The Future of NSW’s Classrooms

The NSW Government is now mapping out a large scale redesign of future classrooms by calling for submissions for prefabricated designs to replace old style “demountables” which can also serve as durable long-term structures. Education Minister Rob Stokes urged the building and construction industry to develop classrooms that don’t take long to build, but are […]

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Architecture Competition

Architecture Competition

Debate rages across the country, as experts and analysts go back and forth over the idea of an affordable housing crisis in Australia. One area that all experts can agree on, however, is that Sydney is in a league of its own when it comes to property prices. Sydney comes in second to Hong Kong […]

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Sydney Modern’s $344 Million Expansion

The Art Gallery of New South Wales (AGNSW)’s $344 million expansion project, better known as Sydney Modern, will be headed up by SANAA and Architectus. The expansion was initially allocated an estimated budget of $450 million. However, with a $244 million funding from the NSW government, The AGNSW will now only need to raise $100 […]

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Construction of Western Sydney Stadium

Sports spectators and enthusiasts will soon be able to look into the players’ warm up area at the Western Sydney Stadium. New details have been announced for Western Sydney Stadium. One of the most exciting features is an area which allows approximately 150 fans to peer directly into the players’ warm up section. The area, […]

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Commuter Concourse in Central Station

At the top of the agenda for revamping Australia’s busiest train station is the addition of a major commuter concourse. Approximately 270,000 people enter and exit Central Station every weekday, and it is a hotspot for connecting underground lines. In light of Sydney’s new light rail line opening in 2019, transport authorities are stressing the […]

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Sydney in Construction

The New South Wales Government issued an announcement to Sydney residents in January forecasting an upcoming “year of construction”. In the midst of large-scale road and rail projects, residents were asked to be understanding and patient. Rider Levett Bucknall (RLB) released its quarterly crane index, which indicates that 350 out of 685 operating cranes in […]

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BIS Oxford Economics Forecasts Apartment Price Drop

The construction of apartments across Australia is expected to halve in the coming three years after the market saw a record building boom. According to BIS Oxford Economics’ Building in Australia 2017- 2032 report, high-density apartment development will witness the largest decrease. All home building is also expected to decline. The 31 per cent fall […]

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Uber

The Future is Coming to Sydney: Uber’s FLYING Vehicle

NSW state government and the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) supported the potential move by Uber to trial flying vehicles in Sydney in 2023. “The pace of technology innovation and the use of big data that is driving improvements in our transport infrastructure and services gives us a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to change the way we […]

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House shortage in Sydney and Melbourne

Housing markets in Sydney and Melbourne remain “fundamentally” undersupplied and little impact has seen on the new policies targeting at foreign buyers, says developer Mirvac. Mirvac has witnessed continued growth driven by the “high quality pipeline”. Ms Lloyd-Hurwitz, Group Chief Executive at Mirvac says, “we also expect to benefit from the substantial investment in infrartsucture […]

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Crane Collapse

Residents Return home after Apartment block Crane Collapse

Residents have recently been allowed to return home after the authorities came up with a solution to remove the collapsed crane the fell on to an apartment complex. An investigation has been underway regarding the cause of the incident, which damaged a nearby unit block on Brodie Spark Drive at Wolli Creek on Sunday. Authorities […]

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Construction Companies Without Insurance Face Collapse

The legislation of the new law may result in the collapse of construction companies as two tiers will be created, says James MacQueen, advisory partner in the construction and real estate sector for business advisory and accountancy firm BDO. The amendment was a response to the collapse of Mainzeal in 2013, which leaves unsecured creditor […]

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