Commercial Property Still Offers Good Opportunities
The Sydney and Melbourne office and industrial property sectors still offer solid investment opportunities for investors, says Per Amundsen, Head of Research for the specialist commercial...
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?”
Cracks Appearing in the World’s Most Desirable Property Markets
Is this the end of the global housing boom?
Blockchain will Disrupt Facilities Management in Australia
When facilities managers hear about Bitcoin in the news, chances are they are not thinking about disruption to their own industry.
Slowdown on the Horizon for US Housing Market
They were fed up with Seattle’s home bidding wars. They were only in their late 20s but had already lost two battles and were ready to...
Canada Home Sales Down 14.5%
A flood of buyers and sellers looking to close deals late last year ahead of looming tighter mortgage rules resulted in a 14.5 per cent "payback"...
Canada ranks second in global LEED rankings
The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) announced that Canada has maintained its second-place position in the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC’s) ranking of the world’s top...
Australia’s Building Market Faces Three Years of Decline
Despite being at record highs at the moment, the building market in Australia is set for three years of decline going forward as housing markets shift...
PM Morrison Hits 'Pause' on Migrant Intake
The prime minister has hit "pause" on Australia's annual migration intake as he tries to redirect more new arrivals away from overcrowded capital cities and into...
What’s the Difference Between a Repair and an Improvement?
Deductions for repairs, maintenance and improvements are areas the Australian Taxation Office pay particular attention to on annual tax returns.
BIM for Smart Buildings
In terms of innovation, BIM for smart buildings is leading the way and it is all set to change the way buildings are operated. “Imagine” you...
One Million Ordered to Evacuate Florence
More than one million people have fled toward higher ground in a mass evacuation ordered three days before the expected arrival of Hurricane Florence.
Japan Cleaning up After Typhoon Kills 11
Japan has begun cleaning up after a powerful typhoon killed 11 people, injured hundreds and stranded thousands at a flooded airport, though when the airport in...
Continued Instability Ahead for Canadian Housing
The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation says the country's housing sector is facing a high degree of vulnerability to market instability for the eighth straight quarter.
Household Chemicals' Link to Health Issues
Common household chemicals have been linked to health issues including breathing difficulties, cognitive impairment and seizures, new research shows.
UK Real Estate Agents Hit Hard Times
More than 150 British real estate agents have gone broke in the last year as pressure from online rivals continues to bite, a new study has...
Choice Properties REIT Buying CREIT in $3.9-billion Deal
The Weston family is poised to create Canada's largest real estate investment trust through a $3.9-billion deal for its publicly traded Choice Properties REIT (CHP_u.TO) to...