Construction

20 Nov 18, 9:32am
Fletcher Building CEO says residential building in Auckland 'plateauing', though activity levels remain 'robust'; sharp contraction in residential consents in Australia
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13 Nov 18, 10:32am
Special purpose vehicle will fund $91 mln of infrastructure to support building of 9,000 homes at Wainui, north of Auckland
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31 Oct 18, 11:49am
New dwelling consents took a breather in September, mainly due to a drop in the number of stand alone houses and apartments being consented, while townhouse and home unit consents were up
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17 Oct 18, 10:25am
Rodney Dickens says warning bells are starting to ring over the level of new tourism and hotel building. The risk is for a substantial overshoot
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10 Oct 18, 6:00am
A new tower in Auckland's Central Business District will contain 226 apartments and a 233 room hotel
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18 Sep 18, 2:25pm
Independent report into Auckland Council's Building Consents Department finds major shortcomings resulting in poor customer service
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16 Sep 18, 12:05pm
The updated RLB survey of construction cranes shows rising growth in Auckland, and resurgent growth in Christchurch
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12 Sep 18, 10:21am
Bankers' Association Acting CEO Antony Buick-Constable rejects suggestions banks are not playing their part in the construction sector and says bank lending to the sector is at its highest since the GFC
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29 Aug 18, 2:01pm
Paper for UN sustainable development project sets out why and how the ways energy, transport, food and housing are produced and consumed should be transformed
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22 Aug 18, 10:22am
Fletcher Building CEO says the Government's flagship housing programme is both a threat and an opportunity for his company
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6 Aug 18, 4:06pm
ANZ economists expect building industry to 'muddle through' at still-high activity levels, but it's not an easy road ahead
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1 Aug 18, 10:45am
'Poorly performing' Auckland projects blamed for tipping construction company over the edge
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19 Jul 18, 2:45pm
Three quarters of the people who have applied for a KiwiBuild home are from Auckland
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12 Jul 18, 10:49am
Westpac economists revise upwards their forecasts for house construction in the country's largest city; say Auckland getting close to building enough houses to keep up with population growth
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5 Jul 18, 4:27pm
The Government's willingly put itself under enormous pressure by inviting registrations for KiwiBuild houses - and getting loads of responses - at such an early stage
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3 Jul 18, 12:03pm
David Hargreaves crunches the building consents numbers - particularly for Auckland - and wonders whether this is as good as it gets or whether activity can go to a higher level still
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27 Jun 18, 12:00pm
A ‘KiwiBuild Skill Shortage’ list is being created, after a Minister’s warning to Cabinet that NZ simply does not have the labour force to deal with the pipeline of construction projects
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25 Jun 18, 4:31pm
David Hargreaves argues that the Government's difficulty getting traction with Kiwibuild points to a need for industry-wide overhaul of house building
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20 Jun 18, 1:20pm
Latest QV Costbuilder report shows average cost of building a home in the main centres rose 3.4% in the year to April; Christchurch followed by Auckland are the most expensive places to build
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18 Jun 18, 1:07pm
David Hargreaves argues that the Government needs to commit 'all in' to the Kiwibuild programme to ensure our chronic housing shortage is resolved
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