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City loft & Onehunga section sell

A city loft and an Onehunga property zoned for intensification sold at Bayleys’ residential auctions last week.

CBD

Queen St

QVB Building, 6 Victoria St East, unit 6B:
Features: 2-level loft, mezzanine bedroom
Outcome: sold for $511,000
Agents: Julie Quinton & Wendy Nichols

Uptown

Highgate Towers, 8 Howe St, unit 3A:
Features: 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2 balconies, 2 parking spaces
Outcome: passed in
Agents: Julie Quinton, Trent Quinton & Ellis Prince

Isthmus east

Onehunga

53 Spring St:
Features: 989m² site, 4-bedroom villa in terraced house & apartment buildings zone
Outcome: sold for $1.95 million
Agent: John Procter

Parnell

258 Parnell Rd, unit 43:
Features: studio, parking space
Outcome: auction postponed
Agent: Trisha Vincent

Isthmus west

Avondale

76 Riversdale Rd, unit 4:
Features: one-bedroom unit, carport
Outcome: up for sale by mortgagee, withdrawn from auction
Agents: Cherry Killgour & Steve Leyland

South

Manurewa

2 Totara Rd:
Features: 1042m² section, 3-bedroom house, basement garage, resource consent approved for 3-lot subdivision
Outcome: passed in, back on market at $799,000
Agents: Vanessa Nash, Ginny Cheyne & Stefni Baigent

Attribution: Auction documents.

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2 city apartments sell at auction

2 units were sold at Ray White City Apartments auction today, and an Onehunga townhouse was passed in.

In a market where vendors have been under pressure to meet a generally lower bidding range, the reserve on a CityZone apartment was dropped to $300,000 (about $7800/m² internal), and then dropped another $5000. In the ensuing bidding frenzy, a sale at $300,500 resulted.

A studio in Oakwood Hall on Wakefield St (pictured) sold at $8000/m² internal, so both sales were in what seems the acceptable range at the moment for good secondary stock. For comparison, a 29m² Oakwood Hall studio sold at auction in June last year for $283,000, so about $9800/m², at a time when prices for older apartments were still rising to fill the gap of about $5000/m² between them & brand-new apartments.

CBD

Learning Quarter

Oakwood Hall, 81 Wakefield St, unit 9C:
Features: 30m² studio, 6m² balcony
Outgoings: rates $1110/year including gst; body corp levy $5261/year including gst
Income assessment: $430/week
Outcome: sold for $240,000
Agents: Damian Piggin & Krister Samuel

Uptown

CityZone, 11 Liverpool St, unit 1912:
Features: 40m² including 1.5m² balcony, 2 bedrooms
Outgoings: rates $1246/year including gst; body corp levy $4319/year including gst
Income assessment: $500/week, fixed until 15 February
Outcome: sold for $300,500
Agents: Damian Piggin & Krister Samuel

Isthmus east

Onehunga

36A Hill Rd
Features: cross-leased, 157m², refurbished 2-storey 3-bedroom townhouse, double internal-access garage
Outgoings: rates $2517/year including gst; body corp levy $/year including gst
Income assessment: $730-780/week unfurnished
Outcome: passed in at $910,000
Agent: Adam Gurr

Attribution: Auction.

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7 apartment sales out of 9 units on offer

7 of the 9 apartments & suburban units auctioned by Bayleys last week were sold under the hammer. The mortgagee auction of another unit was postponed.

CBD

Kitchener St

St James, 28-36 Wellesley St, unit 4F:
Features: 2 bedrooms, parking space, across Kitchener St from Auckland Art Gallery & Albert Park
Outcome: sold for $945,000
Agents: Julie Quinton, Diane Jackson & Paula Halford

Queen St

Dilworth, 22-32 Queen St, unit 5G:
Features: studio, high stud
Outgoings: rates $1473/year including gst; body corp levy $4291/year including gst
Outcome: sold for $450,000
Agents: Steve Kirk, Habeeb Urrahman & Chris Cairns

Portland Tower, 62 Queen St, unit 12D:
Features: one bedroom, managed by Quest
Outgoings: rates $5009/year including gst, but hotel pays rebate to owner; income about $11,000/year net + gst
Outcome: sold for $250,000
Agent: Dave Hamlyn

