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Corrected: Wiri sale one of 4 for Colliers

The Trust Investments Property Fund has ended up with ownership of HEB Construction Ltd’s headquarters building in Wiri at a slightly higher price than it negotiated early last year after the rental figure was finalised, taking its portfolio of commercial properties to $150 million.

It was one of 4 recent transactions by Colliers agents. The others were in Christchurch, across the road from the casino in Hamilton and in Whakatane.



Corrected: 105 Wiri Station Rd:
Features: 1.46ha heavy industrial site with frontage also to Plunket Avenue, 6317m² building, 4993m² of medium to high stud warehousing, the balance a mix of modern & older-style offices, 88 parking spaces, formerly occupied by Honda NZ Ltd, refurbished early this year before HEB Construction Ltd occupied it on a 15-year lease
Rent: the lease has annual 2.5% rental increases with reviews to market every 5 years (cap & collar mechanism)
Outcome: sold vacant for $9.85 million in February, contract signed last April by the Trust Investments Property Fund and settled in November on completion of the refurbishment at $20.12 million, based on the final rental
Agents: Greg Goldfinch, Hamish West & Ben Herlihy

South Island



4 Russley Rd, corner Yaldhurst Rd; & Rangiora, 300 High St, corner King St:
Features: 2 Caltex service stations up for sale & leaseback to Z Energy 2015 Ltd at auction on 10 December; Russley Rd: 4249m² site, 383m² floor area, leaseback term 10 years 1 month + 3 5-year rights of renewal from 28 February; Rangiora: 1987m² site, same renewal rights & lease terms
Rent: Russley Rd: proposed rent $310,490/year net + gst + opex; Rangiora: proposed rent $190,035/year net + gst + outgoings; both 2%/year fixed growth, market reviews at end of initial lease term
Outcome: both sold to an Auckland buyer – Russley Rd for $5.3 million, Rangiora for $3.335 million
Agents: Mark Macauley & Will Franks

South of the Bombays

Bay of Plenty


106 Commerce St:
Features: 1553m² site, 1013m² 2-level office building, 2 long-term tenants, 26 parking spaces, seismic rating 100% new building standard
Rent: $204,600/year net + gst
Outcome: sold for $2.6 million, at a 7.87% yield
Agents: Rob Schoeser & Simon Clark



331 Victoria St:
Features: 364m² site, 710m² 2-level building opposite SkyCity & the new Riverbank Lane retail development, seismic rating 51% new building standard
Rent: $95,000/year gross + gst
Outcome: sold for $1.13 million at a 7% yield
Agents: Justin Wang & David Palmer

Attribution: Agency release, Trust Management.

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Updated: 5 (now 7) of 14 sell at Bayleys’ Auckland commercial auction, 3 of 3 in Tauranga

Published 25 October 2018, updated 29 October 2018 & 13 January 2019:
5 of the 14 properties were sold at Bayleys’ Total Property commercial auction on Wednesday and 5 attracted no bid.

At the agency’s Tauranga auction, all 3 properties were sold under the hammer.

Update 1: One property has been sold post-auction – a takeaway outlet in the Wairau Junction retail centre. The outcomes for 2 of the Auckland properties were transposed – for Ellerslie & Blockhouse Bay – and have been corrected below.

Update 2: The manager’s unit in The Sands apartment complex at Onetangi on Waiheke Island was sold just before Christmas, after attracting no interest at auction.



