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Essentials for moving your business to Wellington

Relocating your business to Wellington is easy with a range of opportunities and support organisations on hand to help.

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Office space

Wellington is a great place to do business, and we have excellent commercial real estate available at competitive rates in the CBD and regional locations.

Office costs are lower in Wellington, with an average of $345/per square metre, compared with a national average of $399/per square metre, and approximately 46% lower than Auckland. 

Office requirements for your business premises will be dependent on the nature of your work and your number of employees. There’s a number of options available in Wellington.

Large office, retail and industrial spaces

A number of multinational and local leasing agencies operate in Wellington to assist in helping to find the perfect spot to locate your business.


Co-working spaces

If you’re looking for a flexible base to operate your business activities from, why not try one of Wellington’s co-working spaces.

These already established offices in prime locations around Wellingtons CBD (some even come with their own baristas) are a great way to network with other professionals from various different industries in the region:


There are a range of agencies and organisations located in Wellington to help you expand your business to Wellington and achieve exponential growth and success:

WREDA - Business Growth and Innovation

The role of the Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency (WREDA) is to enhance the region’s prosperity, vibrancy and liveability through supporting economic growth.

The Business Growth and Innovation team can help connect your business to the support, resources and expertise required to reach your goals.

New Zealand Trade and Enterprise

New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE) is New Zealand’s economic development and trade promotion agency. NZTE can offer your business strategic advice, access to influential networks, market research, and financial support required for international success and maximising global reach.

Immigration New Zealand

Immigration New Zealand offers information and resources for business owners, professionals, and employees relocating to New Zealand. You’ll find information on applying for visas and moving your business to Wellington.

Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment help businesses to become more productive and internationally competitive, and increase opportunities for all New Zealanders to contribute to the economy. They offer information about employment services, business grants, and mentoring.

Business visas

New Zealand offers business visas designed for professionals wanting to expand their business, launch startup businesses, or invest in our businesses and create jobs here.