Construction Professionals in Massive Demand
As Australia’s record breaking construction boom rolls on, professionals across multiple areas including surveying, contracts management and health and safety are in massive demand.
Australia’s Population Ticks Over to 25m
Australia's population has officially ticked over the 25 million mark.
Road Pavement Treatments Put to the Test
Locals in the Melbourne outer south-western suburb of Werribee describe the Ballan Road as a 'death trap.'
Record Land Releases Creating Huge Greenfield Opportunities
Drive along the old Princes Highway toward Pakenham in Melbourne’s south-east and ‘Land for Sale’ signs dot the landscape.
State Based Agency Referrals Must be Cleaned Up
As Australia’s population expands, urban renewal and development are needed to cater for growing housing and infrastructure requirements.
Key Lessons Needed to Drive Green Building Movements Forward
Since the inception of the first green building council in 1993 (the United States Green Building Council), the push toward sustainable practices in construction has gathered...
Australia Must Embrace Digital Mapping and Reality Modelling
Want to know the fastest way to get from Singapore’s luxurious Marina Bay Sands to Sentosa Cove on the city/state’s playground of Sentosa Island?
What Can Australia Learn from Sweden about Prefabrication?
There is nothing outwardly special about the Hammer Band apartment complex in the southern Stockholm (Sweden) suburb of Bandhegan.
Australian Construction Costs Under Massive Pressure
Developers and builders throughout Australia are being warned to allow for cost blowouts on major construction projects the likes of which we have not seen in...
Australia's Homes Worth Almost $7 trillion
Australia's housing market is slowing after years of rapid growth, but the value of the nation's 10 million homes is nearing $7 trillion, taking the average...
Controversial Pacific Trade Pact Revived
The Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact, which had been on life support since America's withdrawal, has been revived and is being trumpeted as a jobs boom for...
Miners, Energy Push Australian Stock Market Lower
The Australian share market has pulled back from morning gains to trade lower at noon with the miners, energy and industrials sectors weighing the most.
Kiwi Slips vs Aussie on Building Approvals
The New Zealand dollar fell against the Australian dollar on Tuesday after figures showing a sharp jump in building approvals across the Tasman revived optimism about...
Foreign Buyers to Continue Driving Commercial Property
After acquiring more than half of all Australian office towers sold last year, foreign investors are expected to continue to show a strong appetite for commercial...
Scentre Sells Four Australian Shopping Centres
The operator of the Westfield brand in Australia, Scentre Group has sold four shopping centres in NSW and Queensland for more than $780 million.
PIA Awards Recognize Wide Variety of Projects
The Planning Institute of Australia conferred awards recently at its annual awards ceremony held at the National Portrait Gallery in Canberra. The PIA recognizes the importance...
New REA Chief to Receive $1.4m in Her First Year
Canadian-born Tracey Fellows, former vice president of Microsoft Asia-Pacific, is set to take home a lavish pay packet for her inaugural year as the new head...
Westfield Secures Funds for Restructure
Westfield Group has secured $22 billion in funding for its plans to split its Australian and New Zealand operations from its international business.