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Apartment Owners Face Bills of $60k after Court Blow
Residential
Wednesday January 24 2018

Apartment Owners Face Bills of $60k after Court Blow

Victorian apartment owners face bills of tens of thousands of dollars to fix dangerous cladding after a court ruled that the state’s building regulator has overstepped...

Calgary Condo Construction Activity Grows
Business
Monday December 18 2017

Calgary Condo Construction Activity Grows

November was the busiest month for construction starts on apartments in the Calgary area in more than two years.

Infrastructure Activity Reaches 10-year High
Infrastructure
Wednesday November 8 2017

Infrastructure Activity Reaches 10-year High

The pace of growth in engineering construction has hit a 10 year high due to big ticket infrastructure projects, offsetting falling levels of apartment building.

Apartment Slump Pushes Home Sales Down
Residential
Wednesday August 30 2017

Apartment Slump Pushes Home Sales Down

Significantly fewer new apartments were sold in Australia in July, contributing to a slide in new home sales for the month.

Australia Must Stop Overcrowding of Apartments
Residential
Tuesday August 15 2017

Australia Must Stop Overcrowding of Apartments

“The occupancy of many of the apartments appeared to be in excess of what would normally be expected in a two-bedroom apartment and what a two-bedroom...

Grenfell Tragedy Should Be a Catalyst for Change
Business
Tuesday July 25 2017

Grenfell Tragedy Should Be a Catalyst for Change

The devastating fire that has destroyed the Grenfell Tower building along with the lives of many of its occupants has naturally been a topic of much...

Balancing Apartment Affordability with Amenity
Residential
Tuesday July 25 2017

Balancing Apartment Affordability with Amenity

With housing affordability being such a hot topic in Sydney, the Urban Taskforce undertook some research to see if the well-meaning amenity standards that determine apartment...

London’s Towering Inferno: The Big, the Bad and the Ugly
Commercial
Tuesday July 25 2017

London’s Towering Inferno: The Big, the Bad and the Ugly

West London’s Grenfell Tower fire of 14 June 2017 is just the latest in a string of building disasters which should never have happened.

What’s it Like to Be Trapped in a Burning Building?’
Buildings
Wednesday July 19 2017

What’s it Like to Be Trapped in a Burning Building?’

I woke at about 1 a.m. after hearing sounds of fire engines nearby and the muffled sounds of people in the corridor outside my unit. I...

Residential
Mar 9 2018
Jump in Apartment Construction Keeps Prices High

Approvals for the construction of new homes jumped in January on the back of a strong recovery in high-rise construction that economists expect will keep pressure...

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Residential
Mar 9 2018
Houses, Apartments Lift February Construction

Home building, including that of city apartments, led an expansion in construction activity in February.

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Residential
Mar 6 2018
Building Approvals Climb 17.1%

Approvals for the construction of new homes rose 17.1 per cent in January on the back of a strong recovery in high-rise construction, easily beating the...

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Residential
Feb 13 2018
DHA’s Liv Apartments recognised as a One Planet Community

The Liv Apartments development in Freemantle has become WA's third property development to be recognised as a One Planet Community.

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Residential
Jan 10 2018
Melbourne Apartments Stoke Building Approvals

Approvals for the construction of new homes jumped by a surprise 11.7 per cent in November, driven by a spike in apartment and townhouse building in...

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Residential
15 Dec, 2017
Packer Buys $60m Barangaroo Residence

Crown Resorts has announced a string of asset sales that could deliver a windfall of nearly $700 million, including the purchase of two floors of its...

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Residential
6 Dec, 2017
What Protection Do NSW Buyers Have Against Unfair Sunset Clauses

Wind back three years and you could pick up an average apartment in the inner Sydney suburb of Ultimo for around $560,000.

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Business
19 Jun, 2015
US Balcony Collapse Firm Previously Sued

The company that constructed the California apartment building where six young Irish nationals died in a balcony collapse has paid millions of dollars in fines over...

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