A Final Look at the 2016 Construction Jobs Scene
As 2016 draws to a close, Australia’s jobs data continues to offer no real indication of any strength in the Australian economy.
2016 Bathroom Design Trends
Floating vanities, tricked-out showers, and freestanding tubs highlight the top bathroom design trends, according to a survey of kitchen and bath design professionals by the National...
Hotel Flooring Trends 2016
Despite increasing competition from serviced apartments and the likes of Airbnb, the hotel market is prospering.
Improved Productivity Key to a Better Construction Future
The coming year must see Australian construction lock in the potential of a more lawful industry and address the challenge of measurably lifting its productivity and...
What’s in Store for QLD’s Construction Industry in 2016?
The Queensland construction market has been buoyed by the residential market for around two years, but it is predicted that the majority of the key projects...
Six Sustainable Cities Wishes for 2016
I view the past 10 years as the heady, roller coaster years when it comes to sustainable development.
Five Tips to Getting a Pay Rise in 2016
Recent Randstad Workmonitor research shows more Australian employees expect to receive a bonus or pay rise this year when compared to the same period last year....
The Four Planets Orbiting New Housing
As a New Year approaches, we can hold a positive short-term outlook for housing, but we will also face heightened uncertainty in 2016.
Victoria’s Flawed Building System to Be Reformed
Victorian Planning Minister Richard Wynne this week announced the beginning of a series of reforms, stating that this is only the start, and the new reforms...