Council-owned residential village for Henderson

On Friday 24 August, Auckland Mayor Phil Goff marked the beginning of construction for a new village for older residents in Henderson. The project will comprise 40 apartments and will be managed by community housing provider Haumaru Housing, a partnership between Auckland Council and the Selwyn Foundation. Mayor Goff says, “Housing delivered through Read more…

Fletcher Building Announces Auckland Factory

Fletcher Building will be releasing more details on its new high-tech fast house-building factory next month. Chief executive of residential and land development at Fletcher, Steve Evans, announced a soon-to-open Auckland panelisation factory which will increase the pace of house-building. “We have a panelised factory that’s being negotiated now. We’re Read more…

Seascape Development Held Up

What was set to be New Zealand’s highest residential skyscaper has experienced long delays due to its fire design. The designers of Seascape Apartments have previously submitted a request of approval to only install one stairwell, rather than two, for its top-floor penthouses. The ruling should have been issued within Read more…