Pāpāmoa retail boom: Big brand expansion plans revealed

By Samantha Motion, A Mitre 10 MEGA, BP service station, medical centre and big box retail shops are among a swag of new commercial development projects planned for ever-expanding Pāpāmoa. Together, they are expected to create more than 200 jobs. BP Oil has been granted resource consents to build a BP Connect service station and…

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More than half a billion dollars pumped into Pāpāmoa ‘hot spot’

By Zoe Hunter, More than half-a-billion dollars of construction activity is under way in Pāpāmoa East that is estimated to create more than 1000 jobs. The news comes after the Bay of Plenty Times revealed Pāpāmoa’s population is predicted to climb more than 11,000 to reach 40,339 people by 2028. A total of 270 houses are being built…

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Demolition work to start at former Ravensdown site, making way for construction of retail complex

By Leighton Keith, The transformation of an eyesore into a multi million-dollar shopping complex on the outskirts of New Plymouth has taken another step forward. Tauranga-based developers Bluehaven Group signed a Memorandum of Understanding with mana whenua for the area, Ngāti Tawhirikura, in the city on Thursday and announced demolition and removal work at the…

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Fulfilling the vision at Golden Sands – Bluehaven Group

Bay of Plenty developers Bluehaven Group are having a big impact on the region with the development of the master planned community Golden Sands. Blue Haven residential sales manager Simon Paduch says the vision for the Golden Sands residential development in the coastal Bay of Plenty goes back to the 1990’s. “The directors of the…

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