Infometrics transport forecasts have long been the first port of call for decision-makers and analysts with an interest in the outlook for the transport sector. Our economists help businesses and public organisations understand how key trends in economic, financial, and industry-specific indicators are shaping the risks and opportunities afforded to organisations operating in the broader transport sector.
Local councils are once again putting their thoughts towards their Long Term (10-year) Plans which need to be completed next year. Fundamental to their plans are reliable metrics on the size of their current and future population.
Andrew Beattie has recently joined the Infometrics Team. This month we sit down to chat with Andrew about what he’s working on at Infometrics and what he sees in the future.
Infometrics’ building forecasts show that consents for new dwellings in New Zealand are expected to crack 35,000 by the end of 2019. This article looks at the size of our new housing, how it’s changed over time, and one potential approach to address the housing shortfall – and meet KiwiBuild targets.
Households could go into their shells over the next year as economic conditions worsen, with little to support spending growth in the near-term, according to Infometrics’ latest economic forecasts. The stagnating labour market and the potential for house prices to fall both threaten to drag consumer confidence further below its long-term average.
There’s plenty of talk these days about how employment will change in the future, as artificial intelligence (AI) and automation see a decrease in traditional jobs, the emergence of new jobs, and more job transitions. But these forces appear to be sculpting the workforce already.
Gareth Kiernan will be travelling around the country in the first week of November 2017 to present his views on the Infometrics building and transport forecasts to clients and other interested parties. Please contact us for more information or to book a visit/seminar at your office or venue of your choosing.
Forecasting residential property market conditions and construction, along with non-residential construction, to a regional level, as well as infrastructure at a national level.
Infometrics transport forecasts give in-depth analysis of the key factors driving vehicle sales, costs, and transport activity.
Gareth Kiernan will be travelling around the country in the last week of July/first week of August 2017 to present his views on the Infometrics building and transport forecasts to clients and other interested parties. Please contact us for more information or to book a visit/seminar at your office or venue of your choosing.