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Housing Matters: Successful strategies to survive the slowdown
Fri. 21 October 2016, 8:00 am – 10:30 am NZDT
Housing Matters - free breakfast session!
Successful strategies to survive the slow down
Friday 21 October, 8am-10.30am
Slowing down of post-quake construction in Christchurch may be imminent; signs of slowdown have already been noticed in the sector. What’s the best way to survive these boom-bust cycles? How can businesses consolidate and grow in difficult times? What are others doing to find solutions?
Come along to this free Housing Matters breakfast session to explore ideas and strategies to manage the recovery slowdown. The session covers:
- An overview of the latest BRANZ Levy-funded research into strategies to survive the construction sector slowdown.
- MBIE and BRANZ discuss boom bust cycles in construction and how they apply to Christchurch
- How the Superhome Movement is differentiating itself through quality and whole-of-life value, and how collaboration may help the sector pull through.
- An open discussion, led by a panel of experts, on ideas and solutions for the Christchurch construction sector post recovery.
Date: 21 October 2016
Venue: Te Hapua: Halswell Centre, 341 Halswell Rd, Halswell, Christchurch
Cost: Free (bookings needed for catering - please let us know if you can’t be there and we can give your place to others)
The new Te Hapua: Halswell Centre - striking design and easy parking
8.00 am - Doors open, breakfast served
8.25 am - Welcome
8.30 am - Suzanne Wilkinson on BRANZ Levy-funded research into surviving the post-recovery slow down
8.55 am - MBIE/BRANZ on boom bust cycles in construction - Christchurch focus
9.15 am - Case study - Using whole-of-life value and quality as a market niche - Bob Burnett, Superhome Movement
9.35 am - Open facilitated panel discussion with Suzanne Wilkinson (The University of Auckland), Duncan Joiner (MBIE), David Sharpe (BRANZ), Bob Burnett (Superhome Movement), Tony Moore (Christchurch City Council)
10.30 am - Session ends. Coffee / networking until 11am
Housing Matters: Learn, Share, Connect, Collaborate, Innovate
Housing Matters is a series of workshops and site visits in Canterbury which aims to bring investors, designers, developers, builders, researchers, regulators and planners together to share information, explore case studies, develop opportunities for collaboration, and focus on solutions for quality housing development in Canterbury.
Thank you to programme sponsors
Frequently Asked Questions
Is there carparking available?
Yes and it's easy!
I have special dietary requirements
Please contact Shalemaw@beaconpathway.co.nz if you have special dietary requirements and we'll see what we can do.
Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?
Please direct all enquiries to Shalema Shalemaw@beaconpathway.co.nz
Is my registration/ticket transferrable?
You can transfer your ticket to another attendee. Please contact us or let us know when you sign in if you are transferring the ticket to someone else.
What if I want to cancel my registration?
Please let us know if you can't be there so we can give your place to others. Contact ShalemaW@beaconpathway.co.nz