Are you looking to buy a business in New Zealand? 

 

The benefits of buying an established business as opposed to starting a new venture from scratch are obvious - a newcomer to New Zealand can take advantage of a well-established customer base and at the same time acquires instant local market knowledge. 

 

Buying an existing business will not only help you to generate an income for you and your family, but can also be a vehicle for obtaining permanent residence for New Zealand, as it might represent the foundation for a Business Visa application.

 

Businesses that tend to be especially popular with immigrants are typically - but not exclusively - based in the tourism and hospitality sectors.

Motels, camping grounds, backpackers, restaurants and cafes and New Zealand´s famous adventure tourism operations are all possible ventures that might suit the lifestyle a migrant is looking for.

 

Have a look at what´s available!


  

The following businesses are currently for sale:

 

Bavaria Bed and Breakfast, Auckland

 

The Bavaria Bed and Breakfast is a small, charming hotel, seven minutes’ drive from central Auckland and a few minutes’ walk from the famous Eden Park – home to the rugby world cup and other famous sporting events.

It offers genuine Kiwi hospitality and has a wonderful, warm and inviting atmosphere. Situated on the western side of an extinct volcano and nestled in the very heart of Mt Eden, (one of Auckland's more picturesque and historic suburbs), it is the ideal place to be away from the hustle and bustle of the city yet near enough to visit.

With 11 guest rooms, we offer quality B&B accommodation, en-suites in each room, free wireless access, 8 car parks and a copious breakfast. The large, sunny guest lounge of our hotel leads onto a private deck and to a small exotic garden where you can linger with a book and coffee or just bask in the sun (because the sun always shines in Auckland!). Most evenings and over breakfast, guests chat to each other, share travel tales and a drink and in some cases become firm friends.

The 100-year-old kauri villa was converted to a Bed & Breakfast in 1990. It was originally run for 25 years by a German couple, hence the name ‘Bavaria’. The current owner, Eileen, is a Kiwi who has travelled extensively and speaks English, French, Samoan and Mandarin.

 

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Bavaria Bed and Breakfast has 11 comfortable non-smoking rooms. They all have en-suites, and are equipped with:

  • commercial-quality firm beds
  • private telephones
  • free wireless internet
  • suitcase racks
  • clock radios
  • electric blankets

All single and twin rooms have king-single beds, the 5 double rooms have queen-or King size beds and 3 rooms have sunny balconies.

Complimentary tea, coffee and cookies, a guest fridge, microwave oven and a guest computer with free wireless internet are available in the lounge.

There are 8 off-street car parks in front of the premises.

This business has a 9 year lease.

The asking price is NZ$350,000. 

Contact us to find out more: business@new-zealand-immigration.com


 

Farewell Gardens

Unique Coastal Campground on the South Island: Lifestyle, Home and Business

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Situated in beautiful Golden Bay at the North Western most tip of the South Island, right at the base of famous Farewell Spit, this property has it all:

  • 2 story residence in 2 flats, the upstairs home or holiday apartment offers 2 bedrooms & stunning views out over Golden Bay
  • Downstairs a 1 bedroom fully self contained flat with adjoining office/reception
  • 2 bedroom Unit with bathroom attached to a Camp Kitchen, dining room & workshop,
  • Ablution block with Kitchen, Washroom, Laundry, 3 toilets & 3 showers.
  • 3 on-site Caravans
  • 7 additional powered sites
  • Numerous and varied sized tent sites,

All set on 4000 sq meters with lovely established gardens & trees and directly over the road from the sea.

The business accounts show consistent revenue & profit increases over the last 4 years and there are options to expand or operate as a different enterprise.

Alternatively the property could simply be a wonderful home with subdivisible potential.

Port Puponga is the perfect location to explore the many attractions that Golden Bay offers:
Farewell Spit Nature Reserve is of international importance, jutting some 30km into the Tasman Sea, with saltmarshes, open mudflats, freshwater brackish lakes and dunes providing habitats for over a hundred bird species. The unusual shape of the coastline sadly seems to fool whales' navigation systems and beachings are common here. Take a guided safari tour in a 4WD bus to the old Farewell Spit lighthouse, the tour buses will pick you up at our gate, we are happy to arrange bookings for you.
Alternatively you can walk to the outer beach (2km) and inner beach (4km); both provide good views of the spit.

Look up the website to read more about this campground http://www.farewellgardens.co.nz/

Contact us to find out more: business@new-zealand-immigration.com

 


Pakawau Project - Golden Bay

The Pakawau Campground is located on a pristine beach in Golden Bay, New Zealand about 10 kilometers from Farewell Spit in the township of Pakawau.  The campground comprises almost 3 acres with 240 meters of beach frontage protected by a rock wall. 

 Sustainable Ventures Ltd. bought the property in 2006 and has spent the intervening time designing and engineering the proposed buildings, water and sewage systems and obtaining all the Resource Consents and permissions to carry out the project to completion.  Given the strong opposition initially encountered, it is less and less likely that a similar project would ever be approved in this low density and rural part of New Zealand.  That alone makes this a very unique property.

 The market in Golden Bay has been slow during the last four years of worldwide recession and housing price decline, but the prices have not fallen significantly.  The competing properties for this project are “baches” (single family cottages and homes) on similar beach property ranging from $500,000 and up plus bare sections with zoning for single family house construction for $2to300,000.

The Pakawau Camp has since the 1950’s been a place where Kiwi families have come for their summer vacations with children because of the beauty and the safety of the beach for small children.  However to continue to operate the site as a camp is not economical given the current prices of real estate on the beach.

