SSKB Developer Consultancy looks at the advances in timber construction

Developer ‘Tree Change’ Takes Wooden Buildings to New Heights

It looks like city-dwellers are not the only people looking for a tree change. Developers are considering a tree change too, with timber featuring as a significant building material in new high rise buildings. The first commercial office building in Australia made completely from timber will be built by Lendlease as the gateway to its…

Lorimer Street solar array, Melbourne

Shining A Light On Solar Power

We shine a light on solar power to see whether it is worth developers considering installing a solar array in their next new development or whether retrofitting existing buildings stacks up. With the Australian government committing to a target of limiting global temperatures by 1.5 degrees Celsius as a result of the Paris Climate Conference,…

Klarastaden in Stockholm, an innovative way to use old rail lines.

Old Rail Lines Fast Track New Opportunities

Disused rail corridors and rail yards are fast tracking inner city opportunities for developers. Major projects such as Hoboken Yard Redevelopment in New Jersey, Hudson Yards in New York, La Halle Freyssinet in Paris and Brisbane’s own iconic Roma Street Parklands and Sydney’s The Goods Line all showcase what can be done with prime and sometimes challenging…

Cost Savings for Developers and Purchasers

Technology and innovation are enabling more options of heating and cooling buildings with previously space age ideas becoming more economical.  Developers can achieve big savings by engaging in new methods which save in both building costs and on-going running costs. One of these options is utilising underground piping to transfer heat exchange from ground temperatures…

10 Reasons to join EnviroDevelopment!

SSKB has recently become a proud Professional Member of EnviroDevelopment. EnviroDevelopment is a scientifically-based branding system designed to make it easier for purchasers to recognise and select more environmentally sustainable developments and lifestyles. SSKB joined EnviroDevelopment because they have established themselves as the industry leader and outlined below are the top 10 reasons why you…