- Rural & Lifestyle
In May 2018, the third session in the Bayleys at Five series was presented. Covering a broad range of topics including global tensions and potential external forces on our economy, Ian highlighted the positive performance of New Zealand’s GDP growth. At a local level, positive feedback was emphasized around Canterbury’s Retail Trade, GDP, Net Migration and Visitor Arrivals which all showed solid performance on the positive side of the ledger. Canterbury’s Industrial Hub continues to underpin the South Island’s reputation as a power house for trade and new opportunities continue to unfold in the CBD which includes the new attractions arriving and the continued confidence in the investment market. Areas of concern remained with the slow delivery of the anchor projects by the Public Sector in the Canterbury rebuild. This was echoed with building consents for Canterbury Commercial and Industrial, by floor area, indicating the building boom has halved since 2015. On consultation with the local developers, property owners and investors, a clear call for concise leadership is now more important than ever! This will ensure the huge amount of work completed in the Christchurch CBD by the private sector continues with the momentum required to finish rebuilding a city fit the 21st Century.
In April, the second session in the Bayleys at Five series for 2018 was presented to a full house. Simon Newberry provided a comprehensive evaluation of leasing documents with the covering note, ‘The devil is in the detail’. Highlighting the benefits for Landlords in maintaining a quality relationship with their tenants, Simon provided quality options for key tenant advocacy as a way to maximise the value of your asset through long term occupancy and lease terms. Well received by our client base, which included solicitors, developers and commercial building owners, the topic was of interest to the most experienced of operators and to the aspiring property owners in attendance.
In December, Tony Alexander spoke at the last of Bayleys At 5 for 2017 and entertained the crowd with an economic overview.
In October 2017, Sarah Congdon outlined recent adjustments to Change of Use notifications to a full house of local developers, investors, valuers, and property owners.Read More
In August 2017, Steve Clarke spoke about upcoming developments in the Christchurch rebuild and the working relationships between three rebuild agencies, Development Christchurch Ltd, Otakaro Limited, and Regenerate Christchurch.Read More
In May 2017, Ian Little gave his insights on inner city research and a commercial and industrial overview. He looked at Christchurch’s post-quake development including effects of construction delays, completions of key developments, significant increases in the CBD based workforce, the increasingly diverse retail and hospitality offerings and progress on all but one of the City's anchor projects.Read More
In April 2017, Richard Peebles shared plans and concepts for the exciting new farmers market precinct coming to central Christchurch at our Bayleys@5 event. The $80million complex will encompass the Re-Start site, at the city's western retail edge. The crowed gained an insight into what's instore for the new precinct, on track to be built by October 2018.Read More
In March 2017, Tony Mounce gave an in-depth talk on interest rates, banks liquidation freeze and future predictions for lending at our first Bayleys@5 of the year, followed by a Q&A session and networking opportunities.Read More
In November 2016, Tony Alexander entertained the crowd with a witty and informative overview of the current New Zealand and global economy. Topics included migration, tourism and construction with an overall positive outlook for the future of the New Zealand economy.
In July 2016, Steve Clarke provided an overview of Christchurch Ltds' triangular role With Regenerate Christchurch and Otakaru in Christchurch's future growth and investment strategy.
The March 2016 event explored market trends and forecasts in the Christchurch CBD and surrounding area.