24
Jan 20

Innovations in road materials redefining the asset lifecycle

As our roads sprawl in a growing network and greater demands are placed on sustainability and lessening our carbon footprint, innovative methods of road construction and materials are coming to the fore.  While innovative construction has environmental benefits, it also minimises cost, maintenance and increases life and quality.  Innovation is not without its obstacles and … Continue reading Innovations in road materials redefining the asset lifecycle

22
Jan 20

The business value of digital engineering in AEC

Digital engineering presents opportunities to design and build for the future in ways which have been restricted by legacy processes. Architectural Engineering and Construction firms (AEC) are beginning to take advantage of digital engineering and building information modelling (BIM) as the benefits become increasingly apparent. View the infographic below or download the high res version … Continue reading The business value of digital engineering in AEC

13
Jan 20

Planning for alternatively-fuelled cars in tunnels

As we progress steadily closer to 2062, the year in which the Jetsons take to the skies in flying cars, we are instead turning our attention to the space beneath our feet.  Tunnels present opportunities for dispelling traffic and avoiding the environmental impacts a major above-ground road can pose.  Elon Musk touts the vision of … Continue reading Planning for alternatively-fuelled cars in tunnels

13
Jan 20

Similar conditions in the USA and Aus to drive BTR demand: CBRE’s Colleen Pentland Lally

The USA’s demand on the multifamily/ build to rent market remains high, despite being 10 years post recession and increased rental costs at an average of 3.3% per year. The country has also seen high levels of new supply, yet the vacancy rate has remained under 5% for the past five years.  Colleen Pentland Lally, … Continue reading Similar conditions in the USA and Aus to drive BTR demand: CBRE’s Colleen Pentland Lally

09
Dec 19

Benefits of Build-to-Rent to Local Government

The Build-to-Rent housing model has quickly been adopted by the United Kingdom and United States, and Australia is now beginning to realise the opportunities it offers. Given Australia’s current housing affordability, BTR assets will be highly sought after when they emerge on the marketplace.  The benefits of BTR to both tenants and property owners are … Continue reading Benefits of Build-to-Rent to Local Government

04
Dec 19

Build to Rent Breakfast Briefings – Sydney Takeaways

Our Build to Rent Breakfast Briefings ran last week in Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne. Each breakfast brought together a room full of developers, architects and strategists to discuss common challenges and the future of the BTR sector in Australia. You can download some of the key discussion points from the Sydney Breakfast Briefing here: Watch … Continue reading Build to Rent Breakfast Briefings – Sydney Takeaways

05
Nov 19

Exploring new ground – Roy Thompson on BTR evolution in ANZ

New Ground Capital is making waves in NZ housing market by realising the untapped potential of Build to Rent investment.  Originally founding New Ground Capital to leverage his skills in the financial markets in a meaningful way, Roy is committed to completing the establishment of the Build to Rent sector in the NZ housing market, … Continue reading Exploring new ground – Roy Thompson on BTR evolution in ANZ