Frequently Asked Questions
Why buy at Qeleya Point Apartments?
Qeleya Point Apartments (QPA) will be a luxury foreshore apartment building with unobstructed views of Suva City and the wide ocean beyond. With a commanding view of Mosquito Island and only 10 mins from Suva CBD, residents will enjoy being separated from the hustle and bustle of the city. QPA gives all the features of ocean front living but with access to all the major attractions of the city. Shopping is only a few minutes away and enjoy a fine dining experience at the local Novatel Resort.
Residents of QPA are like-minded professionals who are excited about life and need a place to unwind and entertain. With first class ocean views and prevailing trade winds, QPA will impress the most discerning buyer and their friends and family.
With a lock and leave design intent, apartments are designed to suit professionals who spend some of their time away on business or travelling throughout Fiji but want a luxury well appointed apartment to call home. With security features including full perimeter fencing, CCTV, full time security and high rise living, residents will feel safe and secure knowing their home is watched over by onsite security and like minded neighbours.
What is included in each Unit?
Architecturally designs spaces meet function and dynamic living by providing –
- Open kitchen, dining and lounge areas
- Generous balconies with views of the Suva City and serene Mosquito island
- Large glazed windows and doors providing natural light, air and stunning views
- Spacious bedrooms with built in wardrobes and master bedroom with ensuited bathroom
- Imported kitchens with stone bench tops
- Stainless steel appliances
- Air conditioning
- Feature lighting
- Timber style flooring with no maintenance
- Allocated car park in basement
- Walk in showers (as per plan)
- Glass louver windows for breeze and ventilation
Can I buy and rent out my apartment as an investment?
Yes, as the local zoning for the building is Residential B, which permits the development of multi unit dwellings, the local zoning laws permit units to be rented for long term tenancies. This prevents units from being rented for short term tenancies, or rented as holiday or serviced short term stay units. However, your particular investment strategy should be discussed with your local lawyer and accountant.
How much is the deposit to secure a Unit at Qeleya Point Apartments?
All buyers will be required to put down a 10% deposit upon signing of a sale and purchase agreement with the balance due at settlement.
Can I have guests visit my home?
Yes, as a unit owner you are entitled to invite guests to your home, however as a gated community guests will need to present themselves for screening at the security gate. Lot owners will be encouraged to notify security of expected guests to avoid unnecessary delays to guests.
Will there be By Laws for the Building?
Yes, all apartment buildings should have a common set of by laws and principles that residents abide by. This ensures the peaceful enjoyment of units for all residents. By-Laws will help to avoid any unwanted behavior. Some of the more important by laws will cover level of permitted noise, permitted use of apartments, such as apartments cannot be used for business purposes and the use of the pool and entertaining areas. A full set of by laws will be available with the sale contract documents.
Will there be any amenities in the building?
Yes, the building will feature a resort style swimming pool surrounded by entertaining areas for residents and their guests. The pool overlooks the ocean and will be a focal point for the building. The sale brochure shows the location of the pool and patio area. Guests may use the swimming pool and entertaining areas under the supervision of a resident and all guests will be expected to abide by the body corporate by laws.
Where is Qeleya Point Apartments?
QPA is located on Qeleya Drive, in Lami, a few minutes west of the city of Suva. Lami is fast becoming the gateway to the west with new shopping centers, redeveloped resorts and desirable ocean front living on offer. Lami offers a wide variety of specialists including doctors, chemists, shopping, public transport and is surrounded by some of the best waterways in Suva. Overlooking the stunning Mosquito island, QPA has island and city views, providing a unique outlook for residents.
With easy access to the oceanfront, residents can enjoy a host of water sport activities including surfing, paddling, swimming and diving at their door step.
What title am I acquiring at Qeleya Point Apartments?
Qeleya Apartments is being developed on Native Lease land and once the building is completed, strata sub lease titles will be issued, each with a fresh 99 year lease.
Strata title sub leases are common in Fiji and many successful developments have used this form of title system. For example, the Sheraton Villas in Denarau and Golf Terraces in Denarau are two of many developments that adopted the same title system.
When will building works be completed?
With approvals now in place, building and development works at QPA is expected to commence in 2019 with completion of all works within 18 months. New strata sub lease titles will be issued upon completion of building works and settlement of units is expected to commence during the third quarter 2020.
What security features will be in place at Qeleya Point Apartments?
QPA will feature a gated entry with full time security personnel, CCTV and electronic security gates. Residents will be given remote control access and can enter and exit as they please. All visitors and guests will be screened by security to ensure no unwanted visitors are permitted entry. A full perimeter fence will be constructed as a common facility to ensure no unwanted access to lots from any location outside this boundary fence.
What Back Up Services Are Provided?
The building will feature back up water for non-potable use, such as showers, flushing toilets and washing. This limits the amount of water required to be stored on site and limits the amount of space taken up by ugly water tanks. The building will also feature back up power system to ensue uninterrupted power for residents.
Who will manage the Body Corporate?
During the first year, the developer will manage the body corporate to ensure the building operates the way it should. Following the first year, elections will take place and resident owners can be nominated to oversee management of the body corporate. The rules and regulations governing the body corporate will be included in the sale contract documents.
What are some of the Building Features?
The exterior of the building will feature rendered concrete walls, glass balconies, aluminium wood feature panels and unique Fijian inspired screens. The screens will be back lit and provide a soft throw of patterns over the building and entrance. This is a first for a luxury residential building in Fiji.
The focus on the exterior has been low maintenance, visually inspiring materials and a design that is timeless and unique.
Can Foreigners and Non-Residents Buy Apartments at Qeleya Point Apartments?
Yes, as the underlying title is a Native Lease title, foreigners and non-residents can buy units at QPA without restrictions. However, always consult your lawyer to determine your buying entity and its status in Fiji.
Is there a time limit in the contract regarding the maximum duration for developments works?
To provide comfort to buyers, a 30-month sunset date or condition is included in each sale and purchase contract. If the developer fails to complete the building and obtain legal titles within 30 months from contract date, buyers may elect to terminate the contract and receive a full refund of their deposit.
What pets can I have at Qeleya Point Apartments?
As a luxury apartment building, QPA has adopted a no pet policy. This policy is designed to ensure the quiet and peaceful enjoyment of the building by all residents. This policy extends to guests where owners will be required to ensure guests do not bring animals onto their property or the common property at any time.
What is the ongoing Body Corporate Fees?
The expected on going Body Corporate fees will cover costs such as common area lighting, on site security, maintenance of pool and entertaining areas and gardens. Unit owners will contribute around $60 to $80 per week depending upon which unit you buy. These fees will keep the building and surrounds looking good for years to come with a portion of funds contributed to a sinking fund for future maintenance. This fee may change from time to time, when approved by the Body Corporate.
Will there be parking for residents and guests?
Yes, the building features 20 basement car parking spaces for residents and 4 guest parking spaces at the front of the building for guests.