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Labor Announces Federal Corruption Watchdog Plan
Business
Wednesday January 31 2018

Labor Announces Federal Corruption Watchdog Plan

This Australia could be set for a federal anti-corruption watchdog depending on the next federal election result after Labor announced its intention to establish an anti-corruption...

Australia’s Property Industry is Racked with Political Favouritism
Business
Tuesday September 19 2017

Australia’s Property Industry is Racked with Political Favouritism

If you wanted to strike it rich in property, one way would be to buy land on the outskirts of metropolitan areas, wait for it to...

NSW Dominates Australia’s Construction Hotspots List
Business
Tuesday May 30 2017

NSW Dominates Australia’s Construction Hotspots List

New South Wales has featured strongly in the ranks of Australia’s fastest growing housing markets which have been revealed in the HIA’s latest Population & Residential...

NSW Gov’t Invest Millions into North Parramatta Development
Commercial
Tuesday May 2 2017

NSW Gov’t Invest Millions into North Parramatta Development

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has announced $310 million for a controversial North Parramatta development, to some heckling from locals angered about the proposed construction of more...

Ban Developer Donations: Qld Deputy Mayor
Business
Thursday April 20 2017

Ban Developer Donations: Qld Deputy Mayor

Local government candidates should be banned from receiving donations from property developers, a Queensland deputy mayor says.

Queensland Apartment Owners Need Defect Bond
Strata
Wednesday March 8 2017

Queensland Apartment Owners Need Defect Bond

Queensland should follow the lead of New South Wales and introduce a two percent levy in order to protect owners of new apartments from defects, the...

Lender Caps Hit Apartment Deals: LendLease
Residential
Tuesday February 28 2017

Lender Caps Hit Apartment Deals: LendLease

Property giant Lendlease is seeing longer settlement periods and higher cash buying as apartment buyers respond to a recent clampdown on mortgage lending by banks.

Where are Melbourne’s Best Development Opportunities?
Residential
Wednesday February 22 2017

Where are Melbourne’s Best Development Opportunities?

With 115,433 dwellings having been approved for construction over the past two years and house prices having increased by almost seven percent over the past year...

Why the Cost Blowouts on Single Luxury Residential Developments?
Residential
Thursday February 9 2017

Why the Cost Blowouts on Single Luxury Residential Developments?

Why does there increasingly appear to be no rigorous cost control during the design process for single luxury residential developments/refurbishments when compared with the cost control...

Residential
Jul 25 2018
Queensland Developers Ignored Warning Signs: analyst

Tumbling Brisbane apartment prices and rising investor defaults have been blamed on developers and lenders failing to heed the obvious warnings signs.

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Commercial
Jun 20 2018
Qld Govt Steps in Amid $1.2b Resort Battle

The Queensland government has stepped in to resolve a dispute over a controversial $1.2 billion resort and housing development off Gladstone.

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Commercial
Jan 31 2018
CPPIB to Invest $800M in Chinese Real Estate

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) will invest $800 million in two new property developments in China by developer Longfor Properties, it announced on Monday.

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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
14 Nov, 2016
Well Placed for 2017: Lend Lease

Property development and construction firm Lendlease Group says it is well placed for the the 2016/17 financial year despite mixed market conditions.

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Business
13 Jul, 2016
Mirvac Changes Reporting Structure

Property firm Mirvac Group has now clearly divided its operations into four segments, which may help it achieve its aim of unlocking the full value of...

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Business
26 May, 2016
Hotels in New Zealand: No Vacancy by 2025

Visitors to New Zealand could find themselves struggling to find accommodation unless the tourism sector ramps up the construction of hotels, the government says.

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Business
1 Feb, 2016
Ban Developers From Public Office

The NSW government is being urged to ban developers or real estate agents from public office after controversial councillor Salim Mehajer was suspended for failing to...

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Business
1 Feb, 2016
Woolies Slugged $11m Over Masters Deal

Retail giant Woolworths has been ordered to pay more than $11 million to a Victorian property developer for breaking a contract for the construction of a...

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