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Prime spot in 1st stage of massive Auckland development

Press Release – Bayley’s Real Estate

The largest and last available lot in the first stage of development at the Drury South Crossing business park in South Auckland is up for sale offering owner occupiers, add value investors or developers the opportunity to secure a prime spot in the 361 … Read more »

Charter school campus placed on the market for sale

Press Release – Bayleys

The land and building housing New Zealands first cross-cultural Pasifika-focused charter high school has been placed on the market for sale. Read more »

Statement from Justin Lester

Press Release – Justin Lester

I want to congratulate Andy Foster on his campaign and wish him all the best. I remain proud of what weve achieved over the last three years as Mayor a focus on social and affordable housing, securing the best deal for Wellington’s transport … Read more »

Stakeholder collaboration critical to urban policy

Press Release – Property Council Of New Zealand

Auckland, New Zealand, 10th October 2019: Mandating strategic planning between local authorities, central government and industry is critical to the success of the governments proposed National Policy Statement on Urban Development, according … Read more »

Home is more than a roof over our heads…

cushla-managhCushla Managh

Strategic Communications and Engagement Manager | Community Housing Aotearoa  

…but it’s a start.

And today one of the country’s many community housing trusts opened a new housing development designed to put a warm, dry, temporary roof over some of Auckland’s many families in need. Read more »

Kiwi-built complex with extensive lodging options for sale

Press Release – Bayleys

A rustic country lodge nestled at the base of Sanctuary Mountain Maungatautari is on the market for sale. Read more »

Auckland dwelling consents continue to climb

Press Release – Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Annual dwelling consents in Auckland hit an all-time record of 14,345 in the year to August 2019. Read more »

ICNZ position on Wellington Mayoral Taskforce recommendation

Press Release – Insurance Council of New Zealand

The Wellington Mayoral Taskforce was set up in response to anecdotal claims that insurance premiums, particularly for commercial property including apartment dwellers, were unaffordable. Insurance premiums have risen sharply over the last two to three … Read more »

Sweeping housing insurance changes proposed

Press Release – Wellington City Council

Raising the Earthquake Commission cap to $400,000 and changing MBIE building regulations to focus on saving property as well as life are among recommendations the Wellington Insurance Taskforce wants the Government to investigate. Read more »

Change needed to reduce housing and infrastructure deficit

Press Release – Construction Industry Council

New Zealands construction industry desperately needs to change quickly to address the countrys housing and infrastructure deficit, and the Construction Industry Council is the organisation best placed to lead this change, say incoming Chair Graham … Read more »

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