Part Three – The Urban Form Established Where a motorway once was is now a thriving urban area that connects the City Centre up to the main urban area in … Continue reading Lessons for Auckland Ctd – Proof is in the Pudding: From Motorway to a Place People Love. #CitiesSkylines
UPDATE on property valuations Earlier this morning in my Property Value Jumps of 50%+ Is Not All Good News For Southern Auckland post I had commented how property valuation jumps of over … Continue reading Papakura Property Values Jumps 65%. I Think We Having a Housing Crisis
Large value jumps reflect broken property market Property revaluations are out next week as they are every three years. The revaluations help Council determine how Rates are struck for … Continue reading Property Value Jumps of 50%+ Is Not All Good News For Southern Auckland
Lessons for Auckland? Auckland has plenty of excessively wide roads that can be humanised and two motorways that can be “buried” by placing parks above them. Grafton Gully is one … Continue reading #CitiesSkylines Urban Regeneration Project Offers Lessons for Auckland
I like option one The five options for where the America’s Cup bases should be held. Cue political infighting for the next wee while but in the meantime let’s … Continue reading Auckland America Cup Base Options – Which Ones Should Councillors Go With (And Cue Infighting)
City life is fine with me It seems another ‘I left Auckland’ post has popped up in the Herald. Last week journalist Kirsty Johnston moved to Dunedin after Auckland’s … Continue reading Why I Love Auckland And Call it My Home
Urban Renewal Part One A crossover post from my Cities Skylines blog as I engage in one of the more larger urban renewal projects in the game. While I have … Continue reading BIG DIG – TRANSFORM SAN SOLARIA #CitiesSkylines
Moving a City With the new Ardern-led administration settling into its business there has been in Auckland a very heavy focus on transit. After the last administration spent nine … Continue reading Transit in Cities is Indeed Good For Everyone – Including Those outside the Rural Urban Boundary
The answer is yes – providing the Auckland Plan has a key metric attached Saeid Adli from MRCagney wrote a thought-provoking piece about Justice missing from Labour’s Transport Plan … Continue reading Equity in Labour’s Transport Plan. Is it Present?
Yes Yesterday Greater Auckland in their A new Auckland Plan is progressing – but it’s a bit bland outlined the following: The original plan was generally pretty good – bold and … Continue reading Is the Auckland Plan Refresh Bland?