The Property Holdings division manages a large and diverse portfolio of property including commercial, tenant occupied rentals, farm land and forestry.
The properties owned by GHL include the new GDC administration building; the WINZ office and tenanted house in Ruatoria; the GDC archive office and workshops, Vehicle Testing Station and Bridgestone workshop in Banks Street; GDC Dog Pound and leased farmland at Dunstan Road; Gisborne Vehicle Testing in Carnarvon Street; the GDC administration building, Downers depot and other buildings in Te Puia; and the Waikanae Beach TOP Ten Holiday Park – above ground structures only, with the land owned by GDC.
Property Holdings also acts at landlord to the GDC roading department office in Customhouse Street; and The Works building where Launch and GHL administrations centres are run. All of the properties are overseen by general manager property and projects Rob Budd, who also has the management contract with GDC for staff housing, community housing, forestry and the airport lease. This division is also tasked with delivering major projects across the company.