What lies ahead for the construction industry?

Building & Construction Activity

Data, forecasts and analysis covering the amount of work in all segments, from residential and non-residential building, to infrastructure, utilities and resources – including detailed project lists.

Construction Costs

Forecasts of future changes in the cost of building & construction work, by detailed input type (labour, materials, equipment and services) – for use in project planning and cost escalation.

Product Demand Forecasting

Estimates and forecasts of demand for construction materials and other products – derived from rigorously compiled models and research into the requirements of major projects

Latest Report Summaries

Australian Construction Outlook – Non-Residential Building

This report examines the current downturn underway in the non-residential building sector, describes its causes and forecasts the timing of the coming recovery, by sector and state.

Australian Construction Cost Trends

This new report on the Australian construction cost outlook explains how cost growth has slowed in recent quarters, and examines the likely impact of COVID-19.

Australian Construction Outlook – Transport Infrastructure

This report provides a detailed picture of the current upturn in infrastructure construction, including the timing of major projects, key drivers, and the expected timing of the peak and next downturn.

Alternative Construction Market Segmentation

This new data set provides a more meaningful picture of the construction upturn, by mining sub-segments and types of infrastructure investment.

Australian Construction Projects Database

This latest list of projects included in our forecasts corresponds with the fully revised set of forecasts published in November 2019.

Australian Regional Construction Outlook

This report highlights the growth prospects for the capital cities and regional areas, the former benefiting from urban infrastructure projects and strong commercial building, whilst facing downturns in the residential sector.

Impact of COVID-19 on Australian Construction

This new report examines the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on all segments of construction activity in Australia.

Australian Construction Outlook – Overview

This new report examines the total construction activity in Australia against a backdrop of continued declines in residential building and imminent downturns expected in non-residential building and renewable energy construction.

Australian Construction Outlook – Resources

Our new report examines the likely duration, speed and composition of the upturn currently getting underway in Australia’s resources construction sector.