Project Delivery: Can it be Extended?
In any building project, time is a critical element not only for the property owner but also for the builder.
An Industry in Crisis on Every Level
A consumer or builder who finds themselves with a failed building contract only has one course of action to seek justice: to instigate legal proceedings in...
National Survey of Builders Points to Signs of Improvement
The BCMI is the centre piece of the Master Builders Survey of Building and Construction and has tracked industry sentiments across over 50 separate business, economic...
Why Aren’t Builders Covered Under Professional Indemnity Insurance?
I know we all shy away from change in the residential building industry, but what if such a change can greatly benefit both builders and home...
Construction Industry Changes Are in the Wind
Some fairly significant amendments to the building law landscape are now proceeding, albeit slowly, through Parliament.
Victoria’s Construction Workers Earning Double the National Average
A new report commissioned by one of Australia's leading building industry bodies indicates that unionised members of the construction sector in Victoria will soon enjoy extraordinary...
The Hierarchy of a Development
All developments evolve initially through the developer's desire to turn a profit, and this desire remains the motivating factor throughout the process.
Why Underquoting Hurts Everyone
I have lost count of the number of times I see contractor trying to do a $90,000 job for $75,000.