Residential building consents

30 Nov 18, 11:30am
The number of stand alone houses and retirement village units being consented is declining while multi-unit housing is growing strongly, Statistics NZ says
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12 Jan 18, 11:13am
Building consents rise strongly in November, hitting a 13-year high nationally, a 15-year high in Auckland. Apartments and townhouses drive the spike
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3 Jun 16, 1:31pm
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
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30 Mar 16, 1:24pm
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
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31 Mar 15, 12:01pm
New residential building consents are slowly rising in Auckland but declining in most of the rest of the country
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30 Jan 15, 11:28am
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
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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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28 Nov 14, 11:39am
Dwelling consents rose in October but numbers are still dawdling in Auckland
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9 Jan 14, 11:25am
November building consents issued rise 20% from October, mainly for apartments; big increase in Auckland
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13 Dec 13, 7:00am
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
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13 Jun 13, 5:09pm
The first installment of Government's reform for the RMA focuses on consenting procedures for urban development
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31 Jan 13, 2:18pm
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'
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30 Jan 13, 11:03am
Consents for apartments push residential building consents higher in December, annual consents highest since 2008
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30 Nov 12, 11:22am
Highest number of new houses, including apartments, consented last month since May 2008, Statistics NZ says
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23 Feb 12, 4:41pm
Fletcher Building moves to 'right size' its business as low volumes, weak markets and strong NZ and Aussie dollars take a toll
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18 Jan 12, 9:28am
BusinessDesk: Investors see potential for further Fletcher profit downgrade
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31 Oct 11, 11:47am
Building consent issue levels falter in September
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28 Aug 09, 11:11am
Residential building consents continue upward trend in July (Update 2)
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