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  • The world's first 3D-printed concrete houses are beginning to be built and are expected to be ready for occupation in 2019.

  • $4.8 billion worth of projects are now under construction in the Sydney's CBD; according to a new analysis of projects by Corelogic.
  • The CBD South East light rail project was intended to be finished by the March 2019 state election; however; it will undoubtedly face delays in light of recent events.
  • The Burwood Brickworks site in Melbourne's east will soon transform into the world's most sustainable shopping centre; thanks to Frasers property Australia.
  • A $2.1 billion light rail line will be established from the CBD to Randwick and Kensington to provide transportation alternatives for passengers.
  • A fire was set off in sydney's CBD by a worker's blowtorch at a construction site. due to gas bottle explosions; many people were forced to evacuate.
  • 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.
  • According to the Deloitte Access Economics Investment Monitor; engineering and commercial construction activity increased by 12% in 2017.
  • Many analysts are expecting a 3 to 10 per cent drop for Sydney's market; while national prices remain high.
  • Three projects in Sydney have been nominated for the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Heritage's Best Tall Building awards; which commends the creme de la creme of tall buildings on the global stage.
  • Mirvac dropped out from the redevelopment of the Showground station precinct in Sydney just over month after the NSW government and Council reached an agreement on minimum apartment sizes and building 5000 new homes in the area.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Sydney's rail network is having a tough time in face of sparse services.
  • We will soon be witnessing a huge migration from the busy beaches of Sydney to the brand new wave pool situated 25km from Sydney Olympic Park's coast.
  • The NSW Government is now mapping out a large scale redesign of future classrooms by calling for submissions for prefabricated designs to replace old-style demountable which can also serve as durable long-term structures.
  • 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.
  • At the top of the agenda for revamping Australia's busiest train station is the addition of a major commuter concourse.
  • The New South Wales Government issued an announcement to Sydney residents in January forecasting an upcoming "year of construction".
  • The construction of apartments across Australia is expected to halve in the coming three years after the market saw a record building boom.
  • NSW state government and the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) supported the potential move by Uber to trial flying vehicles in Sydney in 2023.
  • Housing markets in Sydney and Melbourne remain fundamentally undersupplied and little impact has seen on the new policies targeting at foreign buyers; says developer Mirvac.
  • Residents have recently been allowed to return home after the authorities came up with a solution to remove the collapsed crane the fell on to an apartment complex.
  • 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.