In review: Greg Payne at the 2019 NCC Symposium
Author: Greg Payne – National Manager – Building Surveying Sub-Writer and Editor: Kieran Balmaceda 2019 marks the start of a significant three-year transformation of the National Construction Code (NCC), as a range of amendments and improvements are implemented to existing regulations and…
Cladding Update – Safer Buildings
With the recent Registration date of 29 march 2019 passing, Building Owners and Body Corporate or property managers now move into the next phase of the Safer buildings and combustible cladding requirements. Phase 2 of the requirement has a deadline of 29th of May. By…
The People Project – Investing in Human Capital
Employees are not just a resource. As much as we know the essential role that employees play in the greater business machine, shouldn’t people be an investment too?
Here, we take a look at the factors that can really encourage growth in employees and the value you can create by investing in their futures.
What’s new for the NCC in 2019?
The Australian Building Codes Board (ABCB) has released a preview document for the 2019 National Construction Code (NCC) earlier this month, an industry standard document which outlines building codes and regulations nationwide. Click here to read Hendry’s analysis and summary of major changes coming in the next edition.
Know your practitioner: How to partner for maximum benefit
Whether you are going to work with or work for an organisation in the built-form industry (or any industry), you should be able to assess their reputation, their principles and the quality of works on which that reputation is based.
Making a case for Blockchain in the Proptech Industry – Craig Humphries looks at the future of business in the Built-Form.
Author: Craig Humphries Sub-Writer and Editor: Kieran Balmaceda Last week I was asked to attend a panel discussion and presentation with the Pacific Rim Real Estate Society (PRRES) at Melbourne University, presenting on the subject of “Blockchain technology as an emerging platform for the Proptech…
Bricks and Mortar: How to optimise every layer of your asset portfolio.
National Operations Manager for Asset Optimisation Heshan Samarawickrama explores the current state of Asset Optimisation in the Built-Form and how to plan your Asset Optimisation and Management Strategy.
Addressing the future of Asbestos Management in Australia – A review with Andrew Pakenham
Asbestos continues to be a pressing issue in Australia. The ability to devise and implement a robust Asbestos Management Plan tailored to your requirements will ensure that asbestos management and removal works are carried out in a safe and effective manner, Andrew Pakenham reports.
Emma Hendry – Unlocking the value of data through PropTech
Why is the property sector, the largest asset class and contributor to GDP world-wide, a slow adopter when it comes to technological Innovation? CEO Emma Hendry delves into this prescient issue and provides three key insights to leveraging data and technology to create long term value and future-proof your business.
Will your PII ensure adequate risk coverage? VBA issues bulletin regarding Professional Indemnity Insurance
In a bulletin released earlier this month, the Victorian Building Authority (VBA) has announced their intention to “continue enquiries to ensure practitioners hold the required insurance… requiring the production of evidence that surveyors hold PII policies that are compliant with the Ministerial Order.”
Emma Hendry named The CEO Magazine “Building & Construction Executive of the Year”
The scene was set for the 2018 CEO Magazine Executive of the Year awards, held at the International Convention Centre Sydney last night. The black-tie event, now in its seventh year, brought together 102 nominees spread across 23 categories to recognise the achievements and initiative of Executives at…