Uptown

CityZone, 11 Liverpool St, unit 1106:
Features: 44m², 2 bedrooms, deck, basement parking space
Outgoings: rates $1246/year including gst; body corp levy $3868/year
Income assessment: $570-600/week
Outcome: sold for $415,000
Agents: Habeeb Urrahman, Steve Kirk & Chris Cairns

Victoria Quarter

Heritage Tower, 22 Nelson St, unit 906:
Features: one bedroom, parking space on separate title, in hotel pool but sold with vacant possession
Outcome: sold for $712,500
Agents: Chris Cairns, Steve Kirk & Habeeb Urrahman

Isthmus east

Onehunga

152 Grey St:
Features: 690m² section zoned mixed housing urban, villa converted into 2 flats, each of 2 bedrooms, parking space
Outcome: sold for $1.325 million
Agent: Eve Park

Parnell

Cleveland Gardens, 22 Cleveland Road, unit 20:
Features: 2 bedrooms, balcony, parking space
Outcome: sold for $850,000
Agent: Fleur Denning

St Heliers

42B Waimarie St:
Features: 348m² terraced townhouse, no body corporate, 4 bedrooms, 2 living rooms, 2 bathrooms, double internal-access garage, utility room, additional storage
Outcome: passed in, back on market at $2.689 million
Agents: David Nightingale & Katya Yushkova

Isthmus west

Avondale

4/76 Riversdale Rd, unit 4:
Features: one bedroom, deck, carport
Outcome: mortgagee auction postponed
Agents: Cherry Killgour & Steve Leyland

North-east

Albany

The Ridge, 71 Spencer Rd, unit C11:
Features: 2 bedrooms, parking space
Outcome: passed in, back on market at $505,000
Agents: Zoe Tietze & Julie Quinton

Attribution: Agency release.

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Updated: 5 (now 6) of 14 sell at Bayleys’ Auckland commercial auction, 3 of 3 in Tauranga

Published 25 October 2018, updated 29 October 2018:
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: 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.

CBD

Chancery

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

Onetangi

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: no bid
Agents: Brian Caldwell & Mana Tahapehi

Isthmus east

Ellerslie

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)
Agents: Oscar Kuang, Beterly Pan & Nicolas Ching01 Main Highway

Onehunga

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

Parnell

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

North-east

Orewa

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

Rosedale

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

North-west

Henderson

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

South

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

Bethlehem

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

Judea

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

Tauranga:

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

Coromandel

Thames

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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Updated: Wolfe St sale the big prize as 5 commercial properties sold at auction, 2 post-auction sales

Published 20 September 2018, updated 4 October 2018:
5 of the 9 Auckland properties auctioned in Bayleys’ Total Property 6 series were sold under the hammer on 19 September, and 2 more – on Wellesley St in the cbd and in Ponsonby – have been sold post-auction.

The biggest prize was the price paid for a small warehouse in the middle of Wolfe St, in the heart of the cbd, sold for a land price of $19,298/m² after standing vacant for 23 years.

For that sale, Bayleys’ international division head, James Chan, flew to Hong Kong to translate the auction proceedings for the vendor.

Image above: 6 Wolfe St (outlined), in the heart of the cbd.

CBD

Chancery

Chancery, 2A-2B Courthouse Lane, unit A101:
Features: 314m² unit, 3 tenants
Rent: $132,436/year net + gst
Outcome: sold for $2.02 million + gst
Agents: Damien Bullick, Ken Hu & Alan Haydock

Learning Quarter

Waldorf Celestion, 19 Anzac Avenue, unit 207:
Features: 20.8m², 11-year lease to NZ Waldorf Apartments Management Ltd from March 2017, 11 secure parking spaces + laundry room
Rent: $45,000/year net + gst
Outcome: sold for $790,000 + gst
Agents: Andrew Wallace & Genevieve Thompson-Ford

Waldorf, 6-12 St Martins Lane, unit B1A:
Features: 149.6m², laundry, dining & bathroom facilities, 11-year lease to NZ Waldorf Apartments Management Ltd
Rent: $44,900/year net + gst
Outcome: no bid
Agents: Genevieve Thompson-Ford & Andrew Wallace

Queen St

MidCity arcade, 239 Queen St, unit 1Y:
Features: m², leased to hair salon, current term runs until April 2021, with further renewal rights
Rent: $27,360/year net + gst
Outcome: auction postponed
Agents: Oscar Kuang

