News and Publications

Market Comments: Commercial - March 2015

Market overview of the Nelson and Tasman region
The local commercial property market has maintained a steady level of sales activity since 2012. Analysis continues to show a strengthening of yields for well located, securely leased properties with a high seismic rating

Property News: 2nd June 2015

Property news for the Nelson and Tasman region
Council Plan To Demolish Rifle Range So Soon 'A Kick In The Teeth" : Empty Rooms 'Wicked Waste" : Fraudsters Home Sells for $905,000 : Base At Beach For Club On Cards : Insurers Inflamed Over Fire Levies : Report On Arts Centre Ordered : TDC Gives More Money To Dam Project : Healthy Power From Above : Apartment Consents Dominate : "Thought For The Week"

Outlook: Commercial

Effects of the Global Financial Crisis and the Christchurch Earthquakes on Nelson Commercial Property
The Nelson commercial property market has changed significantly in the past several years because of two significant events: the Global Financial Crisis of 2007/08 and the Christchurch earthquakes of 2010/11.

Property News: 25th May 2015

Property news for the Nelson and Tasman region
Doubts Cast On Housing Tax Plan : Pond Sludge A Million-Dollar Problem : Modellers' Pond May Get $1m Budget : Tax Won't Hit Home Renovators : Natureland Seeking To Have Its 'Vision Embraced' : Rethink Delays Landfill Project : Owning A Home Beyond Majority : Mortgage Rates May Go Lower : Army May Have To Move After Lease Ends : Groups To Go So Park Plan Can Proceed : New Shed Rises From Ruins : 'Huge Interest' In Richmond Subdivision : “Thought For The Week”

Property News: 18th May 2015

Property news for the Nelson and Tasman region
CBD Building Sales Booming : Golden Bay Applauds New Health Centre : Nelson Lures Auckland Home Buyers : It's Tight But Centre's Reopening Is Still On Target : Hope Work Won't Close Zumo : Revived Housing Plans Vex Residents : Tasman Housing Pact Signed : Health Centre Goes Solar : Apartments Changed : “Thought For The Week”

Market Comments: Residential - March 2015

Market overview of the Nelson and Tasman region
The key drivers of population growth through migration, low interest rates, stable economy and low unemployment still combine to underpin the market creating a stable economic climate....

Property News: 11th May 2015

Property news for the Nelson and Tasman region
Big Support For Rowan's Fence Fight : Park Venture Is Now In Fundraising Mode : Reprieve For Hall : Motorsport Park Idea Sparks Plenty Of Public Interest : Mayor Mends Fences Over Rule : Flushed With Success : Fears Fees Will Inhibit Home Building : 'Elegance' Honoured : Dam Case Full Of Holes, Critic's Team Tells TDC : Nelson Construction Firm Recognised At National Awards : “Thought For The Week”

Property News: 05th May 2015

Property news for the Nelson and Tasman region
The Changing Face Of Wakefield Quay : Residents Back Race Park Plan : Beer's Pouring : Aucklanders Face Testing Home Loans : Popular Yurt Gets A Spruce Up : Earlier Start For Park Work 'A Challenge' : Pest-Proof Fence Gets $150,000 : “Thought For The Week”

Property News: 28th April 2015

Property news for the Nelson and Tasman region
Council Revokes Hazard Rating : Terminal Expansion Taking Off : Going, Going....All But Gone : Tavern Could Be Gone For Good : Giant Penguin Put On Ice : Landlords Not Bad People - Investor : Council Taking From The Rich : Hot Property Market Driving Up Rents : No Fuel As Beach Remodels : Nelmac Mowers Move To Greener Pastures : Planned Mapua Subdivison Draws Fire : "Thought For The Week"

Property News: 20th April 2015

Property news for the Nelson and Tasman reigon
Replica Historic Village Opens Doors To Apple Fair : Bank Lane Set For Revamp : Frustration Over Rules Thwarting 'Bionic' Burner : Future Of Property Hinges On Grey Dollar : Richmond House Sales On The Rise : Confidence Eases As Construction Peaks : Flora Hut Makeover A Tribute : Seniors Opting For Village Life : Debt For Dam Tops $4m In Planning : Home Start Road Show Is In Town : Thought For The Week