Chancery Square, 44 Courthouse Lane, unit A206:
Features: 45m² unit leased to property management company
Rent: $33,500/year net + gst + outgoings
Outcome: sold for $380,000 at an 8.82% yield
Agents: Mike Adams & Jean-Paul Smit

Queen St

Mid-City, 239 Queen St, unit 1Y:
Features: m²,
Rent: $27,360/year net + gst, occupied by hair salon, lease term runs to April 2021 with further rights of renewal
Outcome: withdrawn from auction
Agent: Oscar Kuang

Hauraki Gulf islands

Waiheke Island


Updated: The Sands, 141 The Strand, unit 1:
Features: 104m² manager’s unit in the Sands apartment complex
Rent: $28,723/year net + gst + outgoings
Outcome: passed in without a bid at auction in October, sold in December for $525,000 + gst at a 5.47% yield
Agents: Brian Caldwell & Mana Tahapehi

Isthmus east


Updated: 101 Main Highway, unit 12:
Features: 272m² Asian supermarket at Ellerslie shopping centre, 10 parking spaces
Rent: $60,000/year net + gst, 5-year lease in place with 2 5-year rights of renewal
Outcome: passed in at $800,000 (2 results transposed – originally posted as $2.7 million), sold in November for $820,000 at a 7.32% yield
Agents: Oscar Kuang, Beterly Pan & Nicolas Ching


222 Onehunga Mall:
Features: 273m² site, 2-storey building, seismic rating 75% new building standard, local town centre zoning has 27m height control
Rent: commercial & residential tenants
Outcome: withdrawn from auction
Agent: Oscar Kuang


29B Bath St:
Features: 175m² site, 139m² commercial unit, parking space
Rent: $42,000/year net + gst current contract, 2 2-year rights of renewal
Outcome: no bid
Agent: Millie Liang

Isthmus west

Blockhouse Bay

Updated: 35 Margate Rd, flats 1-6:
Features: 2497m² site, 6 2-bedroom residential units, each of about 55m² & on separate titles, parking space each, offered in one package
Rent: $200,000/year net + gst from 2-year lease
Outcome: passed in at $2.7 million (2 results transposed – originally posted as $800,000)
Agents: Quinn Ngo, Matt Lee & James Chan

Eden Terrace

1 Exmouth St:
Features: 665m² vacant section on Newton Rd corner, leased to Wilson Parking, mixed use zoning
Rent: $21,495/year net + gst, early termination clause
Outcome: withdrawn from auction
Agents: Owen Ding, James Chan & Jarrod Qin

Pt Chevalier

1110 Great North Rd, unit D:
Features: 345m², town centre fruit & vegetable shop + parking, leased to PTC Fresh NZ for 5 years from December 2016 with 2 5-year rights of renewal
Rent: $108,312/year net + gst
Outcome: sold for $1.55 million at a 6.99% yield
Agents: Nicolas Ching, Quinn Ngo & James Chan

350 Pt Chevalier Rd:
Features: 696m² site zoned business – neighbourhood centre, housed greengrocery for over 50 years
Outcome: sold with vacant possession for $1.87 million at a land value of $2686/m²
Agents: John Procter, Alan Elliott & Cameron Melhuish



Tamariki Plaza, 1-19 Cammish Lane, unit J:
Features: vacant 190m² commercial unit, one parking space + share of 35 parking spaces
Outcome: passed in at $700,000
Agents: Mustan Bagasra


101 Apollo Drive, unit D:
Features: vacant 120m² ground-floor office unit, 4 parking spaces
Outcome: auction postponed
Agents: Tonia Robertson & Jane McKee

Rosedale Retail Centre, 94 Rosedale Rd, unit 2:
Features: 73m² shop at entrance to zero-vacancy retail centre
Rent: $37,520/year net + gst + outgoings
Outcome: sold prior
Agents: Eddie Zhong, Steven Liu & Meng He

Wairau Valley

18 Ashfield Rd, unit D:
Features: industrial unit, 110m² ground floor, 30m² storage above, monthly tenancy
Outcome: sold for $440,000
Agents: Trevor Duffin & James Yu

65-71 Porana Rd, unit E:
Features: 133m² unit occupied by Hollywood bakery
Rent: $55,000/year net + gst + opex, new 6-year lease
Outcome: auction postponed
Agents: Adam Curtis, Damian Stephen & Steven Liu

