10 intensive-development units – apartments, suburban units and properties on cross-leases – and a commercial property were sold under the hammer at Barfoot & Thompson’s auction on Wednesday.
3 apartments were sold under the hammer at Bayleys’ auction on Wednesday and another was sold prior.
Science & Innovation Minister Steven Joyce announced funding yesterday for 48 new science research programmes, for a total investment of $96.5 million over the next 4 years.
Building & Housing Minister Nick Smith issued a statement yesterday that “agreement has been reached with Auckland iwi…” It should really have read…
Barfoot & Thompson agents on the North Shore secured a sale & 3 leases in the Rosedale area of Albany in August.
Knight Frank leasing brokers in south Auckland have leased an East Tamaki warehouse.
The Government released a paper on Monday to open public consultation on its proposed residential land withholding tax applying to offshore sellers.
Cushman & Wakefield completes DTZ merger
The Property Council said today it supported the Government’s stance on setting priorities for upgrading earthquake-prone buildings, but qualified that.
Bidding was fierce for a number of apartments at Ray White City Apartments’ auction today, resulting in 11 of the 13 units selling under the hammer.
6 apartments were sold under the hammer at City Sales’ auction yesterday and another was sold prior.
11 units sell at Ray White auction – One more deal from City Sales auction
Over $4 billion worth of building work was put in place in the June quarter, up nearly 8% ($300 million) on that quarter last year.
Barfoot & Thompson managing director Peter Thompson said today the agency’s average house sale price eased in August after 5 months of setting records.
Bayleys agents on the North Shore have completed 4 sales & 5 leases.
The Government has bowed to submissions from a Christchurch earthquake survivor on requirements for upgrading earthquake-prone buildings, adding a new category of priority buildings.
Auckland will get a fleet of 53 double-decker buses, starting next month and helped by a change in rules allowing them to carry more passengers.
Steel Construction NZ says local structural steel fabricators are showing strong support for the quality assurance scheme the industry launched a year ago, steel fabricator certification.
McCashin joins JLL Wellington – Kós elevated to Appeal Court – Stack hires Maurice to develop business – Cross joins Z Energy board
7 apartments sell at City Sales – 4 units sell at Bayleys auction – 10 units sell at Barfoots – SkyCity sets bond rate
Kiwi Property Group Ltd has bought the Zone 7 bulk retail centre being developed at Westgate for $82.5 million.
The Government began “market sounding” on Monday for its proposed transfer of 1510 Housing NZ properties & tenancies to registered community housing providers.
Auckland Council will use a new local residential growth fund to help fund & connect the transport needed for 1200 new homes in the Huapai Triangle special housing area.
Argosy Property Ltd has restructured its syndicated bank facility.
Quotable Value Ltd’s latest house price index shows Auckland up 5.6% in the last 3 months and the national index up 3.9%.
New York entertainment group Live Nation Entertainment Inc and Melbourne promoter Michael Coppel have bought control of the Vector Arena in Auckland from Stuart Clumpas.
The chief executives of Auckland Council Property Ltd & Waterfront Auckland both have roles at the replacement Panuku Development Auckland – Waterfront Auckland’s John Dalzell as interim chief executive of the new agency, Auckland Council Property’s David Rankin as director of strategy & engagement.
Consents for new homes jumped by 800 from June to 2824 in July, the highest monthly figure since March 2005.
The biggest special housing area announced on Thursday is an 850-home project which will sit between the Southern Motorway & Great South Rd, 200m down the road from the Vodafone Events Centre and another 1km from the Westfield mall at Manukau City Centre.
The Auckland Trotting Club has selected Canam Construction Ltd to construct the first building in the new urban village at the Alexandra Park racecourse, scheduled to open in 2017.
Auckland Council resolved quickly on Thursday not to pursue a referendum on alternative transport funding options at the moment.
Precinct promotes Crawford – Tregidga takes on Queenstown airport property role – Young-Cooper takes Housing Corp chair – Hampton Jones rebrands – Ebert holds founder title but retires from board – Tu’inukuafe moves to Warren & Mahoney as wife moves to Bench – Tainui appoints Joblin to lead more diversification – Inman to replace Horsley on Precinct board – Lund moves from Colliers to CBRE marketing – Mackay quits Pumpkin Patch – Todd leaves Kathmandu – McCutcheon joins ATEED board – Vodanovich joins JLL – Cunningham returns to ECan as Government appointee – Dangerfield resigns as Transport Agency chief – Hawkins Infrastructure appoints team to lead international growth – Shakeup for Auckland Airport leadership team- McNaughton was dumped, now asked to head $A22 billion group – Lowrey returns to McConnell role – Moffat to leave FMA – Sewell signals departure from Ngai Tahu – Construction sector board appointments
Auckland Council has hired Cameron Partners and EY at a fixed price of $245,000 each to review alternative sources of financing available to the council.
A resource consent decision on SkyCity Entertainment Group Ltd’s application for its international convention centre & hotel in Auckland can be expected around 23 September.
The Government-council alignment agreement on Auckland transport signed on Thursday is an historic advance, but is still written defensively enough for the Government to find a way out.
Bob Dey Property Report weekly diary Auckland Council, auctions, economy, events, Parliament, securities
Auckland Council has told the independent panel on the region’s unitary plan it doesn’t have the resources to handle mediation or follow up on open days on rezoning & precincts.
Mayor Len Brown has hailed the launch of the Auckland and the government.
Auckland mayor Len Brown & Transport Minister Simon Bridges signed the terms of reference yesterday for an Auckland transport alignment project, which Mr Brown hailed as an historic milestone in the relationship between the 2 government levels.
Auckland Council & the Government added 11 special housing areas yesterday to the 86 already approved, providing for another 1600 new homes.
Auckland Transport said on Wednesday all appeals to its land designation for the city rail link (CRL) had been resolved by agreement or dismissed.
Goodman Property Trust has put 5 of its Christchurch properties on the market in its continuing programme of releasing capital for reinvestment.
Auctioneer Ted Ingram described bidding at a 12-apartment auction yesterday as slow, but still ended up with 10 sales under the hammer.
3 properties with apartment spaces in them were sold at Bayleys’ auction yesterday. One was a studio, a second was a warehouse with a residence above, and a third was a villa with an apartment below.
15 cbd apartments & suburban units were sold under the hammer at Barfoot & Thompson’s residential auctions on Wednesday.
Auckland Council’s governing body voted today not to revoke its recommendation of a year ago that land adjoining the Otuataua Stonefields in Mangere be a special housing area. I wrote at the foot of this paragraph yesterday: “more to come shortly.” Unfortunately, along with a computer meltdown (now resolved), I haven’t been able to return […]