Published on February 8th, 2012 | by john.weir0
Quake repairs will help jobs in New Zealand
Earthquake repair work and Auckland house building could boost New Zealand’s $8.9 billion building sector and turn the downturn into a new growth phase.
A report out today from consultants BIS Shrapnel’s forecast activity through to 2017, calculating how rebuilding efforts would cause a big change.
Adeline Wong, senior project manager, predicted activity levels would rise 50 per cent in the year to March, 2013, mainly due to Christchurch and Auckland house-building activity.