Victoria Quarter

Updated: 145 Wellesley St West, unit 1:
Features: 71m² ground floor office unit, parking space, new 3-year lease to telecommunications company Sunx Global Ltd, which has been tenant since 2010
Rent: $32,300/year net + gst + outgoings
Outcome: passed in at $450,000 + gst, sold post-auction for $470,000 at a 6.87% yield
Agents: Nicolas Ching & James Chan

Wolfe St

6 Wolfe St:
Features: 285m² site, 1912 brick warehouse opposite the historic Yates building running from Albert to Federal St, which is being gutted for a new development
Outcome: sold for $5.5 million + gst
Agents: Nick Thompson, Robert Platt & James Chan

Isthmus east

Onehunga

6 Henderson Place, unit L:
Features: vacant 396m² warehouse & office unit, 10 parking spaces
Outcome: passed in at $1.1 million + gst
Agents: Kate Kirby & Laurie Bell

Isthmus west

Grey Lynn

SOMA, 12 Mackelvie St, unit G01:
Features: new 253m² ground floor retail, showroom or office space
Outcome: withdrawn from auction
Agents: Kate Kirby & Stephen Scott

Ponsonby

Updated: 12-14 Fitzroy St:
Features: 245m² site, 180m² corner unit, 3 parking spaces
Rent: $111,000/year net + gst
Outcome: passed in at $2.5 million + gst, sold post-auction for $2.62 million at a 4.24% yield
Agents: Damien Bullick & Alan Haydock

North-east

Albany

Rosedale Plaza, 215 Rosedale Rd, unit 8:
Features: 208m² of retail, mezzanine office & warehouse/storage space, rear roller door access, 4 exclusive parking spaces; 5-year lease from September 2016, plus 2 3-year rights of renewal, to specialist fishing equipment & apparel retailer West Shell
Rent: $45,000/year net + gst
Outcome: sold pre-auction for $850,000 + gst at a 5.29% yield
Agents: Adam Curtis, Damian Stephen & Adam Watton

Orchard Park retail centre, 21 Corinthian Drive, unit 7A:
Features: 87m² restaurant unit, 10-year lease to Double Happy from September 2017
Rent: $55,014/year net + gst + opex
Outcome: sold for $1.15 million + gst
Agents: Meng He, Steven Liu & Eddie Zhong

South

Manukau Central

6 Jack Conway Avenue, unit D:
Features: 567m² warehouse, rear roller door access, seismic rating 100% of new building standard, ground floor & warehouse vacant
Rent: top floor leased until February 2023 for $30,000/year gross + gst
Outcome: sold for $1.45 million + gst
Agents: Owen Ding, Simon Davies & Nelson Raines

Attribution: Auction.

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All 4 commercial properties sell at 2 Colliers auctions

Colliers has sold 4 commercial properties at auction in East Tamaki, Onehunga & Takapuna in the last 2 days.

The East Tamaki warehouse was sold at a sub-4% yield, and the other 3 all had complicated stories to tell.

The Onehunga Mall property (outlined in picture above looking towards the Manukau Harbour) – 2 adjoining buildings with some retail frontage on a side street – has upstairs vacancy and was offered as a prospect for refurbishment or redevelopment.

In Takapuna, the 2 properties on Barrys Point Rd & one on Bracken Avenue were put forward with earnings potential double the present income.

The East Tamaki auction on Tuesday attracted strong bidding. All 3 auctions yesterday were protracted, with multiple bidders but pressure on the vendor to reduce the reserve.

Isthmus east

Onehunga

134-136 Onehunga Mall:
Features: 412m² site, 666m², 2 commercial buildings, both 2-level mixed use, 2 parking spaces, 100m from station, council carpark across sidestreet; neighbouring properties have first-floor apartments
Rent: passing income $87,689/year + gst – under-rented + vacancy
Outcome: sold for $1.46 million + gst at a 6% yield
Agents: Gawan Bakshi & Ned Gow

North-east

Takapuna

42 & 44 Barrys Point Rd:
Features: combined 1159m² site zoned business mixed use, 18m building height limit, adjoining standalone buildings; No 42, 825m² site, 155m² ground floor retail, 33m² basement, 12 parking spaces; No 44, 333m² site, ground floor retail 163m², lower level workroom 77m², lower level storage 77m², 6 parking spaces
Rent: No 42, $54,522/year + gst + opex, based on 182m² lettable building area, including $25/space/week ($5200/year including gst) for 4 parking spaces; No 44, sold vacant, projected rent $55-60,000/year net + gst + opex based on 317m² lettable area
Outcome: sold for $2.77 million + gst
Agents: Ryan de Zwart, Matt Prentice & Shoneet Chand

