On the move, February 2015

Envivo makes 2 engineering appointments – Crockett to move from Spark to Fletcher – Law joins Harbour Asset Management as sales director – Madison’s Bennett to take charge at AWF – Petersen joins Augusta board – CBRE hires valuer & 2 retail agents – Gimblett takes over from Barclay at Goodman – Bishop to manage Harker Underground – Ireland joins JLL in Christchurch – Rodgers exits JLL Wellington to start own firm – Bent takes over from Piper at Bayleys Property Services – Hermann takes on Kiwi Property development role – Leading Australian architect takes on new sustainability role – Bell Gully announces 12 new senior appointments

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Elation at Downtown rail, tower & square deal

Auckland mayor Len Brown and Precinct Properties NZ Ltd chief executive Scott Pritchard were elated yesterday: the city will get an early start to its rail tunnel linking Britomart round to Mt Eden, and Precinct can develop a new near-waterfront tower on schedule.

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Propbd on Q W25Feb15 – Downtown deal, Precinct result, rights issue, apartment sales, Metlifecare & Summerset up, panel talks flexibility, ex-MUL rezoning

Downtown deal struck – Precinct ebit up but npat down – Precinct 1:7 rights issue – 3 apartments sell at Bayleys – Metlifecare lifts profits – Summerset grows assets & returns – Scentre to sell the other 4 NZ malls – Unitary plan panel talks flexibility – First special housing area gets rezoning & consent

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