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Economist Brian Easton crunches the recent March quarter GDP data
27th Jun 22, 8:46am
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Economist Brian Easton crunches the recent March quarter GDP data
Economist Brian Easton says the outlook does not look that promising
20th Jun 22, 8:53am
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Economist Brian Easton says the outlook does not look that promising
Economist Brian Easton says we again face the question of 40 years ago: what are effective development strategies?
13th Jun 22, 8:51am
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Economist Brian Easton says we again face the question of 40 years ago: what are effective development strategies?
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The downbeat results from the ANZ Business Outlook survey suggest that the RBNZ may have to rethink its OCR hiking plan, according to BNZ economists
31st May 22, 1:24pm
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The downbeat results from the ANZ Business Outlook survey suggest that the RBNZ may have to rethink its OCR hiking plan, according to BNZ economists
Warning bells ringing for commercial building work as new commercial building consents drop to an almost 30 year low
20th May 22, 11:39am
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Warning bells ringing for commercial building work as new commercial building consents drop to an almost 30 year low
The total value of building work consented last year was $6 billion higher than pre-Covid
31st Mar 22, 11:31am
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The total value of building work consented last year was $6 billion higher than pre-Covid
Construction giant Fletcher Building has lifted half year earnings 41% to $171 mln despite lockdown disruptions
16th Feb 22, 9:34am
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Construction giant Fletcher Building has lifted half year earnings 41% to $171 mln despite lockdown disruptions
NZ's extremely high current levels of housing construction cannot be sustained without a large and sharp recovery in net migration over 2022 and 2023, ASB economists say
11th Nov 21, 1:37pm
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NZ's extremely high current levels of housing construction cannot be sustained without a large and sharp recovery in net migration over 2022 and 2023, ASB economists say
Government to enable Auckland building material manufacturers to resume work in lockdown to ease supply pressures
7th Sep 21, 2:58pm
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Government to enable Auckland building material manufacturers to resume work in lockdown to ease supply pressures
Fletcher Building's NZ residential construction business enjoyed a whopping 141% rise, helping drive a turnaround for the company from a loss to a $305 mln profit
18th Aug 21, 9:01am
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Fletcher Building's NZ residential construction business enjoyed a whopping 141% rise, helping drive a turnaround for the company from a loss to a $305 mln profit
Owner-occupiers have been able to buy KiwiBuild houses since mid-2020, when the Government quietly broadened the scheme in fear house building would plummet
30th Apr 21, 1:16pm
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Owner-occupiers have been able to buy KiwiBuild houses since mid-2020, when the Government quietly broadened the scheme in fear house building would plummet
The number of new homes being consented continues to rise but commercial building work remains patchy
4th Mar 21, 8:00am
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The number of new homes being consented continues to rise but commercial building work remains patchy
Westpac economists believe the latest inflation spike will prove temporary and won't require interest rate hikes, while they say the markets also over reacted to RBNZ remit changes from Grant Robertson
1st Mar 21, 2:08pm
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Westpac economists believe the latest inflation spike will prove temporary and won't require interest rate hikes, while they say the markets also over reacted to RBNZ remit changes from Grant Robertson
The strong housing market has helped propel Fletcher Building's NZ residential construction business to a 130% rise in profits
17th Feb 21, 9:16am
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The strong housing market has helped propel Fletcher Building's NZ residential construction business to a 130% rise in profits
David Hargreaves says the RBNZ was always going to remain 'dovish' in its review next week anyway, which is probably okay for now. But the future is a worry
17th Feb 21, 8:11am
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David Hargreaves says the RBNZ was always going to remain 'dovish' in its review next week anyway, which is probably okay for now. But the future is a worry
In their latest quarterly overview Westpac economists warn that when interest rates do eventually rise 'house prices will fall'; also caution that the Govt may consider limiting deductibility on interest for investors
16th Feb 21, 8:27am
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In their latest quarterly overview Westpac economists warn that when interest rates do eventually rise 'house prices will fall'; also caution that the Govt may consider limiting deductibility on interest for investors
Westpac economists say the weekly hit to the economy with Auckland on Level 3 and the rest of NZ at Level 2 is about $300 million
15th Feb 21, 11:53am
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Westpac economists say the weekly hit to the economy with Auckland on Level 3 and the rest of NZ at Level 2 is about $300 million
Westpac economists say the severe housing shortages that have been dogging New Zealand are now 'rapidly eroding'
9th Feb 21, 10:27am
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Westpac economists say the severe housing shortages that have been dogging New Zealand are now 'rapidly eroding'
Business confidence recovers on back of strong demand for construction, according to NZIER's latest quarterly survey
19th Jan 21, 10:40am
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Business confidence recovers on back of strong demand for construction, according to NZIER's latest quarterly survey
Property and residential construction company Stonewood Group launches a finance arm to fund residential developments
20th Nov 20, 7:35am
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Property and residential construction company Stonewood Group launches a finance arm to fund residential developments
Fletcher Building says demand for its new houses in this country has been 'robust'
10th Nov 20, 10:06am
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Fletcher Building says demand for its new houses in this country has been 'robust'
The number of new dwelling consents issued has declined for three months in a row
30th Sep 20, 11:39am
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The number of new dwelling consents issued has declined for three months in a row
David Hargreaves says the country should never again be allowed to fall as far behind with its housing supply as it did in the wake of the global financial crisis
7th Sep 20, 3:11pm
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David Hargreaves says the country should never again be allowed to fall as far behind with its housing supply as it did in the wake of the global financial crisis
Fletcher Building offers downbeat view of year ahead after confirming loss of $196 mln for year to June 2020
19th Aug 20, 9:00am
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Fletcher Building offers downbeat view of year ahead after confirming loss of $196 mln for year to June 2020