Commercial Property

From holiday park to housing

Salt, a new 71-unit housing development in Mt Maunganui.

A $50 million Mt Maunganui residential development close to Bayfair mall is going ahead.

Akl luxury Metro Suites sells for $11m

Auckland's Metro Suites has been sold to Thai-owned hotel branded Avani Hotels and Resorts.

Metro Suites bought by Thai-owned Minor Hotels, as it expands its Avani brand.

New housing set to 'warp' Kapiti

The Ngarara subdivision beside Te Moana Rd, Waikanae Beach. The first stage, comprising 55 homes, could be finished by ...

Massive 850-lot development in Waikanae could be just the start, says mayor.

Northland winery ripe for growth

One of New Zealand's northern-most wineries and function venues, Marsden Estate near Kerikeri, has been placed on the market.

Marsden Estate helps Northland vineyards make over 70 different wines, and is looking for a new owner to carry on the business.

Lodge beckons history lovers

Hulmes Court Bed and Breakfast operates out of a historic Dunedin mansion.

Built by a Dunedin surgeon, this B&B harks back to a bygone era.

BizDojo takes over Xero House

Xero office, Wellington.

The online accounting software firm's waterfront building will become the new home of BizDojo.

Mall meeting draws hundreds

Plans to redevelop Johnsonville Shopping Centre have been in the pipeline for years, with residents fed up with the slow ...

"What should the beating heart of the northern suburbs is on life support."

Building boom boosts glass maker

MetroGlass opened a $21.5m new factory in 2015.

Metro Glass made a record volume of glass last year.

Argosy's $26m writedown

Jewellery firm Stewart Dawsons left the corner on Lambton Quay and Willis St in December. Argosy has since re-leased it ...

Quake damage at NZ Post HQ may cost up to $50m.

Grow up, Wellington

Wellington's housing density could change in suburban areas if the Housing Forum recommendations are adopted.

Housing crisis can be solved by raising height limits in the suburbs, a report says.

Quake-hit bowling alley opens

Workers at Google can hit the in-house bowling alley to blow off some steam.

Instead of sitting around crying about being closed, the owners decided to shake things up.

Ripe for development

Despite the adverse impacts from the quake, there was still $207 million in sales over $5m between July and December.

Wellington regains confidence after upset from earthquake, while demand for space creates a market ripe for development.

Roofing firm joins Fletcher empire

The Invercargill Velodrome was one of CS Roofings' showcase projects.

Fletcher Building buys a roofing rival and reportedly is eyeing a joint venture in Australia.

Rest home works begin

Clinical nurse manager Anna Roberts and resident PeterJohnson watch the redevelopment of Enliven's Kilmarnock Heights ...

First sod is turned on new $35m resthome in inner Wellington.

Foodstuffs sells Hutt warehouse

Jovan Čanak and his wife Farrah whose tortilla and wraps company Farrah's has bought Foodstuffs' Silverstream site.

An Upper Hutt food company that makes tortilla and wraps has bought Foodstuffs' Hutt huge distribution base.

How companies paint a bigger picture

OCS cleaners have committed to going greener.

New Zealand's largest hygiene, facilities management and cleaning company, OCS, has released a sustainability report as part of its efforts to become the greenest in the cleaning sector by 2020.

Award trifecta for quake refit

Hutt City Council's administration building, designed by architecture+, was the most successful entry for 2017, taking ...

Quake-strengthened Hutt City Council building cleans up at Wellington Architecture Awards.

Transpower House for sale

Transpower House, currently the headquarters of the owners of the national electricity grid, is on the market.

Agent says office building on the Terrace could be converted into another student hostel.

Tenants living in offices

A cordon closed the street after 61 Molesworth St was damaged after the November 14 earthquake.

MBIE wants building owner punished, Tenancy Tribunal is told.

Wellington bounces back

Confidence in Wellington's commercial property market has risen since the November earthquake, with less office space ...

Confidence in Wellington's office market hits a record high, with little quality space available.

MediaWorks building for sale

Florus Bosch was a Dutch immigrant farm hand who became a prominent property developer owning commercial buildings in ...

A Wairarapa syndicate is selling the Wellington building to invest closer to home.

Shelly Bay road could take out beach

Shelly Bay, a former air force base, as it is now, with its six-metre-wide road.

The road to a redeveloped Shelly Bay is likely to take out a beach and punch into the high-tide mark.

What makes a House of the Year?

Last year's winner in the $1 million to $2m new house category was a Taiharuru bach intended to look like an upturned boat.

Sustainability and home building methods are becoming a bigger part in finding the House of the Year winner.

Building costs rise

Construction costs are expected to peak in September at 7.4 per cent a year.

Little let-up is forecast for developers trying to contain rising building costs.

Hospitals to get upgrade

Wakefield Hospital in Newtown is set for a revamp

Wellington's Bowen and Wakefield private hospitals are set to change hands.

Hotel's $12m revamp

The entrance to the new Wellington Grand Mercure Hotel on The Terrace.

 Four-star Wellington hotel rebranded after major upgrade.

Development worth $1.5b

The new $397m Defence Force central hub at Linton is expected to be finished by 2030, and the Ohakea revamp will add ...

It's the largest construction boom this region has seen since the 1970s.

Nine steps to a safer city

Images showing the scale of the damage to Statistics House in Wellington following the magnitude 7.8 earthquake in ...

Report into Wellington's quake-test buildings makes nine key recommendations.

Hutt hotel no closer to opening

The empty section where Hutt City Council said a new hotel would open in early 2017. A date for the start of ...

$12m four-star hotel was meant to be open by now. But building hasn't even started.

Quake hits cinema company hard

Courtenay Central was boarded up for more than four months.

Reading gets US$25m insurance payout over quake-damaged Wellington cinema.

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