A $100 million 28-storey luxury hotel - which would
be the tallest building in Dunedin - is planned for the
Plans for the five-star hotel on Wharf St were unveiled at a
lunchtime press conference by Steve Rodgers, of Rodgers Law.
The identity of the developers has yet to revealed.
The hotel will have a rooftop restaurant, 164 apartments, 215
rooms and 121 car-parks.
Resource consent applications are being lodged today and the
project is planned to be completed by 2015, he said.
Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull and Tourism Dunedin chief executive
Hamish Saxton also fronted the announcement.
In a statement yesterday, Mr Rodgers said the proposed
development would elevate Dunedin as a tourism destination
both domestically and internationally and would provide
significant economic benefits to the city and surrounding
Support for the development included Queenstown businessman
Sir Eion Edgar and Arrowtown businessman Sir Michael Hill, he