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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Outcome: withdrawn from auction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Outcome: withdrawn from auction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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4 more sales take Wellington auction clearance to 100%

4 properties that were passed in at Bayleys’ Total Property commercial auction in Wellington on 6 December have since been sold, giving 100% clearance. 11 properties were sold on the day.

South of the Bombays


Lyall Bay

219 Onepu Rd:
Features: 491m2 corner site, 2-level, recently refurbished 170m2 character timber building; Botanist Café & Restaurant occupies ground floor with 9 years to run on lease; 2 2-bedroom apartments above
Outcome: sold for $1.91 million
Agents: Richard Faisandier & Mark Walker


53-55 Treadwell St:
Features: 298m2 corner site, dual street frontage, in heart of Naenae shopping centre, 470m2 2-level commercial premises; opportunity to add value through building strengthening
Outcome: sold with vacant possession for $325,000
Agents: Jon Pottinger & Ethan Hourigan


5-7 Lower Tyers Rd, unit 13:
Features: 955m2 industrial building, seismic assessment 80% new building standard, 5 parking spaces
Outcome: sold with vacant possession for $900,000
Agents: Fraser Press & Ethan Hourigan


47 Hutt Rd:
Features: 369m2 site zoned general business, 251m2 showroom/warehouse building
Rent: estimated potential net annual rental income $55,000/year net + gst
Outcome: sold with vacant possession for $750,000
Agents: Andrew Smith & Paul Cudby

Earlier story:
10 December 2018: 11 sell at Bayleys’ Wellington commercial auction

Attribution: Agency release.

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Spencer & Zest apartments sell

2 apartments in the Spencer on Byron (pictured) & Zest were sold at Ray White City Apartments’ final auction for the year yesterday.

No bid was made for a unit in the leasehold Docks complex, where owners are progressing a leaky building claim & remedial work. The top bid for the fourth property up for auction, a house at Greenhithe, went on an offer contract.

The agency will resume its auctions on 24 January.


Quay Park

The Docks, 4 Dockside Lane, unit 311:
Features: leasehold, 74m², 2-bedroom corner apartment, balcony, parking space; the building has leaky issues and the buyer waives any right of recovery against the vendor; the buyer will be liable for any further levies
Outgoings: rates $1904/year including gst; body corp levy $18,586/year including gst, which includes ground rent of $11,785/year
Income assessment: $660/week until August
Outcome: no bid
Agent: Victor Liu

Victoria Quarter

Zest, 72 Nelson St, unit 627:
Features: 37m², 2 bedrooms, parking space
Outgoings: rates $1265/year including gst; body corp levy $4901/year including gst
Income assessment: unit $400/week until February, park $65/week until April
Outcome: sold for $380,000
Agent: Victor Liu



1 Northbrook Close:
Features: 505m² section, 176m² house, 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, double garage + offstreet space
Outgoings: rates $2694/year including gst
Outcome: passed in with offer on contract at $1.01 million
Agents: Zoran Farac & Marco Sahar


Spencer on Byron, 9-17 Byron Avenue, unit 1008:
Features: 48m², one bedroom with French doors to balcony, parking space
Outgoings: rates $5391/year including gst; body corp levy $3874/year including gst
Outcome: sold for $336,000 + gst
Agents: Gillian Gibson & James Mairs

Attribution: Auction.

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Mantells’ third Auckland venue opens on Tamaki Drive

Auckland wedding & event business Mantells is opening a function centre in the historic Navy League building on Tamaki Drive, following a lease deal negotiated by Ray White Commercial.

Mantells has taken a long-term lease to the first floor of the landmark 1134m² building at 19-21 Tamaki Drive, Okahu Bay, which was formerly home to Hammerheads restaurant and, more recently, True Food & Yoga.

Ray White Commercial director Finn Hurst said yesterday the Navy League building was ideally suited to Mantells, which was well known as a leading function venue provider in Auckland: “Mantells was keen to expand its venue portfolio, providing an additional option to complement its 2 venues in Mt Eden & Westhaven. The Navy League building was a great fit for their requirements.

“This building is one of Auckland’s waterfront icons and is easily recognised by the many locals & visitors who often pass by along Tamaki Drive. The upper level offers a beautiful character space with stunning harbour views – it’s an ideal spot for events.

“The building is already well known as a restaurant & events venue, having been a destination for waterfront dining in Auckland for nearly 30 years.”

Mr Hurst said the space had been leased to Mantells following a complex negotiation process involving several parties including Auckland Council property arm Panuku, the Navy League, liquidators for the former occupiers and lawyers acting for all parties. Separate negotiation processes were required around several aspects including rent, head lessor’s consent & chattels.

“The negotiation process was fairly complicated but we’re thrilled with the end result, which will see Mantells up & running in time to host functions this side of Christmas. We are also very pleased to have completed the negotiations in a relatively short timeframe, which is a great result for all involved.”

The Auckland & Suburban Drainage Board constructed the building in 1935 as a pumping station, part of the Orakei wastewater scheme. It was later transferred to Auckland Harbour Board ownership.

Following the closure of the Orakei scheme, the harbour board sold the building to the Navy League’s Auckland branch in 1963, on the condition that it be used for the sea cadet movement in Auckland.

The Navy League added a mezzanine floor in 1965 and sublet the area for restaurant use, with the rent used to fund Auckland sea cadet activities.

The aquariums which form part of Kelly Tarlton’s attraction next to the Navy League site were constructed in the disused wastewater holding ponds of the Orakei wastewater scheme.

The Navy League still occupies the lower level of the building and holds the ground lease to the site, with the freehold interest owned by Auckland Council.

