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Greenfield builds fuel Tauranga’s housing appetite

Tauranga’s housing is being squeezed by the city’s fast growing population and its small district by land area, even though it is the country’s fifth largest urban area.

Population growth is one of the fastest in the country as people stream into the region for a lifestyle hard to match elsewhere in New Zealand.

In 1945 Tauranga was a fishing village of 4000 people. The number of people calling the city home grew from 66,731 in 1991 to 121,700 late last year and is expected to mushroom to nearly 200,000 by 2063.

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Dream comes true for luxury living fans

Jason and Val Middleton waited four years to move into their dream home – a wish that came true yesterday.

The couple moved from an apartment in Mt Maunganui to a three-bedroom, two-bathroom home with a double internal garage in the luxury Coast Papamoa Beach development.

“We have been trying to move [into a Coast property], but there wasn’t anything available when we started looking.”

After two years of apartment living, they looked into the market again. Initially, they missed out on their first choice but have now found their piece of Papamoa paradise.

“We were very lucky to get this place because there were several others wanting it.

“The home is in an ideal situation for us, between the Mount and the shops at Fashion Island and Bayfair. It is quite close to Papamoa Beach.”

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Coast honoured with Trends invite

The magazine has generated a stylish electronic book (eBook) showcasing all that Coast Papamoa Beach has to offer, including our newest addition – the stunning Buxton home (see separate story in this newsletter for more on this beautiful new building).

We are very proud to be associated with such a prestigious journal and feel the invitation is tangible proof that we are creating distinctive and appealing homes here.

The development also made it into the printed Trends magazine – the latest issue is out now in supermarkets.

Click to view the E-book here.

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Papamoa Beach coastline is New Zealand’s top choice

New Zealand’s top newspaper, the NZ Herald, has published official statistics that show the glorious coastal strip from Mount Maunganui to Papamoa is by far the most appealing location for would-be home buyers wanting a place by the sea. A survey provided exclusively to the NZ Herald by property website shows that Mount Maunganui is the most popular choice for prospective buyers followed very closely by Papamoa.

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