Well known in property sales, development and management
circles, Luke Richardson has been in the role of Development
Manager of Dakota Park for the past six months.
A born and bred Cantabrian, Luke says his previous roles in
Christchurch and Auckland proved useful background for this
"I have brought all that experience here to drive Dakota Park
forward and I see a great opportunity to add value to what is
already a successful development," he says.
"We are being inundated with inquiries from companies keen to be
here. Every potential project has specific requirements and we have
a lot of development in various stages now. It's really exciting to
be part of a significant part of the development of
"Dakota Park is a top quality development in a premier spot, close
to both the airport and State Highway 1. CIAL is the long-term
owner of the land and does exceptional design/build work for the
companies which come in as lessees. The airport company sees these
properties as long-term investments, so looks after them very
"Dakota Park companies get a very high level of property
management service in what is a top level development. This is the
best location in Canterbury and businesses know they are choosing
the best when they come here."
Luke says he enjoys working with local real estate agents, who
often have clients wanting quality solutions for their growing
"We are preparing for the many proposals which have been requested
to be accepted, so the new year is looking especially busy. Anyone
planning the next industrial move should talk to us sooner rather
Luke Richardson, Development Manager.
T: 353 7781 M: 021 73 88 92