Annick Ah Lan

Name: Annick Ah Lan Position: Operations & Membership Manager Company: The Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors, Sydney   What do you enjoy the most, working in the field of construction & development? Working for a not for profit professional association, we have the ability to influence and transform the industry. We have instigated a Diversity…

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Sunland shifts Marina Mirage 3.9HA Development

The Urban Developer ASX-listed developer Sunland is offloading its 3.9-hectare Mariner’s Cove retail village and marina precinct at The Spit on the Gold Coast. The waterfront site, located adjacent to the Sunland-developed Palazzo Versace hotel, has frontage to the Broadwater and comprises the 4,278sq m Mariner’s Cove retail village and Mariner’s Cove marina. Read the…

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Jo Withford

Name: Jo Withford Position: Project Engineer/Contract Manager Company: Roads and Maritime Services, Newcastle   What do you enjoy the most, working in the field of construction & development? I have always been passionate about being a civil engineer because I love the fact that as an engineer, we are changing people’s lives. Every construction project…

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“Beyond expectations”: Construction startup Ynomia bags $3.6 million from the investors of its dreams

Melbourne construction startup Ynomia has bagged $3.6 million in seed funding, from a group of heavyweights in the sector including Aconex co-founder Rob Phillpot and US specialist VC Brick & Mortar Ventures. Brick & Mortar Ventures is the largest construction tech investor in the US, and just last week closed its $US97 million institutional venture…

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Griffith’s young innovators

Last week we were delighted to be a judge for the Griffith Innovation Challenge, assessing the best of pitches to form their passions into commercial ventures. Assessing the 3 groups, it was a tough call but the successful winners were able to clearly articulate their product, present clear data around the problem, display their capacity…

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