Auckland building consents hit record in year to June

Rebecca Howard
Mon, 29 Jul 2019

By Rebecca Howard July 30 (BusinessDesk) - The Auckland region consented a record number of new homes in the 12 months to June 30 but nationwide the number of new consents remains below all-time highs.  In the 12 months to June,  the actual number of new dwellings consented was 34,761, up 5.8 percent compared to the same period a year earlier.   Of those, permits for new houses rose 1.1 percent to 21,401, apartments rose 4.8 percent to 4,110, retirement village units rose 11.9 percent to 2,240 and townhouses, flats and units increased...

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