Contract Research

We are available to undertake property, economic and industry contract research.

Property Research

We have undertaken contract property research jobs for developers, councils and financiers.  Much of the research is focused on the economics and viability of subdivisions, which is our specialty, but we have also done contract research on housing markets, the apartment market and the industrial land market.  We have undertaken projects in Takapuna, Gulf Harbour, Orewa, Manukau, Papakura, Franklin District, Wellington, Christchurch, Queenstown, Hamilton-Waikato and Northland.

In 2008 we undertook major studies for Hamilton City Council, Waipa District Council and Waikato District Council and the three reports are available from the following link - http://www.futureproof.org.nz/page/13-Background-Reports.  The reports covered options for intensification of Greenfield residential subdivisions, options for Greenfield residential subdivisions and options for Greenfield industrial subdivisions.

The confidential nature of most contract research jobs means we are not able to show you samples but the free Property Insights reports give insights into our research methodology, which can be applied to most areas of the property market.  Click here to access these reports.

Economic Research

We have done work for the Canterbury Development Corporation helping the Corporation assess the economic risks and opportunities faced by the Canterbury economy and we have done work on the Taranaki economy for Venture Taranki. 

Industry Research

We have extensive experience in analyzing how economic cycles impact on industries and the companies in an industry. Industry contract research projects include assessing the economic drivers of the transport industry, assessing the the long-term outlook for concrete demand, assessing the drivers of international dairy prices, advising on the pay structure for overseas staff, advising on a pricing structure for a grape grower and advising on the viability of a home building franchise.

Contact Rodney if you want to discuss a potential contract research job ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 027 288 2209)