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Auckland Airport takes aim at 'rushed' rent relief

Brent Melville
Thu, 21 Oct 2021

Auckland Airport takes aim at 'rushed' rent relief
The airport has about 120 tenants, with only about a dozen able to operate in some capacity since covid hit. (Image: Deposit Photos)
Brent Melville
Thu, 21 Oct 2021
The Auckland International Airport is pushing back against the government’s rent relief measures, suggesting proposed changes to property law need to be more targeted for tenants that really need it.Chair Patrick Strange said the airport had already paid more than $185 million in relief to its retail and hospitality tenants over the past financial year, managing to retain 96% of its retail occupants.  The airport has about 120 tenants, with only about a dozen able to operate in some capacity since covid hit."We think these chang...

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