Engineering Building Ground Floor

Net Lettable Area: 328m2

Number of Tenancies: 1

Tenancy type: Offices

Office space available for short- or long-term lease in Te Matatiki Toi Ora The Arts Centre's newly restored Engineering Building. This neo-gothic stone heritage building is the largest at The Arts Centre and sits at the centre of the bustling site.

Approximately 328 square metres available on the ground floor of this newly strengthened (to 80% of code) and fully refurbished building. Inside, the ground floor space includes three enclosed pods that can be used either as offices or meeting rooms, as well as open space that can be configured to tenant requirements. A large mezzanine floor has enough space for around 10 desks. In all, this space would suit a business with 20 to 25 staff.

High ceilings, heritage windows framed by original limestone reveals, and heritage timber doors combine with modern kitchen and toilet facilities, high speed data, and digital security systems, all providing a perfect mix of old and new.

Located at the centre of the bustling Arts Centre campus near to bars, restaurants, boutique retailers, Christchurch Art Gallery and the Botanic Gardens. Other benefits include a place amongst The Arts Centre's community of tenants, such as the forthcoming Health Technology Centre upstairs from this office space.

The Arts Centre is seeking a tenant whose activities complement and enhance its mission to foster, promote, facilitate and encourage interest in the arts, culture, education and creativity. The Arts Centre's current community of creative tenants ranges from fine arts organisations to technology startups.

$9,750 per month + GST, inclusive of OPEX. Lease terms negotiable but minimum of 12 months. Available March 2023.

For floor plans – click here ground floor and mezzanine

Viewings by appointment. Please contact The Arts Centre's Operations Manager, Daniel Stirland.

Parking available by negotiation.

Join the community

Te Matatiki Toi Ora The Arts Centre feature a carefully curated, complementary mix of boutique retail and businesses designed to attract repeat local customers, surrounding workers and tourists.

Nestled amongst key city attractions, it’s within convenient walking distance to many of the new buildings and anchor projects currently under way in Christchurch’s regenerating city centre.

Beauty, form and function

With the restoration of the School of Art building, The Arts Centre offers a one-of-a-kind, high-quality character building.

With stunning heritage features, modern, bright and open spaces, flexible fit-out options and state-of-the-art infrastructure, you’ll find a space unlike anything else in the city.

Escape from the bustle

Step out of your tenancy straight into the beautiful North and South Quadrangles and the Great Hall.

These shared spaces are at the heart of The Arts Centre community, allowing you to mingle with other creative professionals, artists, performers and visitors.

Embrace the buzz

The Arts Centre doesn’t just offer beautiful buildings. It’s a destination that hosts the most exciting events on the Christchurch calendar, including the buskers festival, outdoor cinema, SCAPE Public Art exhibitions and more.


Why watch from afar when you and your business can be nestled right in the heart of the action?

Enquire today

Location map

Worcester Boulevard


Market Square Hereford St Carpark Boys' High Entrance Engineering Laneway The Observatory Hotel Courtyard South Quad North Quad Registry Student Union The Gym Engineering Cloisters Studio Common Room Library Biology, Observatory and Physics Chemistry School of Art West Lecture Classics Rutherford's Den Clock Tower Boy's High Workshop Great Hall