Lendlease Issues $300 Million Green Bond
Property and construction giant Lendlease has become the largest issuer of green bonds of any non-financial company listed on the Australian Stock Exchange after completing its...
Building empowerment and inclusiveness in 2021
We may not realise it, but some of our most important moments in life happen in the workplace.
Luxury Melbourne Apartments Still in Demand: Mirvac
Quality apartments remain in demand throughout Melbourne despite broader market challenges in that city, the head of a leading development firms says.
HomeBuilder Sparks Mass Scramble for Land
As buyers rush to capitalise on the Commonwealth HomeBuilder program, a nationwide scramble to snap up vacant residential land throughout Australia is on.
Reserve Barking up the Wrong Tree on Urban Planning
In August 2020, the RBA’s Keaton Jenner and Peter Tulip released research claiming town planning regulation was at least one of the culprits behind obscenely high...
One in Seven Victorian Homes at High Climate Risk
Around one in seven homes throughout Victoria face substantial hazards relating to climate and risk exposure, the latest report suggests.
Why are Housing Prices Rising so Rapidly?
These issues are always complex and it is easy for decision makers to be distracted by furphies.
Australia’s Property Sector Must Catch Up on Technology Investment
Australia’s real-estate and property sector lags behind many other countries when it comes to embracing and utilising emerging technologies, a new survey has found.
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...
Strong capital city home auction results
Almost 3000 home auctions across Australian capitals have shown strong results, with seven out of 10 properties sold.
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.