Quake-prone flats sold to university
The Gordon Wilson Housing New Zealand complex in central Wellington has been sold to Victoria University.
Housing New Zealand chief executive Glen Sowry and university Vice-Chancellor Professor Grant Guilford announced the sale today.
Under the deal, Victoria will take over ownership of the 87-flat Gordon Wilson complex, while HNZ intends to redevelop the smaller, next-door McLean complex with 34 new flats.
Guilford said the university saw the site as part of future development plans and would be exploring options for it.
The Dominion Post