NZ house price growth to 'slow sharply', says Fitch

Sat 18 Feb 1

Credit ratings agency forecasts fall in house price inflation.

Greenhill Lodge

Around the Traps

Fri 17 Feb

A resource consent application has been filed with the Mackenzie District Council for a 25,000sq m 208-room, five-star hotel, conference centre, chapel and health spa at Lake Tekapo.

Robots, drones and the construction industry

Fri 17 Feb

Instead of people in high-vis jackets and hard hats, there will be drones buzzing overhead, robotic bulldozers and 3D printers churning out new structures on building sites within a decade.

Property Council chief executive Connal Townsend

Proposed Auckland Council levy could kill property development

Fri 17 Feb

Auckland Council’s proposed targeted rate on large-scale developments to pay for infrastructure could stop projects stone cold dead.

The World

Homes for sale for a life at sea


Instead of buying a house on terra firma, many of the world’s moderately wealthy are buying homes on board the luxury floating village known as The World.

ON TRACK: An artist's impression of the Ramada Victoria Hotel and Suites

Vendor of hotel site revealed

Fri 10 Feb

The owner of an Auckland CBD property sold last year for a hotel development can be revealed after negotiations were finalised last week.


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