Property staff across Australia remain in reasonable demand despite the housing slowdown as increasing activity in office and industrial sectors drives demand for those with commercial experience and a growing volume of new stock drives demand for occupations such as residential property managers and strata managers.
With the Lacrosse fire in Melbourne, the Opal Tower scenario in Sydney, along with other fires and building safety and defect issues in buildings in Australia and overseas, we are increasingly seeing that prior to the drama occurring, the problems or potential problems with the building were known.
Growing Backlash over NSW Dam Wall Plan
Community groups and traditional owners have accused the NSW government of not being transparent over plans to raise the Warragamba Dam wall.
Property Industry Fights For Negative Gearing
Opposing the abolition of negative gearing and discounts to capital gains tax will be the top advocacy issue for the property sector in the upcoming federal...
Charging Foreign Owners Extra For Property Will Cost West Australian Jobs
They say, “money makes the world go ‘round” and although it may seem crass and crude, it’s quite true. Take a drive through any of WA’s...
Less Building May Lift Home Prices: Report
House prices are cooling off in Sydney and Melbourne but could rise again as the pace of new home building slows, a report has warned.
Australian Train Stations Score Poorly on Precinct Integration and Value Capture
Australian transit hubs are behind global counterparts due to age, low integration with precincts, and return on property value but have a significant opportunity to add...
Govt Slammed for NSW Coal Mine Approval
Community groups have slammed the government's decision to approve the controversial Wallarah 2 coal mine on the NSW Central Coast, claiming they won't cease fighting to...
Mirvac to Help US Pension Fund Buy Premium Offices
Mirvac has struck a deal with one of America's leading retirement providers to jointly invest in prime office projects sourced by the Australian property group.