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Delivering Value to Construction and Infrastructure Projects
Business
Thursday August 18 2022

Delivering Value to Construction and Infrastructure Projects

Despite numerous inquiries, (including two Royal Commissions), and the publication of reports on construction and infrastructure procurement and productivity, little appears to have changed over the...

Understand how depreciation works with negative gearing
Residential
Friday August 28 2020

Understand how depreciation works with negative gearing

Negative gearing is a heavily debated topic throughout the property industry and is often in the headlines at election time. As one of the major drawcards...

Value Over Cost in Workplace Design
Commercial
Friday January 31 2020

Value Over Cost in Workplace Design

Good design is a vital component of any workplace.

BIM and the Quantity Surveyor
Technology
Tuesday July 4 2017

BIM and the Quantity Surveyor

There is clear evidence that both design professionals and clients usually do not engage with the quantity surveyor as part of the building information modeling (BIM)...

Debunking the Quantity Surveying Myth
Business
Monday July 18 2016

Debunking the Quantity Surveying Myth

Quantity surveying is likely the least understood and most misunderstood profession in the construction industry.

BIM for Cost Managers – RICS UK Guidance Note 1st Edition Released
Technology
Thursday January 28 2016

BIM for Cost Managers – RICS UK Guidance Note 1st Edition Released

Upon release of the RICS UK 1st edition “BIM for cost managers: requirements from the BIM model” guidance note in August last year, Australian-based quantity surveyors...

Construction Estimator vs Cost Clerk: What’s the Difference?
Business
Thursday November 5 2015

Construction Estimator vs Cost Clerk: What’s the Difference?

Everyone is a would-be estimator, or so it would appear sometimes, but there's often more to the role than meets the eye.

Do We Need Global Standards for Construction Measurement?
Business
Wednesday July 22 2015

Do We Need Global Standards for Construction Measurement?

Throughout much the world, the business of property and construction is becoming increasingly globalised and typified by multi-national investment in property development and international partnering in...