Updated: Wairau Junction, 162-178 Wairau Rd, unit 7:
Features: 45m² kebab outlet
Rent: $30,600/year net + gst + outgoings
Outcome: passed in at $500,000, sold post-auction for $550,000 at a 5.56% yield
Agents: Andrew Lin & Ranjan Unka



192 Universal Drive, unit A1:
Features: 756m², corner store in Lincoln North Shopping Centre, 7-year lease to Super Cheap Auto NZ from July 2016, annual fixed 3% rental increases & one 5-year right of renewal
Rent: $225,221/year net + gst, 3% annual increases
Outcome: sold for $3.93 million at a 5.73% yield
Agents: Matt Lee, James Chan, Quinn Ngo, Terry Kim & David Han


Clendon Park

439 Roscommon Rd, unit 2:
Features: 97m² retail unit, tenant Clendon Foodmarket
Rent: $41,600/year net + gst, 6-year lease from 2015
Outcome: no bid
Agents: Matt Lee, Quinn Ngo & Piyush Kumar

439 Roscommon Rd, unit 3:
Features: 97m² retail unit, tenant Crown Liquor
Rent: $43,201/year net + gst, 4-year lease from 2016, rights of renewal
Outcome: no bid
Agents: Matt Lee, Quinn Ngo & Piyush Kumar

South of the Bombays

Bay of Plenty


272A State Highway 2:
Features: 809m² site, 305m² 2-level commercial building, anchor ground-floor pharmacy tenancy, smaller dental tenancy above on leases renewed until 2021 plus further renewals
Rent: $62,730/year net + gst
Outcome: sold for $1.26 million at a 4.98% yield
Agent: Myles Addington


66 Koromiko St:
Features: 2536m² industrial site, 1519m² standalone building comprising 1123m² of warehouse & workshop space, 4 large roller doors; the balance 2 levels of offices, showroom, storage & amenities; tenant Paramount Stainless has recently renewed for the next 3 years with one final right of renewal to 2024
Rent: $122,000/year net + gst
Outcome: sold for $1.8 million at a 6.78% yield
Agent: Graeme Coleman


199, 207 & 213 Cameron Rd:
Features: 2192m² redevelopment site zoned city centre, allowing 19m² building height, next to central fire station on main arterial, car dealers have operated from site since the early 1970s, 2 tenancies expiring in August 2020
Rent: $190,715/year net + gst
Outcome: sold for $6.25 million + gst at a 3.05% yield, land value $2851/m²
Agents: Lloyd Davidson & Laura Taylor



517 Pollen St:
Features: 1521m² site, 1410m² building occupied by multiple tenants including NZ Post Ltd on long-term lease, 16 parking spaces
Rent: $107,717.53/year net + gst, multiple tenants
Outcome: no bid
Agents: Millie Liang & Josh Smith

Attribution: Agency release.

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9 commercial, industrial, retail & rural sales

Colliers agents have concluded a range of sales in Auckland & elsewhere around the North Island.

They include the Whoa! Studios at Henderson (pictured above) on a leaseback, industrial sites in East Tamaki & Hamilton, a Mt Maunganui retail development and a central Hamilton office building.



Whoa! Studios, 8-16 Henderson Valley Rd:
Features: 5916m² entertainment venue & restaurant The Grounds in 1902m² warehouse & office building, on 2 titles, 42-space carpark + separate staff parking, zoning allows mixed used evelopment up to 72.5m high
Rent: new 10-year leasebacks for studios & restaurant at $636,339/year net + gst, 5-year rights of renewal, fixed 2.75%/year rental growth
Outcome: sale & leaseback at 6% yield, which puts the price at $10.61 million
Agents: Andrew Hooper, Hamish West, Josh Coburn, Caroline Cornish & Cherry Higginson


East Tamaki

42 Allens Rd:
Features: 1647m² industrial site, 862m² floor area – warehouse 736m², office 126m², shared driveway
Current rent: $100,000/year net + gst, putting the purchase price at a 4.05% yield
Outcome: sold to an owner-occupier for $2.47 million
Agents: Paul Higgins & Jolyon Thomson

