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 Cost Trends

This report examines the outlook for construction costs, in detail be sector and type of input.

Australian Construction Projects Database

This latest list of projects corresponds with our fully revised set of forecasts published in November 2023.

Australian Regional Construction Outlook

Our latest regional forecasts for residential building and construction have just been released.

Australian Road and Bridge Works

This report examines the strength and composition of the current upturn, and determines the likely timing of the peak, and subsequent decline.

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.

Australian Construction Outlook – Overview

The Overview report provides a summary of the construction sector in Australia. It contains the high level forecasts from Macromonitor’s reports on each of the sub-sectors of construction, adding up to total construction activity.

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 Outlook – Resources

This report examines the outlook for all types of resources sector construction in Australia.

Australian Construction Outlook – 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.