AUGUST / SEPTEMBER '16
The release of the 2016 National Construction Pipeline Report in July paints a rosy picture of the future for the industry, with more than $30 billion worth of activity each year forecast for at least the next six years across all sectors – residential, commercial, industrial and civil. Read More
THE TIME FOR MUDDLING THROUGH IS OVER
The value of New Zealand’s building and construction sector to the country’s economy is up there on a par with tourism, dairy and other primary industries, yet it took the earthquakes in Christchurch for the government to sit up and take notice of how much disruption in this industry influences the everyday lives of New Zealanders – and how we can’t just muddle through if we want to create buildings and cities that will serve us well into the future. Read More
WILL BREXIT AFFECT NEW ZEALAND'S CONSTRUCTION SECTOR?
The outcome of the June referendum, when 52% of the United Kingdom (UK) voted to leave the European Union (EU), sent shockwaves around the world. But what are the implications for New Zealand’s construction sector? Read More