25 Bracken Avenue:
Features: 828m² site on corner of Burns Avenue zoned residential – terrace house & apartment, 110m² lettable area (house & one-bedroom flat), house converted for use as a GP medical clinic but vacant, 16 (possible 25) parking spaces
Rent: holding income $52,631/year net holding income (plus gst on $33,391 from parking; flat $19,240/year net)
Potential income: holding income $52,631/year, $35,000/year + gst premises rent at $350/m², additional parking 3 spaces at $200/month, 6 spaces at $120/month including gst (total $15,840 – $13,774 + gst); total $101,405/year + applicable gst
Outcome: sold for $2.7 million + gst, putting yield on potential income at 3.76%
Agents: Euan Stratton & Matt Prentice

South

East Tamaki

23-25 Highbrook Drive:
Features: 3923m² site, 2072m² floor area, 3 warehouse & office tenancies, tilt slab building constructed in 2004, 8m warehouse stud
Rent: $248,350/year net + gst
Outcome: sold for $6.3 million + gst, at a 3.94% yield
Agents: Jolyon Thomson, Joshua Franklin & Greg Goldfinch

Attribution: Auctions & agency release.

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Freemans Bay house sells, Onehunga unit passed in, new SOMA apartment withdrawn

A tired house (outlined at foot of picture) in Georgina St, Freemans Bay, was sold at Barfoot & Thompson’s city branch auction today for a land price of $3667/m².

Picture shows the proximity of the city centre to this western fringe suburb.

A penthouse apartment in the new SOMA development in Grey Lynn was withdrawn from auction and a home unit in Onehunga was passed in.

Isthmus east

Onehunga

99 Mays Rd, unit 503:
Features: 2 bedrooms, garden courtyard, 2 parking spaces
Outcome: passed in at $542,000
Agent: Repeka Laulalu

Isthmus west

Freemans Bay

29 Georgina St:
Features: 306m² section, 3 bedrooms
Outcome: sold for $1.122 million
Agent: Repeka Laulalu

Grey Lynn

SOMA, 10-12 Mackelvie St, unit 503:
Features: 100m², 2-bedroom penthouse apartment, 2 bathrooms, balcony, parking space
Outcome: withdrawn from auction
Agents: Louise Stringer & Neil Dayal

Attribution: Auction.

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Council buys Onehunga Wharf from port company to aid suburb’s transformation

Auckland Council has bought Onehunga Wharf from Ports of Auckland Ltd to further plans for revitalising the suburb over the next 30 years.

The transformation will be led by the council’s redevelopment agency, Panuku Development Auckland.

The vision for the wharf is that it will be transformed into a new community with homes, cafes, retail & public space, while retaining its seafaring history & spirit.

Public events or development on the site are up to 5 years away. Panuku has to negotiate usage with other key players such as the NZ Transport Agency, undertake maintenance & upgrades, work with existing leaseholders and address health & safety issues.

Mayor Phil Goff said yesterday: “Onehunga Wharf is an historic part of Auckland & the Manukau Harbour. This purchase will enable us to protect & enhance this great part of our city.  “We want to ensure that this heritage, that has so much potential, is retained so Aucklanders can enjoy it for generations to come.

“We’ve been working for years on developing Onehunga’s potential as a key destination in Auckland. From the reclamation of Onehunga’s waterfront to the introduction of light rail, these changes will be transformative for Onehunga.”

Council planning committee chair Chris Darby said the 4ha site would play a key role in building on Onehunga’s strengths and revitalising the area: “This site provides a great opportunity to rethink how Onehunga will reconnect & embrace its historic harbour-edge location. With the threat of the East-West Link severing the town from the waterfront removed, Onehunga Wharf can plan for a future as a magnet for Aucklanders, with the flavour of a new Wynyard Quarter. People can relax & socialise, or enjoy commercial, cultural & tourism activity – all right alongside the existing fishing industry.

“Auckland’s unique ‘3 harbours’ context provides a multitude of waterfronts for Aucklanders to choose from – not just in our city centre. It’s important that we enrich these areas so that everyone has a waterfront they can enjoy.”

