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Property News: 19 March 2018

'Lifeline' loan to School of Music: Help is on the way - Storm taskforce for Tasman: State home boost 'a start': Council's post-cyclone damage bill may surge past $12m: Stay of execution for Haulashore Island wharf: Dam plan $5m grant decision on hold:

Residential Market Comment: February 2018

Median sale price for February 2018 was $510,250 which is a 14% increase compared to February 2017. The average median over the last 12 months was $487,000 but 12 months prior to this it was $442,000. This indicates the average median sale price has increased over the long term.

Property News: 12 March 2018

Prefabs: The future of NZ housing: New restoration group formed to retain historic Golden Bay grandstand: Work to start on Boathouse: $1m shortfall for School of Music: Fears water allocation will affect Springs: Nelson Fixer-uppers fetching lower prices

Property News: 6 March 2018

McKee camp may close for good: 155 more state homes for regions: Great Taste Trail extended

Residential Market Comments: January 2018

The 2018 year to date has seen an increase in the total number of sales compared with the same periods in 2017 and 2016.

Commercial Market Comment: January 2018

Retail Sales in New Zealand increased 5.40 percent in the fourth quarter of 2017 over the same quarter in the previous year. Retail Sales YoY in New Zealand averaged 3.63 percent from 1996 until 2017, reaching an all-time high of 10.80 percent in the first quarter of 2004 and a record low of -7.90 percent in the first quarter of 2009.

Property News: 19 February 2018

Realism urged in rebuild: Dam share demands set to flow

Property News: 12 February 2018

Quake grant revives Lambretta's: Golden Bay grandstand fight moves past $200k: Cathedral quake work wait: Dam offer launch reveals cost rise.

Property News: 30 January 2018

Retailers leave CBD: New multi-club facility backed for Tahunanui: Hut donated: New name for historic music hub: Nelson trail is back on track.

Property Matters - 26 January 2018

With respect to retail shop closures, the face of retail shopping in New Zealand, and presumably throughout the world, is changing due to the growth in online shopping and changes in technology.