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David Norman says more compact housing growth policies may mean lower emissions and congestion growth, but upzoning will generate large windfall gains that could be used to fund the infrastructure needed to make development successful
9th Nov 21, 9:12am
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David Norman says more compact housing growth policies may mean lower emissions and congestion growth, but upzoning will generate large windfall gains that could be used to fund the infrastructure needed to make development successful
If the best measure for housing demand is land value, what people will pay to live in particular areas, Auckland Council's economists find there is a mismatch in some areas between land that is high value, and current residential development potential
29th May 21, 9:46am
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If the best measure for housing demand is land value, what people will pay to live in particular areas, Auckland Council's economists find there is a mismatch in some areas between land that is high value, and current residential development potential
Auckland Council's chief economist sees little impact on the ground for developers from recent housing policy announcements, except house price growth will slow
1st May 21, 9:31am
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Auckland Council's chief economist sees little impact on the ground for developers from recent housing policy announcements, except house price growth will slow
COVID-19 has massive implications for the future of Auckland's city centre, but it has also revealed a need to revisit the role the city centre plays in how we work, live and play there
26th Sep 20, 6:33am
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COVID-19 has massive implications for the future of Auckland's city centre, but it has also revealed a need to revisit the role the city centre plays in how we work, live and play there
Auckland Council's economists investigate the idea of changing the rating valuation process to focus solely on land values
3rd Jul 20, 9:41am
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Auckland Council's economists investigate the idea of changing the rating valuation process to focus solely on land values
Auckland Council's economists investigates whether rural/urban boundary regulations distort land markets and hurt housing affordability, and find social impacts are still little-understood
7th Mar 20, 2:13pm
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Auckland Council's economists investigates whether rural/urban boundary regulations distort land markets and hurt housing affordability, and find social impacts are still little-understood
Auckland Council's David Norman wades into the murky waters of which generations have had it tougher when it comes to affording and being able to buy a house
30th Jan 20, 12:53pm
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Auckland Council's David Norman wades into the murky waters of which generations have had it tougher when it comes to affording and being able to buy a house
Auckland Council says the city's housing market has benefited from regulatory and structural changes
28th Nov 19, 3:03pm
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Auckland Council says the city's housing market has benefited from regulatory and structural changes
David Norman assesses the risk of contagion from an international recession and says Auckland is in an exceptionally strong economic position and it and New Zealand as a whole have some buffers that will help
24th Oct 19, 1:04pm
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David Norman assesses the risk of contagion from an international recession and says Auckland is in an exceptionally strong economic position and it and New Zealand as a whole have some buffers that will help
The Auckland Unitary Plan has kick-started more apartment development after a decade of lost opportunities, a response to the inefficient use of land, high infrastructure costs and externalities of sprawl
26th Sep 19, 1:33pm
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The Auckland Unitary Plan has kick-started more apartment development after a decade of lost opportunities, a response to the inefficient use of land, high infrastructure costs and externalities of sprawl
Stanley Group and Tallwood Holdings in liquidation after under-pricing a Housing New Zealand project in Auckland, liquidator says
13th Sep 19, 12:10pm
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Stanley Group and Tallwood Holdings in liquidation after under-pricing a Housing New Zealand project in Auckland, liquidator says
David Norman says Auckland house prices are on a track to satisfy the RBNZ, and first home buyers. But those who have bought for capital gains in the last three years will be least happy with the outlook
24th Jul 19, 12:40pm
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David Norman says Auckland house prices are on a track to satisfy the RBNZ, and first home buyers. But those who have bought for capital gains in the last three years will be least happy with the outlook
Auckland's MR8 Construction goes into voluntary administration hot on heels of government and key industry players signing a Construction Sector Accord
16th Apr 19, 12:50pm
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Auckland's MR8 Construction goes into voluntary administration hot on heels of government and key industry players signing a Construction Sector Accord
David Norman says the regional fuel tax is helping change how people travel, doing its bit to free up space on Auckland's congested roads
6th Apr 19, 2:05pm
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David Norman says the regional fuel tax is helping change how people travel, doing its bit to free up space on Auckland's congested roads
Non-residential construction shows strong growth in Auckland despite recent high-profile failures 
8th Mar 19, 2:06pm
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Non-residential construction shows strong growth in Auckland despite recent high-profile failures 
Local government grappling with construction sector challenges
8th Mar 19, 9:43am
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Local government grappling with construction sector challenges
Auckland Council Chief Economist David Norman says developing greenfield land is 'eye-wateringly expensive' and requires a staged approach to ensure adequate funding
28th Feb 19, 2:45pm
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Auckland Council Chief Economist David Norman says developing greenfield land is 'eye-wateringly expensive' and requires a staged approach to ensure adequate funding
Auckland Council's chief economist David Norman argues Auckland's housing shortage will prevent Sydney and Melbourne style price falls
21st Dec 18, 12:04pm
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Auckland Council's chief economist David Norman argues Auckland's housing shortage will prevent Sydney and Melbourne style price falls
Auckland is adding new jobs fast, and consenting much more housing. But housing isn't being built near where the jobs are. David Norman explores the reasons for the mismatch
27th Nov 18, 12:15pm
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Auckland is adding new jobs fast, and consenting much more housing. But housing isn't being built near where the jobs are. David Norman explores the reasons for the mismatch
Auckland Council economists found that property up to 500m from a train station gets a value boost, making the 'value catchments' smaller than expected. And the value uplift isn't everywhere trains service
18th Oct 18, 3:24pm
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Auckland Council economists found that property up to 500m from a train station gets a value boost, making the 'value catchments' smaller than expected. And the value uplift isn't everywhere trains service
Auckland Council is consenting many more dwellings, especially smaller dwelling units. And building these will require a different type of construction worker, one already in hot demand
8th Sep 18, 10:31am
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Auckland Council is consenting many more dwellings, especially smaller dwelling units. And building these will require a different type of construction worker, one already in hot demand
What if we magically increased the number of houses in Auckland by 20% and dropped population growth by 25%? We'd still have a housing shortage, concludes Auckland Council's chief economist 
23rd Aug 18, 9:53am
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What if we magically increased the number of houses in Auckland by 20% and dropped population growth by 25%? We'd still have a housing shortage, concludes Auckland Council's chief economist 
Auckland Council points to surging housing consent numbers particularly on 'brownfield sites' as evidence the Unitary Plan is working and 'helping deliver a more compact city'
8th Aug 18, 2:57pm
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Auckland Council points to surging housing consent numbers particularly on 'brownfield sites' as evidence the Unitary Plan is working and 'helping deliver a more compact city'
Research by Auckland Council's economists shows an Auckland property's value is influenced by size, school zone, amenity access and cladding just as much as location
27th Mar 18, 5:00am
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Research by Auckland Council's economists shows an Auckland property's value is influenced by size, school zone, amenity access and cladding just as much as location
Auckland Council's economists say the early signs are the new Urban Plan is encouraging much more brownfield development that is infrastructure-efficient
12th Mar 18, 3:58pm
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Auckland Council's economists say the early signs are the new Urban Plan is encouraging much more brownfield development that is infrastructure-efficient