NZCB In The News – 3 July 2024 – Newstalk ZB

The construction sector is feeling the pinch.

The construction sector is feeling the pinch with declining business confidence and new home consents. NZ IEA’s latest business survey found net 65% of the building sector firms surveyed expect a worsening in the general economic outlook. It comes as new home consents are down by almost a quarter on the preceding year ending May. Certified Builders Association chief executive Malcolm Fleming says it’s clearly affecting some construction businesses.

Group home builders, who are primarily in the Building New Homes market are finding it very difficult.

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