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Great to meet you! Thanks for visiting!  When it comes to what’s happening in our city centre I know pretty much everything. I’ve had my nest here for years!

There’s so much happening in our city centre right now. To understand all the exciting developments and changes check out the handy map and information panels below…

Farmers Development

9 Storeys

73 Apartments

23 Townhouses

2 Storey retail, café & restaurant space

320 Carparks

OPENING 2020

Regional House Redevelopment

Regional House Redevelopment

This is the redevelopment of the Regional Council offices and Emergency Response Centre for Bay of Plenty Group Civil Defence.  The building will incorporate new environmentally sustainable design features including photovoltaic (solar) panels, a wind turbine and rain water harvesting.

COMPLETED MID 2019

Quest Hotel Development

42 apartments

3 storeys

Retail shops

Ground floor parking

OPENING MID 2019

Harington Street Parking Building

250 bike parks

550 car parks

53 motorbike parks

Electric charging points for cars and e-bikes

Shower and locker facilities for people who ride bikes

OPENING EARLY 2020

Revitalising Durham Street & Durham Lane

Streetscape upgrading works are underway to create pedestrian friendly spaces aligning to the new University of Waikato city centre campus.

COMPLETED MID 2019

Mid City Centre Upgrade

This project involves an upgrade to the current building’s façade including the construction of 20 new feature pod balconies, with bold chromatic tiger orange ACM panel cladding. The interior contains an open plan office space with an upgraded main entrance.

OPENING EARLY 2019

Our city centre is transforming into a vibrant and busy city central hub. To find out more about our city centre transformations and developments click here.