Tag Archives: property law

The country's first large-scale Urban Development Agency – Auckland

Good story on Aucklands regional development by Todd Niall of RNZ. The country’s first large-scale Urban Development Agency to be set up in Auckland to lead a multi-billion dollar revamp of suburban centres. The council continues its drive to redevelop Aucklands suburban centers could be interesting to property developers and home buyers in the suburbs […]

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Home ownership dream fading

In New Zealand national house prices have jumped by $30,000 in the last year. A new Auckland Council report maps the rise in Auckland house prices over the last 15 years and relative deterioration in affordability for first-home buyers. To read the full story by Lane Nichols in the NZ Herald click here. “The share […]

Earthquake Prone Buildings

Are you a building owner worried about earthquake compliance? This weeks article by property lawyer Tina Hwang is a timely examination of the laws, legal issues and ongoing questions surrounding earthquake prone buildings.   To read more articles by Tina Hwang click here. To read more Queen City Law articles on earthquakes and property law click […]

Top 11 Posts from the last year

Queen City Law have been blogging in the immigration and property law space for 4 years now. All our regular posts are still on this site and you can search these by category, by tag cloud or by chronological order. Our regular posts often have articles and fact sheets embedded. These articles can be found […]

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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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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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Rankin Mews Testimonial – March 2014

TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN Rankin Mews is a 20 unit complex in New Lynn, West Auckland which has recently been remediated after suffering badly from leaky building syndrome. Queen City Law represented us right through this project. Marcus and Tina were with us from the get go including the litigation aspect and Tina has stuck by us […]

Emails and Disputes involving Body Corporates

It is a very common occurrence for an issue to arise in a body corporate that can divide the tenents  and cause a dispute. The development of email has bought a new layer to misunderstanding to these disputes with Body Corporates. It is an instant form of communication and with email you now receive the […]