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In addition to the alarmingly high number of jobs lost in the construction sector during the recession, perhaps the most visible aspect of the downturn was the significant drop in both property values and new builds …

There is now a critical need for new homes to be built – from the positive impact this would have on jobs to how new housing underpins both regeneration and economic growth. 

With less than 50% of new housing need having been met consistently over the last decade, there is a very urgent need to act and act now – particularly in respect of private housing.

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CEF/BDO survey finds construction companies facing increasing obstacles to sustained growth

The second Construction Employers Federation (CEF)/BDO Northern Ireland Half-Year State of Trade Survey has revealed the books were full or nearly full for almost half of local construction companies during the second 6 months of 2017, albeit that this was down on the first 6 months of the year.

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