|1969||Lodge opens first branch in Victoria Street - 2 partners, 1 support staff.||
|1969||First Fieldays takes place at the Te Rapa Race Course, now the largest agri-business exhibition in the Southern Hemisphere, which attracts over 130,000 visitors.|
|1970||Current Director David Couch joins Lodge as a salesperson.|
|1971||Moved to new premises - Knox Street.|
|1973||Re-locate to Ulster Street where they still are today.|
|1981||Management Plan establishing Hamilton Gardens passed by Council with the theme ‘The History, Context, and Meaning of Gardens’. The gardens now attract more than 1.3 million visitors a year and host over 2000 events.
Protestors invade Rugby Park forcing cancellation of the Springbok v All Blacks test.
|1983||Lodge introduces Exclusive (Sole Agency) Marketing and Auction Marketing to Hamilton. Staff number - 17.|
|1984||Lodge City Rentals opened in Hamilton East to specialise in property management.|
|1987||Waikato Museum of Art and History opens.
Housing Corporation acquires land which will become the Flagstaff subdivision.
|1988||Joins “United” franchise group.|
|1989||Hamilton East residential branch opened.|
|1990||Awarded Top United Realty Office for NZ - Held for next 6 years,
Hamilton population - 99,000
|1992||Chartwell residential branch opened,
Staff number - 52.
|1994||International services begin at Hamilton Airport.|
|1996||Hamilton's sixth major bridge at Pukete opens, connecting the rapidly expanding northern parts of the city.|
|1997||Leaves franchise group to be independent Lodge Real Estate Hamilton,
Hamilton population - 111,700.
|1998||Dinsdale residential branch opened.
Founding member NZ Realtors Ltd, a collective of NZ's best independent agencies, formed for idea sharing and referral business.
|2001||Forms Lodge Country Ltd to specialise in Farm and Lifestyle Sales.
Hamilton population - 120,900.
Forms Lodge Commercial Ltd to specialise in Commercial and Industrial Sales and Leasing. Staff number - 85.
Fonterra's Te Rapa processing plant built; responsible today for nearly 20% of dairy giant's powdered milk output.
|2002||Waikato Stadium opens with a Super 12 rugby match between Waikato Chiefs and Canterbury Crusaders.
Inaugural rowing event, the Great Race, to be run annually.
|2003||Opens offices in Victoria Street for Lodge Country and Lodge Commercial teams.|
|2003||Moves Chartwell Branch to larger Flagstaff Branch.|
|2005||Hamilton economy thrives with 10,693 businesses located within the city.|
|2006||Opens the second Property Management office in Victoria Street.
Hamilton population - 134,400.
|2007||Opens Rototuna Branch.
REINZ Waikato / BOP / Gisborne District Awards - Six of ‘Top Ten Residential Salespeople’ from Lodge.
Two of ‘Top Three Property Managers’ from Lodge City Rentals.
One of ‘Top Three Lifestyle Salespeople’ from Lodge Country.
|2008||Lonely planet guide states that the city's main street has sprouted a sophisticated and vibrant stretch of bars and eateries that leaves Auckland's Viaduct Harbour for dead.|
|2008||V8 supercars come to New Zealand for the Hamilton 400 as part of the V8 supercar series.|
|2009||Purchases Hamilton Property Rentals.
Property Management collects $40 million per year in rents with 15 property managers.
Residential Market share exceeds 35% for calendar year.
Staff number - 120.
Hamilton population - 140,700.
Lodge receives top overall salesperson and 6 out of top 10 salespeople in BOP, Waikato, Gisborne region, plus 3 out of 3 property managers.
Opens Body Corporate management business.
Lodge buys a stake in Cambridge Real Estate Ltd
Hamilton celebrates 150 year birthday