The southern half of the overall region has a burgeoning Construction sector, particularly around the Employment and Innovation Corridor. From 2016 to 2020, Loddon Campaspe saw an addition of 1,034 new Construction businesses; and in 2020 Loddon Campaspe Construction generated $920.4M in GVA.
The northern half of the region, the Mallee, generated $301M in GVA in 2020 from the Construction sector. Construction’s amongst the Mallee’s six largest employing sectors and has seen steady growth in both employment and output over the past 20 years.
The Big Housing Build
Investment from the Victorian Government under the Big Housing Build scheme sees $170M invested across the region in housing development, with a proportion going to social and affordable housing projects. It’s positive news for the region’s thriving Construction sector (and the growing number of city-dwellers considering regional relocation).
A pipeline of opportunities
‘Victoria’s Infrastructure Strategy 2021 – 2051’ makes key recommendations for infrastructure development in the region. It includes recommendations for improving road and rail networks, climate mitigation for housing and public facilities, and a range of developments for better delivery of health and mental health services.
Construction in Loddon Mallee
Learn more about some of the construction businesses in our region – why they chose Loddon Mallee, and their vision for the future.
Newearth – Building a legacy
“Newearth Constructions is a family-owned business with a long and proud history in providing civil engineering contracting and road construction from Romsey in Central Victoria.” – Mick McCarthy, General Manager
Learn more about Construction in Loddon Mallee. These industry-specific resources provide further information to support your business.
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