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Latest news: Building

Seven stars for new building quality and accessibility standards in the ACT

Today the ACT Government has adopted the new National Construction Code in full, including provisions which prioritise energy efficiency and accessibility in housing.

Requirements for new ACT buildings come into effect in 2024

New requirements for the energy efficiency and accessibility of new ACT buildings will come into effect in January, rather than next month.

ACT bill to improve building regulations

The ACT Government will introduce the Building and Construction Legislation Amendment Bill 2023 today, minister Rebecca Vassarotti announced. 

ACT awarded for world-first building innovation

Constructing an office building fully transportable by sea would have been thought to be impossible, but Canberrans have proved them wrong.

Ginninderry acquires more land

The Ginninderry Project have added to their future land release program, welcoming two NSW blocks to the sustainable community.

Giralang shops recommendations ‘absolute nonsense’

The Giralang shops saga has frustrated locals, and the GRAG said they don't agree with all recommendations in the Committee’s report.

Two sites shut down in Taylor following death last week

After a devastating fatality of a road worker in Taylor last week, WorkSafe ACT has shut down two unsafe construction sites today.

City Hill gains $380M office complex

A new $380 million commercial office complex in City Hill is set to be completed in the second half of 2023.

Denman Prospect offering new build-to-rent affordable housing

New, affordable housing will be built at Denman Prospect as part of their build-to-rent scheme, and will be called The Borough.

Homebuyers finally protected from rescission clause

Homebuyers have more protection from illegitimate sunset and development delay clauses in off-the-plan contracts.

Development in Woden reaches major milestone

Despite access restrictions to the display suite, over 100 of The Melrose’s 185 apartments in Woden, offering either one, two or three bedrooms, were already purchased by 31 October. Colliers Director of Residential...