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    Insights from Investa’s Barrack Place

    What legacy does Investa’s Barrack Place, the 2020 RLB Australian Development of the Year, offer our industry? Investa’s national development director Shen Chiu shares his insights. In 2018, as the new 23-storey office building in the heart of ...

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    A winning combination of cost, time and quality

    Oval Hotel was brought to life on a tight budget and an even tighter timeframe, but careful and clever cost management delivered three innovations in design, construction and procurement, writes RLB Managing Director in South Australia, John Drillis....

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    Why esports is a game changer

    Competitive computer gaming, known as esports, is predicted to become the world’s biggest spectator sport, surpassing American Football, by 2025. The esports phenomenon is challenging our venues and driving us to create flexible spaces, says ...

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    Reaching new heights in education

    RLB in Adelaide completed full cost advisory services on a new world-class vertical school, the Adelaide Botanic High School, that brings together the best of technology, innovative teaching, collaborative spaces and environmental sustainability. RLB...

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    Brisbane and Melbourne construction markets bounce back

    According to today’s release of the Q1 2021 RLB Crane Index®, the index rose by 2.4%. There are ...

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    Wellington and Queenstown cranes hit new peak

    According to today’s release of the Q1 2021 RLB Crane Index®, an increase in long-term ...

  • Article, Publication

    Construction sector’s long-term outlook positive despite impacts of COVID-19

    According to the Rider Levett Bucknall (RLB) Forecast 97 report – New Zealand Trends in Property ...

  • Article, Publication

    How COVID-19 has impacted global construction markets

    According to the Rider Levett Bucknall (RLB) 4th Quarter 2020 International Report, the six-month ...

  • Article, Publication

    Pressure on construction pricing eases due to COVID

    According to the Rider Levett Bucknall (RLB) First Quarter 2021 Australia Report, the pressure of ...

  • Publication

    Melbourne Riders Digest 2021

    In 1972, RLB first issued the Riders Digest in Australia, an annual compilation of regional and ...

  • Publication

    Sydney Riders Digest 2021

    In 1972, RLB first issued the Riders Digest in Australia, an annual compilation of regional and ...

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    Adelaide Riders Digest 2021

    In 1972, RLB first issued the Riders Digest in Australia, an annual compilation of regional and ...

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    Perth Riders Digest 2021

    In 1972, RLB first issued the Riders Digest in Australia, an annual compilation of regional and ...

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    Queensland Riders Digest 2021

    In 1972, RLB first issued the Riders Digest in Australia, an annual compilation of regional and ...

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    Darwin Riders Digest 2021

    In 1972, RLB first issued the Riders Digest in Australia, an annual compilation of regional and ...

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    Canberra Riders Digest 2021

    In 1972, RLB first issued the Riders Digest in Australia, an annual compilation of regional and ...

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    New Zealand Riders Digest 2021

    In 1972, RLB first issued the Riders Digest in Australia, an annual compilation of regional and ...

  • Article

    BIM brings imagination to life

    The role of a quantity surveyor is to model complete costs, but budgets must be set long before an ...

  • Publication

    RLB New Zealand Trends in Property and Construction Q3 2020

    Prepared by the New Zealand Institute of Economic Research (Inc.) (NZIER) exclusively for RLB, ...

  • Publication

    Innovation & Excellence Awards Commemorative Book

    Rider Levett Bucknall proudly honour the new projects shaping our skylines, our cities and our ...

  • Publication

    2020 Property Industry Award Finalists New Zealand

    Congratulations to all of the 2020 Property Council New Zealand / Rider Levett Bucknall Property ...

  • Article

    Jump onboard the rail infrastructure boom

    If puns were appropriate, the rail sector in Australia and New Zealand is “full steam ahead”, ...

  • Article

    Reaching new heights in education

    RLB in Adelaide completed full cost advisory services on a new world-class vertical school, the ...

  • Article

    Why esports is a game changer

    Competitive computer gaming, known as esports, is predicted to become the world’s biggest ...

  • Publication

    COVID-19: Global Survey Report, Issue 7

    Issue 7 of our Global Report provides a comparative analysis of the views of our colleagues across ...

  • Article

    A winning combination of cost, time and quality

    Oval Hotel was brought to life on a tight budget and an even tighter timeframe, but careful and ...

  • Article

    Insights from Investa’s Barrack Place

    What legacy does Investa’s Barrack Place, the 2020 RLB Australian Development of the Year, offer ...

  • Article

    Residential accommodation demand falls as COVID-19 impacts net migration levels

    According to the Rider Levett Bucknall (RLB) Forecast 96 report – New Zealand Trends in Property ...

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    COVID-19: Global Survey Report, Issue 6

    Issue 6 of our Global Report provides a comparative analysis of the views of our colleagues across ...

  • Article

    Small decline in construction cranes across New Zealand hides two speed markets

    According to today’s release of the Q3 2020 RLB Crane Index®, there are currently 123 ...

  • Article

    677 cranes continue to work across Australia with only a 6% decrease since COVID-19 impact

    According to today’s release of the Q3 2020 RLB Crane Index®, there are currently 677 cranes ...

  • Article

    Construction activity indicators point to a rebound in activity under Alert Level 1

    According to the Rider Levett Bucknall (RLB) Forecast 95 report – New Zealand Trends in Property ...

  • Article

    Differing impacts of COVID-19 on Australian construction markets

    According to the Rider Levett Bucknall (RLB) 2nd Quarter 2020 Australia Report, the impacts of ...

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    772 cranes working across Australia as construction deemed essential service during COVID-19

    According to today’s release of the Q1 2020 RLB Crane Index®️, there are currently 772 cranes ...

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    RLB Global Construction Market Intelligence Report Q2 2020

    According to Rider Levett Bucknall’s (RLB) 2nd Quarter 2020 International Report, construction ...

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    COVID-19: Global Survey Report, Issue 5

    Issue 5 of our Global Report provides a comparative analysis of the views of our colleagues across ...

  • Publication

    Building Information Modelling & Digital Technologies

    Digital engineering and technological advancements are fundamentally impacting the built ...

  • Article

    Riders Digest Release

    In 1973, RLB first issued the Riders Digest, an annual compilation of regional and international ...

  • Article

    Cranes stop working across NZ as construction sites shut down due to Covid-19

    Nearly all of New Zealand’s 128 long-term cranes have stopped working as construction sites were ...

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    COVID-19: Global Survey Report, Issue 4

    Issue 4 of our Global Report provides a comparative analysis of the views of our colleagues across ...