Rising Auckland and Wellington office vacancies are undoubtedly good news for tenants, but savvy landlords of B grade properties are also positioning themselves to take advantage of the changing market.
Widely regarded as one of Wellington's finest office buildings, Novell House is set to enter a whole new era, with new owners who are committed to a vision of refurbishment and sustainability.
The late Paris Magdalinos' buildings are known to reverberate with explosive flourishes and startling colour, and the new Hastings district courthouse will be no exception.
A willingness to negotiate has seen the landlord of No 1 Queen Street, Auckland, successfully buck the trend of increasing office vacancies to secure the NZ Transport Agency as a major tenant
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