South of the Bombays

Bay of Plenty

Mt Maunganui

Mount Central, 233 Maunganui Rd:
Features: 3096m² site,1345m² building, 9 tenancies of 80-120m² in retail development built in 2016, 52 parking spaces managed by Wilson Parking on lease expiring next June; commercial zone allows development to 12m, design allows subdivision into 4 titles
Outcome: sold for $16 million at a 4.9% yield
Agents: Duncan Woodhouse, Simon Clark & Mat Gibbard



164a Lake Rd:
Features: 698m² site, 2-storey 528m² warehouse & office, tenant has renewed with final expiry in 2027
Rent: $54,000/year net + gst
Outcome: sold for $900,000 at a 6% yield
Agents: Mat Gibbard & Mark Rendell



Rockwood Farm, 2999 Whakarau Rd:
Features: 404.69ha breeding & finishing farm, sheds, centrally located homestead, 85ha of bushland 
Outcome: sold at auction for $2.9 million
Agent: Rod Chrisp

Hawke’s Bay


306 Ellison Rd, unit 1:
Features: 800m², Ideal Electrical Ltd’s new showroom & warehouse, due for completion in April
Outcome: sold off the plans to an investment syndicate for $3.2 million
Agents: Ian McLachlan & Danny Blair



256 Brymer Rd:
Features: 16.17ha development site, zoned residential, elevated views 
Outcome: sold for $7.8 million
Agent: Alan Pracy

The Kiwibank Centre, Hamilton.

Kiwibank Centre, 410 Victoria St & 12 Alma St:
Features: 1912m² floor area, ground-floor retail, 3 office floors, multi-tenanted, seismic rating 67% new building standard, 5-level 32-car The Stack on separate Alma St title
Rent: estimated $567,500/year net + gst, putting a 7.1% yield on the approximate sale price
Outcome: sold for around $8 million to Tauranga-based property fund manager Property Managers Group
Agents: John Hagar & Alan Pracy


Ingram Rd, lot 11:
Features: 17,748m² industrial development site between State Highway 3 & the Hamilton Airport runway
Outcome: sold for $3,141,396 at $177/m²
Agents: Mark Brunton &Alan Pracy

Attribution: Agency release.

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Updated: Bayleys year-end auction series yields $25.6 million from 14 sales

Published 7 December 2018, updated 14 December 2018:
Bayleys sold 11 properties for $21.6 million at its final Total Property commercial auction in Auckland on Wednesday. A Newmarket property has since been sold.

One property auctioned at the agency’s East Tamaki office on Tuesday added $2.3 million and 2 auctions brought forward to November added $1.7 million to the return, for a total $25.6 million.

The first 2 properties auctioned on Wednesday, both small premises in prominent spots in tightly held eastern suburbs neighbourhoods, were sold on yields of 3.6% (St Heliers, pictured above) & 4.7% (Remuera).


Learning Quarter

26 Airedale St:
Features: 220m² site, 2-level 364m² building, seismic rating 50% new building standard, concept plan available for 17-storey 68-unit apartment building
Rent: $139,00/year gross + gst
Outcome: no bid
Agents: Owen Ding & Sarah Liu

Isthmus east


Updated: 375-389 Khyber Pass Rd, unit 7:
Features: 88m² retail unit occupied by Hair Design salon on a new lease from October, 2 parking spaces 
Rent: $36,000/year gross + gst
Outcome: passed in at $510,000, sold post-auction for $551,000 at a 6.53% yield
Agents: Quinn Ngo & Matt Lee


155 Neilson St:
Features: 980m² site zoned heavy industrial, 625m² warehouse, office & showroom, 2 tenants 
Rent: $91,811.38/year net + gst
Outcome: sold for $1.75 million at a 5.25% yield
Agents: James Hill, James Valintine, Sunil Bhana, Amy Weng & Tony Chaudhary

