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Lakeview view

By PHILIP CHANDLER The consortium behind Queenstown’s massive Lakeview precinct project has opened a pop-up gallery in the CBD. Melbourne-based Ninety Four Feet and Auckland investment firm Augusta Capital were last year chosen by Queenstown’s council to develop the 10-hectare site...

Minutes from death

By TRACEY ROXBURGH A fire investigator says residents of a Huff Street house who lost everything in a Queenstown fire early on Saturday were just minutes away from possible death. About 25 volunteer firefighters from Queenstown, Frankton, Arrowtown, Cromwell and Alexandra...

Point complex matures

By PHILIP CHANDLER A 34-unit European-style terraced housing complex is nearly complete in Queenstown's Arthurs Point. It's the third stage of Bullendale - an 88-unit 'special housing area' (SHA). The first two stages, which sold to a good proportion of first-home buyers,...
With Queenstown's accommodation industry being hugely hit by the Covid-19 lockdown and border closure, the Airbnb sector which so many locals have got in to, to earn some spare coin virtually disappeared overnight. Many have speculated this sector won't come back, but two Airbnb...
By PHILIP CHANDLER Amidst a health crisis, it's apt foundation works on Queenstown's first surgical hospital started this week. The $20 million-plus hospital's being built next to the Queenstown Country Club by the retirement village's original developer, Sanderson Group. Despite a slight delay...
By PHILIP CHANDLER A long-time Queenstown realtor believes the local property market will ride out the Covid-19 pandemic relatively unscathed. Harcourts Queenstown principal Kelvin Collins says his confidence is based on the fundamentals of the market being sounder than during earlier...
Even in a Queenstown market becoming saturated with apartments, The Tiers stands out. Located on a steep hillside above Frankton Road, the complex currently comprises 29 striking-looking, high-end apartments, seven of which are close to completion, and 11 sections. The hands-on...

Going up on Fryer

Queenstown's Fryer Street is rapidly becoming an apartment-lover's haven. Yet another apartment development has been proposed for the central resort street. Laird Properties Ltd has applied for consent to build 41 residential units, which could also be used for visitor accommodation,...
Apartments are sprouting up like mushrooms at Queenstown's Remarkables Park. Next on the block is a $30 million-plus complex comprising a 40-room four-and-a-half star Quest hotel on two levels. Above will be three levels of 29 two- and three-bedroom residential...
Allegations of mismanagement at a Queenstown apartment complex have reached the Serious Fraud Office. Some disgruntled unit owners claim they're being ripped off. They claim some apartments are deliberately being let out more than others and lower-than-actual occupancy rates are being reported...
A local developer is about to start selling Queenstown apartments and sections with stunning Shotover River delta views. Aedifice Queenstown Ltd, owned by local Tim Medland and two New Zealand resident French partners, is developing La Residence du Parc on a...
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