Business warns of SA land tax ‘damage’
Many business and property owners will be forced to sell up if controversial changes to South Australia's land taxes go through, the state's peak business group...
Local Character Criteria Are Stopping Necessary Development In NSW
A few weeks before the NSW state election in March 2019 the Department of Planning slipped a new planning document into the public realm titled “Local...
Australia’s $51 Billion Housing Tax Grab
In its latest report, the Housing Industry Association commissioned the Centre for Independent Economics to perform a ‘bottom up’ investigation of taxes and regulatory costs which...
Behind Australia’s First Carbon Neutral Facility
“We’ve been talking for five or ten minutes now but we haven’t seen a parcel go past. Can’t we just turn it off?”
Social Procurement is Good News for Construction
Late last year, the Victorian Government started rolling out a new Social Procurement Framework which signals a profound change in the way we do business with...
WA Moves to Smash Down Planning Barriers
The number of land zones in Western Australia could be slashed from over 1,000 to less than 300 whilst development assessment processes would be streamlined and...
Australian Property Companies Write Fewer Cheques for Charity
“Beyond Blue has some pretty alarming statistics highlighting the number of Australians living with depression and anxiety. We are very proud to be able to contribute...
Where Will Melbourne’s Office Workers Go?
“If Google was to land in Melbourne and want 8,000 square meters, (they would have) limited options – probably one at the moment.”
Property council hits out at SA land tax
Proposed changes to land tax in South Australia could have a devastating impact on property owners and the economy, the state's Property Council says.
Rental prices for Sydney units fall 5%
Rental prices on Sydney units have fallen by almost 5.0 per cent over the year on an influx of new supply but remain "significantly" higher than...
House Price Decline is Slowing Down
The decline in house prices throughout Australia appears to be easing, with the latest results showing that the contraction in national dwelling values reached in June...
Aveo Gets Takeover Bid, Flags Profit Fall
Retirement home operator Aveo has received a confidential takeover offer and flagged a slump in its full-year profit, citing subdued property market conditions.
Property Dominates Road to Riches for Aussie Billionaires
Property holdings continue to play a dominant role in the portfolios of Australia’s wealthiest people, the latest report indicates.
Designs Unveiled for Melbourne CBD’s Largest Timber Building
The designs for what is claimed will be the largest timber building in Melbourne’s CBD have been unveiled.
Election a Wildcard for Housing Market
The outcome of the federal election could be a wildcard for the housing market amid signs the worst of the downturn in prices may be over,...
House Price Fall Continues to Slow
The decline in house and apartment prices throughout Australia is continuing to ease, the latest data suggests.
Housing Shortage Forcing Women to Return to Violent Partners
A lack of affordable housing could mean that women who suffer from family violence may return to their violent partners, a new report has found.