Construction - building our community and economy
The construction industry in the Bathurst Region is a significant contributor to gross regional product.
The construction industry is the third biggest employer in the Bathurst Region economy, with over 2,250 jobs generated by the sector. This growth industry has the highest number of registered businesses, with over 700 construction-based businesses operating in the Bathurst Region. The construction industry generates $770 million for the economy.
At a local level, the construction sector is driven by the high level of population and industry growth occurring in Bathurst, where the value of building approvals has more than doubled over the past 10 years. In addition to serving the strong local economy, the strategic location of the Bathurst Region, enables construction businesses based in Bathurst to also serve the fast-growing Western Sydney corridor, and the surrounding Central West and Orana regions.
A large number of construction businesses are based in Bathurst and ready to assist with industrial, commercial and residential developments, including Akura, Hines Constructions, Art-tec, Hynash Group, Inscape Projects and Tablelands Builders, just to name a few. There are also a wide variety of specialist builders and trades covering all stages of the construction process from idea generation through to fit out.