Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Factory and Industrial Building Construction industry is responsible for the construction of a wide variety of buildings, ranging in construction complexity from simple tilt-wall warehouse space to sophisticated purpose-built laboratories that deliver high-security and humidity-controlled environments.
Industry revenue is projected to increase by 3.6% over 2013-14 to $5.8 billion. Investors are currently attracted to the industrial property market because of the relatively high yields on investment and signs of stronger general economic growth. The industry is rebuilding from the collapse in demand conditions that accompanied the global financial crisis in the late 2000s. Over the five years through 2013-14, industry revenue is projected to contract at an annualised... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter
Like most industries in the Construction division, the Factory and Building Construction industry is highly labour intensive. The principal value added by the industry is through the provision of project management services and trade skills.
Factory and industrial building projects typically require a substantial heavy machinery input into construction, ranging from earthmoving equipment for site preparation and foundations, cranes to position prefabricated and structural components, hoists to handle building materials, scaffolding, power generators, portable compression units and hydraulic pumps... purchase to read more