3 Pukemiro St:
Features: 556m² site, 390m² industrial building – clearspan warehouse, office & amenities, seismic rating 70% new building standard 
Outcome: sold with vacant possession for $1.15 million
Agents: William Gubb & James Valintine


11A Cheshire St:
Features: 1031m² development site next to the new Parnell train station, resource & building consents in place for a 6-level apartment complex
Outcome: withdrawn from auction
Agents: Owen Ding & James Chan


371-373 Remuera Rd:
Features: 229m² site, 598m² 3-level 1970s building zoned town centre, café & bar lease of 319m² of ground floor & basement space runs until mid-2023, with 2 6-year rights of renewal, balance of retail space & upper-level office premises occupied by 2 other tenants
Rent: $201,434/year net + gst
Outcome: sold for $4.325 million at a 4.66% yield
Agents: Alan Haydock, Damien Bullick, Andrew Wallace & Quinn Ngo

St Heliers

413 Tamaki Drive:
Features: 235m² site zoned local centre, 288m² 2-level building, opposite St Heliers Beach & near St Heliers Bay Rd intersection, 2 tenants on 10-year leases which both run until 2022 with no rights of renewal
Rent: $169,145/year net + gst
Outcome: sold for $4.71 million at a 3.59% yield
Agents: Cameron Melhuish, Andrew Wallace & James Chan

Isthmus west


6C Wingate St:
Features: 80m² middle unit in modern retail block in town centre with access also from Great North Rd 
Rent: $47,000/year net + gst + outgoings on new 9-year lease to Domino’s Pizza NZ Ltd
Outcome: sold for $960,000 at a 4.9% yield
Agents: Janak Darji, Tony Chaudhary & Mike Bradshaw

Freemans Bay

27 Hargreaves St:
Features: 304m² site zoned mixed use, 318m² renovated character office building, 30m² deck
Rent: $171,160/year net + gst on new 6-year lease to Studio South Ltd from March 2018, 2 3-year rights of renewal
Outcome: sold shortly after auction for $3.25 million at a 5.27% yield
Agents: Damien Bullick, Alan Haydock & Mike Adams

3 Margaret St, unit 4:
Features: 53m² ground level commercial unit leased to lawyer Susan Kingston, 2 parking spaces, zoned business town centre
Rent: $27,000/year net + gst
Outcome: sold for $620,000 at a 4.35% yield
Agents: Stuart Bode, Mike Bradshaw & Mike Adams



2 Hillary Square:
Features: 586m² site, 648m² floor area, tenants ANZ Bank and KiwiBank/NZ Post
Rent: $262,316/year net + gst
Outcome: passed in at $4.5 million
Agents: Mustan Bagasra, Nicolas Ching & James Chan


63 Arrenway Drive, unit 5:
Features: 118m² industrial unit, 2 parking spaces 
Outcome: no bid
Agents: Meng He, Ian Waddams & Steven Liu

5 Ceres Court, unit 2G:
Features: 155m², first floor office unit, 5 exclusive parking spaces
Rent: $45,000.00/year net + gst + outgoings
Outcome: auction postponed
Agents: Tonia Robertson & Caroline McNaught


28 Anvil Rd, unit 1:
Features: 246m² industrial unit, 5 parking spaces
Outcome: sold with vacant possession for $750,000
Agents: Matt Mimmack & Rosemary Wakeman



327 Great South Rd:
Features: 3288m² yard used as car yard, zoned business light industrial 
Outcome: no bid
Agents: Piyush Kumar & Peter Migounoff

39B Holmes Rd:
Features: half share of 1182m² site, 382m² workshop + parking & yard, tenant of 15 years now on monthly lease
Rent: holding income of $39,000/year net + gst + outgoings
Outcome: sold for $771,000 at a 5.1% yield
Agents: Peter Migounoff & Piyush Kumar

