Commercial property news

Turn buzzwords into business success

13 June 2019

It isn’t just millennials who are demanding more flexible working practices. And more flexible working practices are changing the nature of the buildings we work in. How can that be reflected in your lease arrangements?

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Why your office fit-out is all about culture

13 June 2019

There are lots of reasons to nurture the right culture, which has been shown to correlate with an additional 21% profit.* At a strategic level, any copy of HBR or McKinsey Quarterly will agree “culture eats business strategy for breakfast.”

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Inspirational workspaces

08 May 2019

The impact of a work environment reaches far beyond the office walls and furniture; people’s behaviour and experiences can be fundamentally changed by physical space. How can your company realise the dream of both physical and behavioural change through strategy, design and fitout?

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Q&A Snapcomms' big move

18 March 2019

We talk to Snapcomms about their recent move. How their search for premises went, what their priorities were and how it worked out.

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Video snapshot: Wynyard quarter

04 December 2018

What is the Wynyard Quarter? What kind of buildings are currently in construction? What is happening on Madden & Fanshawe Street? Listen to our expert Matthew Firth as he tells you everything you need to know about Auckland’s Waterfront neighbourhood.

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New portfolio reflects an active market

27 July 2018

Auckland’s commercial property market remains highly active with vacancy rates close to historic lows approaching two per cent and an abundance of investors seeking to add to their portfolios, says the foreword to Barfoot & Thompson Commercial’s new Insite portfolio publication.

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CBD warehouse and office property

11 July 2018

A 634sq m freehold site, consisting of two stratum-in-freehold, unit-titled warehouse and offices properties with two street frontages is for sale, with the properties offered either separately or together on the southern fringe of Auckland's CBD.

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Grey Lynn site comes with resource consent

05 June 2018

A site is for sale in the affluent city fringe Auckland suburb of Grey Lynn has resource consent already granted for a six-level apartment and retail development with draft plans to alter to a hotel or short-term accommodation facility.

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Portfolio’s variety mirrors buoyant market

11 May 2018

Concerns about the sustainability of the commercial property market are overstated, says John Urlich, commercial manager for Barfoot & Thompson commenting on the launch of the agency’s first Insite commercial property portfolio for 2018.

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Onehunga building from 1890s

04 February 2018

A heritage-listed, two-level, wooden building, dating from the 1890s, is for sale at 171-173 Onehunga Mall where the 284sq m commercial building occupies a 354sq m site .

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Right fit properties for individuals and trusts

31 January 2018

Featured in Barfoot & Thompson Commercial’s new portfolio, a number of smaller to medium sized properties, are likely to whet the appetite of individual Kiwi investors and family trusts along with owner-occupiers and add-value developers. 

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Units for sale in Onehunga

24 January 2018

Adjoining industrial units in sought-after Captain Springs Rd, Onehunga, will go to auction on February 15.

Both the freehold units are being sold by Barfoot and Thomson commercial and industrial agents James Marshall and Nick Wilson.

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Racecourse lots good bets for developers

07 November 2017

Auckland Racing Club is selling off two large pieces of land on the border of Ellerslie Racecourse, presenting opportunities for residential developments featuring excellent views over the racecourse.

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Strong market for retail properties

27 October 2017

Investor demand for well-located retail building investment opportunities remains strong, says Peter Churchill, commercial operations manager for Barfoot & Thompson Commercial.

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New portfolio reflects upbeat market

29 July 2017

There is a growing awareness that direct investment in New Zealand commercial property offers an uncomplicated combination of both yield and capital gain, says John Urlich, commercial manager of Barfoot & Thompson Commercial in the foreword to the agency’s latest Insite portfolio publication.

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Funky office suits Americas Cup era

28 June 2017

Following Emirates Team New Zealand’s America’s Cup decisive victory, boutique designers, engineering and creative companies are likely to flourish on Auckland’s city fringe.

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Green Giltrap Grey Lynn building

10 June 2017

Two floors are being marketed for lease in a new four-level retail and office building developed by the Giltrap Group in Auckland’s city fringe suburb of Grey Lynn.

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Lone Star shines at Westgate

10 June 2017

A freehold property with a long-term lease to a Lone Star restaurant in Westgate is for sale through joint sole agents Barfoot & Thompson Commercial.

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