Hi *|FNAME|*, Please find below Urban Development News from the media from the week of 19 June 2018.
Whenuapai town centre development consented for sale
A substantial town centre development site in Auckland’s fast-growing Whenuapai is for sale with consented plans in place for a multi-unit commercial development.
Colliers International site sales brokers Josh Coburn and Sean Finnegan are marketing the 8793sq m freehold site at 44-48 Brigham Creek Rd, Whenuapai, for sale by deadline private treaty. Offers close at 4pm on Thursday July 12, unless sold earlier.
Housing Minister coy on actual numbers of houses to result from the Kiwibuild 'Buying off the Plans' tender
Housing and Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford says the Government's Kiwibuild 'Buying off the Plans' initiative attracted "overwhelming" interest - but he's not giving specifics about exactly how many houses might result under the proposals the Government has received.
He says "almost 100" proposals have been received from developers in response to the tender conducted by the Government, which closed last Friday but appears reluctant to be drawn on how many actual houses that might produce.
Disappointment over council's consultation on car park development
Vocal residents on Auckland's North Shore turned out in force to fight a controversial car park redevelopment in their neighbourhood.
Lack of consultation and a loss of public space were the main themes of a public meeting that saw more than 200 Takapuna residents unanimously vote to oppose Auckland Council's March decision to develop the site of Anzac St car park.
"People who are passionate about Takapuna no longer consult because they don't feel like they're being heard ... There's no benefit whatsoever," Devonport-Takapuna Local Board member Michael Sheehy said.