Pakuranga, Highland Park

5 Aviemore Drive, unit 1:
Features: 135m² Domino’s pizza outlet in 10-unit development completed in 2006   
Rent: $63,296/year net + gst + outgoings
Outcome: sold for $1.305 million at a 4.85% yield
Agents: Amy Weng, Tony Chaudhary & Janak Darji


44-48 King St:
Features: 841m² site, 381m² building, 12 parking spaces at rear
Rent: $111,349/year net + gst + outgoings, pharmacy & Dollar World shops on 3- & 4-year leases
Outcome: sold for $2.005 million at a 5.55% yield
Agents: Shane Snijder & Graeme Moore

South of the Bombays


Rydges Hotel, 75 Featherston St, units 422 & 1317:
Features: 2 28m² hotel units, leased to Rydges Hotel until 2033
Rent: unit 422 $19,371/year including gst, unit 1317 $30,244/year including gst
Outcome: withdrawn from auction but still for sale
Agents: Nick Thompson & Jim Wana

Earlier stories:
5 December 2018: East Tamaki sale starts last Bayleys commercial auction for year, 2 other sales in Airport Oaks & Orewa
25 November 2018 (another East Tamaki auction brought forward, 22 Polaris Place): 9 business park units sold
23 November 2018: Rosedale unit sold at auction brought forward

Attribution: Auctions.

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Goodman buys Mangere site

The Goodman Property Trust has conditionally bought an industrial property in Mangere for $29 million.

The 3 adjoining sites at 42, 60 & 70 Favona Rd cover 7ha backing on to the Manukau Harbour, predominantly leased to T&G Global Ltd. Currently operated as a market garden, the property has a 2279m² warehouse & 41,790m² glasshouse, and associated office & coolstore space.

Investment management director James Spence, of trust manager Goodman (NZ) Ltd, said last week: “While we are continually investing in the trust’s development programme, we are also looking at strategic acquisitions that complement the portfolio. Leased until June 2023, this property offers longer-term opportunity with the potential to develop 30,000m² of new warehouse space. Providing direct access to State Highway 20 and easy connectivity with the cbd, port & airport, the location is ideal for logistics operators.”

The acquisition is conditional on Overseas Investment Office approval.

Attribution: Company release.

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6 commercial & rural sales include 2 post-auction & 1 pre-auction

Colliers agents have sold 4 properties around Auckland & 2 in Gisborne, including 2 post-auction & one pre-auction.

At Albany, a site on Appian Way (pictured) with consent for a mixed-use development has been sold.

Isthmus east

Mt Wellington

4E Pacific Rise:
Features: 820m² office property, 3 tenants, 28 parking spaces
Rent: $191,396/year net + gst + opex
Outcome: sold for $3.15 million at a 6% yield
Agents: Gareth Fraser, Simon Child & Michael van der Putten



4 Appian Way:
Features: 3406m² development site, has approved resource consents for a mixed-use residential, retail & commercial development
Outcome: sold for $5.38 million
Agents: Cherry Higginson, Josh Coburn & capital markets team



1-9 Maramara Rd:
Features: 2200m², new purpose-built childcare centre, 575m² floor area, licensed for 90 children, 18-year lease to established provider New Shoots Ltd
Rent: $257,400/year net + gst
Outcome: sold post-auction for $4.4 million at a 5.85% yield
Agents: Josh Coburn, Shoneet Chand & Caroline Cornish


East Tamaki

15 Ra Ora Drive:
Features: 2000m² site, 998m² industrial building, 18 parking spaces
Outcome: sold for $3.2 million at a 4.68% contract yield
Agents: Jolyon Thomson & Paul Higgins

South of the Bombays



1189 Wharekopae Rd:
Features: 6.37ha rural property – citrus orchard, sheds, 4-bedroom home, tennis court, helicopter pad
Outcome: sold post-auction for $1.3 million
Agents: Alan Thorpe & David Egan


297 Matawai Rd:
Features: 11.07ha citrus orchard & 250m² homestead 
Outcome: sold pre-auction for $2.3 million
Agents: David Egan & Alan Thorpe

Attribution: Agency release.

