Building association chief: "I hope they are actually training them up'
2020 was a real mixed bag from an economic perspective in Rotorua.
Historically low interest rates means buying is cheaper than renting.
One company expected this year could be its biggest ever.
The Bay of Plenty is a hotspot for cannabis cultivation.
Employers are having to offer packages to attract and keep tradies.
Demand continues to outstrip supply in the rental market.
Customers are starting to notice gaps on shelves which could drive up prices.
The Bay accommodation sector says coming months are likely to be tough.
New businesses are setting up in CBD despite its recent woes.
COMMENT: The kiwifruit sector is booming, but it still faces various challenges to face.