Does anyone know who owns 7,8 and 9 Ruakiwi Rd and why this prime hilltop location has been vacant for so long? I remember there was a large old building called Ruakiwi House there, it was demolished about 2009 from memory. I was expecting to see something go up in its place, but it's never happened, last time I looked it was still just in grass. This would have to be a prime spot for apartments, close to town but just far enough out to be quiet, high on a hill with a great view and close to the lake. Does the land have stability issues prehaps, and that is holding back development?
A small redevelopment at the Dominion Rd roundabout will see auto technicians, Avalon Tuning and Performance Centre relocate from the old Caltex Avalon workshop which will be demolished to allow future growth for the busy servo.
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