Facilities Managers With Right Skills are In Demand
Facility managers who possess the right skill set are in demand despite a competitive market and sluggish remuneration levels, the latest report says.
Property Staff Land Opportunities from Talent Mismatch
A mismatch between employer needs and skills which job seekers possess is creating opportunities for workers within Australia’s property sector notwithstanding the slowdown in property industry...
Australia Must Build Smaller Aged Care Homes
Most Australians prefer to live independently as they age for as long as possible.
Property Industry Confidence Plummets to Five Year Lows
Confidence in Australia’s property industry has dropped to five year lows as fears about a deeper than expected housing market downturn continue to grow.
WA’s Planning System Must be Cleaned Up
Want to build a new mixed-use commercial and residential development in central Perth?
Is the Supply-Side Argument a Con?
In classic economics, prices are determined by supply and demand.
New Standards Will Transform Facility Management
Over recent decades, facility management (FM) has become a global profession as companies such as Sodexo, Compass Group, Aramark, ISS/A/S and CBRE have established operations across...
Crown Sues over New Sydney Hotel’s View
Crown Resorts has filed a lawsuit to stop the NSW government from approving developments that obstruct views of the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge from...
Melbourne and Sydney Office Markets are Booming
Office markets in Melbourne and Sydney are booming as strong demand across both cities is leading to tightening vacancies and rising rents.
New Home Sales drop to lowest level since 2012
“HIA New Home Sales continued the declining trend that we saw throughout most of 2018,” said Geordan Murray, HIA Senior Economist.
Housing Finance Falls in November
Housing market conditions across Australia have tightened with the latest figures showing further contraction in lending activity.
Melbourne Wins Race to Full Renewables
Melbourne City Council says it has become the first Australian capital city council to be powered entirely by renewables as energy from a purpose-built wind farm...
'Conveyancer' Accused of Rich Vic Frauds
A Melbourne woman is accused of passing herself off as a conveyancer to transfer property into her own name and reap millions of dollars.
QLD:Bitter body corporate battle in Qld court
A former body corporate boss accused of running a brothel at a Surfers Paradise high rise claims he's been defamed by the five men who ousted...
Home Buyers Should be Aware of Major Pitfalls
If you buy a $10 item of clothing that turns out to be faulty, you can usually get a refund or replacement fairly easily. Buy a...
Stamp Duty Reform a Small Step Forward
The announcement by the NSW Government that stamp duty will be pegged to the Consumer Price Index (CPI) is a welcome small step towards reducing the...
Frequently Asked Property Depreciation Questions
As a building gets older and items within it wear out, they depreciate in value. The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) allows property investors to claim a...
Low Carbon Homes for Low Income Households
When Chris White and Chelsea Mclean moved into their newly rented home in Ballarat last July, what they found was not pleasant.