying a motel lease, buying a freehold going concern or buying a freehold investment only you will find John & Kathie at John Griffin Realty to posses the knowledge and experience you require to make the right decisions.
Selling a Motel

Selling a Motel

If you are looking to sell your motel then John Griffin Realty is the place to call. We have comprehensive industry experience which allows us to advise you on your sale process, the current market conditions, and provide a written market appraisal.
Industry Advice

Industry Advice

Even if you are just looking for industry advice we are still here to help. In John's role as consultant to the Motel Association of New Zealand John Griffin Realty will provide you with respected and relevant advice. More about our experienced personal service.