Looking ahead to a post Covid-19 industry

Building Today columnist and EasyBuild director Mike Fox says the aftermath of the Covid-19 crisis will be similar to the other global...

Kelly: H&S must be the priority in the transition back to Alert Level 3

As more than 400,000 people return to work next week, health and safety must be the top priority for all construction businesses...

From desire to necessity: Why do we always want more?

Building Today columnist and Architect Don Bunting wonders if we feel better and more successful if we own the best and largest...

RMBA CEO: Biggest concerns are cashflow and weathertightness

Registered Master Builders Association residential members say their two biggest issues are cashflow and weathertightness of sites, while commercial members are concerned...

Protect businesses, jobs and skills by investing in the vertical construction industry

The chief executive of one of New Zealand’s leading commercial construction companies is asking the Government to consider underwriting the vertical construction...

Preparing your business for the rebound

Over the next four, six or eight weeks (who really knows) your focus will be on managing your business and getting it...

Site theft — the traumatic effects of burglary on clients and builders

By Building Today writer Jo Bailey In October last year, two weeks before I was...

Smarter than your average home

Dimming lights, motorised blinds, thermostats and timers were becoming the minimum expectations in new builds over a decade ago.

Year in review

This year has been significant for our sector. Before we take a well-deserved break, we should take a moment to reflect on...

Play the ‘holiday game’, and make some required changes

Terry Sage of Trades Coaching New Zealand says it’s time to play the holiday game — which means four or five days...