Australia Office Demand Holds Up Despite Vacancy Surge
Demand for office space across Australia continues to hold up reasonably well, new data shows.
Remedial Works Are Different
Remedial work is an integral part of the construction industry.
How Much Compensation Will You Receive?
Have you been wronged? Affected by personal injury or a breach of building contract?
Ventilation Changes Can Help Stop COVID Transmission in Office Buildings
Simple ventilation changes can help to prevent COVID transmission and improve energy efficiency in offices, new research suggests.
Inflation, Skills Shortages Hit Property Confidence
Confidence within the property sector throughout Australia has dropped as concerns about inflation and skills shortages has grown, a survey of more than 750 property industry...
When will VCAT send parties to jail?
The infamous 2016 destruction of the Corkman Hotel in Carlton has ended in jail for the directors of the developer.
SMH and Tele agree: Planning system in NSW needs bold reform
It is rare to see the editorial pages of both the major Sydney newspapers write on the same day on the same topic and essentially agree.
Medical centre depreciation – case study
The previous few years have been challenging for the health care industry and medical centres in particular.
Builders Raise Alarm Over Rising Interest Rates
A key building industry lobby group in Australia has raised alarm that rising interest rates could force more construction businesses to the wall.
Stokes to discuss NSW land clearing halt
NSW Planning Minister Rob Stokes will attend an urgent meeting with a South Coast property developer following a push to halt land clearing in the bushfire-ravaged...
Vic reveals $500m COVID-19 rental relief
The six-month ban on evictions and rent increases for both commercial and residential tenants, as well as tax relief for landlords, was announced by Premier Daniel...
Property Scheme Victims Face More Anxiety
The coronavirus pandemic has heaped further anxiety on dozens of retirees who lost their life savings in a collapsed Australian property scheme.
Real estate auctions will be banned
All real estate auctions and open house inspections will be cancelled amid tougher restrictions on gatherings of people in a bid to stem the spread of...
Administrator to run Melb's Casey council
An interim administrator has been appointed to take charge of Melbourne's scandal-plagued Casey council, after Victoria's parliament voted to sack its councillors.
Qld councillors got funds for own projects
Former Ipswich councillors spent millions of ratepayer dollars on projects in their own areas instead of funding initiatives that would have benefited the Queensland city as...
Owner-occupier loans outstrip investors
Mortgage lending expanded in October, according to Australian Bureau of Statistics numbers indicating activity by owner-occupiers continued to outpace that of investors.
Qld council seeks $2.5m from Palmer firms
A Queensland council is pursuing two of Clive Palmer's companies in court seeking millions owed in rates and water charges.
NSW real estate agent stole from tenants
A Sydney real estate agent who had a penchant for cocaine and used tenants' rental bonds to fund his addiction has been spared jail.