COMMERCIAL AND INDUSTRIAL NEWS AND ARTICLES

Planning reform quick wins could deliver $5.7 billion post Covid-19…

  • September 25, 2020
  • FENCiT
The Australian economy could benefit from a $5.7 billion per annum boost if each state and territory implements just one of the ‘quick win’ planning reforms identified in the Planning...

$175 million Albany Ring Road unlocks local jobs as construction…

  • September 23, 2020
  • FENCiT
Construction on the $175 million Albany Ring Road project is officially underway, unlocking up to 1,000 local jobs and creating flow-on economic benefits for Western Australia's south-west. This is the...

HomeBuilder Starts To Lift Residential Building Loans

  • September 17, 2020
  • FENCiT
New ABS lending figures for July 2020 show that HomeBuilder has started to drive a recovery in loans for home building. “The 9% jump in the number of owner occupier...

First shovel-ready WA project complete on Great Eastern Highway

  • September 10, 2020
  • FENCiT
The first shovel-ready project in Western Australia has been delivered under the state's recent $223 million infrastructure boost, with upgrades on the Great Eastern Highway - Coates Gully Bridge now...

Australian PCI®: Construction industry slump continues into August 2020

  • September 8, 2020
  • FENCiT
The Australian Industry Group/Housing Industry Association Australian Performance of Construction Index (Australian PCI®) fell by 4.8 points to 37.9 in August 2020, with the pace of decline in business conditions...

Builders call for National Cabinet consensus to arrest economic decline

  • September 4, 2020
  • FENCiT
Building a National Cabinet consensus to deal cohesively and practically with the tension between the health and economic impact of the virus is the overwhelming imperative to be drawn from...

Building approvals increase 12 per cent in July 2020

  • September 1, 2020
  • FENCiT
“The HomeBuilder program has been very positive for the detached house sector but the impact of this program is yet to be seen in ABS approval data. The lift in...

Commercial tenancy code adds cost, red tape for property sector

  • August 31, 2020
  • FENCiT
A new survey of property owners has highlighted the complexity of commercial leasing codes and the delays these have caused in getting relief to tenants as well as the red...

Builders call for $5.1 billion to fund CommunityBuilder grants &…

  • August 24, 2020
  • FENCiT
Master Builders Australia is calling for billions in stimulus measures in the October 2020 Federal Budget to support the building and construction industry through the devastating demand shock that is...

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