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.
Cracks Appearing in the World’s Most Desirable Property Markets
Is this the end of the global housing boom?
Australia’s Population Ticks Over to 25m
Australia's population has officially ticked over the 25 million mark.
Blockchain will Disrupt Facilities Management in Australia
When facilities managers hear about Bitcoin in the news, chances are they are not thinking about disruption to their own industry.
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.
Australia’s Property Sector Must Step Up on Paris Agreement
Back in December 2015, 174 countries and the European Union agreed to limit the increase in global average temperatures to well below two degrees Celsius above...
What’s the Difference Between a Repair and an Improvement?
Deductions for repairs, maintenance and improvements are areas the Australian Taxation Office pay particular attention to on annual tax returns.
Blockchain will Revolutionise Australia’s Property Sector
In commercial leasing, one set of processes which creates headaches for all involved is the current paper based system of arranging bank guarantees for landlords in...
NSW Should Delay Stadium Rebuild: inquiry
The NSW government should hold off refurbishing ANZ Stadium in Sydney's west until the rebuild of Allianz Stadium in the city is completed, a parliamentary inquiry...
Home Prices fell 0.7% in June Quarter
Home prices in Australian capital cities fell by 0.7 per cent in the three months to June.