Development company Civic Lane Ltd (John & Josephine Love) settled its agreement with Auckland Council this week for the redevelopment of the former civic administration building & neighbouring land between Aotea Square & Mayoral Drive.
Civic administration building
Cllr Mike Lee will put a motion to Auckland Council’s governing body tomorrow to suspend sale of the former civic administration building on Aotea Square to apartment developer Civic Lane Ltd (John & Josephine Love) until the council has full commercial details of the transaction, including how outstanding heritage issues have been resolved.
Stripping out Auckland Council’s old civic administration building and converting it to high-end apartments is more than the usual single-building development. It’s the start of a 4-building project which is likely to be the making of the Aotea precinct.
Auckland Council urban development agency Panuku Development Auckland has selected Tawera Group Ltd to restore the heritage category A former civic administration building on Aotea Square, in a new-look Civic Quarter.
Auckland Council Property Ltd will take a proposal to a council committee on Thursday to seek expressions of interest which would decide the fate of the now-empty civic administration building.