Leading the team at McCrae Real Estate is Malcolm McCrae

As an expert in the motel sales and investment industry, you can be assured of Malcolm’s professional and confidential attention.

Malcolm is much more than an authority on motel sales. He also is a highly experienced mediation practitioner as well as offering property and business evaluation services.

Motel Sales Agent

Motel Sales Agent

An experienced agent is essential for a successful sale of a motel whether selling a freehold or leasehold. Malcolm has a depth of the market understanding that is able to attract motivated purchasers. With over 25 years specialising in the industry he has a unique way of matching the needs of his clients for both selling and purchasing. He is able to provide a personal service that is confidential and sensitive to the importance of the process.

Buyers Agent

Buyers Agent

During the decision making process to purchase a motel there are many key points of understanding the industry and current market place. With over 25 years’ experience Malcolm is able to guide potential purchasers to be able to make the correct decision for them. All information is handled personally and confidentially.



Sometimes situations arise that require an independent point of view to assist a resolution. Malcolm’s experience allows him to offer a mediation service that is a confidential and comprehensive dispute resolution process. He acts as an impartial mediator to negotiate between parties for a considered outcome.

Property and Business Valuation

Property and Business Valuation

This industry required agents to be current and be able to assist vendors and purchasers find the up-to-date price points. As a specialist in this area, Malcolm is able to offer a highly-skilled and efficient service to address your needs.

Marketing done right.

  • A listing on our website means that your property will get optimised response. The web site is specialised and aimed at motivated buyers and sellers, it is updated to keep the interest of the audience. A positive description and a variety of photos are a proven way to create interest and open the conversation with potential buyers.


  • Realestate.co.nz - http://www.realestate.co.nzhttp://www.realestate.co.nz - This web site is aimed at interested parties actively looking at residentaal and commercial real estate including motels. Other than our own web site this is our primary web interface targeting the industry enquiry.

  • Each property has a presentation pack prepared to be shared with qualified potential buyer. This information varies depending on the property however always assists the potential buyer to make decisions and have discussions with other advisers ie bank, accountant and solicitors.

  • Options of print media are also used in different situations. These vary depending on the target audience and how to get the best results from the advertising.

Here is our latest

Fresh Listing

We are always listing new properties on the web. Here is our latest newly minted motel listing

.35 Units Palmerston North

.35 Units Palmerston North

BK'S Motor Lodge offers 35 Superior self-contained units 27 Studios, 8 One Bedroom units with interconnecting doors to studio units, providing flexibility to accommodate small or larger groups. Easily managed separate motel kitchem opens onto Breakfast room / Conference Venue. Separate laundry. Security is assured as a security card is necessary to enter the interior of the complex. Ground level units offer private court-yards first floor units with private balconies.

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We get results and have

Happy Clients

We are motelmovers and live up to our name. We have finalised hundreds of motel sales since we started in 1995. Our clients love our work and many vendors have sold multiple properties and businesses through Malcolm. All transactions are completed on win/win basis, WIN for the vendor and a WIN for the buyer . Below are some freeholds and leaseholds that McCrae Real Estate has sold recently. Please contact Malcolm for more information


BK's Motor Lodge

Colonial Court

Hawera Central

Harringtons Motor Lodge

Cooks Gardens

Pukekura Lodge

Avenue Motel

Plamerston North Motel

Fergussons Motor Lodge

Bentleys Motor Lodge

Braemare Motor Lodge

Bassingers Motor Lodge