Experts tell us that we are now living in the Third Industrial Revolution, a landmark time in which manufacturing is freed from Henry Ford’s mass production line to embrace the new possibilities of made-to-order, one-off production.
In direct terms, it appeared that Australia’s residential construction sector may have dodged a bullet in the controversial May budget. However, the industry is always – and deeply – affected by consumer sentiment, and even if house-building itself was not hit by taxes or other disincentives, it is highly probable that some of the more contentious outcomes of that budget may impact on sentiment – and therefore, on market strength.
After a decades long career in the Perth building industry, David Steadman recognised a gap in the market for custom built, luxury housing. In response he launched Signature Custom Homes – and introduced a bold new business model for supplying his individualised, high end product.
In 2012, Shangri-La Construction received BRW’s Fast Starter award, with a number one ranking in the construction category. The award, designed to recognise the nation’s fastest growing, most successful start-up companies, represents not only the attention to detail the company devotes to each of its luxury building projects, but also the time and attention given to meeting the needs of each and every client in an authentic, personal way.
Perth-based PACT Construction offers a full range of design, construction and project management services for multi-level commercial and residential projects
Since it was established a quarter of a century ago, Northside Roofing Pty Ltd has grown to become the largest commercial and domestic supplier and installer of quality steel and metal roofing products in all of South-East Queensland.
Since forming in 2008, New South Wales based Keystone Projects Group has built a staff of 22 skilled individuals taking on a diverse range of projects. These range from child care projects to aged care facilities, Anglican churches to Hindu temples, youth centres to offices, and more.
For many, the process of buying or building a home includes scanning property listings and collecting decontextualised and disconnected bits of data – total square metres, number of bathrooms or bedrooms, and so on; but often, homebuyers find that these numbers do not provide them with the information they truly need to answer the most important question – ‘Will I love living in this home?’
Building high quality homes quickly and at a lower cost may sound like a contradiction, but Fortress Home Building Construction has proven that it can be done.
Operating across four distinct yet interconnected service areas, Environmental Industries has grown since 1986 to become one of Australia’s largest and most capable providers of landscaping solutions, from small commercial projects, right up to massive industrial and civil contracts, accounting for 40 million in sales each year.