Auckland Buyers to Fund Local Housing Development

New home buyer charges are set to address infrastructure issues that are hindering housing development. The government will be setting up Crown Infrastructure Partners to fund transport and water connections to new housing development areas. The company will be working with a starting budget of $600 million. According to Phil Goff, the funding will allow […]

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Auckland CBD Apartments Hit Record High

Research shows that 1216 new apartments, totalling up to over $600 million, will be built in Auckland’s central business district. If the target is met, this will be a record setter within the decade. According to Zoltan Moricz, Senior Director and Head of Research at real estate agents and consultants CBRE New Zealand, 343 new […]

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500 social rentals to be build in Auckland

500 New Social Rentals For Auckland

Ted Manson, one of Auckland’s leading property developers is to build 500 social rentals as a part of his philanthropic activities. Ted Manson, who is the managing director of family-firm Mansons TCLM, revealed this ambitious project of his charitable foundation at a housing summit in Auckland. He says that his views on the need for […]

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floorex

Floor Preparation with Concrete

Concrete has become a major factor in the construction industry over the last one hundred years, it has also more recently become a product that can be a decorative part of any building. The recent building boom seen across Sydney and Auckland have made concrete a more versatile and valuable product than ever before. More […]

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Number of stolen-tools increases

Increasing number of Stolen Tools

Increasing number of stolen tools causes a problem for Auckland construction Auckland is experiencing a building boom right now. But with it comes a boom in the number of stolen tools from vans and building sites. “People are going around breaking and entering and stealing tools, they smashed and grabbed out of my van”, says […]

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Canterbury Build

Christchurch & Canterbury Build Recovering

Data Shows Christchurch & Canterbury Build is Recovering After Earthquakes After three major earthquakes over the past seven years, construction data showed that the Canterbury build and building activity in New Zealand’s greater Christchurch area is still strong despite the recent earthquakes, Greater Christchurch Regeneration Minister Nicky Wagner said. “Within this is the Canterbury Public Sector […]

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Christchurch Construction

$5m land remediation – Christchurch

$5m land remediation for Christchurch Metro Sports Facility Due to asbestos, hazardous material, liquefaction risk and other lands issues, a $5 million land remediation project will be carried out for the $300 million Metro Sports Facility. A rebuild agency boss has recently admitted that the land was “not exactly the best site” for a sports […]

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Build NZ

Registrations Open For Auckland Build

Registrations have now opened to the public for Auckland Build NZ’s Leading Construction Exhibition. This must attend event for the construction, design and architecture industry will be taking place at the ASB Showgrounds on 2-3 November. Tickets are free, but they are however limited, we do therefore recommend registering early. Please note: tickets include access […]

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Infrastructure Projects

It’s on the way….State Highway Extension

It’s on the way….State Highway Extension is Coming Soon Due to the unstable weather, the first stage of the Ara Tūhono – Pūhoi to Wellsford Road of National Significance will begin in three months. The 18.5km state highway 1 motorway between Pūhoi and Warkworth will extend the four-lane Northern Motorway from the Johnstone’s Hill tunnels […]

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Looking to The Future – Tall Timber Buildings

Looking to The Future With Tall Timber Buildings The conventional construction material of timber is to be given a new definition under technological advancements. The timber industry and government have joint hands to invest in research and development in order to encourage forestry resource use in commercial construction. According to NZ Wood promotion manager Debbie […]

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