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NZ Clarifies GST Rules For Bodies Corporate

New changes to body corporate rules will be a change worth noting for landlords and unit owners. Queen City Law are very experienced in dealing with body corporates if you have any other questions don’t hesitate to contact one of our team. New Zealand’s Revenue Minister, Todd McClay, has announced his intention to clarify through […]

QCL Real Estate and Property Development Services – beyond 2014

Queen City Law is uniquely positioned to provide this service to a number of carefully targeted vendors mainly in Auckland some of whom we enjoy a 20+ year relationship with. A significant amount of the property we are mandated to provide real estate services on is off market and may not be in the public […]

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Kiwi Income sells remaining interest in Queen St building for $56.3m

Tuesday May 06, 2014: The NBR reported the sale of the landmark CBD development the National bank Center. To read the full article on the NBR click here. Kiwi Income Property Trust [NZX: KIP], the country’s second-biggest listed property investor, has sold its remaining interest in a Queen Street office building for $56.3 million in […]

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Development Opportunity – Missing Tooth of Shortland Street.

This site at 28-32 Shortland Street until recently enjoyed a Resource Consent (now expired) to build a 5 star green office tower containing some 24,000 net lettable office space. Check out this property click here. Look through Queen City Laws other Real Estate listings click here. The tower designed by a Mollers Architects contains some 24,000 […]

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Fresh attempt to build 5-star Dunedin hotel

Details of the agreement signed by the Dunedin City Council and Betterways Advisory Ltd were unveiled yesterday by Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull, Betterways director Steve Rodgers and council chief executive Dr Sue Bidrose.  A new version of Dunedin’s controversial waterfront hotel could be unveiled before the end of the year, after the developer struck a […]

Elliot Tower Design Report Released by Auckland Council

  Paul Brown, architect of the hotel, shopping, cinema and apartment 52-level NDG Auckland Centre, has developed plans to plant on some levels and said the tower would mirror its bigger neighbour, providing a double image of the city’s tallest structure.  In his design report to the council, Mr Brown told how levels within the […]

Smart Tips for Buying and Selling Property

In August 2013 Tina Hwang appeared on TV9’s Finance Weekly with Brenda Lee to discuss leaky houses and buildings which are an ongoing problem for the New Zealand property market. In this short interview Tina Hwang discusses Smart Tips for Buying and Selling Property and also critique of leaky building issues. Tina discusses some of […]

What is investing in New Zealand Like?

Queen City Law know what its like to invest in New Zealand. Singapore has replaced Japan as the fourth-largest foreign investor in New Zealand. Statistics New Zealand figures show total foreign direct investment from Southeast Asia hit $4.4 billion in the year to the end of March, up from $2.8b a year before. Australia remains […]

Building bonanza tipped for Auckland

Marcus Beveridge Queen City Law principal was recently quoted in a NZ Herald article on the building bonanza tipped for Auckland. To find out more about Marcus click here.  To read more articles by Marcus click here. To read the full article “Building bonanza tipped for Auckland” By Anne Gibson  on the NZ Herald site […]

What to look for when investing in Apartments

Compared to purchasing a free standing family home, Apartments require special considerations. Queen City Law are experts in the Auckland Property Market and can recommend steps for you to invest carefully. What are some of the special issues associated with apartment living? Who is responsible for maintenance of the common areas – is there an […]