The biggest building sector hotspots in Victoria have been unveiled as the state has delivered a record year for the number of new residential and commercial buildings approved for construction.

Releasing its summary of building approval data gathered throughout 2014, the Victorian Building Authority says the overall dollar value of building approved during the year came in at a record $26.9 billion – 14 per cent higher than that approved in 2013 and 11 per cent higher compared with the…