Surge noted in green houses

A house in Central Otago with a high six-star rating by Homestar.

Ten-fold rise in demand for a tool which rates houses by their efficiency.

Houses get pricier to build

In Wellington, the average cost of building a 140 square metre, three bedroom, one bathroom house  rose 2.43 per cent to ...

Kiwis in the main centres wanting a new house need more money in the bank than they did last year.

Steel & Tube in consolidation mode

Steel & Tube's new Fryatt St building spans about the same area as the Forsyth Barr Stadium's rugby pitch.

Consolidation's the word for Steel & Tube in Dunedin and Christchurch.

Infrastructure problems in spotlight

Queenstown at dusk.

A housing crisis, desperate need for visitor accommodation and traffic congestion have become clear in Queenstown.

Home sellers hold back

Christchurch homes prices are about the same as a year ago.

Christchurch's housing market looks to be in for a quiet winter, with prices slippingĀ from a record high in autumn.

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