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25,000 Planned Build-to-rent Homes At Risk Due To Government Policy

Friday, 22 October 2021, 6:37 am | Property Council Of New Zealand

New data from Property Council New Zealand suggests that over 6,100 build-to-rent homes could be in the market within two years if the Government loosens the reins on the legislative barriers holding the sector back. Further analysis suggests this ... More >>

Another Great Day For Lawyers And Multi-nationals

Friday, 15 October 2021, 1:58 pm | Property Council Of New Zealand

The release of the Finance and Expenditure Committee’s report on implementing no-access clauses in commercial leases shows Wellington hasn’t listened to people on the ground, Property Council Chief Executive Leonie Freeman says. “Despite significant ... More >>

Property Law Act Changes Should Be Targeted To Help Those Most In Need, Says Property Council

Tuesday, 5 October 2021, 6:30 am | Property Council Of New Zealand

“A missed opportunity for those who need it most”, says Property Council chief executive Leonie Freeman, who today submitted in opposition to the Government’s quick-fire changes to the Property Law Act as part of the COVID-19 Response (Management ... More >>

New Zealand’s Largest Property Owners Provided Over $320m In Rent Relief Since March 2020

Thursday, 30 September 2021, 6:16 am | Property Council Of New Zealand

New data out today shows that some of New Zealand’s biggest property owners have subsidised Kiwi businesses to the tune of more than $320 million during the COVID-19 lockdowns. Property Council chief executive Leonie Freeman says the data provides ... More >>

Interest Deductibility Changes Highlight Government’s Lack Of Ambition

Tuesday, 28 September 2021, 4:54 pm | Property Council Of New Zealand

Today’s interest deductibility changes confirm the Government’s lack of ambition in dealing with the housing and rental crisis, Property Council Chief Executive Leonie Freeman says. “Grant Robertson is right when he says ‘tax is neither the cause ... More >>

A Kick In The Teeth For The Backbone Of The Nation

Tuesday, 28 September 2021, 3:38 pm | Property Council Of New Zealand

“It’s a great day to be a lawyer,” says Property Council chief executive Leonie Freeman, “but a terrible day for property owners and tenants, who’ve suddenly had their contracts changed without notice or consultation.” “Today’s proposal ... More >>

COVID forces postponement of NZ’s largest gala dinner

Wednesday, 18 August 2021, 12:51 pm | Property Council Of New Zealand

“Disappointing but necessary” is how Property Council New Zealand chief executive Leonie Freeman describes the forced postponement of the country’s largest gala dinner event, the Property Council New Zealand Rider Levett Bucknall Property Industry ... More >>

Gender Diversity Lagging In New Zealand’s Biggest Industry, Reports The Property Council

Tuesday, 3 August 2021, 4:34 pm | Property Council Of New Zealand

A report into gender diversity within the property sector has found the number of women working in property decreases as they move up the leadership hierarchy, highlighting a power gap between the females and males, says Property Council New Zealand chief ... More >>

Booming Property Industry Grows By $19.6 Billion In A Decade

Monday, 26 July 2021, 6:49 am | Property Council Of New Zealand

Property is officially New Zealand’s largest industry, with new analysis from Property Council New Zealand showing the sector has a direct contribution to GDP of $41.2 billion, or 15% of total GDP. Property Council Chief Executive Leonie Freeman ... More >>

Interest Deductibility Changes Unlikely To Increase Housing Supply

Friday, 9 July 2021, 5:28 am | Property Council Of New Zealand

On the eve of the Government’s consultation on changes to interest deductibility closing, Property Council New Zealand has written to the Government to rethink its approach to getting more houses built, says Property Council New Zealand Chief Executive ... More >>

Government’s Resource Management Reforms Underscore The Complexity Of Delivering A Simple System

Tuesday, 29 June 2021, 10:10 am | Property Council Of New Zealand

Today’s release of the first tranche of the Government’s resource management reforms underscores the Government’s good intentions do not outweigh the fact that delivering a simpler system is harder than it sounds, says Property Council New Zealand’s ... More >>

Major Challenges In Housing Left Unanswered

Thursday, 20 May 2021, 2:55 pm | Property Council Of New Zealand

“This is a big spending, big promising Budget that will leave many of the housing, infrastructure and climate resilience challenges left untouched, Property Council New Zealand Chief Executive Leonie Freeman says. “There is no doubt the Government ... More >>

Property's Budget Wish List: Let’s Take The Chance To Build Back Better

Tuesday, 18 May 2021, 8:32 am | Property Council Of New Zealand

“Budget 2021 provides the opportunity for the Government to be bold and break down barriers to development, helping New Zealand build back better as we ramp up the COVID recovery,” says Property Council New Zealand Chief Executive Leonie Freeman. ... More >>

Insurance Based FENZ Funding A Flawed Model

Friday, 30 April 2021, 3:48 pm | Property Council Of New Zealand

“The Government had the opportunity to revolutionise the current insurance-based funding model for Fire and Emergency New Zealand (FENZ) but have instead chosen to merely tweak the levy system, maintaining a model that by their own admission has ... More >>

Local Government Review Once-in-a-generation Chance To Be Bold

Friday, 23 April 2021, 3:15 pm | Property Council Of New Zealand

This once-in-a-generation opportunity to change the machinery behind local government cannot ignore some significant challenges facing local democracy, Property Council of New Zealand Chief Executive Leonie Freeman says. “Today’s announcement that ... More >>

No Silver Lining To The Bright-line Test Extension

Tuesday, 23 March 2021, 5:00 pm | Property Council Of New Zealand

While the bright-line test extension might signal a decline in ‘flipping’ houses, it does little to address the cause of the crisis – which is there aren’t enough houses for Kiwis in need,” says Leonie Freeman, Chief Executive at Property Council ... More >>

Unit Titles Amendment Bill Gains Property Sector Support

Tuesday, 23 February 2021, 4:45 pm | Property Council Of New Zealand

An Amendment Bill seeking to improve the way information is disclosed to prospective buyers of units, strengthen the governance of body corporates, and to ensure the planning and funding of long-term maintenance projects is adequate will have widespread ... More >>

Precinct Properties Chief Executive Takes The Reins As Property Council National Chair

Thursday, 26 November 2020, 1:21 pm | Property Council Of New Zealand

Chief Executive of Precinct Properties, Scott Pritchard, has today been elected as Property Council New Zealand’s National Chair. Mr Pritchard will lead the organisation’s governing National Board, replacing Goodman New Zealand Chief Executive, John Dakin, ... More >>

World-Class Waste Management Headquarters Sweep Property Awards

Friday, 13 November 2020, 6:34 am | Property Council Of New Zealand

Waste Management HQ Waste Management New Zealand’s new Auckland headquarters have made a clean sweep of the 2020 Property Council New Zealand Rider Levett Bucknall Property Industry Awards. The 9,100m2 facility beat 114 other nominees to take home ... More >>

Wellington’s Mark Dunajtschik Receives Property Council’s Highest Award

Friday, 13 November 2020, 6:30 am | Property Council Of New Zealand

Mark Dunajtschik Wellington property developer Mark Dunajtschik has been honoured by the property industry as this year’s Property Council New Zealand Members’ Laureate, a lifetime membership awarded once a year. Having devoted over 20 years ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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