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East Tamaki sale starts last Bayleys commercial auction for year, 2 other sales in Airport Oaks & Orewa

A sale at Bayleys’ East Tamaki office yesterday kicked off the agency’s 8th Total Property auction round for the year.

It will continue in Auckland today, when 18 commercial properties are on the auction list.

While that auction round is starting, one Orewa property passed in at the Total Property 7 auction in October has been sold, and an Airport Oaks property (pictured) offered by tender in October has also sold.



Tamariki Plaza, 1-19 Cammish Lane, unit J:
Features: vacant 190m² commercial unit set up as an office with a rear roller door, zoned town centre, one parking space + share of 35 parking spaces
Outcome: passed in at $700,000, sold to another investor post-auction for $780,000, with vacant possession
Agent: Mustan Bagasra


Airport Oaks

127 Montgomerie Rd:
Features: 5001m2 site, 3663m2 industrial building developed in late 1990s – 2953m2 of warehousing, 6.7-7.8m stud, 2 levels of offices & amenities; complete refurbishment undertaken in 2015 before start of 8-year lease to skin & hair products manufacturer Mix Ltd, 45 parking spaces
Rent: $374,544/year net + gst, increasing annually to $405,418 in 2022
Outcome: sold for $7.106 million at a 5.27% yield, after a tender that closed in October
Agents: James Hill, Sunil Bhana & Nick Bayley

East Tamaki

33A Springs Rd:
Features: 897m2 mid-1980s industrial unit, 647m2 warehouse with 6.5m stud, 2 roller doors & 3 tonne gantry, 2 levels of office & showroom space
Outcome: sold vacant for $2.3 million
Agents: John Bolton, Katie Wu & Roy Rudolph

Attribution: Agency release.

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300ha Paerata Rise subdivision opens first homes

Paerata Rise, the 300ha urban development on Wesley College’s farmland between Karaka & Pukekohe, opened its doors to the public on Saturday.

The subdivision was approved as a special housing area in 2015, with plans for up to 5000 homes in 10 stages (now reduced to 4500 homes).

75 of 86 sections in stage 1 have unconditional buyers and are with builders. Earthworks for stage 2A have been completed and 54 titles are expected to be issued in August 2019.

Owned by the Wesley College Trust Board & Grafton Downs Ltd, the development will feature a train station & transport hub, a relocated Wesley College, and a primary school which will be complete by 2021.

10 new show homes on Jonah Lomu Drive have been opened.

Also opening was the Rise ‘n Shine café, made from shipping containers that had been part of the Christchurch Container City project.

Grafton Downs executive director Chris Johnston said boutique shops were planned for south of Wesley College’s current site and a smaller set of shops would be located near the Glenbrook roundabout, which the NZ Transport Agency will start building next year.

Paerata Rise

Earlier story:
11 September 2017: Wesley College developer selects build partners & new subdivision name

Attribution: Company release.

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6 industrial & retail properties sell

An Ellerslie fruit & vege store has been sold a month post-auction. Bayleys agents have also sold 4 property in industrial zones in Mangere, Onehunga & Otara, and a vacant shop in Favona.

Isthmus east


101 Main Highway:
Features: 272m² retail unit in town centre; fruit & vege store, 5-year lease, 2 5-year rights of renewal
Rent: $60,000/year net + gst
Outcome: passed in at auction on 24 October, sold for $820,000 at a 7.32% yield
Agents: Oscar Kuang & Beterly Pan


15 Edinburgh St:
Features: 557m² site zoned heavy industry, 361m² 1970s warehouse
Outcome: sold vacant for $1.02 million
Agents: James Hill, James Valintine & Sunil Bhana

