19 Oct '15, 5am

@propertycouncil landmark rprt launched @gbcaus calls on gov 2 grow property thru grn bldgs https:…

As a landmark report and campaign underscores the significance of Australia’s property industry to jobs and economic prosperity, the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) calls on governments to grow the property industry through green building. Economic Significance of the Property Industry to the Australian Economy, produced by AEC Group on behalf of the Property Council of Australia, confirms the critical role the property industry plays in the national economy. According to the report, the property industry is the nation’s largest, contributing $182.5 billion to the economy and generating 1.1 million jobs – more than mining and manufacturing combined. “Australia is recognised as a world-leader in sustainable building – and we have almost 1,000 Green Star-rated projects as proof of our excellence and innovation in this field,” says the GBCA’s Chief Executive Office...

Full article: http://www.gbca.org.au/news/gbca-media-releases/growing-t...

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