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With many tenants now unable to access their premises due to COVID-19 lockdown restrictions, commercial property landlords could be hit with ‘no access’ lease clauses, warn leading property and legal experts The most common standard form of commercial property lease in New Zealand, the Auckland District Law Society (ADLS) Deed of Lease, includes a ‘no access in emergency’ clause. Continue →
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Due to the spread of COVID-19 and the new lockdown laws, new restrictions now apply to the New Zealand rental market according to myrent.co.nz We are receiving are a lot of questions from both landlords and tenants around the topic of property viewings, moving house, and starting tenancies during the four-week lockdown period. Continue →
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Developers of a New York skyscraper have been ordered to remove as many as 20 floors from the top of its recently completed project Ted Tabet – The Urban Developer The 200 Amsterdam Avenue development, being delivered by SJP Properties and Mitsui Fudosan America, has been found to have exceeded zoning limits after developers “gerrymandered” a 39-sided zoning lot in order to add height and bulk to the project. Continue →
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At least two Auckland high-rise buildings have been clad with combustible panels similar to those implicated in London’s Grenfell Tower disaster The Auckland council has declined to say which buildings are affected, but does say they are privately-owned and the material is being replaced with fire-proof cladding. Continue →
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Leading environmental legal firm Berry Simons says two recent legislative initiatives are symptomatic of the continuing decay of the Resource Management framework and institutions, and the quality of decision-making Partner Simon Berry and Senior Associates Jen Vella and Helen Andrews are concerned about the latest initiatives promoted by the Minister for Building and Construction. Continue →
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