08 October 2018

Denizen Issue 26 Autumn 2018

We can all agree that many of the best opportunities in life come down to fine timing. The Pacifica is one of them. Having broken ground in November 2017, the pre-eminent apartment building is surging full steam ahead towards becoming the country’s tallest and arguably most attractive residential tower, and it’s captivating the city as it progresses. With a scheduled finishing date for the fourth quarter of 2020, it’s fair to say our excitement is growing for what lies ahead at Auckland’s most sought-after address.

Situated in the top three levels of The Pacifica is the opportunity of a lifetime — space reserved for 15 exclusive penthouses. We’re talking the calibre of luxury residence you might sooner expect to find in New York or London, offering breathtaking, panoramic views in every direction. Between the jaw-dropping vistas and world class amenities — a state-of-the-art gym, lap pool, sauna, steam room, residents’ lounge and barbecue terrace — it is from their extraordinarily high vantage point that the penthouses will be able to take in the city’s harbour-centric goings-on. Need we mention that these unparalleled views over the Hauraki Gulf are set to give residents the best seat in the house for the 2021 America’s Cup challenge.

Alongside the several expansive suites that have already been configured, there is the very unique chance to fully customise your penthouse, whether that be over one or two levels located on floors 50- 54. This option to design your abode from scratch, complete with wide open, sun-drenched spaces and enticing winter gardens, is particularly sought-after in a cosmopolitan city that is finally growing ‘up’.

The rarity of what The Pacifica has to offer has seen many apartments already purchased. Not only has this been spurred on because of
the development’s speedy progress, but also the respected names in charge of it. One of New Zealand’s most experienced high-rise commercial construction chiefs, Dan Ashby, who lead the three- party team that built the Burj Al Arab in Dubai (to name one project) is at the helm of the build which has been undertaken by the incredibly reputable Icon Co.

For the interiors, acclaimed Melbourne-based developer Hengyi Pacific has drawn upon a spate of talent from across the ditch to help dispense their knowledge and execute the eminently tasteful interiors. Dominated by clean lines and pared back materials such as zinc, natural stones and bronze mirrors, a truly beautiful aesthetic presides over the development as a whole.

With a second-to-none location that gives residents the privilege of living merely a stone’s throw from Britomart, its surrounding laneways, luxury boutiques, and only a little further to Auckland’s Viaduct Harbour, the promise of its lofty vertical lifestyle is certainly seeing The Pacifica raise the bar.

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