The project aims at a target market of people who either want to live there as permanent residents or own a second home for vacations and rental income when they are not in residence.  The percentage of permanent residents in Pakawau is about 50% currently.  One of the advantages of this project will be that while each unit will be on its own “unit title” allowing for bank financing, there will also be a “body corporate” which takes care of all common property, maintenance, and rental bookings and servicing, under contract.  For people who choose this ownership option, this will be a hassle free way to live or vacation plus have the opportunity to make some money through rentals.

The average price of the 20 permitted units is projected at $450,000.  All units are oriented toward the north for passive solar gain and ability to employ solar hot water and electricity.  The entire complex is designed by award winning architect Min Hall of Arthouse Architecture using green building principles, yet retains a local Kiwi bach flavor.  Each unit has an outdoor private patio and a view of the sea.

The mix of units is 5 single bedroom, 12 two bedroom, and 3 three bedroom units, in three 6 unit horseshoe shaped complexes and one two unit building to make 20 units.  The Resource Consent runs for ten years and the buildings can be built in 4 stages over that time frame.

This project could satisfy the investment requirements for up to two partners who wish to become New Zealand permanent residents/citizens as the asking price is $3 million NZD (plus GST which is actually returned by the government as long as it comprises an expense of the future development).  When the project is sold out all monies will have been recovered plus a profit.

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Contact us to find out more: business@new-zealand-immigration.com



Kraut's Restaurant & Bar, Nelson

Traditional German Hospitality

Fully renovated, contemporary Bar and Restaurant in the heart of sunshine capital Nelson.

  • New quality kitchen fit out and appliances.
  • Honest food, locally sourced, organic and free range mostly, plenty of choices to suit your taste.
  • A modern contemporary setting, a clean, warm and inviting place, stylish restaurant, classy bar and sun bathed lounge.
  • Seats 50 people inside with an outdoor area of 4.5 metes which captures the setting sun.
  • State of the Art Air Transfer System for your dining comfort.

Winner of outstanding Ethnic Cuisine Award 2012 & Winner of best Waiter and Best Bar person Award 2012.

Business chattels and lease for sale, excellent lease option to 2028.

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Contact us to find out more: business@new-zealand-immigration.com


BUSY HOSPO BUSINESS 

Bar, Cafe, Restaurant or any combination

Award winning Nelson hospitality business released for sale after 9 years trading. 

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Owner will have the luxury of flexible hours. All systems in place with excellent profit and growth. No further cash investment required. Room for easy expansion. Average turnover 400k.

Fully equipped free hold bar including plant for expanding into Cafe and Restaurant operation, including kitchen appliances, seating, tables, walk-in chiller, complete beer system plus much more.

Fully renovated front bar, sunny outside courtyard and internally linked function room with optional bar and pool table.  

Fully licensed to sell food and alcohol seven days. 

Contact us to find out more: business@new-zealand-immigration.com


Bay Crest Motel

Motel Lease For Sale

First Year Rent Free!

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This immaculate 10 suite motel is situated close to Nelson's iconic Tahunanui Beach and is renowned for its very high standard of accommodation. Built ten years ago by the current owner who is offereing the first year rent free! The motel has recently been painted inside and out and has new carpets throughout. With a healthy mix of business from the corporate, domestic and international market segments, combined with a luxury two bedroom managers apartment this business is ideal for someone wanting to enter the Tourism Industry in Nelson.

For Sale $340,000 + GST

Contact us to find out more: business@new-zealand-immigration.com


 Award Winning Nelson Motel

The Palzzo Motor Lodge is an immaculate award winning16 unit motel, with a location right in the heart of Nelson City it makes the most of all year travellers to Nelson. The rooms are large, beautifully appointed and quiet. The managers living accommodation is a spacious three bedroomed two storey unit which offers total privacy and quality fixtures and fittings.
This business offers a long lease, good returns and so much more. Completely walk in condition there is nothing to do to this property but enjoy the rewards a good business brings.
Business for sale $1,150,000.00+GST 

 

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Contact us to find out more: business@new-zealand-immigration.com 


Riverlodge Motel

Riverlodge Motel Apartments is located in a prime location on the edge of the CBD offering a mix of 11 large,well spaced,comfortable units consisting of the 7 original motel units and a modern 2 storey block with 4 inter connecting units which has undergone recent earthquake strengthening to a high standard. There is also undercover parking & a self contained laundry on site.The owners accommodation consists of a stand alone 3 bed bungalow. The business has a long lease in place until 30/09/37. 

Motel Leasehold and Cottage For Sale NZ$1,395,000

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Contact us to find out more: business@new-zealand-immigration.com


Fountain Resort Motel

The Fountain Resort motel is a short walk to Nelsons famous Tahunanui Beach, restaurants and bars. This 12 unit single level complex sits on a huge 4,047 square meters of grounds and has been fully refurbished over the last six years. Part of this refurbishment includes the creation of a meeting/conference room incorporating an additional bedroom, bathroom and kitchen. A large standalone three bedroom, two bathroom owner's residence with lock up garage and workshop is a bonus.
A rare opportunity to own a walk in condition motel property on such a large plot of land. NZ$1,595,00 plus GST

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Contact us to find out more: business@new-zealand-immigration.com


  

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Ask our Licensed Immigration Adviser Dr. Carsten Hallwass which will be the right Business or Investor Visa for you.  

Email Dr. Carsten Hallwass : Dr.H@new-zealand-immigration.com