special housing area

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,...

$250m village plan

By PHILIP CHANDLER A Queenstown developer has brought forward his plans for a third Wakatipu retirement village to counter thousands of Covid-19 pandemic-related tourism job losses. Chris Meehan is proposing his $250 million, 162-residential-unit complex, dubbed Northbrook Retirement Village, including a private...
A Queenstown woman and her young daughter are having to share a flat with revellers, kept awake by late-night drinking sessions and the sound of people having sex, due to the town's rental crisis. The rise of Airbnb and the...
An earthquake-triggered landslip damming the Shotover River is being advanced as a reason to reject a planned fast-tracked housing development. University of Canterbury geologist Prof Tim Davies says the risk of such a landslip has been ''potentially underestimated'' and the...
Queenstown's newest fast-tracked subdivision has hit the market. Consent's been lodged with City Hall for an 88-home special housing area called Bullendale, at Arthurs Point. Plans show the site's owner Riverton Queenstown Ltd wants to build 64 two- and three-bedroom houses...
Queenstown's council has given fast-tracked approval for a $30 million-plus, 143-unit worker housing complex in the resort. But developer New Ground Capital has hit a wall – or rather, a cliff face. The company, spearheaded by Queenstowner Roy Thompson, lodged a resource...
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