Shovel-ready projects should include more high-rises

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Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Tue, 20 Oct 2020, 3:02PM
High rises in Auckland. (Photo / 123RF)
High rises in Auckland. (Photo / 123RF)

Shovel-ready projects should include more high-rises

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Tue, 20 Oct 2020, 3:02PM

There are calls for the new government to cough up more money for construction.

Some commercial construction companies are sharing concerns that shovel-ready funding is going into roads - when it should be going into buildings.

Brosnan Construction managing director Phil Brosnan told Mike Hosking high rises are where the jobs are.

"We do want to do what we need, but there is an opportunity to create buildings that might promote building to, particularly down in Christchurch." 

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