Using local & US statistics, the CBRE research on build-to-rent development shows it can stack up on vacancy, diversification, cashflow, rental growth, yield & total returns.
While a few spokespeople pushed in the last fortnight for Reserve Bank restrictions on home loans to be eased, in the vain hope of maintaining overall sales in a declining market, Bank of NZ chief economist Tony Alexander took a different course.
Published 5 January 2006 Springwise, a Trendwatching.com BV company, has started 2006 noting a couple of property-related business trends â€“ one for laundry and the other for DIY car servicing. In a piece headed Laundry chic, Springwise says laundrettes & drycleaners are often synonymous with sloppy service & harsh chemical treatments, not to mention quit […]
Published 18 September 2005 Auckland City councillors agonised in July over an application from an Australian company to have 3 small vehicles to work as a mobile ad fleet round the city, which council staff had recommended declining. The cars, it seemed, “would lead to unnecessary visual clutter”, the advertising wouldn’t give the public safety […]
Published: 21 May 2005 I went to the Property & Investment Expo at Ellerslie on Friday afternoon, felt like I was the only non-exhibitor there, was pounced on like I was in an overseas bazaar. There are differences between the incessant clamour to sell in the bazaar and the more refined New Zealand version, though. […]
Published: 10 April 2005 When you develop, sell or lease office or a hotel suite, what are you offering? For most people the answer’s fairly simple: X amount of space with Y amenities at Z price. As Ron Nyren writes in the Urban Land feature, Global citizens, global cities on the Urban Land Institute website, […]