Which Method Best Suits Your Investment Strategy?
The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) allows investors to choose between two methods of claiming depreciation on plant and equipment assets. These are the diminishing value and...
Australia Construction Investment Slips to Seven-year Low
The value of total capital investment projects in Australia has slid to a seven-year low, with construction on major gas developments being completed and as the...
Should We Welcome Chinese Investment into Australia’s Construction Industry?
China’s audacious $1.8 trillion global infrastructure and construction project, touted as the new Silk Road, is a clear sign of the country’s ambition to be seen...
Stop Treating Housing Investors like Lepers
It's incredibly frustrating to see the hard time housing is being given in Australia.
Student Boom Benefits Developers and Investors
Research suggests that an increase in student numbers is creating opportunities for developers and investors to build and invest in student accommodation in Australia.
Should we Treat Public Infrastructure as Assets?
The Federal government wants to create an “infrastructure bank.”
Australia’s Big Infrastructure Investment: $50bn
The government is investing a record $50 billion on national infrastructure over five years to the end of the decade.
Boral Gets Investor Support for Headwaters Acquisition
Building materials supplier Boral says it has received strong support from institutional investors whilst raising money to fund its $US2.6 billion acquisition of Headwaters Incorporated.
Calgary Construction Sector Braces for Downturn
Delayed infrastructure funding and the sluggish economy could mean further layoffs or companies shutting down, the head of the Calgary Construction Association (CCA) has warned.
Time Zone Costing Investment and Jobs in Queensland
A national survey of 230 businesses by Ai Group found that an overwhelming 85% of businesses surveyed support changing Queensland's current position on daylight saving.
Chinese Investors Feeling Unwelcome in Australia
Chinese investors are more wary about Australia, with a growing number saying they feel unwelcome.
Billions to Flow into West Sydney
A new multi-billion dollar city to be built around the long-awaited western Sydney airport will make the area one of the best places to live and...
More Funds for Nepean Hospital Upgrade
The NSW government has announced more money for a western Sydney hospital redevelopment, as the opposition ramps up its attack of stadium funding it says should...
Commercial Lending Stabilises in January
Lending to businesses and property investors remained steady in January following a significant fall in December, while the value of new home loans to owner-occupiers lifted...
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...
Dexus Takeover Offer For CPA
A joint takeover offer from the Dexus Property Group and the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) for the Commonwealth Property Office Fund (CPA) is now...