26 Jul 2018

Sky-high NZ construction costs 'here to stay' - expert

From Morning Report, 8:15 am on 26 July 2018

Staying with building, the construction industry is warning there is no end in sight to the high costs that are holding up some building projects. Industry insiders say building materials and labour costs are rising and that's caused some jobs to stall. Their comments follow complaints by the hotel company Sudima that its ridiculous the cost of building in New Zealand is almost 40 percent more expensive than in Australia.