The City Rail Link is just one of many developments over the next few years that could stand to utterly transform Auckland’s CBD, Newsroom reports. With hundreds of new apartments on the way as well, the midtown area of Auckland’s CBD will soon look like a totally different city. When it opens in late 2024 – should that date not be pushed out again – the station neighbouring Aotea Square will serve the highest density of businesses and residences in the country and form the centrepiece to a raft of planned developments and expansions in the immediate area.