Design Insight: Maximising value through architecture

At Safari Group we’re very proud of our long-standing industry relationships. We’ve been working with respected architecture firm Studio 37 for nearly two decades – long enough to have seen more than a dozen major projects delivered throughout New Zealand.

We caught up with Studio 37 Director, Gary Bickerton, to get his perspective on working with Safari Group and how architecture can influence the success of a development.


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February's VIP Parnell Pre-Release Event

We recently held a Pre-Release event for Parnell which was a huge success! With talks from Tony Alexander on investing in property, as well as Safari Group’s Simon Taylor outlining the project. With 15 apartments reserved, interest in this one is huge! So register your interest by clicking the link below. Public launch will be March 11th.


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New vs Existing
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Emma Tate

Investment Property 101: New Builds vs Existing

When it comes to buying an investment property there are some compelling reasons to buy a new build vs an existing property, and it’s not just the gorgeous new home to promote to tenants. We detail the three top reasons to buy new in the first article of our Property 101 series.

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Newmarket after 12 months!

Battling through 2x level 3 lockdowns the team are still going strong, with the finish line in near site. Building C and B have the roofs on and are painting up to levels 5 now. Façade 100% complete and fit out progressing at about 90%. Building C Hotel furniture will arrive on site in March. Building A now has its roof on, façade about 90%, with fit out progressing well onto the top penthouse floor. Podium level is completed with the conference centre roof on and almost closed in. On target for a May 2021 completion with settlements in June 2021. This Development has a Transitional Exemption Certificate (Overseas Buyers can purchase our residential units and live there!)

There are now 17 Residential Units available for sale 

Wellington on track for April

Well inside the final 2 months of the project now with fit out works being undertaken on residential levels and Ground floor shortly to be poured allowing the final floor fit out and final works to be completed ready for April completion. Hotel 2nd fix is being completed throughout March ready for FF&E install to take place at month’s end. Last Superdecks are being removed and final façade installation long with the canopy will allow the building to take it’s final full shape. Progress has been efficient and effective and looking forward to offering another impressive Safari product to the market.


Residential units are now sold out. Hotel units still available.

Outstanding Location for Cashflow Positive Investment.

Our onsite team has been gearing up over the last month, with set out surveying underway in anticipation of localised demolition and commencement of ground works.

Very soon, the site will be a hive of activity, with the sales centre remaining open by appointment only.

Lock in today’s values in an amazing location that is poised for continued capital and rental growth.

  • Studios from only $425,000 (30m2). With appraised rental income forecast at $450/week furnished.
  • 1-bedroom/1-bathroom from only $595,000 (45m2). With appraised rental income forecast at $570/week furnished.
  • 2-bedroom/2-bathroom (75m2) from only $845,000 (including a 2 car stacker)!!  With appraised rental income forecast at $770/week furnished.
  • Dual Key – Studio Unit with a 1-bedroom on 1 title (75m2) from only $915,000 (including a car park)!!  With appraised rental income forecast at $970/week furnished.

For personalised service about this opportunity, call 0800 790 790 to speak with our new Sales Manager Phill Sharp.


Kawarau River - Open!

After a huge effort by the project team, this development has achieved completion.

The Hotel opened its doors on the 11th of December, and since opening has welcomed its very first happy guests.

We are very excited to hand over the keys to the new owners, but don’t worry if you missed out, there are still investment opportunities. Get in contact to find out more

  • Last 4 residential units remaining
  • 11 Hotel Units Remaining
  • 7 Storage Units

Only 2 Residential Apartments and the last remaining hotel unit are available for sale! This development is completed.

Retail Opportunities

Available For Lease

Wyndham Garden: 2 Retail Spaces, Ramada Remarkables: 1 Retail Space, Ramada Wellington: 1 Retail Space, Ramada Victoria: 3 Retail Spaces

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Available For Sale

Wyndham Garden: 2 Retail Spaces, Ramada Remarkables: 2 Retail Spaces, Ramada Wellington: 1 Retail Space, Ramada Victoria: 3 Retail Spaces

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