Case study: the retirement village

KATE RUSSELL shares the joys and challenges experienced by Dalman Architecture in breathing life into Christchurch’s Russley Village.

Ask the experts: investment

JAMES BEALE, head of investment management at Craigs Investment Partners, outlines recent trends for the big three listed retirement village operators.

Looking beyond the village

New Zealand’s retirement village industry is sometimes criticised for failing to deliver a fair deal for residents, but what are the alternatives for older adults as they contemplate the next chapter of their lives? And are they able to deliver the same things villages can? Here, JUDE BARBACK takes a closer look at flatting for the elderly, retiring abroad and other options.

Britain’s retirement village industry

The New Zealand retirement village industry is well-established and flourishing, while Britain’s is still finding its feet. JUDE BARBACK talks to Richard Davis, chief executive of LifeCare Residences, about the differences and similarities between the two sectors.

New Zealand’s retirement village industry – where to next

INsite asks a range of different stakeholders for their views on which direction the retirement village industry is heading. Simon Challies, Managing Director, Ryman Healthcare “The retirement village...

To contract out or do it yourself?

That is the question JUDE BARBACK considers here, looking at the pros and cons of contracting out catering services.


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