Welly will do well from The Hobbit, and potential Avatar sequels definitely. It should move further into film, if possible. Excellent employer, including support like hotels, catering, transport etc...
The government needs to focus less on Auckland for growth. Could Welly get some breaks or help towards growing niche industries such as: IT/digital, (video) games, bio-tech or other science/research/medical industries, or something future-ish like 3D printing?
Sadly it needs to be stuff which doesn't logistically rely too much on a big international airport.
And overall, looks pretty positive for Wellington. Nicely rounded - lots of office space and commercial, with tons of hotel activity too. Hoping more intensification on residential continues too, and especially the re-purposing/renovation of the heritage buildings. Plus more laneways of course.
Waterfront, a nice mix too, with offices, public space and so on. I do hope the ferry situation is sorted, and the arena follows. Gutted about the Movie Museum still, but I can't imagine we've seen the end of it.
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