Finding an off market property with 2400m2 of land in the established East Coast Bays, Auckland was a rare find. Though is was not by accident, it was part of our strategy. The site itself was far from flat, covered with 6m high bamboo, had an existing 1956 house on it, an old inground swimming pool and had the added difficulty of a minor stream running through the property. Whilst this presented challenges, it also brought great opportunity too.
Our plan was to subdivide into 5 freehold properties, keeping the existing house for renovation and building 4 brand new high end freestanding homes on freehold titles.
With the challenges that this site presented we needed good planning, effective design, great execution, management and decision making. Through foresight, persistence and grit we conquered the challenges before us turning them into our favour. We took the slope of the land and turned it into a massive positive, giving every house great seaviews from multiple levels.
On completion of this project we had...