FAQs

WHAT’S THE INVESTMENT MODEL?

The investment opportunity is being built by Safari Group (NZ) Limited and designed to exceed the exact specifications set by the internationally renowned Wyndham Hotel Group. Each property has it’s own unit title, which is leased back to an approved franchisee for a 30 year term (based on 15 + 5 + 5 + 5 years commercial lease agreement). This business model provides investors with a reputable tenant and the security of guaranteed income each year.

ARE THE PROPERTIES FREEHOLD TITLE?

Yes, you are purchasing a freehold unit title from the plans.

HOW MANY UNITS ARE THERE IN THE DEVELOPMENT?

There are a total of 131 Units.

IS THE UNIT TENANTED?

Yes, the unit is leased to an approved franchisee for Ramada Suites Queenstown under a commercial lease arrangement of 30 years based on 15+ 5 + 5 + 5 years.

WHAT IS THE RENT?

The individual gross rents per unit range from $16,500 to $36,500 gross plus GST if any (including free-stay value). This includes a 10 day per annum rent-free allowance. This rent is paid into your account on a guaranteed monthly basis.

DOES THE RENT INCREASE?

An increase of 2.0% per annum (compounding), commencing on the anniversary of year 3 after the commencement date of the lease.

CAN THE RENTS DECREASE?

No, as per the commercial tenancy there is a ratchet clause that prevents the rent from decreasing.

WHO ARE THE TENANTS AND WHAT IS THEIR TRACK RECORD?

Marsden Queenstown Limited who are an approved franchisee of the Wyndham Hotel Group – the world’s largest and most diverse hotel company, encompassing more than 7,190 hotels and 609,600 rooms in 66 countries around the globe.

WHAT DEPOSIT IS REQUIRED AND WHERE DOES THE DEPOSIT GO?

A 10% deposit for local (residents) purchases and 20% deposit for offshore (non-residents).

DO I PAY GST ON THE PURCHASE PRICE?

For serviced apartments there is GST but it is zero rated. There is GST at 15% on the rental income and expenses.

CAN I LIVE IN THE SERVICED APARTMENT?

No, it is a commercial investment property in respect of the Marsden Queenstown Limited Lease.

WHEN DOES CONSTRUCTION BEGIN?

Construction is due to begin in the first half of 2018.

SUNSET CLAUSE?

There is allowance in the sales and purchase agreement for reasonable construction and development delays.

WHAT ARE THE OUTGOING COSTS?

(A) Body Corporate Fees
(B) Queenstown Lakes District Council Rates

IS THERE A MAINTENANCE PERIOD?

Yes there is a 90 day maintenance period from the settlement date for purchasers in regards to any building defects in the unit.

WHO LOOKS AFTER THE MAINTENANCE?

Day to day maintenance is looked after by the tenant. Please refer to the lease and Body Corporate budget for full details.

WHAT IS THE CONSTRUCTION?

The Facades are being developed and will consist of precast concrete and metal sheeting elements

ARE THERE ANY VENDOR PRE-SALE CONDITIONS?

No. The development is not conditional on the vendor achieving a set number of pre sales.

WHO IS THE DEVELOPER AND BUILDER?

Safari Group is the builder/developer whose background includes some of New Zealand’s prized construction and development projects. The Safari Group boasts extensive experience of all aspects of construction and development from both Residential and Industrial, through to combined Office and Commercial. www.safarigroup.co.nz

WHO ARE THE DESIGNERS?

STUDIO 37. The building has been specifically designed to fit into this location and incorporate all requirements of Wyndham Hotel Group to run a successful business.

WHAT IS THE CARPARKING?

See pricing schedule for car park allocation.

ARE THE SERVICED APARTMENTS FURNISHED?

Yes, there is a full FF&E package included in the price.

WHO SETS THE VALUES?

Independent valuers have set the values of all investment packages based on the rental income and market returns. The value of the unit will increase over time as with any other property investment.

CAN I BORROW FUNDS?

Yes, this is a standard commercial product which funding institutions will lend on.