Even as the mining boom fades, the latest survey suggests that the commercial building industry in Australia is set for a modest comeback, albeit with overall levels of non-residential construction set to drop back over the next two years.

Published by Australian Industry Group (AI Group) in conjunction with Australian Constructors Association (ACA), the May 2014 Construction Outlook survey of 100 companies in the commercial and engineering sector showed that following growth of 7.1 percent in 2013, the overall level of non-residential construction activity was expected to drop by…