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July 30, 2018
Crosslease housing

Cross Lease – What Exactly Is This?

  Now that the worst of winter seems to have passed and the property market is heating back up, it’s time to look at one of […]
July 30, 2018
Possible Consequences for Commercial Tenants

Possible Consequences for Commercial Tenants

  There is a massive accounting change on the horizon that will have significant adverse implications on many commercial tenants and the way they view the […]
July 30, 2018
Should you Meth Test?

Buying Property – Should You Meth Test?

Have you been thinking about purchasing property? Have you heard any of the media buzz around methamphetamine contamination testing or seen advertisements from any companies offering […]
September 14, 2017
What's hiding in your lease?

What’s Hiding in Your Lease

Are you contemplating entering into a new commercial lease? These documents are far more complex than your simple residential lease and therefore harder to understand, especially […]
June 14, 2017
Commercial Lease

There’s more than one way to raise the rent.

Here’s what you might not know about your commercial lease… Rent costs are likely to be one of the ultimate factors in determining where you base […]
November 29, 2016

Earthquake Prone Buildings

A number of commercial buildings in the Wellington CBD suffered extensive damage in the recent earthquake. This seems like an appropriate time to explain the implications […]
July 7, 2016

Buildings and Warrants of Fitness

Many commercial and multi-residential buildings require an annual building warrant of fitness (‘BWOF’) to prove that the building’s safety systems have been maintained and inspected. The […]
March 28, 2016

How Well Do You Know Your Lease?

The majority of lease arrangements are entered into using the Deed of Lease provided by the Auckland District Law Society.   Whether you are a business owner […]
September 8, 2014

What Is A Certificate Of Acceptance

Certificates of acceptance are certificates issued retrospectively by a local authority (‘Council’) for unconsented building works. A certificate of acceptance will only be issued if the […]