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NZ commercial real estate returns highest since the GFC

Tue, 24 May 2016 16:33:11 +1200 | Property Council Of New Zealand

The Property Council New Zealand/IPD New Zealand Quarterly Property Index Q1 2016 results have been released. More >>

Housing Minister's claim only tells part of the story

Tue, 24 May 2016 11:55:29 +1200 |

Housing Minister's claim homes are more affordable now than when Labour was in government only tells part of the story More >>

I will sell you a house for $288k

Tue, 24 May 2016 11:43:33 +1200 | NZ Property Investors Club

I will sell you a house for $288k - What's wrong with our housing supply, in the words of a supplier. More >>

PFI seeks boost for directors' fee pool

Tue, 24 May 2016 10:45:59 +1200 | BusinessDesk

May 24 (BusinessDesk) - Property For Industry, the listed industrial property investor, wants to boost its pool for directors' fees by almost a third to give members a pay rise and allow for professional director Susan Peterson to join the company. More >>

Auckland rents kick back into gear

Tue, 24 May 2016 10:37:57 +1200 | Trade Me Property

The New Zealand rental market kicked back into gear in April as the median weekly asking rent increased by $10 according to the latest Trade Me Property Rental Index. More >>

Generation Homes looking for freeing up of land in budget

Mon, 23 May 2016 15:55:27 +1200 | Generation Homes

Top-10 national residential builder Generation Homes looking for freeing up of land in budget announcement More >>

Commercial property market forecast to stay strong

Mon, 23 May 2016 14:12:49 +1200 | Colliers International

Colliers International’s latest Capital Market Report indicates that the very strong commercial property market is about to enter a new pattern of activity as opposed to approaching a peak.More >>

NPT full-year distributable profit rises 1%

Mon, 23 May 2016 13:33:53 +1200 | BusinessDesk

May 23 (BusinessDesk) - NPT, the listed property investor whose managing director Kerry Hitchcock left suddenly in March, reported a 1 percent gain in full-year distributable profit and said it will lift its dividends for 2017, a year in which it is focused ...More >>

Summerset buys land for second Nelson retirement village

Mon, 23 May 2016 09:34:36 +1200 | BusinessDesk

May 23 (BusinessDesk) - Summerset Group plans to build a second retirement village in Nelson after buying an eight-hectare site in Richmond. More >>

Christchurch Council Flying Blind On Housing Changes

Fri, 20 May 2016 17:29:47 +1200 | CAFCA

The Christchurch City Council (CCC) is the second biggest landlord in NZ (after the State). So, any changes with the city’s publicly-owned housing portfolio are a big deal.More >>

Real estate agency Unique Realty ordered to pay $1.25 mln

Fri, 20 May 2016 16:13:49 +1200 | BusinessDesk

May 20 (BusinessDesk) - Manawatu real estate agency Unique Realty has been ordered to pay $1.25 million by the High Court in Auckland for fixing prices in the first of 13 agencies set to appear in court over the ring. More >>

Manawatu agency to pay $1.25m penalty in price fixing case

Fri, 20 May 2016 14:53:36 +1200 | Commerce Commission

Manawatu agency to pay $1.25m penalty in real estate price fixing case Unique Realty Limited has been ordered to pay a penalty of $1.25 million following a hearing in the Auckland High Court. Unique is the first of 13 national and regional real estate ...More >>

Kaitangata - House and Land Package from $230,000

Fri, 20 May 2016 12:44:44 +1200 | Kaitangata Promotions

• The team at Big River Homes are offering a new build 3 bedroom home at a fantastic price in support of this project. • BNZ-Lending Package • Downie Stewart Lawyers-Legal Advice More >>

Urban boundary myth busted

Fri, 20 May 2016 11:40:41 +1200 | Auckland Council

Urban boundary myth busted Auckland Council is busting the myth that there is a constraint on building beyond Auckland’s current Metropolitan Urban Limit (MUL). 23,000 homes already planned outside the MUL Over the past three years Auckland Council ...More >>

New Queenstown Convention Centre location

Thu, 19 May 2016 17:01:52 +1200 | Remarkables Park

Plans for a redesigned Queenstown Convention Centre at Remarkables Park were released today ( Thursday 19 May ). More >>

Urban Limits Likely To Stay In Auckland Plan

Thu, 19 May 2016 16:39:28 +1200 | Mark Thomas

Auckland mayoral candidate Mark Thomas said there wasn't a 'snow balls chance in hell' that the Hearings Panel will recommend abandoning all urban planning limits. More >>

SuperCity planning and funding is leading to chaos.

Thu, 19 May 2016 11:40:26 +1200 | David Thornton

With the Government and Opposition, both demanding the outward development of Auckland’s residential development, Auckland ratepayers are under threat. More >>

Greens launch state house solution to housing emergency

Thu, 19 May 2016 11:16:04 +1200 | Green Party

The Green Party today announced a plan to build hundreds of new state homes to help house New Zealanders who are living in cars, garages or on the streets. More >>

Goodman Property Trust Delivers $247.9 million Profit

Thu, 19 May 2016 10:59:13 +1200 | Goodman Property Trust

Goodman Property Trust Delivers $247.9 million Profit Goodman Property Trust recorded its strongest ever financial result in 2016 with rising property values contributing more than half of the $247.9 million pre-tax profit. More >>

High-priced cities share Auckland’s pain

Thu, 19 May 2016 10:33:45 +1200 | ASB

Auckland is not the only city suffering from ‘unaffordable homes’ as its population grows and outstrips supply, ASB’s latest report on the housing market suggests. More >>


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