Ashley is a well-known social media commentator with strong views on politics and the economy and is frequently quoted on radio and in print. He writes for the Herald and also appears regularly as a guest commentator and industry expert in national media.
Ashley also has an extensive background in the property industry, going back more than 30 years and had established his first portfolio of 7 properties by the time he was 23.
As the CEO of the Property Institute between 2015 and 2019, he transformed that organisation into a highly visible property advocacy body. Prior to that he was CEO of both the Newmarket Business Association and the Auckland Property Investors Association. He currently owns four Real Estate offices in the Bay of Plenty.
He served as an elected Councillor, in Napier, between 1989 and 1998 and remains the youngest person ever elected to that Authority.
You can see some of his pieces below:
Three signs the housing market is turning
How is foreign ownership affecting the housing market?
Thursday, 14 September 2023 at 7:00pm
Doors open at 6:45PM, refreshments available from 7PM, meeting starts at 7:15PM. Meeting ends at 9PM and doors close at 9:30PM
This meeting is free for Wellington PIA members and non-members can attend for $30.
Attending via Livestream
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A recording of the livestream will be available 24 hours after the meeting and a link to the recording and presentation will be sent in the member newsletter.
Attending In Person
* Refreshment break halfway through presentation*
Please register in advance for this event to assure we meet guidelines:
Lifepoint Church Auditorium
61 Hopper Street, Mount Cook, Wellington
We encourage you to wear a mask during the meetin
Parking: There is parking on site and on Hopper Street. Closest Pay-and-Display parking is at Massey University Wellington Wallace Street, Mount Cook.
As a sustainable association we encourage you to bring a keep cup or water bottle to meetings. Tea and coffee are provided.