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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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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Oxford Economics Forecasts Housing 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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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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