What construction jobs will look like when robots can build things

What construction jobs will look like when robots can build things

  By 2034/35, almost 20% of Australians (6.2 million) are projected to be aged 65 or over. One sector already feeling the impact of the ageing population is construction. In Queensland, the number of construction workers aged 55 and over increased from 8% of full-time...
3 Unexpected Ways Developers Use Prefab To Save Time And Money

3 Unexpected Ways Developers Use Prefab To Save Time And Money

Innovative prefabrication construction methods are a hot topic of conversation in the development industry, and when we’re seeing 57-storey high-rises go up in 19 daysthere’s no question why. A developer’s approach to prefabrication doesn’t have to be ‘all or...
Record clearance rates in capital cities

Record clearance rates in capital cities

Despite ongoing concerns about a weakening property market, capital cities recorded the highest clearance rate for the year last week. The latest CoreLogic Auction Market Preview revealed that the combined clearance rate rose to 72.5 per cent last week, from 72.0 per...
Investor growth again outpaces owner occupiers in property market

Investor growth again outpaces owner occupiers in property market

Investors appear to have shrugged off tighter lending restrictions and more expensive loans to again outpace owner-occupier growth in the property market. In seasonally adjusted terms the value of investor loans in June grew by 3.2 per cent compared to the more modest...
Travel In Time To See Australia’s Housing History

Travel In Time To See Australia’s Housing History

Australia’s modern approach to building and housing can boast unique design and innovative architecture. It is certainly a big step forward from the humble beginnings of past centuries, which sometimes involved mud, clay and lime. But in support of the belief that...