“Dramatic changes in migration intake can create shocks in demand for private sector businesses, including those in the residential building industry. Changes to migration policies that slow population growth risk adversely impacting Australia’s potential for economic growth,” stated HIA’s Chief Economist, Tim Reardon.
Sydney’s fastest-growing neighbourhood has received national recognition as one of Australia’s most sustainable communities.
The penetration of the ground by any means has a potential to impact underground services, regardless of type or depth of activity.
The results of the latest Master Builders Australia’s National Survey of Building & Construction show that Australia’s builders are feeling the chill from the weaker conditions now facing the industry,” commented MBA Chief Economist Shane Garrett.
The WA Government’s new artificial reef, which will be located offshore from the Ocean Reef Marina, is one step closer with the release of the tender for design, construction and installation.
The Australian Industry Group/Housing Industry Association Australian Performance of Construction Index (Australian PCI®) dropped a further 2.2 points to 40.4 in May 2019 – a ninth consecutive month of contraction and its steepest rate of decline in six years (readings below 50 indicate contraction in activity, with the distance from 50 indicating the strength of […]
Work has now started to upgrade Perth’s last remaining section of high-speed single lane highway to dual carriageway in Perth’s north-eastern suburbs.
“Official figures for the first quarter of 2019 show that construction activity across Australia dropped by 1.9% compared with the end of 2018 – but there were signs of growth in some important areas,” Shane Garrett, Master Builders Australia’s Chief Economist said.
Businesses in the fencing industry struggle with the same issues as building and construction when it comes to encouraging young people to work in the sector.
“Lending for the purchase or construction of a new home has fallen to its lowest level since September 2013,” stated HIA’s Chief Economist, Tim Reardon.