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The strength of the sector may come as a surprise to some given much of Auckland’s housing market is going sideways, but the fervour for hotel developments has left the city short of top level office stock Good commercial buildings in downtown Auckland have never been worth more than they are today reckons James Kellow, a director with New Zealand Mortgages & Securities (NZMS), Auckland’s largest non-bank property development financier. Continue →
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If the government wants to get anywhere close to delivering 100,000 homes in a decade, its primary focus should be encouraging the private sector to get the job done, rather than building significant numbers of houses itself, reckons James Kellow New Zealand Mortgages & Securities has more than $100m to invest and it is eager to support the government’s highly anticipated KiwiBuild programme. Continue →
Construction
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Retaining walls are an increasing feature of construction sites as sky high land prices add pressure to maximise the potential returns from each build Construction companies look to utilise every inch of land when planning new developments, and many projects require high retaining walls to achieve bigger results. Continue →
Cities
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Christchurch has a golden opportunity to become New Zealand’s number one city of choice as the rebuild takes effect, outgoing Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce Chief Executive Peter Townsend claims. Continue →
Property
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Described as the “next generation” of shopping centres, NorthWest Shopping Centre’s NZ$155 million transformation has been completed, creating a new Auckland retail, food and lifestyle destination spanning the equivalent of four football fields. Continue →