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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Wellington is keeping up with the Joneses

  • Opinion
  • March 22, 2016
  • Ty Dallas
Wellington is keeping up with the Joneses

The impending arrival of David Jones has stirred up a lot of excitement, but there's more going on than what meets the eye in Wellington. Ty Dallas, a Colliers International associate, explains why the demand for retail space is heating up in the capital.

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Zavy and The Register have worked together to create a scoreboard that compares how the top 25 traditional media advertising spenders in New Zealand have performed on social media over the past 30 days, updated in real time.

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The retail yearbook
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Kmart expands in New Zealand, opens new Tauranga store

  • Property
  • March 17, 2016
  • Elly Strang
Kmart expands in New Zealand, opens new Tauranga store

Tauranga’s property boom has made its way into retail, with Kmart due to open a store in Bethlehem’s $15 million redeveloped town centre. The town is short drive to the west of Tauranga’s CBD. Plus: Kiwi customers are campaigning for the retailer to bring its online store to New Zealand.

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Christchurch CBD’s revitalisation: new site up for grabs

  • Property
  • February 12, 2016
  • Elly Strang
Christchurch CBD’s revitalisation: new site up for grabs

Multi-million dollar precincts underway in Christchurch are galvanising smaller players to become a part of the action. Peter Guthrey of Guthrey Holdings is seeking expressions of interests for a 2000 square metre site next to Ballantynes in the Christchurch retail precinct.

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