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Residential apartment building prohibition orders could make insolvency a realistic prospect

Australia - June 17 2022 A prohibition order in place on a development in Hassall Street, Parramatta, NSW, serves as a useful reminder for developers, builders and financiers…

Jordan Wright

NSW Building Commissioner’s increasing use of enforcement powers

Australia - May 3 2022 There is an increased focus on enhancing consumer confidence and driving behavioural change in the building and construction industry by the NSW…

Jordan Wright

Decennial liability insurance: further reforms to enhance confidence in NSW apartment buildings

Australia - September 1 2021 The NSW Minister for Better Regulation and Regulation Kevin Andersen has indicated in an interview with the Australian Financial Review that the NSW…

NSW Government strengthens powers of Building Commissioner and introduces new levy on developers to support DBP Act

Australia - July 6 2021 Just 10 months after the commencement of the Residential Apartment Buildings (Compliance and Enforcement Powers) Act 2020 (NSW) (RAB Act), and as the…

Rebecca Xiao

Financiers urged to consider new building compliance requirements before lending

Australia - March 16 2021 Following a number of high profile cases in relation to the quality of developments, Construct NSW is implementing a new regulatory framework to help…

Henry Self