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Sydney Planning: The Best or Nothing
Urban Planning
Thursday July 5 2018

Sydney Planning: The Best or Nothing

Karl Benz once remarked that he built a great motor car with the axiom “Das Beste Oder Nichts” meaning “the best or nothing,” and it is...

Record Land Releases Creating Huge Greenfield Opportunities
Zoning
Thursday July 5 2018

Record Land Releases Creating Huge Greenfield Opportunities

Drive along the old Princes Highway toward Pakenham in Melbourne’s south-east and ‘Land for Sale’ signs dot the landscape.

Middle Ring Suburbs Missing Out
Zoning
Wednesday July 4 2018

Middle Ring Suburbs Missing Out

The recent report by the Grattan Institute - Housing Affordability - Re-imagining the Australian dream - makes a plea for more medium density housing in inner...

Big Opportunities in Hotel Development and Construction
Commercial
Wednesday March 7 2018

Big Opportunities in Hotel Development and Construction

Four years ago, Australia’s hotel market was struggling as a surging dollar saw the cost competitiveness of our tourism industry relative to overseas peers plummet, weak...

New Suburbs, Latent Heave, Trees and Lessons Not Learnt
Residential
Tuesday September 26 2017

New Suburbs, Latent Heave, Trees and Lessons Not Learnt

On August 16th 2017, The Age contained a two-page article about 8,000 blocks in a new suburb called Mount Atkinson, situated between Caroline Springs and Rockbank...

It’s Time for Developer Control
Commercial
Friday August 18 2017

It’s Time for Developer Control

When I first saw London tower fire, I thought it was an act of terror.

The Planning Act 2016: Changes to Development Assessment in Queensland
Zoning
Saturday July 22 2017

The Planning Act 2016: Changes to Development Assessment in Queensland

Queensland has adopted the new Planning Act 2016 (Planning Act) – repealing the Sustainable Planning Act 2009 (SPA) – with the change taking effect on July...

Former RBA Governor Outlines His Approach to Housing Affordability
Residential
Tuesday June 20 2017

Former RBA Governor Outlines His Approach to Housing Affordability

With housing affordability becoming such a big political issue in Australian cities, it is very interesting to see how the former Governor of the Reserve Bank...

Sustainable Development Trends Are Improving the Built Environment
Green
Tuesday March 7 2017

Sustainable Development Trends Are Improving the Built Environment

Sustainable development efforts worldwide have achieved some success in many sectors, including the built environment.

Commercial
Jan 24 2018
NZ:Feelers out for $300m Waterfront Partner

Auckland Council is on the hunt for a consortium capable of delivering an infrastructure redevelopment north of $300 million that would meet the city's plans to...

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Business
25 Aug, 2015
Lend Lease Full Year Profit Down 25%, Despite Record Pipeline of Projects

Global property developer Lend Lease's development pipeline has hit a record of nearly $45 billion thanks to new projects in Asia and the Americas.

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Business
12 Aug, 2015
NZ Landlord PFI Seeks Funds for Acquisitions

Listed industrial landlord Property For Industry it will hit up investors for $49.5 million for acquisitions and developments after more than doubling its first-half profit.

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Business
5 Aug, 2015
Investment in Hotel Properties Jumps

Transaction volume in the Australian hotel investment market reached $1.9 billion for the first half of 2015, and looks set to overtake the $2.5 billion transacted...

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Business
31 Jul, 2015
Melbourne Wants Development Partner for Queen Vic Market

Plans to transform the Queen Victoria Market precinct and add as much as half a billion dollars in new property to the area are fast gathering...

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Business
30 Jul, 2015
Ex-Sydney Mayor Facing Corruption Charges

An ex-Sydney mayor who was branded corrupt and dumped from council is now headed to court on charges of blackmail, misconduct in public office and lying...

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Business
30 Apr, 2014
Stockland Renews Push for Australand

Property developer Stockland is renewing calls on rival Australand to open its books so it can pursue its $2.4 billion takeover offer.

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