D-Day for Peacocke

Peacocke family spokesman Mark Peacocke. Plan to develop Hamilton to the south gets the go ahead. A three-decade wait is  set to end, with the much-delayed development of Peacocke on Hamilton’s southwestern outskirts poised to get a 1000-home boost alongside the Waikato River. Hamilton City Council gave the long-awaited Peacocke development the thumbs up in [...]

Theatre may bring long awaited footbridge

An artist’s impression of a possible pedestrian and cycling bridge across to Memorial Park. A long-awaited central city pedestrian bridge could be a reality within just three years alongside Hamilton’s Waikato Regional Theatre project. Momentum Waikato which is leading the $73 million theatre project, has released new concept designs for the theatre complex [...]

Give us two new top hotels

Tourism and business leaders’ urgent plea for Hamilton.Hamilton doesn’t just need one 4 or 4.5-star hotel desperately – it needs two. That’s the plea from tourism and business leaders who say the city which is desperate to keep Claudelands Event Centre busy, is missing out on large scale conferences because it just doesn’t have enough [...]

New boss for iconic Waikato building company

Retiring director David Livingstone with a framed momento signed by all Livingstone NZ employees. One of Waikato’s most well established building companies is set to head in another direction under a new chief executive. With the pre-Christmas retirement of director David Livingstone who began with the company in 1977, former Mitre 10 MEGA [...]

Another landmark for Hamilton East

Multi-million re-development to create large, modern office space in Hamilton East. A $6 million investment into top notch office space is about to add to the revitalisation of Hamilton East. KGL commercial property manager Ray George. KGL Property has revealed its plans for the refurbishment of the former Hill Laboratories building in Clyde [...]

Good George a great Waikato growth story

Waikato Inc. sweetheart Good George has good reason to raise a glass with a thirsty kick-off to summer and year-on-year sales growth nudging 50 percent. Actually, it has 1.2 million reasons. The privately-owned, independent Frankton brewer of handcrafted beers and ciders is aiming for a production milestone of 1.2 million litres of beverages by the [...]

By |December 21st, 2017|Waikato Business News|

Foster’s out to create ‘a great community’

Lee Patchett, Nigel Sun, Leonard Gardner, Adam Findlay and Ross Pacey. (Photo: Chris Hillock Photographer). Waikato’s supreme business for 2017, Foster Construction hopes to further encourage a trend of generosity to staff and the community among the region’s businesses. The iconic construction company is not only associated with completing high profile projects but [...]

Why we came back to the CBD

In 2007 commercial realtor NAI Harcourts joined the exodus of businesses leaving the struggling CBD. The central city is undergoing a renaissance and NAI Harcourts is glad to back. CBD Association chairwoman Sarah King. NAI Harcourts managing director Mike Neale only has to walk a few metres from his Victoria St office to [...]