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08.11.18

Melbourne Market Update: November

Stratacon Managing Director, Paul Murphy provides a brief update on the Melbourne construction industry and state of employment.

Despite reports on falling house prices, declining Chinese investment and tightened lending by the banks, employment in the areas of construction, engineering and architecture remains buoyant.

In brief:

  • Victoria’s population is growing and planned infrastructure continues with major works in tunnels, schools, rail, roads and apartments
  • Victoria is at full employment in these areas
  • Demand for great talent remains high

 

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