Business Forecasting Conference - Adelaide
Thursday, 16 March 2017
InterContinental, Banksia Room, North Terrace
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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
How deep will the coming downturn be in home building?
Will growth in non–residential activity fill the gap?
Understand how your business volumes will be impacted.
- Is population growth coming to the rescue?
- Which states will feel the fall in dwelling activity most?
- Have we built too many apartments and if so, where?
- Which regional areas still offer good prospects for growth?
- What can we expect next for home renovation activity?
- Will commercial building boom from here? Social building?
- How insulated is your segment of the market?
Where can the best opportunities be found in 2017?
Residential building prospects by state and dwelling type ahead to June 2018.
Non residential building outlook by state and segment, across 12 sectors.
Australia’s leading independent building outlook conference of its kind.
THE ECONOMIC OUTLOOK SESSION
9:30am – 12:30pm
Major economic forces are slowly working their way through the economy.
We are not alone. The world is still recovering from the GFC. Politics in turmoil.
Cyclical and Structural shifts will shape the outcome for Australia.
- The US Fed is leading the world into a phase of rising interest rates.
- How quickly will short & long rates rise? What impact on the $A, asset prices?
- The RBA will keep cash rates low while the economy remains weak.
- How long will mining investment keep falling? What will be the impact?
- How severe is the impending residential downturn?
- Can rising infrastructure spending make up for weakness elsewhere?
- When will non-mining business investment come through?
- What will be the impact on business conditions? Financial markets? Policy?
- How long will growth and employment remain weak?
- How will this play out, by industry and by region?
The Economy is weak now, but setting up for strong growth early next decade.
How should we navigate this changing economic environment?