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
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
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
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
“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
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
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
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?’
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...
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...
Houses, Apartments Lift February Construction
Home building, including that of city apartments, led an expansion in construction activity in February.
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...
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.
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...
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...
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.
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...