A scary economic report from accountancy firm PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Cities Institute, out on Monday, points to a marked divergence in performance by Auckland compared to 5 other New Zealand growth cities, and a worse performance by New Zealand compared to Australia.
Twice an Auckland mayoral candidate and standing a third time, John Palino has tied Chinese issues & Auckland’s housing shortage into one solution.
Market Economics Ltd has finalised the development of an updated spatial economy framework to describe & examine business & residential activity in Auckland.
Issuing edicts at the weekend is not a good way to govern in a democracy, but that’s the approach Transport, Housing & Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford has adopted to roll out a housing & urban development authority. He’s promised consultation on the way to setting up the authority – but his proposal contains an […]
Details below are from the new Ministry of Urban Development & Housing’s fact sheet on the proposed urban development authority.
Property Council chief executive Connal Townsend called the weekend proposal from Urban Development & Housing Minister Phil Twyford “a win for urban development”, saying the new authority would help to ease the urban housing crisis. “This new model will speed up the decision-making process on new developments. This is something that has been desperately needed for […]