All posts in "Construction & Development"

Standard of Renovations Prompt Electricians To Compensate

28 February 2015

It’s a story told all too often. Someone contracts a renovator only to be shocked with how poorly they performed. Kerrie Hardgrave shared her experiences on a website after she felt ripped off. However this story does have a positive twist! Three electricians were prompted to work for free to complete unfinished and uncertified wiring. One of those […]


NZ Welcomes First House Building Factory

9 February 2015

New Zealand’s first factory turning out finished houses has opened in Wellington, aiming to produce up to 500 places annually. Even though this is less than the 1250 annual homes by the planned Auckland house factory, it is still an impressive feat! Sean Murrie, Matrix Homes chief executive and director, said “People are building components […]


How to build a house: Find a builder

25 January 2015

The prospect of building a house is both exciting and terrifying. Eager home owners often want to rush the process because their vision for a home is overwhelming and they are nervous to get the project through right away. Unfortunately all this anticipation and restlessness leads to many overlooking the most important part of building […]


Record year for commercial property sales

11 January 2015

The road in construction is never straight; there are always bumps. Take for example the Auckland housing market – one step forward seemed to bring two steps back… and media scrutiny! However this year wasn’t all bad in the New Zealand property market. Quite the opposite actually! The volume of commercial property sales in New […]

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