Around Australia, a critical area of opportunity for commercial property landlords to add value to their building is emerging through the retrofitting of commercial building facades or building envelopes.

Certainly, a number of developments are pointing toward opportunities within this space. On the materials side, products such as ETFE, carbon figure, ultra-high performance concrete, solid surface and corten steel are growing in potential in terms of their use in façades. A growing push toward sustainability on the part of…