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A chic art-filled Auckland penthouse

By |2019-09-28T22:45:17+00:00April 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|

A bedroom like no other was always on Kate Lane's wish-list and the view from her bed is certainly out of the ordinary. At night, Kate gazes up through a long narrow skylight framed by ornate cornices that were once on the exterior of the now-restored Mt Eden Borough Council and fire station building. It

Fire station apartment evokes touch of nostalgia

By |2019-09-29T21:01:15+00:00August 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|

We get to see a lot of building conversions, but this has to be one of the best. The penthouse within the converted Mt Eden Council Chambers building and fire station has already featured on Homed, and now the final apartment in the Chambers & Station development is up for auction, through Bayleys. This high-end, ground-floor apartment

Luxurious unit will fire you up

By |2019-09-29T21:01:39+00:00July 29th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Dealing with heritage buildings is demanding and rewarding, says Nigel McKenna, who has overseen the development of six luxury Mt Eden apartments in the Chambers & Station apartment project at 64 Valley Rd. “You have to understand someone else’s vision and then translate that to meet contemporary requirements,” says Nigel, the development director of Development

Landmark project gathers applause and awards

By |2019-09-29T21:02:13+00:00June 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|

The $15 million project refurbishing the former Mt Eden Municipal Chambers and fire station on a combined site has already won numerous awards. Auckland mayor Phil Goff officially opened the development on June 16, then in the evening the project won the multi-unit residential property best in category as well as gaining an excellence in

Chambers and fire station conversion wins major PCNZ award

By |2019-09-28T22:38:53+00:00June 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|

A major building conversion project and a new build in Auckland have taken top honours in the multi-unit category of the Property Council New Zealand Awards. The Chambers and Station development, formerly the Mt Eden Council Chambers and Fire Station, won the Best in Category award, while The Dylan Apartments on the Grey Lynn ridge

Light, views, space in Kingsland

By |2019-09-29T21:02:20+00:00April 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|

The NXN apartment development is underway and on schedule for a move-in date of late 2018, says senior development manager for developer Templeton Limited, Matthew Wickham. Located in a quiet cul-de-sac adjacent to Nixon Park in Auckland, the complex is only two minutes’ walk from Kingsland’s lively café scene, making it unique, he says. “A

Parkside living in Kingsland

By |2019-09-29T21:02:28+00:00November 24th, 2016|Uncategorized|

A new development, NXN, is underway in Kingsland and promises to meet all the demands of the design-conscious city-based LGBT+ community. Fronting onto Nixon Park, and a few steps from the Kingsland buzz, this is a must see opportunity! At the eastern end of the Kingsland Terrace cul-de-sac, you’ll find what is a fabulous site

NXN plans bang on target for build start

By |2019-09-29T21:02:43+00:00September 5th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Work is about to start on Kingsland’s first major apartment development to be built in a decade, which is already 60 per cent sold. NXN (pronounced Nixon) will consist of 73 one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments and five four-bedroom terraced houses at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac next to Nixon Park. Senor development manager

Prime site a golden chance

By |2019-09-29T21:02:53+00:00May 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|

There’s nothing worse than investing in an apartment with a great outlook only for another developer to come along a few years later and plonk a new building in the way. Luckily for the owners of homes in the new Kingsland development, NXN (pronounced Nixon), that is not going to be a problem. Their north-facing

Boutique living and city views

By |2019-09-29T21:03:03+00:00March 12th, 2016|Uncategorized|

The vivacious city-fringe community of Kingsland has been through a dry spell for apartment building but it’s getting a new boutique apartment block in its midst. Cary Bowkett, development manager from Southside Group, says: “There hasn’t been a significant multi-storey apartment development built in Kingsland for nine years now. “When you look at the suburb