News and Publications

Property News: 3 October 2016

Profit and progress at Port Nelson : Nelson land shortage drives cost : Suter Gallery to finally reopen its doors : Sanctuary celebrates fence completion : How does the future look for property? :

Property News: 26 September 2016

Road smooth for Rabbit Island access : Biking tracks ‘road blocked’ : Boat ramp won’t be restricted : TDC rethinks Rabbit Island plan : Tunnel fix on track : Velodrome funding hits bump :

Property News: 19 September 2016

Council approves burners : Hot property in Motueka : Nelson’s hottest suburbs : Concerns over future-proofed home : New vision for Trent’s Harakeke development : Nelson housing accord extended : Old space being rebuilt :

Property News: 12 September 2016

Local clubs back Stoke centre : Council approves extra $350k : Modellers’ pond gets more time : Wakefield hoteliers buy ‘Nixon’ mansion : Gondola project passes ‘milestone’ : Reservoir would be ‘user pays’ : The high price of illegal building :

Property News: 5 September 2016

Region’s most affordable spots : Centre set for summer events : Richmond’s rapid growing pains : City rentals scarce for wheelchair users : Housing targets bettered : Countdown decision questioned : Go ahead for petrol station :

Market Comments: Commercial September 2016

Market overview of the Nelson/Tasman Region
The Reserve Bank continues to manipulate the Official Cash Rate intending to control the market and monitor inflation. With inflation continuing to run below 1%, the Official Cash Rate was lowered in August by 25 basis points to 2.00% with the intention of increasing economic activity.

Property News: 29 August 2016

Rental stock at ‘extreme low’ : School of music project all go : Reservoir plan as dam alternative : Mussel spat plans under fire : No price, no problem : Gondola project gets $50k lift : ‘Risky’ buyers bypass basic home checks to secure property :

Property News: 22 August 2016

Nelson in a housing ‘frenzy’ : Airport’s new timber terminal praised : Budget blowout Stoke centre to cost $1 million more : Rule change to allow for more co-operative living : Flood-prone creek in line for $30,000 fix : Council won’t buy land for access :

Property News: 15 August 2016

Debate over Dun Mountain trail : New mine for bay : High price to keep historic Bay grandstand : Community effort for centre : High-value homes fuel price surge : Gallery’s blessing : Housing at school site raises concern :

Property News: 8 August 2016

First home buyers will find the sums better : Port Nelson’s $32 million upgrade : Plan for island hunt triggers opposition : Airport terminal to ‘make statement’ : Panic over local house prices : Buyer interest surges for apartments : Controversial Mapua fence goes back to drawing board : Haere mai. College opens $1.2m centre :