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Residential building consents

Continuing high building consents for townhouses and other denser housing styles drives builders plans for more housing to their highest monthly level ever
13th Jan 22, 11:07am
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Continuing high building consents for townhouses and other denser housing styles drives builders plans for more housing to their highest monthly level ever
Residential building consents jump in November, partly as COVID catchup, partly encouraged by very strong demand for housing where supply is very constrained
14th Jan 21, 10:54am
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Residential building consents jump in November, partly as COVID catchup, partly encouraged by very strong demand for housing where supply is very constrained
The number of stand alone houses and retirement village units being consented is declining while multi-unit housing is growing strongly, Statistics NZ says
30th Nov 18, 11:30am
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The number of stand alone houses and retirement village units being consented is declining while multi-unit housing is growing strongly, Statistics NZ says
Building consents rise strongly in November, hitting a 13-year high nationally, a 15-year high in Auckland. Apartments and townhouses drive the spike
12th Jan 18, 11:13am
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Building consents rise strongly in November, hitting a 13-year high nationally, a 15-year high in Auckland. Apartments and townhouses drive the spike
The rush to satisfy the long-term pent-up demand for housing is seeing construction costs blow out for all new builds, accentuated by a natural focus on top-end, high-spec opportunities
3rd Jun 16, 1:31pm
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The rush to satisfy the long-term pent-up demand for housing is seeing construction costs blow out for all new builds, accentuated by a natural focus on top-end, high-spec opportunities
Building consent levels are up, but that points to a new tough reality; it is the 'top end' of the supply-constrained housing market that is getting all this activity
30th Mar 16, 1:24pm
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Building consent levels are up, but that points to a new tough reality; it is the 'top end' of the supply-constrained housing market that is getting all this activity
New residential building consents are slowly rising in Auckland but declining in most of the rest of the country
31st Mar 15, 12:01pm
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New residential building consents are slowly rising in Auckland but declining in most of the rest of the country
Residential building consents rose in 2014 but still not back to their 2007 levels; Auckland the main drag but Waikato also struggles to maintain momentum
30th Jan 15, 11:28am
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Residential building consents rose in 2014 but still not back to their 2007 levels; Auckland the main drag but Waikato also struggles to maintain momentum
Bernard Hickey argues the Government and Auckland Council should ramp up their attempts to change the expectations of land bankers about constantly rising prices
30th Nov 14, 7:30am
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Bernard Hickey argues the Government and Auckland Council should ramp up their attempts to change the expectations of land bankers about constantly rising prices
Dwelling consents rose in October but numbers are still dawdling in Auckland
28th Nov 14, 11:39am
Dwelling consents rose in October but numbers are still dawdling in Auckland
November building consents issued rise 20% from October, mainly for apartments; big increase in Auckland
9th Jan 14, 11:25am
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November building consents issued rise 20% from October, mainly for apartments; big increase in Auckland
Adding low equity loans on new house builds to exemptions from lending restrictions not a back down; Not planning further changes to the policy, RBNZ Governor says
13th Dec 13, 7:00am
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Adding low equity loans on new house builds to exemptions from lending restrictions not a back down; Not planning further changes to the policy, RBNZ Governor says
The first installment of Government's reform for the RMA focuses on consenting procedures for urban development
13th Jun 13, 5:09pm
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The first installment of Government's reform for the RMA focuses on consenting procedures for urban development
Opinion: David Chaston is taken aback by the shallowness of the Auckland mayor's position on affordable housing in his city. He thinks the Council is misguidedly targeting 'affordability for the wealthy'
31st Jan 13, 2:18pm
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Opinion: David Chaston is taken aback by the shallowness of the Auckland mayor's position on affordable housing in his city. He thinks the Council is misguidedly targeting 'affordability for the wealthy'
Consents for apartments push residential building consents higher in December, annual consents highest since 2008
30th Jan 13, 11:03am
Consents for apartments push residential building consents higher in December, annual consents highest since 2008
Highest number of new houses, including apartments, consented last month since May 2008, Statistics NZ says
30th Nov 12, 11:22am
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Highest number of new houses, including apartments, consented last month since May 2008, Statistics NZ says
Fletcher Building moves to 'right size' its business as low volumes, weak markets and strong NZ and Aussie dollars take a toll
23rd Feb 12, 4:41pm
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Fletcher Building moves to 'right size' its business as low volumes, weak markets and strong NZ and Aussie dollars take a toll
BusinessDesk: Investors see potential for further Fletcher profit downgrade
18th Jan 12, 9:28am
BusinessDesk: Investors see potential for further Fletcher profit downgrade
Building consent issue levels falter in September
31st Oct 11, 11:47am
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Building consent issue levels falter in September
Residential building consents continue upward trend in July (Update 2)
28th Aug 09, 11:11am
Residential building consents continue upward trend in July (Update 2)