Multi-Unit Apartment and Townhouse Construction in Australia: Market Research Report

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Multi-Unit Apartment and Townhouse Construction Market Research Report | ANZSIC E3019 | Aug 2015

City living: Industry revenue is growing due to a shift towards inner-urban living

IBISWorld’s Multi-Unit Apartment and Townhouse Construction market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Australian dream of home ownership is increasingly shifting to focus on multi-unit apartments and townhouses, which offer inner-city lifestyles, suit smaller households and avoid the high costs of residential land. The industry constructs buildings that range from suburban flats to military barracks and designer retirement communities.

The Multi-Unit Apartments and Townhouse industry has displayed an unprecedented level of activity since the late 2000s, with the number of multi-unit commencements climbing to a record peak at an estimated 95,195 dwelling units in 2014-15. Over the five years through 2015-16, industry revenue is projected to climb by an annualised 4.6%, to total $18.2 billion, despite contracting by 15.9%... purchase to read more

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Despite the existence of several very large-scale firms, the industry has a low concentration of ownership. The four largest firms account for less than 20.0% of annual industry revenue. The market share held by these firms is estimated to be gradually increasing over time as the focus of industry activity swings across to very large-scale developments, often including equity involvement, which can only be accessed by the very large players.

Contrary to the traditional housing construction industry, a relatively high proportion of industry activity is undertaken by medium to large-scale operators, such as Brookfield Multiplex (BHCA), Meriton Apartments, Hickory Group and Lend Lease Group... purchase to read more


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What is the Multi-Unit Apartment and Townhouse Construction Industry?

The industry consists of establishments that construct multi-unit apartments and townhouses (such as flats, apartments and condominiums). The industry excludes construction of commercial or public buildings such as factories, office buildings, hostels, hotels and hospitals. The industry also includes establishments that make alterations, additions, general renovation or repairs to such buildings, or those that organise or manage multi-unit construction.

Industry Products
Inner-city multistorey apartment complexesInner-city villas and townhousesSuburban and rural apartment blocks or unitsTourist or retirement unitsRefurbishment or conversion of existing buildingsRepair and maintenance of existing buildings
Industry Activities
Apartment building constructionDuplex house constructionFlat constructionHigh-rise flat constructionHome unit constructionProject management of multi-unit apartment and townhouse constructionRepair or renovation of residential buildingsSemi-detached housing construction

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