Bank economists delve in Auckland’s living spaces – Reserve Bank examines severity of dairy decline
The Wiri Business Association will seek Manurewa Local Board approval on Thursday to expand its business improvement district to include the wider Wiri industrial area. The association is also seeking $40,000 of funding over 2 years to support its $57,900 expansion campaign. The association said the boundary expansion would increase the targeted rate it collects […]
A proposal before the Howick Local Board tonight will introduce tourism & business precinct plans to the area.
Critics of rising Auckland land costs for housing have long pointed to the line between allowed development and the no-go greenfield territory beyond (the hated & despised metropolitan urban limits) as the lead factor in forcing prices up… A quick glance through 2 lists from Auckland Council chief economist Chris Parker will give you an idea of the many potential courses that can be followed.
The most disturbing statistics out on Friday were the local population projections through to 2043. What the statisticians don’t do is project how these anticipated courses might be changed.
Auckland Council, its economic development agency & Immigration NZ have picked up on another side to the proclaimed intent of growing the region’s economy: attracting & retaining skilled migrants.