land banking

13 Nov 17, 2:50pm
Local Government New Zealand keen to work with the new Government as a 'matter of urgency' to find alternative methods of funding new infrastructure
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8 Nov 17, 12:16pm
Speech from the throne pledges that Auckland's urban limit will be removed and density controls will be freed up in this term of Government
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5 Sep 17, 2:46pm
Auckland University's Ryan Greenaway-McGrevy extols the virtues of a land tax & how one would hit both landbankers and wealthy foreigners buying NZ land
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4 Aug 17, 7:21am
An existential Auckland housing debate during Parliament's Question Time: Do land bankers even exist? Also, building consents vs code compliance certificates (and Nick Smith's defective knob)
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29 Mar 17, 2:10pm
Labour responds to challenge from Joyce that political parties should seriously consider ProdComm urban planning proposals in Election 2017 campaign; Notes similarities to current policies
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29 Mar 17, 9:02am
The NZ Initiative's Eric Crampton says a govt committed to housing affordability would implement the Productivity Commission’s better urban planning agenda
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29 Mar 17, 5:02am
NZ's urban planning framework requires substantial overhaul to avoid further harmful effects from spiraling house prices, infrastructure shortfalls and environmental costs, Productivity Commission says; 'Scrap the RMA'
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29 Sep 16, 8:26am
Geoff Simmons critiques Nigel Latta's view of what is wrong with our economy; claims Latta missed the biggest factor - the misdirection of capital into housing
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10 Sep 16, 9:18am
John Tookey reviews the impact of productivity and design in housing affordability, argues cost is not price
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7 Sep 16, 2:09pm
John Tookey says the only way to increase the total number of houses constructed on land made available is to compel its rapid development and use ahead of the free market
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3 Sep 16, 7:20am
Geoff Simmons outlines the options public policy officials have in tackling the speculative pressures building in Auckland's housing markets
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26 Jun 16, 5:02am
Bernard Hickey argues the case for the Government to rapidly ramp up its program of building and selling affordable apartments on Crown land
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19 Oct 15, 11:41am
REINZ says dairy farms sales and prices are falling but lifestyle block sales surge, particularly in Auckland
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17 Jun 15, 2:13pm
The Productivity Commission's come up with some great ideas to resolve our housing issues - but also implicitly explains why the ideas will likely be rejected
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4 Mar 15, 3:00pm
Matthew Gilligan relates a case study comparing investment returns in Auckland's Otara and Remuera - with surprising results
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16 Feb 15, 1:06pm
Matthew Gilligan wants to end the strangulation of Auckland's housing supply and suggests Australian-style solutions
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30 Nov 14, 7:30am
Bernard Hickey argues the Government and Auckland Council should ramp up their attempts to change the expectations of land bankers about constantly rising prices
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