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Thursday September 20, 2018

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Aug Building Approvals Lower than Expected
Business
Thursday October 12 2017

Aug Building Approvals Lower than Expected

Approvals for the construction of new homes rose 0.4 per cent in August, helped by a rebound in the volatile apartment category.

Building Approvals Bounce in April
Business
Thursday June 1 2017

Building Approvals Bounce in April

The slowdown in Australian home building looks to be happening at a more moderate pace than it did a month ago, after new housing approvals in...

Building Approvals Rose 8.3% in Feb
Residential
Tuesday April 4 2017

Building Approvals Rose 8.3% in Feb

Approvals for the construction of new homes rose 8.3 per cent in February, beating market expectations of a 1.5 per cent fall.

Surprise Jump in January Building Approvals
Residential
Monday March 6 2017

Surprise Jump in January Building Approvals

Housing approval growth has continued into the new year, though Australia's longest housing construction boom appears to be moderating.

US Housing Starts Surge
Business
Thursday October 22 2015

US Housing Starts Surge

US housing starts surged in September after falling for two months, but a drop in building permits suggested slower future growth, according to the latest official...

Construction Index Hits 11-month High
Business
Tuesday September 8 2015

Construction Index Hits 11-month High

Construction activity has ended four straight months of contraction, swinging sharply to expansion in August.

Construction Building Approvals Bounce Back
Business
Wednesday September 2 2015

Construction Building Approvals Bounce Back

Building approvals figures have bounced back from June's disappointing fall and are expected to stay strong for the remainder of the year.

Residential Construction Approvals Slide in June, NSW Hardest Hit
Residential
Friday July 31 2015

Residential Construction Approvals Slide in June, NSW Hardest Hit

Construction approvals have suffered their largest setback since September 2014 as the huge surge in high density dwellings eases.

Record-breaking Residential Construction Approvals
Residential
Tuesday July 7 2015

Record-breaking Residential Construction Approvals

A massive pipeline of housing construction is expected to help slow soaring home prices in the coming year.

Residential
Jan 10 2018
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...

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