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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