‘There will never be a better time to invest in the construction sector’

The Southern Construct conference examines problems facing the industry in Cork, but an air of optimism prevails, writes Róisín Kiberd

8th September, 2019
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Jonathan Healy, broadcaster, CIF Southern Region Construction Summit chair; Gerald Knights, director of broking, DRS Bond Management; Aidan Mangan, chairman, Construction Industry Federation, Cork Branch; Pat Lucey, president, CIF; Sarah Murphy, managing director of Business Post Events & iQuest; and Fran McFadden, national customer acquisition manager, Gas Networks Ireland Pictures: Maura Hickey

Taking place at the Clayton Hotel at Lapp’s Quay in Cork city, Southern Construct brought together developers, architects, planners, engineers and other construction professionals to discuss the future of Ireland’s southern region. The first event of its kind, it was an opportunity to showcase upcoming projects, review recent changes, and discuss the challenges facing the south of Ireland’s construction industry.

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