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Sunday April 11, 2021

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Lendlease Issues $300 Million Green Bond
Green
Thursday April 8 2021

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
Business
Thursday March 25 2021

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
Residential
Tuesday March 16 2021

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
Residential
Tuesday March 16 2021

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
Zoning
Thursday March 11 2021

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
Residential
Tuesday March 9 2021

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?
Zoning
Thursday March 4 2021

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
Commercial
Thursday February 25 2021

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.

How Big Is The House?
Residential
Monday February 15 2021

How Big Is The House?

The first question on the property developer's mind is house and lot size then followed by "how many bedrooms?"

Zoning
12 May, 2020
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...

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Residential
15 Apr, 2020
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...

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Business
14 Apr, 2020
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.

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Residential
24 Mar, 2020
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...

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Residential
2 Mar, 2020
Strong capital city home auction results

Almost 3000 home auctions across Australian capitals have shown strong results, with seven out of 10 properties sold.

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Zoning
20 Feb, 2020
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.

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Zoning
13 Jan, 2020
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...

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Residential
18 Dec, 2019
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.

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Business
6 Dec, 2019
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.

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