Business Forecasting Conference - Brisbane
Tuesday, 08 March 2016
Stamford Plaza, Grand Ballroom, Corner of Edward and Margaret Streets
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BUILDING INDUSTRY PROSPECTS SESSION: Residential and Non-residential Building
7:15am – 9:15am
LIGHT BREAKFAST INCLUDED • TIME: 7:15AM – 7:45AM
After scaling dizzy heights, home building activity is ready to slow down.
How will this downturn differ from previous market downturns?
Understand how and when your business volumes will be affected.
- Which states will feel the impact of the cyclical shifts?
- How many high rise aparments are still in the pipeline?
- When will your segment of the market peak?
- What will detached houses do from here?
- Will home renovation come to the rescue?
- What about the non-residential sector?
- Where to next for population growth, in your state?
Where can the best opportunities be found in 2016 and 2017?
Residential building prospects by state and dwelling type ahead to June 2017.
Non-residential building outlook by state and segment, across 12 sectors.
Australia’s leading independent building outlook conference of its kind.
Meet the BIS forecasters. Ask a question. Network. Know your industry.
THE ECONOMIC OUTLOOK SESSION
9:30am – 12:30pm
The negative shock from falling mining investment is just beginning.
Weak growth but no recession. Recovery will take time. With Cyclical and
Structural shifts. How low does the $A need to go? Can Malcolm help?
- The RBA will keep cash rates low while the economy remains weak.
- Will they fall further? What happens as the Fed raises US cash rates?
- When will bond rates rise? What impact on asset prices?
- Cost of mining boom becoming evident as bust drives cyclical shifts.
- How long to absorb the shock? Any danger of recession?
- Can recovery in infrastructure spending replace mining investment?
- Will growth recover or stay weak indefinitely?
- What impact on business conditions? Financial markets? Policy?
- Has the employment recovery run ahead of growth?
- How will this play out, by industry and by region?
The Economy is weak now, but setting up for strong growth late this decade.
How should we prepare for a very different economy in five years time?