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A shopping city: Kiwi Property on the success of Sylvia Park

The launch of H&M and Zara at Kiwi Property’s Sylvia Park shopping centre were two of the most-anticipated retail events of 2016. We asked Kiwi ...

 
 
 
 

How to navigate retail leasing

  • In association with Brookfields Lawyers
  • December 5, 2016
  • The Register team
How to navigate retail leasing

Knowing how to approach retail leases can be difficult, especially for small business owners. When lease agreements are being drawn up, many tenants don’t fully understand what issues they should be concentrating on during the negotiation process. In this story, brought to you by Brookfields Lawyers, we explore how retailers can get the best out of their lease.

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What the Auckland Unitary Plan means for retailers

Auckland is set to become a more compact, intensely developed city, with the now-revised Auckland Unitary Plan allowing more than 400,000 new properties over the ...

 

Dick Smith’s regional stores struggle to be filled

  • Property
  • November 10, 2016
  • Elly Strang
Dick Smith’s regional stores struggle to be filled

Out of the 62 stores that remained when Dick Smith shut down earlier this year, just over a dozen have been re-leased to new tenants. Colliers national director of retail Leroy Wolland said there's a lack of demand for Dick Smith's former stores in smaller towns such as Levin, Gisborne, Richmond and Wanganui.

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How New Zealand’s retail property sector is faring in 2016

  • Property
  • October 4, 2016
  • Elly Strang
How New Zealand’s retail property sector is faring in 2016

The New Zealand retail industry is becoming much meaner and leaner, a report by property company Colliers says today. Retailers are streamlining their operations and managing their properties better to meet the changing demands of consumers. We take a closer look at the report’s findings and how New Zealand’s different cities are faring.

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How to open a store, part 2: Shopping centres

  • Property
  • September 22, 2016
  • Sarah Dunn
How to open a store, part 2: Shopping centres

In a series of articles run in The Register's print magazine, NZ Retail, Sarah Dunn considers the practical realities of launching a boutique retail operation. To help visualise this, Dunn made up an imaginary retail proposition called Scribble Kitty - it's a utopian palace combining comic shop and cat cafe. In this installment, she looks at leasing from shopping centres.

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How to open a store, part 1: Property

  • Property
  • September 20, 2016
  • Sarah Dunn
How to open a store, part 1: Property

Opening a boutique retail store is a bucket-list item for many people, but the reality is more complicated than many prospective retailers imagine. The Register editor Sarah Dunn dares to dream. The first installment covers leasing, site inspections and other aspects of finding retail premises.

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NorthWest Shopping Centre nears completion

  • Property
  • September 6, 2016
  • Elly Strang
NorthWest Shopping Centre nears completion

The date has been set for the opening of NorthWest shopping centre stage two – a retail, office and dining development opposite NorthWest mall. It will open later this month on 29 September. We spoke with Stride Property CEO Peter Alexander ahead of its launch.

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Bivouac finds true north at Northwood

  • Property
  • August 29, 2016
  • Sarah Dunn
Bivouac finds true north at Northwood

The effects of the Christchurch earthquake are still being felt in retail, even five years after the event. Christchurch-based retailer Bivouac Outdoor has opened a new large-format store in the Northwood Supa Centa in order to service a growing post-quake population in the north of Christchurch.

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Cotton On scoops a New Zealand shopping centre

  • Property
  • August 24, 2016
  • Elly Strang
Cotton On scoops a New Zealand shopping centre

International fast fashion giant Cotton On has purchased its first ever shopping centre in no other country than little old New Zealand. It bought Papamoa's Fashion Island shopping centre off a group of business people earlier this year for $6.25 million. We talked to country manager Mark Singleton about the move.

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