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ASB MAGAZINE: Just when you thought Geoff Hutchison and the team at Backdoor would be warn-out from refits and new store fit outs throughout 2018, they’ve added another to the empire. Mid-spring an opportunity arose to acquire a footprint in Coastlands Shopping Centre on the Kapiti Coast north of Wellington.

“It’s a good piece of coast up there – it certainly has its days,” explains Geoff. “There were no natural competitors there and it was a good site that had plenty of potential with a great population base.”

Aside from the intense period of new store fit outs and refits – including a Chartwell, Hamilton, refit that was “sprung” on them, Geoff said it was business as usual as the busy period cranked up.

Photo: @backdoor_nz