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Spotlight on Hamilton Businesses - Ebbett Group
Published on: 2017-05-04

Spotlight on Hamilton Businesses - Ebbett Group

Well established, renowned for stellar service and still rapidly growing as a company, Ebbett Group is a success story to rival any other coming out of Hamilton. Bravely started during the depression in 1928, the company survived the startup period by standing steadily by it’s core values, which include an emphasis on genuine customer service and dedication to ensuring partnerships with quality vehicle manufacturers. Now with an impressive Ebbett Volkswagen showroom in Hamilton East, which… Read more

Spotlight on Fine Homes Tour benefactors - Riding For The Disabled Association
Published on: 2017-04-28

Spotlight on Fine Homes Tour benefactors - Riding For The Disabled Association

As key sponsors of the Fine Homes Tour, Lodge Real Estate takes great pleasure in being able to contribute to Hamilton charities. One of the organisations to benefit from the 2017 tour is the Riding For The Disabled Association. There are currently 55 RDA groups across New Zealand, providing their amazing service to over 3000 keen riders every year. This is a huge commitment from volunteers and staff to help those with disabilities to enjoy therapeutic horse riding. The core purpose of the… Read more

Cambridge 'Lakewood' development under way!
Published on: 2017-03-29

Cambridge 'Lakewood' development under way!

The picturesque town of Cambridge, which lies 20 minutes southeast of Hamilton, is gearing up for a major development as the Lakewood apartments begin to sell. The need for the development has shown just how much the town of ‘trees and champions’ has expanded and evolved in the past few years. Sherry Herkes of Cambridge Real Estate is excited to be selling these apartments, and has been impressed with the strong interest already shown. “This is a new style of living for Cambridge… Read more

Spotlight on Hamilton Businesses - Zealong Tea Estate
Published on: 2017-03-23

Spotlight on Hamilton Businesses - Zealong Tea Estate

We’re proud of our success, and we love to shine a light on other successful Waikato businesses, especially ones that bring a culture and unique taste to our region, which is exactly what Zealong Tea Estate does. If you haven’t spent an hour or two sipping tea overlooking the widespread grounds of the plantation, you need to book it into your calendar immediately. The pristine estate lies on 48 Hectares on the outskirts of Hamilton, run by a team of rigorously trained masters in the art… Read more

Landscape of Hamilton City living to change; demand for in-fill housing surges
Published on: 2017-03-17

Landscape of Hamilton City living to change; demand for in-fill housing surges

Lodge Real Estate’s managing director Jeremy O’Rourke says city-living in Hamilton is set to transform as developers gobble up large city sections earmarked for in-fill housing. “We have seen a huge surge in demand by developers looking for large sections in the city where they can develop in-fill housing, duplexes and apartments. Developer inquiries are much higher than we’ve ever seen. And it’s not just big developers seeking out city sections. In some instances,… Read more

Spotlight on Hamilton Businesses - Rocketspark
Published on: 2017-03-15

Spotlight on Hamilton Businesses - Rocketspark

Rocketspark is an award-winning website builder, based in Cambridge and founded by four ambitous Kiwis. Specializing in simple, beautiful websites, the team has an intense focus on ease of use so that even the most inexperienced computer user can make and maintain their own great looking web pages. Winners of the add-on innovation award at the UK Xero awards in 2015, Rocketspark pleases clients not only in New Zealand, but in 20 countries around the globe, from restaurants and wineries to builders… Read more

Spotlight on Hamilton Businesses - ZURU™
Published on: 2017-03-08

Spotlight on Hamilton Businesses - ZURU™

Here at Lodge we are proud sponsors of Balloons Over Waikato! One of the major sponsors of this iconic event is ZURU™, an international toy company that started from humble beginnings in Cambridge, New Zealand in 2004. The company has since flourished and now they employ over 400 people across their 10 global offices. Family owned and operated, ZURU™ has managed to become one of the fastest growing toy companies in the industry. ZURU™ brands are distributed and marketed in 121… Read more

Parkhaven Apartments - Almost On The Rise!
Published on: 2017-02-27

Parkhaven Apartments - Almost On The Rise!

Just a short stroll from all of Hamilton’s finest dining, transport, and shopping, a block of luxury apartments is soon to grace 220 Tristram Street as the Parkhaven development gets underway. Designed by Edward White Architects, there will be 11 different floor plans, 21 apartments and 2 commercial levels in total. James Walsh of Lodge Real Estate believes that this type of development will become increasingly popular as the Hamilton population continues to grow. “Hamilton has spread… Read more

First home buyers urged to buy early in 2017 before prices rise further
Published on: 2017-02-19

First home buyers urged to buy early in 2017 before prices rise further

Lodge Real Estate’s managing director Jeremy O’Rourke is urging Hamilton’s first home buyers to make decisions early in 2017 before investors re-enter the market in force and prices rise. “The opportunity is excellent right now for first home buyers looking in the Hamilton market. There are fewer investors currently active, which are first home buyers’ main competition. With fewer active buyers in the under $500,000 price bracket that means prices will likely… Read more

Hamilton Residential Property Market Report - January 2017
Published on: 2017-02-17

Hamilton Residential Property Market Report - January 2017

Check out our latest Hamilton Residential Property Market Report for January 2017. Read more

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