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NZ: New Dwelling Consents Falls
Residential
Wednesday November 1 2017

NZ: New Dwelling Consents Falls

Building consents for new dwellings fell in September from August, in what may be a sign the market is jittery about the new government.

Construction in the Trump Era
Business
Thursday February 2 2017

Construction in the Trump Era

Here we are in early 2017 with the 45th President of the United States being Donald Trump, the person everybody thought wouldn’t win the White House...

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.

NZ:Residential Construction Consents Fall
Residential
Monday July 4 2016

NZ:Residential Construction Consents Fall

New Zealand residential construction consents fell in May with Auckland permits still falling short of demand.

Australian Construction Continues Decline
Business
Tuesday March 8 2016

Australian Construction Continues Decline

Construction activity has shrunk for a third straight month with a sharp decline in home building offsetting expansion in other areas

New Zealand Construction Activity Highest Since 1990
Business
Tuesday March 8 2016

New Zealand Construction Activity Highest Since 1990

The value of residential building work put in place rose in the fourth quarter of 2015, led by Auckland, while total building activity increased to its...

US Housing Starts Fall Back in January
Residential
Thursday February 18 2016

US Housing Starts Fall Back in January

Cold winter weather appears to have cut into residential construction in the US Midwest and Northeast, causing the pace of construction to tumble in January.

Weak Construction Start to 2016
Business
Monday February 8 2016

Weak Construction Start to 2016

The construction industry has begun the year on a weak footing, with activity shrinking again in bad news for the broader economy.

Residential Approvals Bounce Back
Residential
Thursday February 4 2016

Residential Approvals Bounce Back

Australia's housing construction industry finished 2015 on a very high note, with home building approvals hitting a five-month high.

Business
Aug 23 2018
Canadian Construction Starts Fall 9% in July

At a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $817.4 billion, new construction starts in July fell 9 percent from the elevated pace reported in June, according to...

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Business
Aug 23 2018
Construction up 1.6% in Latest Quarter

Construction work done across Australia rose by 1.6 per cent in the June quarter.

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Residential
Mar 9 2018
NSW Housing Approvals Falling

The Australian Bureau of Statistics latest data on Housing Approvals indicates that NSW approvals are dropping compared to Victoria.

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