affordability

By PHILIP CHANDLER Ngai Tahu Property’s started releasing price levels and design details for its central Queenstown residential development, Te Pa Tahuna. It’s building more than 300 homes, 105 of them available to buyers qualifying for KiwiBuilds, on a site formerly...
A lot can change in 12 months, but one thing remains the same; we seem to have been left to fend for ourselves. It’s hard not to feel forgotten as many parts of New Zealand carry on almost oblivious to Covid-19’s...
In preparation for writing a second political piece in the lead-up to the general election, I was contemplating which big issues residents in the Queenstown Lakes would be most concerned with. Rather than spouting anecdotes, I went to the findings...

Building missive

ASB's chief economist says the country needs to focus on how we build houses to make them more affordable long-term. Speaking to delegates at the 2019 Architectural Design New Zealand conference in Queenstown on Friday, Nick Tuffley said the need...
Queenstown's residential market is levelling off but other property sectors are still performing well. That's a finding in Colliers International's '2019-2010 Otago Market Review and Outlook', released tomorrow. After an unusually prolonged period of growth, the report says there are signs...
The buzz words for the Queenstown property market, according to an annual report launched on Friday, are "cyclical peak". Colliers International's market review and outlook for Queenstown, Wanaka and Dunedin sets the local property clock at the "peak" of 12 o'clock. Rather...
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