Press Release – Hobsonville Point
As Auckland’s newest coastal development, Hobsonville Point, enters an exciting new phase of growth with houses selling at a healthy rate, the management team has been bolstered bringing a wealth of property expertise to the business.11 January 2012
Property Pros Join Forces at Hobsonville Point
As Auckland’s newest coastal development, Hobsonville Point, enters an exciting new phase of growth with houses selling at a healthy rate, the management team has been bolstered bringing a wealth of property expertise to the business.
The new team brings commercial focus as Hobsonville Point transitions from the planning phase to commercial delivery, with more than half of the homes available for sale already sold despite current market conditions.
Chris Aiken, Hobsonville Land Company’s new CEO, has an impressive history in the New Zealand property sector, with a background spanning twenty five years. He has sat on the Auckland Council Property Enterprise Board for three years, and is a current member of the team advising Auckland Council Property Limited on the Auckland Plan.
New Hobsonville Land Company Commercial Manager, Mark Fraser, has 15 years finance and property experience having recently contracted for Waterfront Auckland to lead the redevelopment of Queens Wharf and deliver the popular Cloud for the RWC 2011.
New Senior Finance Officer, Andrew Pollock, has 30 years experience within the local government sector including infrastructure projects. Andrew spent 10 years with the Office of the Auditor-General Victoria, and in New Zealand he was Audit Manger with Audit New Zealand before joining the former Waitakere City Council in 1992, where he progressed to Director: Finance.
About Hobsonville Point
Hobsonville Point is a unique and desirable community where residents will be able to live, learn, work, play and grow. Located on 167 hectares of magnificent, upper Waitemata Harbour coastal land with 270 degree views, Hobsonville Point offers a unique opportunity to be part of an innovative, master-planned urban development. Hobsonville Point provides a range of social amenities including the Hobsonville Point Park and playground, cycleways, walking tracks, the Catalina Café and the Hobsonville Point Farmers Market. Two on-site schools have officially been confirmed by the Ministry of Education, including a primary school which will open in term one 2013 followed by a secondary school in 2014.cThe community’s visionary design and architecture has already been recognised through three prestigious industry awards: A Silver Award in the category of Landscape Planning and Environmental Studies at the NZ Institute of Landscape Architects Awards (NZILA) for developing the Hobsonville Point Design Code and Design Guide; a Gold Award at the BEST Design Awards; and an Urban Land Developments Property Award of Merit at the Rider Levett NZ Property Council Industry Awards 2011 for the superb housing design and attention to detail in the landscaped streets at Hobsonville Point. For more information visit www.hobsonvillepoint.co.nz