Yachtsman, entrepreneur, longtime property investor & retired lawyer Charles St Clair Brown had already sold 6 of the 16 apartments in the Nuffield Residences development in Newmarket before it was launched to prospective buyers last week. The project returns architect Neville Price to prominence as the designer of a building with a number of innovative features.
S 3 Architects wins brownfields apartment design competition – Small East Tamaki unit sells – Strategic Finance receivers to make first payout within fortnight – Summerset profit up, underlying return down, dividend at low end
Auckland mayor Len Brown said on Friday he expected apartments & terrace houses to comprise 50% of consents for new homes in the region by the end of this year. Mr Brown was talking after turning the first sod to start construction for the 60-unit Brickworks apartment & townhouse block at Hobsonville Point.
Published 21 July 2010 North Shore City Council’s strategy & finance committee settled yesterday on minimum apartment sizes which should ensure nothing cheap is built in the city. However, statistics produced for the committee yesterday also indicate huge potential for change on the Shore – half the population rattles round in large homes, 1-2 […]
Published 9 February 2010 Manukau City Council has adopted the same basics as Auckland City Council introduced 5 years ago for its draft residential apartment design guide. The Manukau council put its draft guide out for consultation today (with no closing date for feedback). It will hold a workshop for developers & others interested […]
Published 16 March 2007 The Good solutions guide for apartments, launched by North Shore City Council yesterday, has a feature which should appeal to a wider building & planning audience: It is, as the deputy chief executive of the Ministry for the Environment, Lindsay Gow (right), put it, “not written in code”. It doesn’t spend […]