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21 June 2017

Featured Article: Accounts / Business Support Administrator Wellington

By Sunder Croucher
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21 June 2017

Accounts / Business Support Administrator Wellington

TwentyTwo is hiring an Accounts / Business Support Administrator to join our exciting Wellington office, so if you're looking for a new opportunity to join a friendly growing team, then dive in and read more.

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18 May 2017

Intergen – a standout in our high-tech capital

Wellington has an international reputation as a technology hotbed – and for being home to some of the leading innovators in this growing sector.

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17 April 2017

The modern workplace. Forget how it looks. How do you want to work?

When discussing the modern workplace with friends, the conversation will generally turn in one of two directions – first, open plan offices and hot desking, and second, the latest design trends.

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07 April 2017

TwentyTwo appointed to five categories of Government Property Panel

TwentyTwo has recently been appointed to the Government Property Panel, an appointment that recognises our deep understanding and experience of working for the main Crown/Government agencies over the last 27 years.

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30 January 2017

Taking innovation learnings from Fusionopolis to Gracefield

While in Singapore in July, I visited an innovation precinct called ‘one-north’ – specifically one of its developments called ‘Fusionopolis’ that’s relevant to work that TwentyTwo has done with Callaghan Innovation on its Gracefield Innovation Quarter in Lower Hutt.

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21 December 2016

Advocating for the Tenant at PINZ Government Property Event

At the recent Property Institute Government Property event in Wellington, TwentyTwo’s Dean Croucher joined David White from Government Property Group, Peter Dow (deputising for an unwell Maurice Clark) and Steve Maitland from Colliers to discuss...

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19 December 2016

Investing in vision

Kylie Mooney, Chief Operating Officer at law firm Meredith Connell, worked with TwentyTwo’s David Lambie throughout the process of their Auckland office relocation.

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07 December 2016

Team TwentyTwo's Xmas parade

Team TwentyTwo celebrated the end of another fantastic year last weekend by heading up to Auckland to see Coldplay live at Mt Smart Stadium! The previous night, our team got together for a few quiet red...

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21 November 2016

Auckland CBD transformation takes shape

Major transformation of the Auckland CBD continues at pace with the demolition of the former Downtown Shopping Centre now complete (above left).

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02 November 2016

We're hiring! Full-time Property Consultant in Auckland

We are seeking outstanding professionals to join a growing team, making a difference to businesses around the country.

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08 September 2016

TwentyTwo's Paul Mautz is Property Advisor of the Year

Paul Mautz, Associate Principal at TwentyTwo, is the inaugural winner of the Property Institute of New Zealand's Property Advisor of the Year award.

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01 September 2016

TwentyTwo helps IAG reach premises milestone

TwentyTwo has helped IAG New Zealand reach a milestone in its Contact Centre premises strategy with the recent conclusion of two projects.

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14 August 2016

Creative thinking delivers value for Commerce Commission

Faced with a rapidly growing Auckland team and a new strategic focus on Auckland, the Commerce Commission had to make a choice about exiting early from a lease and relocating within the CBD.

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11 July 2016

The perils of Millenials

It's always fascinating to read articles about what Millennials want in their workplaces, demand from their employers, and general views on how they're seen as part of society.

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03 July 2016

Incentives or inducements – weighing up the costs

I’ve recently been involved with a job that raises the question of just what constitutes an incentive or inducement in a leasing deal.

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27 June 2016

Capitalisation is coming. If you have a lease, be prepared!

If you’re responsible for your company’s accounts or managing its property portfolio, you should be aware of the upcoming changes to the treatment of lease rent liabilities in the financial statements.

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21 June 2016

Wellington's ageing commercial buildings. An opportunity for hotel conversion?

Our June/July 2016 Wellington Commercial Property Market Report highlighted the changing dynamics in the Capital’s property sector.

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01 June 2016

The Wellington Market Report

We've updated our Wellington Market Report and created it in downloadable format. Written by TwentyTwo's David Lambie and Paul Mautz, it highlights key trends in property and infrastructure across the Wellington region.

