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Autumn Market Update

As temperatures start to cool, the market has also settled in recent months and, while the general market commentary around real estate in New Zealand has been fairly negative in recent months,...

28 Apr 2024

Queenstown Airport Pays Record Dividend

On the back of a superb 2022 winter season, recovering Australian and domestic visitor numbers and an increasing local population, Queenstown Airport recorded gross revenue of over $30m for 6 months to...

22 Feb 2024

Average Quarterly House Value Falls

The first chink has shown in the Queenstown property market. The latest figures from Quotable Value, which released its national property report this morning, show a drop in house prices in the...

14 Feb 2024

Consented Hotel Site up for Grabs

One of Queenstown’s most talked about commercial sites is once again up for grabs. After obtaining resource consent for a 393 room hotel along with 12 retail tenancies in 2019, local developer...

11 Feb 2024

What Can We Expect in 2023?

It is always difficult to predict what is going to happen in the property market, let alone in a climate where there is so much global uncertainty. Couple this with the ongoing...

26 Jan 2024

$70m Sale Pending

In what would be Queenstown’s largest real estate deal for some time, a large slice of Homestead Bay, 163.46 hectares between Jack’s Point and Lakeside Estates, is under contract to an undisclosed...

22 Dec 2024

Ngai Tahu Delivers on Affordable Housing Promise

A virtually-complete three-level apartment block in central Queenstown incorporates some of the resort’s most affordable housing. The first building in Ngāi Tahu Property’s residential development, Te Pā Tāhuna, on the former Wakatipu...

19 Dec 2024

Talk to us about investing in Queenstown

At IQ we are constantly monitoring the market and the key economic drivers that influence the lifestyle investment sector of our dynamic real estate environment.  To learn more about what all the news and insights above mean for your property get in touch.  We’d love to have a chat.