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
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
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
New Zealand residential construction consents fell in May with Auckland permits still falling short of demand.
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
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
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
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
Australia's housing construction industry finished 2015 on a very high note, with home building approvals hitting a five-month high.