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Why are Housing Prices Rising so Rapidly?
Zoning
Thursday March 4 2021

Why are Housing Prices Rising so Rapidly?

These issues are always complex and it is easy for decision makers to be distracted by furphies.

Australia’s Property Sector Must Catch Up on Technology Investment
Commercial
Thursday February 25 2021

Australia’s Property Sector Must Catch Up on Technology Investment

Australia’s real-estate and property sector lags behind many other countries when it comes to embracing and utilising emerging technologies, a new survey has found.

COVID Smashes Another Construction Giant’s Profit
Business
Tuesday February 23 2021

COVID Smashes Another Construction Giant’s Profit

Another construction giant in Australia has seen its profits impacted by COVID-19.

NSW to Start Removing Flammable Cladding this Year
Business
Monday February 15 2021

NSW to Start Removing Flammable Cladding this Year

Construction on the first projects to start under a three-year program to remove combustible cladding from 225 high-risk apartment complexes in NSW will kick off around...

How Big Is The House?
Residential
Monday February 15 2021

How Big Is The House?

The first question on the property developer's mind is house and lot size then followed by "how many bedrooms?"

Office Vacancies Surge to 24-Year Highs
Commercial
Thursday February 4 2021

Office Vacancies Surge to 24-Year Highs

Office vacancy rates across Australia have risen to their highest level in more than two decades as new supply additions coincide with falling levels of demand.

Planners push through new Regulation to tax development and effectively prevent the replacement of “low cost” homes
Zoning
Monday December 21 2020

Planners push through new Regulation to tax development and effectively prevent the replacement of “low cost” homes

A new regulation has been gazetted under the cover of Christmas last week which will see any development which involves improvements to “affordable housing” slugged with...

Green Star Will be Transformational when Coupled With Good Sustainability Brief
Green
Tuesday December 15 2020

Green Star Will be Transformational when Coupled With Good Sustainability Brief

The new Green Star Buildings rating tool will be transformational, when coupled with a compelling sustainability brief

Residential
15 Apr, 2020
Vic reveals $500m COVID-19 rental relief

The six-month ban on evictions and rent increases for both commercial and residential tenants, as well as tax relief for landlords, was announced by Premier Daniel...

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Business
14 Apr, 2020
Property Scheme Victims Face More Anxiety

The coronavirus pandemic has heaped further anxiety on dozens of retirees who lost their life savings in a collapsed Australian property scheme.

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Residential
2 Mar, 2020
Strong capital city home auction results

Almost 3000 home auctions across Australian capitals have shown strong results, with seven out of 10 properties sold.

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Zoning
20 Feb, 2020
Administrator to run Melb's Casey council

An interim administrator has been appointed to take charge of Melbourne's scandal-plagued Casey council, after Victoria's parliament voted to sack its councillors.

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Zoning
13 Jan, 2020
Qld councillors got funds for own projects

Former Ipswich councillors spent millions of ratepayer dollars on projects in their own areas instead of funding initiatives that would have benefited the Queensland city as...

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Residential
18 Dec, 2019
Owner-occupier loans outstrip investors

Mortgage lending expanded in October, according to Australian Bureau of Statistics numbers indicating activity by owner-occupiers continued to outpace that of investors.

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Business
6 Dec, 2019
Qld council seeks $2.5m from Palmer firms

A Queensland council is pursuing two of Clive Palmer's companies in court seeking millions owed in rates and water charges.

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30 Sep, 2019
Property lending softens again: RBA

The pace of lending to property buyers grew only slightly in August, below the rate in July, according to statistics from the central bank that have...

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Business
15 Jul, 2019
Property council hits out at SA land tax

Proposed changes to land tax in South Australia could have a devastating impact on property owners and the economy, the state's Property Council says.

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