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09 May 2016

Procurement solution fuels major step towards biodiesel in NZ

Z Energy’s customers in Auckland, Waikato and the Bay of Plenty will soon be able to fill their tanks with ‘Z Bio D’ – a sustainable diesel which will be manufactured at its new bio-fuel...

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29 April 2016

The Premises Condition Report – why you should really pay attention

Limiting your reinstatement obligations is a key objective for any leaseholder.

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06 April 2016

Planning workplaces to reduce the menace of interruption

I recently watched Jason Fried’s excellent TED talk Why work doesn't happen at work.

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31 March 2016

Wellington Airport runway extension – unleashing potential

We're passionate about the success of Wellington and its contribution to the economy. Our business contributes to that success by helping organisations make better property decisions that help them unleash their potential.

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16 February 2016

The Auckland Commercial Office Market Report

Due to popular demand, we've now updated and created our Auckland Commercial Office Market Report in a downloadable format.

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03 February 2016

Ten into one. A colocation journey

In 2013, 10 health regulatory authorities started a journey to collocate and create a model of one organisation providing the corporate services for all 10.

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26 January 2016

TwentyTwo helps reshape Intergen’s future in Wellington

Following on from our work with Intergen to deliver an all-in-one premises procurement, workplace planning and design solution in Auckland, TwentyTwo has now led the procurement of new office space in Wellington.

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21 January 2016

Rise of the independent – why independence is better

Independence was a founding principle for TwentyTwo because we believed it was a critical differentiator that mattered to clients.Today, in our sector, we think it matters even more.

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18 December 2015

After a big year, a big day out

It's been fantastic year for TwentyTwo thanks to our hard working and talented team.So we decided to celebrate and reflect with a big day out.It was a cracker.

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15 December 2015

22 = 25

As 2015 comes to an end, it’s time for some reflection.It’s been a year of positive change and big progress for TwentyTwo.

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22 October 2015

Lease negotiation + workplace planning = high-value solution

Leading New Zealand IT business Intergen engaged TwentyTwo in February 2015 to deliver an all-in-one premises procurement, workplace planning and design solution to deliver a new location for its Auckland operation by December 2015.

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28 September 2015

Part 3: A journey from greenwash to best practice

In Part 3 of a series of blogs on the New Zealand Green Building Council, we review the future of NZGBC and what it offers organisations, particularly tenants and owner-occupiers…The NZGBC is 10 years...

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22 September 2015

Part 2: NZGBC builds on firm foundations

Following Part 1 published last week where we introduced the NZGBC and outlined our early involvement and renewed commitment to the Council, Part 2 gives a brief history, along with our experience of tenant/end...

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14 September 2015

Part 1: NZGBC gets the green light

TwentyTwo has recently renewed its commitment as a member of the New Zealand Green Building Council (NZGBC).And since World Green Building Week is all set for 21-27 September, we’re marking the occasion with a series of three blogs over three weeks to highlight NZGBC’s role in working to improve the quality and sustainability of NZ properties, as well as our involvement over the years.

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24 August 2015

Wellington projects make progress

Great to see some real progress on site last week with two of our projects… Cuba Central On Monday morning, I attended the ‘ground breaking’ ceremony for Cuba Central – the new Creative Technologies and Arts Centre being developed by Willis Bond for WelTec and Whitireia.

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18 August 2015

TwentyFive years of disruption for TwentyTwo

‘Disruption’ is a buzzword in the business world at present and, here at TwentyTwo, we also talk about being disruptive.About being a challenger brand.Challenging convention.

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12 August 2015

David Lambie joins TwentyTwo

Well-known and respected property adviser David Lambie has joined TwentyTwo as a Principal and Director.

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29 July 2015

Take it from the top

A recent issue of boardroom, the IOD’s bi-monthly magazine that keeps members informed of relevant governance and business issues, includes a feature written by Managing Partner Dean Croucher.

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30 June 2015

The role of the tenant adviser in New Zealand

Over the last 20 years, an increasing number of New Zealand property professionals have focused their attention on providing advice specifically tailored to tenant and owner-occupiers of commercial property.

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16 June 2015

New Tenant Briefs page outlines client requirements

A key part of our unique end-to-end process is to intimately understand each property market and ensure our clients have visibility on the the widest range of accommodation and property options.

