header nav1

building permits News

Friday September 21, 2018

Loading Icon
Architects and Safe Design for High Rise Residential Building
Business
Wednesday September 23 2015

Architects and Safe Design for High Rise Residential Building

Downtown urban areas in Australia are now host to more and more high rise apartment living.

Big Jump in Sydney New Home Approvals
Residential
Friday February 21 2014

Big Jump in Sydney New Home Approvals

Approvals for new housing in Sydney are higher than at any other time since 1999.

NZ Residential Construction Market Slows
Residential
Friday November 29 2013

NZ Residential Construction Market Slows

New Zealand's appetite for building new homes has slowed, data for the first month the Reserve Bank's restrictions on low deposit mortgage lending kicked in shows.

US Residential Construction Shifts Upward
Residential
Wednesday November 27 2013

US Residential Construction Shifts Upward

US home building permits surged in October to the highest level in five years, suggesting stronger momentum ahead in the recovering housing market, government data shows.

Industry Chief Slams Victorian Building Changes
Residential
Tuesday August 13 2013

Industry Chief Slams Victorian Building Changes

The Victorian head of one of the most influential building industry groups in Australia has launched a scathing attack on an overhaul of building regulation in...

Christchurch Consents Too Slow: NZ Prime Minister
Commercial
Thursday June 20 2013

Christchurch Consents Too Slow: NZ Prime Minister

The Prime Minister of New Zealand has weighed in on the debate surrounding the Christchurch consent debacle, saying the process of issuing approvals for new building...

Victoria Overhauls Building Laws
Residential
Thursday June 6 2013

Victoria Overhauls Building Laws

Victoria's laws regarding building practitioner registration and construction disputes are set to be overhauled.