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Accord Says Strong Pipeline Forecast Shows Industry Can Prepare For Future

Press Release – Construction Sector Accord

The Construction Sector Accord says that forecasts of a strong construction industry pipeline show that the sector can and must prepare for a different future. Read more »

Case Study Delivers Insights On Low Carbon Building

Press Release – Innovatek

Building with engineered wood instead of concrete and steel offers a significant win for the environment, a new case study revealed. The study used Clearwater Quays apartments in Christchurch as its test case. Read more »

Nailed It! Over 500 Apprentices Get Jobs Boost

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Dr Megan Woods

Minister of Housing

Over 500 apprentices and cadets have been placed into work across New Zealand thanks to the Government’s booming build programme, that’s both constructing public houses, and maintaining older homes. Read more »

Retaining Wall Experts In Auckland’s Booming Property Development Market

Press Release – Build2 Construction

It’s no secret that the New Zealand property market is booming. With the median house price seeming to rise every month, owners, developers and investors are in a great place to capitalise on the record-setting trend. Read more »

New Decision-making Framework For Earthquake-prone Council Buildings

Press Release – BRANZ

When council buildings close, communities lose access to spaces to meet, socialise and access services, which can impact social and economic wellbeing. Read more »

It’s All About That Base!

Press Release – Antarctica New Zealand

Antarctica New Zealand is thrilled to announce that the new Scott Base will be constructed at PrimePort Timaru.

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Making The Christchurch To Akaroa Highway And Banks Peninsula Roads Safer

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

It’s time for Cantabrians to give their feedback on proposed safer speeds between Christchurch and Akaroa, as well as Lyttelton, and Banks Peninsula side roads. Read more »

Construction Professionals Invited To Inspect Low-carbon Demonstration Building In November

Press Release – Red Stag Timber Ltd

In mid-November, construction professionals and property developers are invited to attend site visits to the Clearwater Quays Apartments, a model building for low-carbon construction in Christchurch. Read more »

One Central Development Continues At Pace

Press Release – Fletcher Building

All Fletcher Living homes currently under construction in the latest development stage of One Central, Christchurch have been sold and will be ready for their new owners to move in over the next six months. Read more »

Clean Sweep For Rural Business At Recent REINZ Industry Awards

Press Release – Bayleys Realty Group

New Zealand’s largest full-service real estate agency, Bayleys Real Estate, has achieved a clean sweep across all rural categories at the recent Real Estate Institute (REINZ) Awards for Excellence. Read more »

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