Analysis of key events and underlying trends in Australia’s building construction industry.
Australia Building Forecasting Service
Insight into the building and construction industry in Australia. Using BIS Oxford Economics’ established methodology, the comprehensive service provides detailed overviews of historical trends as well as future prospects for building activity.
This market leading forecasting service provides regular forecasting reports, high frequency commentary and a deeply detailed databank on the residential and non-residential sectors across states and territories and the country. We provide a thorough analysis of the drivers of demand and supply, as well as forecasts of major market variables including building approvals, commencements, completions and other building indicators.
This service monitors developments affecting the building industry and is intended to more accurately determine future demand for building materials and labour. This service helps drive your organisation’s decision making and performance through assisting strategic development and planning, performance analysis, risk management and budgeting.
What the service includes
Data Insights provide our immediate assessment of key data releases.
The combination of a monthly near term overview, quarterly outlook for states and territories and a bi-annual assessment of medium term trends provides clients with a detailed outlook for residential, non-residential and home renovation markets for Australia.
Sector specific analysis of over 15 non-residential building sectors (ie. offices, education, transport, health etc.) and across houses, medium density and high density residential sectors.
The online databank houses historical data and forecasts up to 15 years ahead. We forecast building approvals, commencements, completions and supportive variables. The databank allows users to quickly build custom queries with complete flexibility and visualise the data in tables, charts, and maps and downloaded quickly to Excel and Adobe formats, and even shown on a heat map.
Bi-annual Australian Building outlook conferences, which give clients the opportunity to interact with our senior economists. Learn more.
Residential and non-residential building activity is forecasted for over 55 regional areas (i.e. Greater Sydney, Geelong, Cairns, Wheat Belt statistical areas). Population, regional patterns and other economic variables help inform the outlook for demand and supply by region.
A comprehensive overview as to the total volume of residential and non-residential construction by state and industry, providing an accurate measure of future demand for building materials and labour.
Our models, forecasts, and datasets can be tailored to fit the unique needs of your organisation. Through demand modelling, tailored disaggregation, benchmarking, market sizing, specific research projects and the experience of our economists, the needs of your organisation can be met. Needs to linked through to ‘Bespoke forecasting & scenario analysis’ page.