Attribution: Agency release.

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Rosedale office sells

A vacant Rosedale office has been sold by Colliers agents.



27-29 William Pickering Drive, unit C2:
Features: 179m² ground-floor office, airconditioned, alarmed & data-cabled, open plan, 5 exclusive parking spaces
Outcome: sold for $738,000 + gst
Agents: Kerry Cook & Janet Marshall

Attribution: Agency release.

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Auckland residential activity stagnates as rises continue elsewhere

Real Estate Institute figures out on Friday show residential sales in Auckland rose slightly from October to November, and the $2500 rise in median price was next to a standstill. The November median was lower than a year ago.

Outside Auckland, the rise in number of sales was stronger in a month than it was compared to a year ago, but the median price gain in a month was small, versus a 7.8% gain from a year ago.

In short, a mixed picture.

For Auckland, it equates broadly to stagnation – volume marginally up, time to sell longer, price index down, the monthly median up from October in 4 areas and down in 3 (the institute still counts according to the pre-November 2010 council boundaries).

Median house price, November 2018 (October 2018 & November 2017 in brackets):
Auckland: $867,000 ($864,500, $880,000), up 0.3% from October, down 1.5% from November 2017
National: $575,000 ($561,000, $540,000), up 2.5% from October, up 6.5% from November 2017
NZ ex-Auckland: $485,000 ($478,500, $450,000), up 1.4% from October, up 7.8% from November 2017

The November median sale price was a record in 6 regions (November 2017 median in brackets):
Northland: $515,000 ($425,000), up 21.2%
Waikato: $529,000 ($490,000), up 8.0%
Hawke’s Bay: $470,000 ($420,000), up 11.9%
Wellington: $613,000 ($550,000), up 11.5%
Tasman: $645,000 ($541,000), up 19.2%
Southland: $275,000 ($265,000), up 3.8%

Volume sold, November 2018 year (October 2018 & November 2017 in brackets):
Auckland: 2039 (2019, 1963), up 1.0% from October, 3.9% from November 2017
National: 7286 (7052, 7102), up 3.3% from October, up 2.6% from November 2017
NZ ex-Auckland: 5247 (5033, 5139), up 4.3% from October, up 2.1% from November 2017

House price index (November 2017 in brackets):
Auckland: 2873 (2891), down 0.6%
NZ ex-Auckland: 2663 (2476), up 7.6%
National: 2758 (2664), up 3.5%

Median days to sell (November 2017 in brackets):
Auckland: 37 (35)
NZ ex-Auckland: 34 (32)
National: 35 (33)

Auctions (November 2017 in brackets):
Auckland: 524 (653), 25.7% (33.3%)
NZ: 1112 (1235), 14.7% (14.9%)

The institute said this was the first time the under-$500,000 share had fallen below 40%.

The breakdown of sales in price brackets and their share of the market (November 2017 in brackets):
$1 million-plus: 1072 (1061), 14.7% (14.9%)
$750-999,999:  1130 (927), 15.5% (13.1%)
$500-749,999:  2201 (1957), 30.2% (27.6%)
Under $500,000: 2883 (3157), 39.6% (44.5%)
Total sales: 7286 (7102)

Median prices & volumes around Auckland on old council boundaries for November 2018 and, in brackets, October 2018 & November 2017:
Auckland region: $867,000 ($864,500, $880,000), 2039 (2019, 1963)
Auckland City: $999,000 ($959,000, $960,000), 642 (658, 714)
Franklin District: $700,000 ($638,500, $629,000), 90 (78, 76)
Manukau City: $842,000 ($830,000, $860,000), 390 (400, 351)
North Shore City: $1,041,000 ($1,000,000, $1,064,500), 313 (325, 309)
Papakura District: $650,000 ($675,000, $655,000), 91 (86, 96)
Rodney District: $854,000 ($870,000, $960,000), 200 (159, 175)
Waitakere City: $772,500 ($825,000, $750,000), 313 (313, 242)

Attribution: Real Estate Institute.

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St Marks apartment sells

One apartment was sold at Bayleys auctions last week out of 4 on offer.


Quay Park

Hudson Brown, 57 Mahuhu Crescent, unit 417:
Features: leasehold, 84m², 2-level 2-bedroom apartment, parking space, storage locker
Outgoings: rates $1808/year including gst
Income assessment: $650/week-plus
Outcome: passed in
Agents: Habeeb Urrahman, Steve Kirk & Chris Cairns

Isthmus east


The Ivory, 10 Lion Place, unit 504:
Features: 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, balcony, parking space
Outcome: passed in, back on market at $899,000
Agents: Grace Lee & Eric Cher


St Marks, 10 St Marks Rd, unit 202:
Features: 124m², 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2.9m-high stud, 2 parking spaces
Outcome: sold for $1.925 million
Agents: Karen Spires & Trisha Vincent

96 Upland Rd, unit 2E:
Features: 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2 covered + 2 offstreet parking spaces
Outcome: passed in
Agents: Warren Fenning & Louise De Martin

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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Hereford Residences apartment passed in

An upper-level apartment in the Hereford Residences was passed in at City Sales’ auction on Wednesday.

Tawera Group’s conversion of the former Telecom office tower just off Karangahape Rd to apartments, and the addition of 4 levels, was completed last year.



Hereford Residences, 8 Hereford St, unit 1508:
Features: 115m², 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms with underfloor heating, study, ducted air supply, deck, pet-friendly, 2 parking spaces
Outgoings: rates $3742/year including gst; body corp levy $6339/year including gst
Outcome: passed in at $1.415 million
Agents: Trisha Shanaghan& Gus Argyle

Attribution: Auction.

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