Residential construction in South Australia could fall by more than 10 per cent in the next financial year, a leading economic forecaster is predicting.

BIS Shrapnel’s Managing director Robert Mellor predicts fewer houses will be built in SA but thinks the outlook for the commercial sector is more positive. “We’re predicting some pretty strong growth in non-residential building commencements in South Australia this current financial year,” he said. “It will be up about 22…