NZ Residential Building UP 14% in Feb
New Zealand residential building consents posted their biggest monthly gain in eight months in February, snapping out of a lull that persisted through spring and summer.
Canadian Residential Construction Up, Except in Toronto
The pace of Canadian residential construction starts picked up nationally in September despite a decline in Ontario.
Population Growth Lifts Stockland
Property developer Stockland is reaping the benefits of a surge in house and land sales driven by strong population growth, job growth and low interest rates.
New-home Sales Jump to 8-year High in US
Americans ramped up their purchases of new homes in April to the highest level since January 2008, evidence of a strong start to the spring buying...
Preparing for a ‘Big Australia’
The term "big Australia" has been bandied over the past few years as the country's population grows to unprecedented levels.
Land Conditions and the Residential Construction Cycle
HIA and CoreLogic RP Data recently released the latest update to their Residential Land Report, which showed some relief from the tight conditions that had been...
Could Housing Be Reinvented?
With a skills shortage in our midst, and in an effort to improve efficiencies, smart residential housing developers are looking for alternatives to traditional construction methods....
Residential Construction Costs Accelerate 5% in Victoria
In Victoria, the cost of constructing a house accelerated by 5% in 2017 according to the CoreLogic CHIP index December quarter results. According to the measure,...
Residential Defaults Rise for Mirvac
Property developer Mirvac expects a strong year despite ongoing settlement delays from foreign buyers and the rate of defaults edging higher.