Rebuffed in a first attempt to buy a second Spark complex building, Shanghai Pengxin gets the prize at a higher price.
The plans for the project suggest two indoor conference facilities, cafes, bars and even a casino is proposed.
The Overseas Investment office has given the sale, for an undisclosed sum, a green light.
A Chinese investor is planning to build a six-star six resort in Manukau Harbour.
Overseas buyers buy more South Island farms.
But Chinese top the list for 2014 alone.
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