Canada Home Sales Down 14.5%
A flood of buyers and sellers looking to close deals late last year ahead of looming tighter mortgage rules resulted in a 14.5 per cent "payback"...
Dwelling Values Fall Across Six of Australia’s Eight Capital Cities
CoreLogic today released its January hedonic home value index results which, at a national level, revealed a fall of 0.3% for the month, led by a...
Getting the Contract Right
A key part of any procurement activity, particularly in the construction and infrastructure sector, is to get the contract right.
Canada ranks second in global LEED rankings
The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) announced that Canada has maintained its second-place position in the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC’s) ranking of the world’s top...
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...
Sask. Residential Construction Trails National Average
A new report by Statistics Canada suggests residential construction numbers in Saskatchewan are lagging behind the rest of the country.
Stamp Duty is Out of Control
Stamp duty bills across Australia have blown out and have risen by almost three times average house prices since the 1980s as a lack of reform...
Retail Managers Lead Property Demand Hotspots
Retail property managers are expected to lead the hot spots for property sector employment opportunities in the early part of 2018, the latest report says.
Impact Investing Must be Better Understood for Affordable Housing
Specific financing instruments and forms of impact investing must be better understood as must different groups of vulnerable household cohorts if impact investing is to make...
Choice Properties REIT Buying CREIT in $3.9-billion Deal
The Weston family is poised to create Canada's largest real estate investment trust through a $3.9-billion deal for its publicly traded Choice Properties REIT (CHP_u.TO) to...
Accused Qld Property Scammer Granted Bail
The former director of a company that was allegedly part of a scam to swindle millions of dollars from property investors has been granted bail in...
Super Retail Group to buy Macpac for $135m
Super Retail Group will buy New Zealand outdoor brand Macpac for $A135 million.
John McGrath Denies Gambling Debt Claims
John McGrath has denied his gambling debts are out of control or in any way linked to his stake in his embattled real estate business.
NZ:House Sales Rise for First Time in Months
The number of property sales across New Zealand rose in January for the first time in seven months but people are taking more time to purchase,...
Auction Volumes Rise, Sydney Prices Fall
Auction volumes across Australia's capital cities bounced back last week from their post-Christmas lull, but Sydney home values fell again.
Zoning Changes for Sydney's Sirius Site
The site of Sydney's harbourside brutalist building Sirius, which was once home to more than 100 social housing residents, could become anything from a club, a...
New Accreditation Scheme for Retirement Living Industry
The Property Council of Australia and Leading Age Services Australia (LASA) are pleased to announce they will be partnering to deliver a renewed accreditation scheme for...
New Depreciation Legislation for Australian Property Investors
In one of the most dramatic changes to property depreciation legislation in more than 15 years, Parliament has passed the Treasury Laws Amendment (Housing Tax Integrity)...