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Building Consents

Almost $17 billion of new residential construction consented in year to July, up 22% on previous year
31st Aug 21, 11:40am
Almost $17 billion of new residential construction consented in year to July, up 22% on previous year
The residential construction industry is likely to remain at full capacity for some time particularly in Auckland
30th Jul 21, 11:38am
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The residential construction industry is likely to remain at full capacity for some time particularly in Auckland
Mike Blackburn says the rise and rise of residential building consents is likely to end soon as the home building industry struggles with capacity issues. And buyers may balk at the new cost realities
7th Jul 21, 2:31pm
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Mike Blackburn says the rise and rise of residential building consents is likely to end soon as the home building industry struggles with capacity issues. And buyers may balk at the new cost realities
More home units and townhouses are being consented but the number of apartments being consented has taken a dip
1st Jul 21, 11:55am
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More home units and townhouses are being consented but the number of apartments being consented has taken a dip
Multi unit developments in Christchurch City are rising strongly with individual unit sizes now averaging less than 80 m2
30th Jun 21, 2:14pm
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Multi unit developments in Christchurch City are rising strongly with individual unit sizes now averaging less than 80 m2
New houses cost less in Christchurch, but those costs are rising faster than in Auckland. On a per sq m basis, multi unit housing costs even more. Moving to the outskirts saves 10%
4th Jun 21, 8:42am
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New houses cost less in Christchurch, but those costs are rising faster than in Auckland. On a per sq m basis, multi unit housing costs even more. Moving to the outskirts saves 10%
Latest dwelling consent figures suggest the residential building boom is stronger in the North Island and Christchurch than in most of the rest of the South Island
1st Jun 21, 12:00pm
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Latest dwelling consent figures suggest the residential building boom is stronger in the North Island and Christchurch than in most of the rest of the South Island
Early data out of the Christchurch urban area shows strong residential building consent approvals in April, indicating rising activity in the year ahead - just as some key demographics start to change
25th May 21, 3:51pm
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Early data out of the Christchurch urban area shows strong residential building consent approvals in April, indicating rising activity in the year ahead - just as some key demographics start to change
Residential construction is booming with more than 40,000 new homes consented in year to March
6th May 21, 11:56am
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Residential construction is booming with more than 40,000 new homes consented in year to March
National proposes giving councils $50,000 to spend on infrastructure for every building consent issued above historic averages
14th Apr 21, 6:56am
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National proposes giving councils $50,000 to spend on infrastructure for every building consent issued above historic averages
Fewer apartments, stand alone houses and retirement village units were consented in February but more townhouses and home units
30th Mar 21, 11:39am
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Fewer apartments, stand alone houses and retirement village units were consented in February but more townhouses and home units
Massey's world-first, machine-learning GDP predictor "GDPLive" got an intense lesson on how to handle the unexpected in 2020. Christoph Schumacher looks at how it has handled the challenges
18th Mar 21, 1:49pm
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Massey's world-first, machine-learning GDP predictor "GDPLive" got an intense lesson on how to handle the unexpected in 2020. Christoph Schumacher looks at how it has handled the challenges
The number of new homes being consented continues to rise but commercial building work remains patchy
4th Mar 21, 8:00am
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The number of new homes being consented continues to rise but commercial building work remains patchy
Residential construction continues to rocket ahead but non-residential construction is still a bit slow
4th Feb 21, 11:55am
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Residential construction continues to rocket ahead but non-residential construction is still a bit slow
Massey's Christoph Schumacher looks at some of New Zealand’s leading and lagging indicators and sees an economy that has weathered the corona crisis surprisingly well, with many indicators out-performing historic averages
19th Dec 20, 9:11am
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Massey's Christoph Schumacher looks at some of New Zealand’s leading and lagging indicators and sees an economy that has weathered the corona crisis surprisingly well, with many indicators out-performing historic averages
No sign of any slowdown in residential construction
3rd Dec 20, 12:09pm
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No sign of any slowdown in residential construction
The number of new dwelling consents issued in Auckland in September was up 52% compared to a year earlier
2nd Nov 20, 12:23pm
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The number of new dwelling consents issued in Auckland in September was up 52% compared to a year earlier
The number of new dwelling consents issued has declined for three months in a row
30th Sep 20, 11:39am
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The number of new dwelling consents issued has declined for three months in a row
New dwelling consents particularly strong in Auckland although there's been a slide in the number of retirement village units being consented
1st Sep 20, 2:19pm
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New dwelling consents particularly strong in Auckland although there's been a slide in the number of retirement village units being consented
The requirement to scrap building consents for minor backyard jobs will also help farmers wanting to build a small hay barn or bridge on their properties
29th Aug 20, 9:31am
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The requirement to scrap building consents for minor backyard jobs will also help farmers wanting to build a small hay barn or bridge on their properties
The value of consents issued for alteration work to existing dwellings has hit its lowest point in five years - Auckland and the BoP particularly soft
21st Aug 20, 11:33am
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The value of consents issued for alteration work to existing dwellings has hit its lowest point in five years - Auckland and the BoP particularly soft
The number of new homes consented in the lockdown-affected second quarter of this year was just three less than the same period of last year
30th Jul 20, 11:32am
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The number of new homes consented in the lockdown-affected second quarter of this year was just three less than the same period of last year
Consents for 3554 new homes were issued in May, the highest number since May last year
1st Jul 20, 11:38am
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Consents for 3554 new homes were issued in May, the highest number since May last year
Building consents for commercial buildings dropped much more sharply in April than consents for new dwellings
2nd Jun 20, 12:07pm
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Building consents for commercial buildings dropped much more sharply in April than consents for new dwellings
Much bigger drop in commercial building consents than residential building consents
5th May 20, 11:38am
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Much bigger drop in commercial building consents than residential building consents