land banking

19th Aug 19, 3:28pm
Auckland Council says there would be economic and administrative issues with introducing a vacant land tax and questions whether it could be justified
Auckland Council says there would be economic and administrative issues with introducing a vacant land tax and questions whether it could be justified
19th Aug 19, 3:28pm
11th Aug 19, 6:42am
Government maintains introducing a vacant land tax in the short term is unfeasible; says it's open to reviewing the scope of the bright-line test and the ring-fencing of rental losses
Government maintains introducing a vacant land tax in the short term is unfeasible; says it's open to reviewing the scope of the bright-line test and the ring-fencing of rental losses
11th Aug 19, 6:42am
12th Jun 19, 9:21am
Robertson pushes ahead with TWG recommendation to investigate a vacant land tax, despite Treasury and the IRD saying there's no evidence to suggest it'll stop land bankers and improve housing affordability
Robertson pushes ahead with TWG recommendation to investigate a vacant land tax, despite Treasury and the IRD saying there's no evidence to suggest it'll stop land bankers and improve housing affordability
12th Jun 19, 9:21am
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18th Apr 19, 11:48am
Finance Minister Grant Robertson on the effectiveness of taxing land bankers, why the bright-line test won't be extended and whether his tax review was doomed to fail from the start
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Finance Minister Grant Robertson on the effectiveness of taxing land bankers, why the bright-line test won't be extended and whether his tax review was doomed to fail from the start
18th Apr 19, 11:48am
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17th Apr 19, 2:52pm
Government tasks Productivity Commission with exploring options for taxing vacant land, to prioritise work on ways to encourage investment in significant infrastructure projects
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Government tasks Productivity Commission with exploring options for taxing vacant land, to prioritise work on ways to encourage investment in significant infrastructure projects
17th Apr 19, 2:52pm
13th 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
Local Government New Zealand keen to work with the new Government as a 'matter of urgency' to find alternative methods of funding new infrastructure
13th Nov 17, 2:50pm
8th 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
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
8th Nov 17, 12:16pm
5th 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
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
5th Sep 17, 2:46pm
4th 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)
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)
4th Aug 17, 7:21am
29th 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
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
29th Mar 17, 2:10pm
29th 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
The NZ Initiative's Eric Crampton says a govt committed to housing affordability would implement the Productivity Commission’s better urban planning agenda
29th Mar 17, 9:02am
29th 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'
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'
29th Mar 17, 5:02am
29th 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
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
29th Sep 16, 8:26am
10th Sep 16, 9:18am
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John Tookey reviews the impact of productivity and design in housing affordability, argues cost is not price
John Tookey reviews the impact of productivity and design in housing affordability, argues cost is not price
10th Sep 16, 9:18am
7th Sep 16, 2:09pm
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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
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
7th Sep 16, 2:09pm
3rd Sep 16, 7:20am
Geoff Simmons outlines the options public policy officials have in tackling the speculative pressures building in Auckland's housing markets
Geoff Simmons outlines the options public policy officials have in tackling the speculative pressures building in Auckland's housing markets
3rd Sep 16, 7:20am
26th 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
Bernard Hickey argues the case for the Government to rapidly ramp up its program of building and selling affordable apartments on Crown land
26th Jun 16, 5:02am
19th Oct 15, 11:41am
REINZ says dairy farms sales and prices are falling but lifestyle block sales surge, particularly in Auckland
REINZ says dairy farms sales and prices are falling but lifestyle block sales surge, particularly in Auckland
19th Oct 15, 11:41am
17th 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
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
17th Jun 15, 2:13pm
4th Mar 15, 3:00pm
Matthew Gilligan relates a case study comparing investment returns in Auckland's Otara and Remuera - with surprising results
Matthew Gilligan relates a case study comparing investment returns in Auckland's Otara and Remuera - with surprising results
4th Mar 15, 3:00pm

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