Celebrating 50 years of market trends

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Stephen Gracey


Stephen Gracey


Market Research , Riders Digest
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The Riders Digest, known by many as the construction industry ‘Bible’, celebrates a milestone 50 years in 2022. 

Rider Levett Bucknall (then Rider Hunt) first issued the precursor to the Riders Digest in 1972, and has been sharing useful, innovative content to drive brand loyalty in the decades since.

Along with indicative construction costs by building type and region, the Riders Digest contains useful reference material on development considerations, estimating benchmarks, construction escalation, sustainability and life cycle issues.

Since it was first compiled, the pocket-sized compendium of key building costs and associated building related data has become an annual key source of information for many in the industry. Through the years, all mainland capital cities published digests adding to the library of publications produced within Australia. Globally, the Riders Digest is now published in Australia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, United Kingdom and North America.

We hope this research continues to keep you up to date with current market trends and assists you in making informed and successful project decisions.