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Rosemerryn Retail Development

Ticking the boxes: Rosemerryn Retail Development


Lincoln’s rapid and ongoing growth hasn’t impeded the development of attractive and enjoyable spaces, a fact which is evident in the quality of the Rosemerryn Retail Development.

 

Rosemerryn Retail Development

 

Completed in 2018, the precinct features retail, office and hospitality space with 55 on-site carparks on the corner of Edward Street and Eastfield Drive. Leasing agent for the development, Paula Raine of Ray White Commercial Christchurch says it’s one of the most impressive retail developments she has been involved with recently; a powerful nod to the attention to detail that has gone into it.

Already featuring fashion, health, retail offerings, offices, a gym, delicatessen and café, there are only a small handful of retail spaces still vacant, with the vibrant mix of existing services creating a strong drawcard for businesses looking for an exceptional community hub.

Of particular note is a 259 square metre space which spans the high profile Edward Street and Eastfield Drive corner, featuring a 49 square metre outdoor al fresco area and views across both street frontages. Flexibility is a strong drawcard, with the space large enough to cater to a homewares or furniture store, a dentistry, veterinarian, medical practice or green grocer. However, the space allows for a substantial kitchen area making it equally suitable for a restaurant or bar. There is also potential for the space to be split into smaller or shared tenancies for the right businesses.

 

Rosemerryn Retail Development

 

Form and function have well and truly been combined at the Rosemerryn Retail Precinct, with sleek, contemporary aesthetics and high building standards culminating in a space that is as attractive as it is safe.
Internally it is a light and airy space, with an elegant high stud, while externally the modern aesthetics are complemented by beautiful native landscaping.

The Lincoln township is flourishing, with a population of more than 7,000. Previously expected to be just a post-quake phenomenon, there is little sign of it slowing, with Selwyn District Council projecting population numbers to easily hit 10,000 within 10 years.

 

Rosemerryn Retail Development

With Lincoln township plus surrounding communities in Rolleston, Prebbleton, and Springston featuring a mixture of ‘lifestyle blockers’, families, retirees and commuters, the developers behind the new Rosemerryn complex have ensured community wellbeing is a core focus of the development, particularly as it relates to getting the strongest tenancy mix.

As such, they have generously offered to help an experienced operator that is in tune with the local community with their fitout, to help tailor the space to their needs.
“It is so nice to work with developers who are invested in creating a strong selection of businesses,” Paula adds.

 


For more information about this fabulous space, or the smaller spaces available at Rosemerryn Retail Development in Lincoln, speak to Paula on
027 221 4997, or email paula.raine@raywhite.com.


 

Ngāi Tahu Property

Tower Junction ticks the boxes: Ngāi Tahu Property celebrates the completion of a year long project to upgrade and improve the Addington shopping destination

Redevelopment at one of Christchurch’s largest open-air shopping complexes is now complete – and developers say all roads lead to Tower Junction in Addington.

Ngāi Tahu Property

Tower Junction owner and developer Ngāi Tahu Property is focused on “providing a shopping destination that can meet the needs of the whole whānau”, Ngāi Tahu Property Chief Executive, David Kennedy says.
“We see Tower Junction as a shopping option that ticks all the boxes – it has great parking, a range of shops that appeal to everyone and is handily located between Blenheim Road and Whiteleigh Ave on the west side of the city.”
Development on the 2,500m2 site has been underway for the past year and includes two new buildings, recently unveiled to accommodate new food, beverage and retail tenants. These include Look Sharp and a new concept store for Bed, Bath & Beyond. Further retailers including Tower Nails, Acquisitions, SuRa and others are open, or will be opening in the coming weeks.
Ngāi Tahu Property has worked closely with Matapopore, a charitable trust incepted after the quakes to ensure mana whenua values and the voice of Ngāi Tūāhuriri and Ngāi Tahu are included in the rebuild.
Kennedy says this relationship has resulted in markers of Ngāi Tahu culture being included in the development. The work of Fayne Robinson, a Ngāi Tahu master carver, and other Māori artists, have been incorporated on site.
“These examples of Toi Māori (Māori art) reflect the stories of mana whenua from this area of Canterbury and acknowledge its Māori history. As a tribally-owned business, it’s important for us to
remember this.”