Sustainable Shopping Centre to Open in Melbourne

The Burwood Brickworks site in Melbourne’s east will soon transform into the World’s Most Sustainable Shopping Centre, thanks to Frasers Property Australia. The corporation has announced plans to renovate the site East of Melbourne into a sustainable, green and eco-friendly shopping mall with a Rooftop Farm. Joost Bakker, a florist, an eco pioneer and also […]

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Delays Predicted for Sydney Light Rail

A $2.1 billion light rail line will be established from the CBD to Randwick and Kensington to provide transportation alternatives for passengers. However, a confidential report prepared by Transport for NSW predicts that commuters will likely spend nine minutes on the tram at red lights along the journey. Delays would most likely occur in the […]

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Fujitsu General Builds New Sydney HQ

Construction has officially started for Fujitsu General Australia’s new HQ, which will be located in Eastern Creek in Sydney’s west. The new HQ will abide by a 5-star Green Star energy standard, and will boost growth in neighboring businesses and create new job opportunities. The building will take up 11,093 sqm. It will not only […]

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Transport Spending Surpasses Mining in Australia

According to the Deloitte Access Economics Investment Monitor, engineering and commercial construction activity increased by 12% in 2017. “The improvement is partly due to the fact that the overhang of engineering work that commenced construction during the mining boom has finally passed,” Deloitte’s Stephen Smith explained. “But it also reflects a greater willingness from businesses […]

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Sydney’s Housing Market Slows

Many analysts are expecting a 3 to 10 per cent drop for Sydney’s market, while national prices remain high. “Sydney’s housing market has become the most significant drag on the headline growth figures,” according to CoreLogic’s Mr Tim Lawless. Sydney and Melbourne’s unaffordable housing prices are widely considered to be among the top 10 in […]

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Western Sydney Stadium Is “Climate-proof”

Cricket and tennis are two major sports Australians love to play during summertime. However, as extreme sunlight and high temperature intensify, they prompt sporting sectors and the government to reconsider the design of sports stadiums. Whether the stadiums are climate-adaptable or not, this affects sportsmen and audiences greatly. The Final Ashes test played at the […]

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Sydney’s 2018 Crane Invasion

Cranes are seen more often in Sydney’s skyline in recent days, with an increase of 65 per cent just in the past two years. Habitats are migrating as construction activities relocate from the city to suburbs along the main public transport routes. Joh Bjelke Petersen, Gladys Berejiklian and other politicians are pointing to the skyline […]

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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 Companies 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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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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