Archive for October, 2016

Latest National Dwelling Construction Costs

According to Statistics New Zealand media release: – “Over the year to August 2016, the average expected cost to build a home was $346,000, at $1,906 a square metre. This information comes from building consents issued. However, in practice, the actual cost is usually at least 10 percent higher. Regionally, the highest average costs were […]

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We’re building bigger 40 years on

According to Statistics New Zealand media release: – “Fewer homes are being built now than in the 1970s, but they are much bigger. ” The number of homes we’re building is lower than in the mid-1970s, but we’re building more in terms of total floor area,” business indicators senior manager Neil Kelly said. “This is […]

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