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NSW Housing	Approvals Dropping Below Victoria
Residential
Friday February 2 2018

NSW Housing Approvals Dropping Below Victoria

The latest ABS data on housing approvals indicates a fall in NSW compared to an increase in Victoria.

Aussie Construction Expectations Soar
Commercial
Thursday January 11 2018

Aussie Construction Expectations Soar

Expectations within the building and construction sector in Australia have soared as leading indicators paint an encouraging picture of the sector’s prospects.

Is Construction Volume the First Sign of Building Industry Downturn?
Business
Tuesday December 13 2016

Is Construction Volume the First Sign of Building Industry Downturn?

The construction boom in Australia may have passed its peak in its ability to act as a driver of economic growth, the latest figures suggest.

Residential Construction at 2-year Low
Residential
Monday December 5 2016

Residential Construction at 2-year Low

Residential building approvals have slumped to their lowest level in just over two years.

Canadian Building Permits Down
Business
Friday November 11 2016

Canadian Building Permits Down

The value of Canadian building permits fell by the most in eight months in September, driven by a decline in construction intentions for commercial buildings, though...

Australian Apartment Approvals Slump
Business
Monday November 7 2016

Australian Apartment Approvals Slump

The boom in the red-hot apartment building sector appears to be tapering off slightly as approvals for multi-residential construction appear to be slowing down.

Building Approvals Signal Housing Slowdown
Residential
Thursday August 4 2016

Building Approvals Signal Housing Slowdown

A broad-based fall in building approvals has provided more evidence of an approaching slowdown in residential investment and a potential oversupply of housing.

Australia’s Hottest Residential Construction Markets Unveiled
Residential
Wednesday June 1 2016

Australia’s Hottest Residential Construction Markets Unveiled

Queensland, Victoria and New South Wales have taken the lead as the nation’s hottest housing construction markets, according to the latest report.

Australia’s Hottest Residential Construction Markets Unveiled
Residential
Monday May 9 2016

Australia’s Hottest Residential Construction Markets Unveiled

Queensland, Victoria and New South Wales have taken the lead as the nation’s hottest housing construction markets, according to the latest report.

Residential
Mar 6 2018
Building Approvals Climb 17.1%

Approvals for the construction of new homes rose 17.1 per cent in January on the back of a strong recovery in high-rise construction, easily beating the...

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Residential
Feb 2 2018
Building Figures Point to Housing Slowdown

A sharp fall in home building approvals in December has provided further evidence of the slowdown in Australia's housing market.

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Residential
Feb 2 2018
Anti-development Approach Will Reduce Housing Supply

The announcement that Mirvac is pulling out of a proposed housing development in the Hills Shire is a response to the anti-development approach taken by the...

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Business
Jan 10 2018
Building Approvals Jump 11.7% in November

Approvals for the construction of new homes have jumped by 11.7 per cent, boosted by a spike in apartment and townhouse construction activity in Victoria, Western...

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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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