Business Park taking shape

Chopper company among those to have bought sites.

Chopper company among those to have bought sites.

NEW DEVELOPMENT: Work is ticking along nicely at Aerodrome Business Park. More than half of the 28 building sites have sold and the park is expected to be completed in the third quarter of this year. Pictures by Liam Clayton

Gisborne is to become home to a helicopter manufacturer following the creation of a new business park.

Aerodrome Business Park at Aerodrome Road is an 18.5-hectare development consisting of 28 building sites ranging in size from 3360 square metres to 1.07 hectares.

About 15 sites within the Aerodrome Business Park have been sold already.

The remaining 13 sections within Aerodrome Business Park are being marketed for sale by tender through Bayleys Gisborne, with tenders closing at 4pm on Wednesday, March 6.

The aviation commercial zoning allows for the building of airport support operations.

Bayleys Gisborne spokesman Mike Florance said owner-occupier companies which had already bought sites within Aerodrome Business Park included a helicopter manufacturer, an earthworks business, two heavy machinery repair and maintenance firms, a fuel supplier and a trucking venture.

“The Aerodrome Business Park sections could also appeal to developers seeking a top new-build location,” said Mr Florance.

Infrastructure and utilities installation works on freehold Aerodrome Business Park blocks is ahead of schedule, with completion anticipated for the third quarter of this year.

  • There will be an indepth look at the development in The Gisborne Herald’s Business Quarterly on March 11.

Gisborne is to become home to a helicopter manufacturer following the creation of a new business park.

Aerodrome Business Park at Aerodrome Road is an 18.5-hectare development consisting of 28 building sites ranging in size from 3360 square metres to 1.07 hectares.

About 15 sites within the Aerodrome Business Park have been sold already.

The remaining 13 sections within Aerodrome Business Park are being marketed for sale by tender through Bayleys Gisborne, with tenders closing at 4pm on Wednesday, March 6.

The aviation commercial zoning allows for the building of airport support operations.

Bayleys Gisborne spokesman Mike Florance said owner-occupier companies which had already bought sites within Aerodrome Business Park included a helicopter manufacturer, an earthworks business, two heavy machinery repair and maintenance firms, a fuel supplier and a trucking venture.

“The Aerodrome Business Park sections could also appeal to developers seeking a top new-build location,” said Mr Florance.

Infrastructure and utilities installation works on freehold Aerodrome Business Park blocks is ahead of schedule, with completion anticipated for the third quarter of this year.

  • There will be an indepth look at the development in The Gisborne Herald’s Business Quarterly on March 11.

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