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