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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Long-awaited second airport in Sydney

The Australian Government has announced that it will build a second international airport, costing up to $5bn to construct. Western Sydney Airport (WSA) will be located at Badgerys Creek, 50km west from the city centre. It will become the first major airport developed in Australia for more than 50 years. The new 3.7km runway is […]

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Construction Sector Continues to Grow in NSW

Under the active activity in home building and reasonably strong civil sector, recruitment outfit Hays says the building sector will create more employment opportunities. “Australia’s construction industry remains one of the country’s strongest economic drivers, with continued staffing demand and vacancy activity- although levels of activity do vary based on location,” the report read. “In […]

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Chelsea Council May Be Charged with Corporate Manslaughter

According to Sky News, the Kensington and Chelsea Council and the Chelsea Tenant Management Organisation may face prosecution for the manslaughter offence, stated in a letter from the Metropolitan Police. In the 2007 act, an organisation is found guilty of corporate manslaughter “if the way in which its activities are managed or organised… causes a […]

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