315 Neilson St & 21-23 Edinburgh St:
Features: 1825m² corner site in 3 titles, zoned heavy industry, 1256m² warehouse & office building
Outcome: sold vacant for $2.55 million
Agents: James Valintine, James Hill & Sunil Bhana



1 Savill Drive, unit 5:
Features: 120m² unit in retail complex on corner of Massey Rd, surrounding tenancies include Burger King, doctor, takeaway, liquor store & superette, communal parking
Outcome: sold vacant for $680,000
Agents: Andrew Lin, Amy Weng, Geoff Wyatt, Janak Darji & Tony Chaudhary


10 Rennie Drive:
Features: 1656m² site zoned light industry, 1040m² industrial building – 745m² clearspan, medium stud warehousing, 295m² office & amenities
Outcome: sold with vacant possession for $2.475 million
Agents: Nick Bayley, James Valintine & William Gubb


100 Alexander Crescent, unit 1:
Features: 320m² roadfront commercial unit in light industry zone, 180m² of offices over 2 levels & 140m² warehouse, which currently has a lowered suspended ceiling for commercial use, 7 parking spaces
Outcome: sold vacant to an owner-occupier for $670,700
Agents: Mike Marinkovich & Amy Weng

Attribution: Agency release.

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9 business park units sold

Bayleys agents in South Auckland have sold 9 units in stage 1 of the new Wiri Station Business Park by Robert Cunningham Construction Commercial Ltd, which is nearing completion.

They’ve also sold 4 commercial properties in East Tamaki – 2 over $5 million – plus one in Pakuranga.

The most expensive building, on Barmac Place in East Tamaki (pictured below), was sold with a one-year leaseback in place. Another of the East Tamaki properties, on Polaris Place, was sold at an auction brought forward.


East Tamaki:

9 Barmac Place (image above):
Features: 4610m² site, 2763m² building, 225m² canopy, completed in 2004; high stud warehousing (8m at knee & rising), 3 large roller doors, single-level showroom & office space; one-year leaseback to current owner-occupier
Outcome: sold for $7.11 million + gst
Agents: Nelson Raines, Amy Weng & Andrew Wallace

12-16 Harris Rd:
Features: 4186m² site, 2195m² industrial building – 1919m² of high stud warehousing, 2 gantry cranes, balance office & amenities; current occupier has lease until September 2019
Rent: $267,000/year net + gst
Outcome: sold to an owner-occupier for $5.82 million + gst (if any)
Agents: Mike Marinkovich (Bayley) & Paul Higgins (Colliers)

108 Harris Rd, unit B:
Features: 334m² industrial unit – 283m² of high stud, clearspan warehousing, dual motorised roller door access, 51m² of offices & amenities over 2 levels
Outcome: sold vacant for $1.175 million + gst at $3518/m²
Agents: Roy Rudolph, John Bolton & Katie Wu

22 Polaris Place, unit 5:
Features: 208m² high stud warehouse & office unit in new industrial complex, 4 parking spaces, 3-year lease to BRP Electrical, one 5-year right of renewal
Rent: $39,000/year net + gst
Outcome: sold for $800,000 + gst at a 4.87% yield (auction brought forward from 5 December)
Agents: Jarod Qin, Nicolas Ching & Ben Bayley


60-62 Tiraumea Drive:
Features: 898m² corner site zoned neighbourhood centre, fully leased single-level 421m² building comprising 3 shops plus residential accommodation at rear
Outcome: sold for $1,337,860 at a 6% yield
Agents: Tony Chaudhary, Janak Darji & Amy Weng


114 Wiri Station Rd
Features: 9 industrial units in the 1.6ha Wiri Station Business Park – 5 warehouse units ranging from 206–495m² in an 11-unit complex nearing completion plus another 4 units ranging from 385–666m² in 3 existing buildings on the site
Outcome: sold vacant for a total of $10.305 million + gst to mix of owner-occupiers & investors
Agents: Mike Marinkovich, Karl Price & James Hill

Attribution: Agency release.


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