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?
The first question on the property developer's mind is house and lot size then followed by "how many bedrooms?"
Ventilation is Critical for Indoor Workplace Safety
Heating and ventilation systems are critical for maintaining workplace safety in offices, retail outlets and other indoor workplace environments, employers throughout Australia are being warned.
Office Vacancies Surge to 24-Year Highs
Office vacancy rates across Australia have risen to their highest level in more than two decades as new supply additions coincide with falling levels of demand.
Home Builders Scramble for Vacant Land
Demand for residential land has surged as buyers snap up lots in order to capitalise on the Commonwealth HomeBuilder program, the latest report shows.
The Affordable Housing Beacon we Sailed Past
This year, Australia’s first foray into ‘inclusionary zoning’ celebrates its 25th anniversary.
Housing in NZ post-Covid
House prices in NZ are, no pun intended, going through the roof.
What Does 2021 Hold for the Property Development Sector?
The newspapers are full of bullish predictions for 2021 on the back of the development of a COVID vaccine and the expectation that President Elect Joe...
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.