Small footprint department stores could be the next big thing

10-May-2019 09:43:10 Share this:

The retail sector in New Zealand is going through a period of rapid and unprecedented change, and retailers need to adapt fast to stay afloat.

There are underlying pressures, the online phenomenon, logistics and cost infrastructure to name but a few. Looking to America we can take some pointers as to the trends that may impact us here in New Zealand – now and in the future. When it comes to retail, is small the new black? If trends among some of the biggest retailers in the USA are any indication, the answer seems to be yes. Before you dismiss the idea, hear us out.


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Topics: Industry Update, Commercial, NAI Harcourts, Commercial Property

Choose a place to live that ticks your checklist

05-Apr-2019 09:04:08 Share this:

Moving to a new town or city can be overwhelming, particularly if you're trying to choose a neighbourhood to buy a home in. While it’s true that what a great neighbourhood looks like can differ person to person, all great neighbourhoods do share some common factors that are universally appealing. Here we explore 10 signs the neighbourhood you live in (or would like to live in) is a good one.


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Topics: Residential, Selling, Buying

Property Focus March 2019

26-Mar-2019 12:30:14 Share this:

The latest issue of Property Focus is out now!   

Featuring articles on:

  • How to declutter your home and your life
  • What's happening in the property market?                                                                    

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Topics: Newsletters, Residential, property focus, buying and selling

Living your best life!

21-Feb-2019 13:23:36 Share this:

Clear on the rules and got the money sorted? Is it time to start the hunt for your holiday home?


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Topics: Newsletters, Residential, Holiday Home, Summer, buying property

Property Focus February 2019

13-Feb-2019 13:26:20 Share this:

The latest issue of Property Focus is out now, featuring articles on:


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Topics: Newsletters, Residential, property focus, buying and selling

Anti-Money Laundering Implications

17-Dec-2018 11:35:51 Share this:

New Zealand is a target for money launderers. It is estimated that well over $1 billion a year from drug dealing and fraud is laundered through New Zealand businesses. 


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Topics: Industry Update, due diligence, legislation

Property Focus November 2018

21-Nov-2018 14:22:47 Share this:

The latest issue of Property Focus is out now, featuring articles on:


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Topics: Auctions, Newsletters, Residential, property focus, buying and selling