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September Building Update
Our first residents have moved in! We were very excited to welcome them to what’s shaping up to be the best place to retire north of the harbour bridge. The Gulf Rise entrance signage is now up and looking great – what were once just plans are turning into a living, breathing reality and we have lots of exciting updates for you.
The apartment building interiors are well underway, with painting and tile installation progressing well. The exterior façade is receiving its balustrading and final cladding panels and the scaffolding is due to come down in three weeks, so the landscaping can continue around the building in time for completion at the end of October.
The first three villa lots have been completed, along with the petanque court. Which has already been tried / testing and given the big thumbs up. Landscaping continues around the remaining villas and the structure of our jewel in the crown – The Pavilion…
The garden pavilion structure is now complete, with roofing, glazing now underway. It’s so exciting to really get a feel for what this area is going to provide: a space for events (our first one is in November with the Auckland Philharmonic) and an everyday meeting place for residents to really feel part of our wonderful community. The Pavilion is due for completion by the end of October.
We now have an additional fully-furnished show home to view, with a slight variation in the layout. As you’ll see in this video, Jan loves the connected feel of the entertaining space but also the ability to create a private study or...read more
Sharon and Graham Andrew are ready and waiting to move into their Gulf Rise villa late August along with their adorable dogs Molly and Missy. They love the fact that Gulf Rise is pet friendly, because being without their furry...read more
How the needs of the next generation of retirees are leading to a sea change in the way that modern retirement villages are being designed and developed. “Gulf Rise is the first of our new model of retirement villages under...read more
A more holistic approach to wellness is evolving at retirement villages. “Health and wellbeing is something I’ve been involved with throughout my adult life and it has been especially important during my recent battles with cancer. I’m now into my 60s so...read more