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Large commercial retail space up for grabs

  • Property
  • May 9, 2017
  • The Register team
Large commercial retail space up for grabs

One of the largest retail and commercial blocks in Tauranga’s Mt Maunganui has been placed on the market for the first time in almost 40 years. Thames' Mitre 10 is also up for sale.

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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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