Buying a finished house and building a property are two completely different options and require a different approach when applying for finance, writes Jason Arnold.
Over 75 percent of Australians working in the construction sector are currently working on a side project as they look to turn their passion into a reality, according to new research from the AMP Foundation.
Lotus CEO Liz Jones has been named Telstra Victorian Business Woman of the Year and also Victorian Medium and Large Business Winner, crediting the accolade to the “tremendous progress” for women in the building and construction industry.
Australian small businesses are concerned about the impact of the impending Federal Election and are delaying critical business decisions, which could impact job growth and investment.
“If you've got minimal marketing spend, digital is the way to go,” Cashman asserts. “A hundred times over I would spend the money on digital before I wasted money on business cards, brochures or press advertising in the local paper.”
To optimise productivity in any industry, it is essential that communication is clear and efficient. But collaboration technology hasn’t been supporting the building and construction industry as well as it could, leading to less than optimal productivity.
The builder won the award for its construction of Perth's Optus Stadium.
Hansen Yuncken has won the Liberty National Education Facility Award for its construction of the University of Newcastle’s NeW Space at November's National Excellence in Building and Construction Awards.
The Australian Building Codes Board has published some key changes to the 2019 NCC.
A new report concludes SMBs in the construction industry face increased pressures at this time of year.
In this era of increasingly intricate construction protocols, the growing chasm between site, office and the client can swallow fragile project profits. Don’t we owe it to both boots and suits to build a new collaborative model?
Kenny Ingram, Global Industry Director of IFS shares his thoughts on how the Australian construction companies can best manage labour shortages.
The ACCC (has accepted a court enforceable undertaking from home builder Wisdom Properties Group Pty Ltd (Wisdom) to remove contract terms contained in its standard home building agreements that are unfair under the Australian Consumer Law.
Many businesses in the building sector feel that they should have a social media presence, but find it daunting or are unable to dedicate the time and resources to it. The key is knowing if your business will benefit from having a social media presence or not.