BIS Shrapnel announces the availability of its new report on the Australian building industry, Building in Australia 2013-2028.

The new report from BIS Shrapnel reveals some surprising opportunities around the corner for builders.

According to the 2013 Report, the value of all national building commencements is forecast to grow 3% in 2013/14. Growth in new house construction (+2%), alterations and additions (+2%), and non-dwelling building (7%) is also forecast for this year. The value of all building commencements will grow by a further 3% in 2014/15.

The Building in Australia 2013 report provides an independent medium term assessment of the Australian building industry outlook up to 2018 and beyond. 

Featuring demographic trends and detailed forecasts on the residential (housing, other dwellings), non-residential (commercial, industrial, social and institutional) sectors, and the alterations and additions market by State, the report covers key drivers for housing demand, population trends, outlook for building material costs, and the non-residential building cycle.