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Inner West Business Awards – Winners!

Newton Fisher Group are thrilled to have been nominated and to win the award for the most outstanding business in the Professional Service category at the Inner West Local Business Awards on 8th May. Congratulations to our entire team as this is not possible without all their hard work and dedication every single day. We […]

Why Banks Require Quantity Surveyor Reports

If you’re undertaking a commercial/residential construction project or building a new home, one of the biggest challenges you’re going to face is securing finance.  Before a bank will lend you money, they will need a clear understanding of associated costs and risks.

What is a Quantity Surveyor and why are they important?

All too often, we, as Quantity Surveyors, become engaged on a project after the concept design has been completed and the plans have had council approval. Would the input of a QS have made a difference to where the design ended up? In some cases, the answer is no but in many cases the answer […]

Construction costs rising at the fastest annual pace since 2005

CoreLogic’s Cordell Construction Cost Index (CCCI) for Q4 2021 showed that despite an easing in the quarterly rate of growth, national construction costs increased 7.3% over the 2021 calendar year, the highest annual growth rate since March 2005.

Construction companies in NSW collapsing

New figures show the housing slowdown is biting NSW hard, with the number of construction companies going under last quarter hitting its highest level in almost four years https://lnkd.in/fhXEqfK

Sydney Property Economic Update 2019

Newton Fisher Group is proud to again be this years sponsor of the CIOB Oceania Property Economic Update 2019. To be presented by Westpac’s Property Markets Director, Frank Allen. We encourage people to register their interest in attending this much anticipated event to be held 7:30am on 12 September 2019 at the Four Seasons Hotel, […]

Rate cut may help construction industry

Historically low interest rates now in place in Australia will be a particular boon to the construction, manufacturing and retail sectors, economists say. The Reserve Bank of Australia cut rates by 25 basis points to 1.25 per cent on Tuesday, meaning businesses will pay lower costs to borrow money. Industry research company IBISWorld said on […]