The redevelopment of Onehunga will be implemented over the next 25 years. It will include creating high quality public spaces, mixed styles of housing near the town centre, facilitating improved public transport & better connections to the Manukau Harbour.

Maungakiekie-Tamaki councillor Josephine Bartley said securing the wharf was a key win for Onehunga: “The wharf plays a crucial role in connecting our community to the Manukau Harbour. It’s great to see it secured as an area that could eventually be opened up to the people of Onehunga as a flourishing & lively centre that is well connected to its past, its community & the surrounding environment. The port has a strong & important history for the people of Onehunga. Bringing it into public ownership means we can make sure that the community enjoys it and benefits from it for years to come.”

Panuku design & place director Rod Marler said it was important that any development on the wharf maintained a strong connection to the harbour and retained its history & authentic seafaring spirit: “This landmark purchase is a critical component of the transformation of Onehunga. The wharf is the only west coast port in Auckland and has a rich & vibrant history dating back to pre-colonial times. Wynyard Quarter was a place where we successfully transformed the waterfront into a people-oriented place that is fully accessible to the public. We see similar potential in Onehunga.”

Link:
Onehunga transformation  

Attribution: Council release.

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Updated: 4 sell at 7-property Bayleys commercial auction, 2 more since

Published 28 June 2018, updated 5 July 2018:
4 of the 7 properties left in Bayleys’ Total Property 4 auction on 27 June were sold under the hammer. 2 were passed in on vendor bids and the other attracted no bid.

Update: The industrial building at 9 Tawa Drive, Albany, occupied by Xylem Water Solutions, was pulled from the 27 June auction at the last minute but went to auction on 4 July and was sold after strong bidding.

The property at 5 Oates Rd, Glen Eden, passed in after 2 vendor bids at the 27 June auction, has since been sold.

Top price at the original auction was for a site with maximum visibility in Penrose, on the corner of Walls & Station Rds, and just off Great South Rd (arrowed in photo).

The auction of a Rosedale property, on Arrenway Drive, was postponed.

Isthmus east

Onehunga

2A & 2B Rawhiti Rd:
Features: dairy on unit title at corner of Oranga Avenue
Rent: $17,565/year net + gst
Outcome: sold for $550,000 at 3.2% yield
Agents: Greg Hall & Sunil Bhana

Penrose

2 Walls Rd (arrowed in photo):
Features: 2072m² corner site fronting Walls & Station Rds and adjoining Great South Rd, Allied Work Force Ltd as tenant
Rent: $154,385/year net, 8-year lease term from August 2016, rights of renewal, CPI & market reviews
Outcome: sold for $3.41 million at a 4.53% yield on current rent (review in August)
Agents: Mike Adams & Jean-Paul Smit

North

Kaitaia

27 Matthews Avenue:
Features: vacant 3726m² site in town centre, 1050m² floor area, showroom, warehouse, canopy & office, large secure yard, 27 parking spaces, double street entry
Outcome: no bid
Agents: Steven McNally & Vinni Bhula

North-east

Albany

Updated: 9 Tawa Drive:
Features: 2457m² corner site, 1458m² industrial building – 950m² of medium stud warehousing, 77.5m² parts store, the balance comprising 2 storeys of air-conditioned offices & amenities at the main entrance; tenant Xylem Water Solutions NZ Ltd, in occupation since the building was constructed in 1994, has renewed for 4 years from April with one 4-year right of renewal
Rent: $245,000/year + gst + outgoings
Outcome: pulled from 27 June auction, sold at 4 July auction for $5.38 million at a 4.55% yield
Agents: Matt Mimmack & Laurie Burt

Beachhaven

366 Rangatira Rd:
Features: 202m² corner site occupied by café, 225m² floor area
Rent: potential rent assessed at $76,000/year + gst + opex
Outcome: passed in on sole bid from vendor of $1.3 million
Agents: Paul Dixon, Michael Nees & Ranjan Unka

Rosedale

63 Arrenway Drive, unit 8:
Features: 170m² end unit in new office & warehouse development, 2 exclusive parking spaces
Rent: $30,000/year + gst + outgoings, new 3-year lease from March
Outcome: auction postponed
Agents: Jane McKee & Laurie Burt

