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Tommy’s Property Management appoints Jack Vale as Business Development Manager

Tommy’s Property Management, the property management division of Tommy’s Real Estate has appointed Jack Vale to a newly created role of Business Development Manager.

Jack’s role as a business development manager is to source and attract new business for Tommy’s Property Management and work with landlords to help them grow their investment portfolio.

Tommy’s Managing Director David Platt said, “Investment buyers are an important part of our business and we established the property management division to specifically meet the needs of this group of buyers. Jack’s background in direct sales and marketing, combined with his energy and enthusiasm for the property industry means he is well-equipped to provide expert advice to landlords and investors, and help them maximise their return on their investment.

“Jack joins Harrison Vaughan who head’s Tommy’s Property Management and together they offer a
personal ‘hands-on’ boutique service that will expand as demand dictates.”

Prior to joining Tommy’s Real Estate, Jack worked as a fundraiser for New Zealand based charities and coached cricket for Wellington College and as part of the Cricket Wellington programme for secondary school students. He also played cricket for Wellington youth squads and for Formby, part of the Liverpool premier league.

Jack was educated at Spalding Grammar School in Lincolnshire and subsequently at Wellington College when he moved to New Zealand.

“Each year we sell in the order of 1,000 residential property from our City Office alone and with the growth in the rental market, a number of new owners are seeking reliable property and tenancy management. Tommy’s Property Management division has been well-received by landlords, offering a one-stop shop for managing their property portfolios. Jack’s passion for property and customer-first approach make him a welcome addition to the team,” David Platt said.

BNZ – BusinessNZ PSI – March 2017
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BNZ – BusinessNZ PSI – March 2017

Stepping up

New Zealand’s services sector continued to show increased expansion during March, according to the BNZ – BusinessNZ Performance of Services Index (PSI).
 
The PSI for March was 59.0.  This was 0.3 points higher than February, and the second highest level of expansion over the last 18 months (A PSI reading above 50.0 indicates that the service sector is generally expanding; below 50.0 that it is declining).
 
BusinessNZ chief executive Kirk Hope said that the strong result shown for the new orders/business sub-index contributed towards the higher March figure.

“New orders/business (66.4) were at its highest level since June 2007, which should feed through to activity/sales in the months ahead.  Combined with 65.6% of respondents providing positive comments, the sector is currently in a solid and positive place”.
 
BNZ Senior Economist Doug Steel said that “the PSI has been a bit like a stuck record, set on high volume.  In fact, the volume dial is even getting tweaked up a bit more”.

“New orders/business (66.4) were at its highest level since June 2007, which should feed through to activity/sales in the months ahead.  Combined with 65.6% of respondents providing positive comments, the sector is currently in a solid and positive place”.
 
BNZ Senior Economist Doug Steel said that “the PSI has been a bit like a stuck record, set on high volume.  In fact, the volume dial is even getting tweaked up a bit more”.

 

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