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15 June 2015

Independent advisers vs leasing brokers: Who gets you a better deal?

As a tenant thinking about leasing new premises, you have an important decision to make.Do you:.

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15 June 2015

People aren't your biggest cost – premises are!

A few months ago, I was taken back by a statement made by an industry insider – "people aren't your biggest cost – premises are".

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04 June 2015

Corenet Auckland Symposium 4

This is the last of my four blogs about the Corenet Auckland Symposium - Location, Location, Location that I attended in June.

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04 June 2015

Another great new signing!

TwentyTwo is delighted to announce our new 2014-15 season player partnership with Andrew Durante, Captain and No.

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04 June 2015

TwentyTwo appointed to advise Callaghan Innovation

TwentyTwo has been appointed to undertake a National Property Strategy for Callaghan Innovation.This work will involve some more detailed planning for their Gracefield Site.

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04 June 2015

TwentyTwo appointed to advise NZQA

TwentyTwo has also been appointed to help NZ Qualifications Authority make better use of their premises in Wellington.

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04 June 2015

TwentyTwo's workplace makeover

Following our re-brand in 2012, we decided to take some of our own medicine! To align with our strategic intent and values, Duncan and Dean developed a 'brief' in the same way we do with clients.

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04 June 2015

Phoenix Sponsorship Launch

On 24 September a number of clients joined us to celebrate the start of our sponsorship for the 2014/2015 season with Andrew Durante, Captain of the world famous Wellington Phoenix! Andrew was a real hit and...

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04 June 2015

Shaping our city skylines: Part One – Wellington

There’s a lot of positive news and activity at the moment across our three major cities, particularly in the commercial property space.

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04 June 2015

National Property Strategies: Observations from the frontline

We've completed quite a bit of work over the last 18 months helping Government Agencies with their Property Strategies.Together, we've learnt some good things which we've outlined here.

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04 June 2015

RICS Commercial Property Leasing sessions – by TwentyTwo's Paul Mautz

TwentyTwo's Associate Partner Paul Mautz MRICS FPINZ will be presenting the RICS Oceania three-hour training session covering Commercial Property Leasing.

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04 June 2015

Thanks for your support this year – have a great Christmas

It's been another great year for TwentyTwo with fantastic projects and the start of a promising relationship with Exis Global Tenant Representation.

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04 June 2015

Office moves for the better

Office moves for the better is an interesting article by the UK's Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) on the roles and responsibilities around workplace procurement and design.

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04 June 2015

Five workplace trends for 2015

The tech revolution is disrupting traditional working practice and workspace planning has to reflect the changing times.Employees have increasingly high expectations around how their employer should respond to the revolution.

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04 June 2015

TwentyTwo’s tips for 2015 – Auckland and Wellington office market

Following our latest blog post on Five workplace trends for 2015, here’s our thinking on property trends for Auckland and Wellington this year.

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04 June 2015

Sports on the move in Auckland

After working with Sport New Zealand to develop a framework to house sporting agencies in one location and develop a 'Sports Hub', TwentyTwo has helped Sport NZTriathlon NZAktive Sport and Hockey NZ to secure a lease for new premises in Eden Business Park.

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04 June 2015

Conflicts of interest – a “spreading cancer in corporate real estate”

A robust, well-researched white paper released by Gail Corder Fischer of US tenant representation business Fischer explains how corporate tenants might be “leaving more money than they realise on the table when they place their property portfolios in the hands of large real estate brokerages that serve multiple stakeholders”.

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04 June 2015

Workplace design and productivity: are they inextricably linked?

In a recent rummage through some old research papers, we unearthed a brilliant paper from the RICS Property in the Economy Series entitled 'Workplace Design and Productivity: Are They Inextricably Linked?'.

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04 June 2015

TINTalk – Building Cultures That Inspire and Succeed

I’ve always been interested in how some companies focus on their culture to help them succeed, and particularly how the physical workplace can support a culture change.

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04 June 2015

TwentyTwo advises government in Christchurch development

TwentyTwo’s Paul Mautz acted as lead adviser for the Crown’s lease of space in the recently announced $150+ million, river-front office and apartment complex in Christchurch CBD.

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