Commercial Development
Commercial Development

M.E has a detailed understanding of the expected future growth of commercial activity (industrial, office and retail). By combining our comprehensive datasets, interactive modelling and GIS capabilities, our expertise helps guide future development and planning and provides a sound basis for investment decisions.

Housing

M.E works with a diverse range of clients on housing sector issues.  Our services cover housing needs and preferences, affordable housing, integrated social housing developments, Special Housing Areas (Auckland), residential land capacity assessments, dwelling projections, the economics of residential development and development financial models.

Local and Regional Government
Local and Regional Government

We work closely with local and regional government agencies on a range of policy issues including economic development, sector opportunities, rates, development contributions, retail issues, growth and urban form strategies and the economic implications of policies and bylaws.

Central Government
Central Government

Whether it’s assessing the economic impact of national events, understanding the demand for skill and labour, or analysing New Zealand’s competitive advantage, M.E undertakes a wide range of work for central government clients covering the breadth of our services.

Environment
Environment

M.E has specialist skills in the assessment of the economy-environment interface. Our work, which is frequently published and applied at national, regional and local government levels includes internationally cutting edge research and advice relating to ecological economics, natural resources, climate change, hazards/disasters and regulation.

Economic Sectors
Economic Sectors

At M.E we frequently apply our skills and resources to undertake sector specific studies for industry bodies, local authorities and private sector clients seeking to understand and maximize growth and development or test the effectiveness of regulation. Examples include research in the marine, dairy, aquaculture, airport, construction, gaming machine, education and seafood sectors.

Transport and Infrastructure
Transport and Infrastructure

M.E provides expertise to a range of private and government clients (including port and airport companies) in the fields of transportation and infrastructure research, policy and planning. Well suited to our ‘spatial’ perspective, our work in this sector spans infrastructure and transport economics, freight flows modelling, feasibility, economic impacts, cost-benefit analysis, pricing and funding advice.

Tourism and Leisure
Tourism and Leisure

We have a depth of experience in the tourism sector, with particular expertise in the cruise ship and major events space, tourism forecasts and tourism sector studies. M.E applies new and innovative data sources and techniques to help understand visitor travel and spending patterns in robust and cost effective ways.