Episode 15 – James Benson
How Will COVID-19 Impact Ireland’s Housing Plans?
What will Ireland’s housing situation look like after COVID-19?
Ciaran sits down with James Benson of the Construction Industry Federation to discuss the current COVID-19 situation and what we might expect to see in the coming months.
James is a qualified Engineer and Quantity Surveyor graduating from Waterford Institute of Technology and Dublin Institute of Technology respectively.
James spent several years of his professional career surveying with building contractors before specializing in the field of passive fire protection before joining the Construction Industry Federation where he is now the Director of Housing Planning and Development.
James offers support and advice to the CIF members, liaison with local authorities and is developing a field of expertise within building regulations and planning services for members.
This episode discuses topics such as;
1) What can we do to ensure home building continues?
2) How construction might return.