Another seaside motor camp for sale
The summer of 2019 may have seen the last pitching of tents and cooking of steaks on the barbecue by holidaymakers at a popular and long-established Auckland harbourside camp ground on the shore of Manukau Harbour.The Sandspit Motor... More
Red Baron's flight leaves vacant site
High-profile land and buildings which previously housed one of Auckland's foremost motorcycle sales and repair dealerships have been placed on the market.For 25-years, the property at 299 Great North Road in Grey Lynn was home to... More
Fran O'Sullivan: PM's leadership missing on CGT issue
COMMENT It is simplistic to blame NZ First and Winston Peters for defeat on the tax issue.Not even fighting for a policy she says she believes in ... is a total cop-out on her part.Ardern can rally people to a cause. So why didn't... More
Property for auction leased by Japanese restaurant
A substantial Albany restaurant property occupied by Japanese culinary business Daikoku will go under the hammer in mid-May at Bayleys' next Total Property portfolio auction in Auckland.The restaurant occupies a 225sq m unit in... More
Recent Deals for Saturday April 20
Blockhouse Bay retail A secure retail investment property at 568-570 Blockhouse Bay Rd sold for $2,575,000, at a yield of 4.07 per cent. The 1111sq m site has two single level buildings, housing The Block cafe and Bay Auto repairs... More
Drone service Kiwi franchise on offer
Link Business is selling the Kiwi master franchise for what has been described as Australia's largest drone services company.National Drones was founded in Australia in August 2015, going on to become a leader in flight education... More
Redwoods site for sale near Kerikeri
Land and buildings sustaining a thriving commercial hub on the Twin Coast Discovery Route near Kerikeri, are for sale.NAI Harcourts commercial specialists James Vincent and Alan O'Brien are selling the 2.19ha Redwoods Commercial... More
Silverfin sets $1 billion growth goal
New Zealand property syndicator Silverfin is rapidly emerged as a key player in the market, notching up $280m of property under management in a little over 2-1/2 years.Working with partner agency Colliers International, the Auckland-based... More
Green buildings and upgrades reshaping office scene
World-leading green design and sustainable refurbishment of older buildings are shaping Auckland city's office environment this year, says Colliers International's Auckland leasing director, Matt Lamb.Quoted in the latest ColliersLEASE... More
Luxury yard on 'Car Alley' in Hastings
BMW's luxury vehicle site along the Hastings' Car Alley on Karamu Rd North, and a smaller separate leased building next door, are for sale as one parcel.The joint listing gives potential buyers flexibility with multiple options... More
Trio of greenfield residential development sites
A trio of "greenfield" residential development sites are for sale on Auckland's metropolitan and urban fringes.The three sites around Auckland have come on to the market simultaneously — with a combined capacity to accommodate about... More
Is the holiday over? Traditional cabin and tent campground could go to make way for housing
A seaside campground that has hosted thousands of holidaymakers over the years is on the market - with the hub of family campsite memories likely to make way for housing.The Sandspit Motor Camp in Waiuku on the Manukau Harbour is... More
Accountant says ring-fencing rules will serve younger investors up as dinner to the rich
Scrapping rental property tax breaks could send vulnerable "mum and dad" investors broke, rather than hurt rich property speculators, says a leading accountant.The claim comes as investors are warned to be ready for the new ring-fencing... More
Barfoot & Thompson raises tenant change fee
Auckland-based real estate giant Barfoot & Thompson has hiked a fee charged to some tenants by more than 140 per cent.The tenant change fee is levied on renters when they decide to bring a new flatmate into the property.Samantha... More
Fears first-home buyers face more competition after capital gains tax scrapped
First-home buyers are now buying one in four homes around the country, but there are fears this could drop off as a result of the Government's backdown on the capital gains tax. A Government Tax Working Group had earlier recommended... More
Tim Dower: What's the point of being PM if you can't force change?
COMMENT: So the capital gains tax is a goner.And that announcement was a big surprise.Most commentators and all the finance people were saying they expected something less than the Tax Working Group's wish list.Simon Bridges... More
Big Read: The battle for Wellington's Shelly Bay
A new resource consent for a development at Wellington's Shelly Bay is expected to be lodged imminently. The former air force base is derelict, the wharf is in pieces and the buildings are covered in peeling paint. The master... More
Couple's grief 'makes mockery of affordable homes,' says Judith Collins
Opposition housing spokesperson Judith Collins says a Scott Point couple's struggle to secure an affordable house highlights deep flaws in the Special Housing Area accord between Auckland Council and the Government.Jonathan and... More
Auckland couple's legal wrangle to get driveway, fences, landscaping with 'affordable house'
What makes an "affordable house" a house? Is it just four walls, a floor and a roof, or the other bits and pieces many new home buyers expect — paths, a driveway, fences and some landscaping?When Jonathan and Shelley Jansen decided... More
Auckland Council looking to sell carpark buildings to pay for City Rail Link blowout
Auckland Council is looking to sell or lease its four carpark buildings to help pay its share of the $1 billion blowout in the cost of the city rail loop.But the Automobile Association is warning of potential price hikes for commuter... More