Lakeside Estates

Private jet ZQN

By PHILIP CHANDLER A Queenstown developer's launching a private jet aircraft service from Australia's east coast to the resort once the travel ban's lifted. Gold Coast-based Kevin Carlin claims it'll be a flyer with well-heeled travellers seeking more sanitary transport in...

A home for harvesting the sun

Queenstowner is dedicating his new state-of-the-art passive solar home to the memory of his architect. Yevrah Ornstein's horseshoe-shaped home at Lakeside Estates was the last house designed by pioneering Christchurch eco-architect Roger Buck, who died early this year. "I'm very fortunate...

$100m luxury hotel plans

An American developer is making a Queenstown comeback, with plans for a $100 million luxury hotel complex near Skyline's gondola. Kevin Carlin – who developed The Waterfront apartments 20 years ago and then the exclusive Lakeside Estates subdivision – lodged...