New cost-cutting initiatives as home building surges again

A property wave looms as ANZ reports a surge in lending, Housing Minister Phil Twyford announces a new agency, and a supplies co-operative launches nationwide to shave thousands of dollars off the cost of a home.

2018-11-30T12:53:44+13:00November 30th, 2018|Construction, News|

Skilled Migrant and Essential Skills visas — changes to remuneration thresholds

The Essential Skills work visa and Skilled Migrant Category resident visa remuneration thresholds have been updated as part of our annual review.

2018-11-12T19:18:57+13:00November 12th, 2018|National, News|

InterContinental revealed for Auckland, Commercial Bay development hits $1b

NZX-listed landlord Precinct Properties plans to bring global hotel brand InterContinental to Auckland in a $298 million expansion of its now-$1 billion Commercial Bay city's waterfront project.

2018-08-16T15:25:14+12:00August 16th, 2018|Auckland, Construction, News|

Vacancy tight across New Zealand’s office skylines

​JLL has released their Q2 2018 Vertical Vacancy Review looking at prime office vacancy on a building by building, floor by floor basis across the Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch markets. The report covers over 70 of the best office buildings in New Zealand's main centres.

2018-05-30T12:06:46+12:00May 30th, 2018|Auckland, Christchurch, News, Wellington|

Transport and environment big winners in Auckland 10-year budget

Auckland mayor Phil Goff has gone big on transport and protecting the environment in his final proposal for the 10-year budget.

In what represents Auckland's largest ever investment in infrastructure, Goff announced on Monday the budget would pump $26.2 billion into the city over the next decade.

2018-05-30T11:16:43+12:00May 30th, 2018|Auckland, News|

Wellington’s morning rush getting longer as commuters hit the road earlier to beat traffic

Wellington's traffic congestion is getting worse and the morning rush period is becoming longer as commuters try to beat the gridlock.

2018-05-08T13:34:14+12:00May 8th, 2018|News, Wellington|