Three consecutive days of settlements for major property developments sets a new company record

On Monday 16th October our team handled settlements for close to 250 apartments and 30 carparks. This huge piece of work was undertaken for property development client, SugarTree. It is the second stage of a three phase development which bridges the suburbs of Ponsonby, Grey Lynn and Freemans Bay with the hub of the inner…

Designation notice improves the management structure options for communal facilities

What’s not to love about modern user-friendly legislation? Nearly a year ago the need to set up Incorporated Societies in order to manage communal facilities on a property development, became a thing of the past.   Incorporated Societies have their place but they require a minimum of 15 members, a common seal and are governed…

Construction Contracts – 3 key dates

1 December 2015 – Payment Claims There is now no distinction between a residential and a commercial construction contract (with the exception of charging orders).  All payment claims issued by a contractor must attach Form 1 from the Construction Contracts Regulations 2015 to be a valid payment claim under the Construction Contracts Act (CCA).  You…