Conditions in the construction sector in New South Wales are set to remain strong over coming years amid continued high levels of activity on a near term basis in new home building and a longer term uptick in spending on infrastructure work.

Excluding resources and mining, the latest forecasts from Australian Construction Industry Forum indicate the dollar value of building and engineering construction work done throughout New South Wales will rise by 3.2 per cent from an already elevated expected level of $48.732 billion in the current financial year. It will reach…