Former chemist cures property ailments

Saturday 15 May 2004

James Chan has another landmark Auckland CBD building on his books and this one is typecast for him.

By The Landlord

It's the oriental-flavoured, Choice Plaza building, at 10 Wellesley St which resembles a giant Chinese lantern.

The area is familiar territory to Chan. In partnership with David Bayley, last December he sold its neighbour, the Singapore -owned, gold-glass Hong Kong and Shanghai Bank (HSBC) building on the corner of Wellesley and Queen Sts, to an Australian-based Chinese buyer for $13.6 million.

Chan, winner of Bayleys Real Estate 2003/4 Commercial Sales Person of the Year award, was involved - in partnership with other agents - in the sale of 44 properties valued at $120 million in the past financial year.

The deals included the sale of the Strand Arcade Shops for $10 million and the former City Works depot on the corner of Nelson and Cook Sts for $28.5 million.

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