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Facilities Managers With Right Skills are In Demand
Commercial
Thursday January 17 2019

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
Business
Wednesday January 16 2019

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
Architecture
Tuesday January 15 2019

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
Business
Thursday January 10 2019

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
Zoning
Wednesday January 9 2019

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?
Residential
Tuesday September 18 2018

Is the Supply-Side Argument a Con?

In classic economics, prices are determined by supply and demand.

New Standards Will Transform Facility Management
Business
Wednesday September 12 2018

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
Zoning
Friday August 10 2018

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
Commercial
Friday August 10 2018

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.

Residential
Jan 18 2019
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.

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Residential
Jan 17 2019
Housing Finance Falls in November

Housing market conditions across Australia have tightened with the latest figures showing further contraction in lending activity.

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Green
Jan 17 2019
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...

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Zoning
Jan 14 2019
'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.

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Strata
Jan 10 2019
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...

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Residential
12 Nov, 2018
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...

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Business
6 Nov, 2018
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...

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Residential
6 Nov, 2018
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...

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Green
5 Nov, 2018
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.

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