Cost tower: Residential construction costs for affordable and social housing in Auckland 2015

Nick Collins, Michael Bealing.

This report gathers empirical evidence of the actual costs of residential construction in Auckland, particularly the costs of affordable and social housing. It analyses data from 69 houses, ranging from one to five bedrooms, supplied by five developers / builders to build a ‘Cost Tower’. This comprised seven key cost component areas: Land, Land Development & Infrastructure Costs, Professional fees, Construction Costs, Council and Consenting Costs, Finance, Valuation and Real Estate Costs, and GST.