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1980s House Upgrades to Drive a Decade of Home Renovations Boom
Residential
Monday October 30 2017

1980s House Upgrades to Drive a Decade of Home Renovations Boom

Australia’s home renovations sector is expected to expand by almost three billion dollars over the next three years and provide significant opportunity over the next decade...

Home Renovations: Australia’s Next Construction Boom?
Residential
Wednesday April 19 2017

Home Renovations: Australia’s Next Construction Boom?

The latest edition of the HIA Renovations Roundup was recently released.

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.

Trade Opportunities Shift to Home Renovations
Residential
Wednesday October 12 2016

Trade Opportunities Shift to Home Renovations

Australia’s home renovations market has emerged as a critical area of opportunity for residential tradespeople amid expectations of a pullback in new home building activity, according...

Asbestos Clean-up Bill to Top $300k
Safety
Wednesday July 20 2016

Asbestos Clean-up Bill to Top $300k

Asbestos removal in Queensland's parliamentary annexe has cost the state $300,000, a budget estimates hearing has been told.

Are Building Panels an Option in Showers and Bathrooms?
Residential
Tuesday April 26 2016

Are Building Panels an Option in Showers and Bathrooms?

The polystyrene building panel has emerged as a viable alternative to tile and stone installations when it comes to indoor shower and bathroom environments.

Renovations on the Comeback Trail
Residential
Wednesday March 30 2016

Renovations on the Comeback Trail

Amid an environment of low interest rates, stronger house prices and an increasing number of houses entering the age group in which home owners opt to...

When to Renovate, When to Demolish
Residential
Wednesday February 17 2016

When to Renovate, When to Demolish

When your current building stock is a little tired, how do you decide whether to renovate or demolish and rebuild?

The Four Planets Orbiting New Housing
Residential
Thursday December 17 2015

The Four Planets Orbiting New Housing

As a New Year approaches, we can hold a positive short-term outlook for housing, but we will also face heightened uncertainty in 2016.