North-west

Glen Eden

Updated: 5 Oates Rd, unit 6:
Features: 175m² floor area
Rent: $70,000/year + gst + outgoings from TAB, lease renewed for 6 years from October, 2 3-year rights of renewal
Outcome: passed in after 2 vendor bids at $1.2 million & $1.25 million; sold post-auction for $1.36 million at a 5.15% yield
Agents: Tony Chaudhary, Janak Darji & Katie Wu

New Lynn

3045 Great North Rd, unit 2:
Features: 412m² building – 322m² retail space, balance storage, seismic rating 92%, opposite LynnMall & New Lynn Transport Centre
Rent: $151,178/year net + gst + outgoings, 8-year lease to Beds ‘r Us from June 3%/year rental growth
Outcome: sold for $2.8 million at a 5.4% yield
Agents: Damien Bullick & Mike Adams

South

Burswood

239A Burswood Drive:
Features: 277.5m² floor area, restaurant in Burswood precinct of East Tamaki
Rent: $60,000/year net + gst + outgoings, 6-year lease from March 2017, one 6-year right of renewal left
Outcome: sold for $1.41 million at a 4.26% yield
Agents: Katie Wu, John Bolton & Roy Rudolph

Attribution: Auction.

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3 sold in focus on cross-leases

7 of the 11 homes auctioned at Barfoot & Thompson’s city office yesterday afternoon were cross-leases, and 3 sold.

Also up for auction were a townhouse not on a cross-lease, an apartment & 2 standalone houses, all passed in.

A Newmarket apartment auctioned in the morning didn’t attract a bid.

The brick-&-tile sausage block is the standard from the past and they’re generally holding buyer interest, though the one in the photo above, in Mt Albert, didn’t attract a bid. Recent indications from the auctionrooms are that owners of suburban units & cross-leased homes, having gone to market, are resisting price reductions.

Isthmus east

Greenlane

93 Wheturangi Rd, unit 2:
Features: cross-lease, 1/5 share in 1942m², 2-bedroom unit, study, conservatory, garage
Outcome: sold for $1.057 million
Agents: Wendy Sadd & Helen Lam

Mt Wellington

36 Panama Rd, unit 1:
Features: cross-lease, ¼ share in 1232m², 2-bedroom unit, garage
Outcome: no bid
Agent: Paula Boontueng

Newmarket

Queen’s Lodge, 176 Broadway, unit C308:
Features: 64m², 2-bedroom apartment, 2 ensuites, secure covered parking space
Outgoings: body corp levy $2144/year for unit, $415/year for parking
Income assessment: $650-680/week
Outcome: no bid, back on market at $658,000
Agents: Selina Zheng & Tommy Zhang

Onehunga

49 Namata Rd, unit 2:
Features: cross-lease, 1/3 share in 895m², 2-bedroom unit – double-glazed, insulated, rewired; carport
Outcome: sold for $750,000
Agent: Kelly Fan

Remuera

17A Armadale Rd:
Features: cross-lease, 1/3 share in 858m², 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, carport
Outcome: passed in at $1,281,500
Agents: Wayne Guo & Coco Wang

Isthmus west

Mt Albert

8 Counsel Terrace, unit 3:
Features: cross-lease, 1/6 share in 1315m², one-bedroom unit
Outcome: no bid, back on the market at $610,000
Agents: Wayne Guo & Zoe Zhang

Mt Eden

145 Mt Eden Rd, unit 10:
Features: 2-bedroom apartment, parking space
Outgoings: body corp levy $4343/year
Outcome: passed in at $820,000
Agent: Mozhgan Bahrami

573C Mt Eden Rd:
Features: 209m², 4-bedroom townhouse, 3 bathrooms, double garage
Outcome: passed in at $1.55 million
Agents: Ricky Fan & Joyce Gu

Mt Roskill

98 Melrose Rd, unit 4:
Features: cross-lease, ¼ share in 1378m², 75m² 2-bedroom unit, parking space
Outcome: passed in at $560,000
Agents: Michael Zhang & Debbie-Lee Wallace

North-west

New Lynn

1 Riverview Rd, unit 1:
Features: cross-lease, half share in 1042m², 180m² 3-bedroom unit, 2 bathrooms, double garage
Outcome: sold for $907,500 at auction brought forward
Agents: Anna Lechtchinski & Alex Wu

Attribution: Auction.

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