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Australia’s Retirement Village Industry Under Siege
Strata
Tuesday September 26 2017

Australia’s Retirement Village Industry Under Siege

In any form of real-estate, the public airing of storiess where residents get back just $94,000 from an initial outlay of $250,000 cause a stir.

Retirement Village Industry Cleans up its Act
Strata
Tuesday August 22 2017

Retirement Village Industry Cleans up its Act

Nationally consistent legislation and contracts, better training and an industry code of conduct have emerged as critical parts of an eight-point plan developed by Australia’s retirement...

Property Industry Braces for the Silver Tsunami
Residential
Wednesday August 31 2016

Property Industry Braces for the Silver Tsunami

The retirement living industry is set for a major shake-up in coming years as the baby boomers enter the market redefining senior’s accommodation.

Ryman Confirms Expansion to Third Melbourne Site
Strata
Tuesday February 2 2016

Ryman Confirms Expansion to Third Melbourne Site

New Zealand retirement village operator Ryman Healthcare is to spend $NZ200 million ($A183.13 million) building its third village in Melbourne.

How Do We Design Cities for the Third Age?
Urban Planning
Wednesday September 9 2015

How Do We Design Cities for the Third Age?

Not everyone wants a sea or tree change in retirement. An increasing number of people are deciding to stay put in the cities they know...

Is Having “Old People Everywhere” a Problem?
Residential
Wednesday September 2 2015

Is Having “Old People Everywhere” a Problem?

A Pattern Language, a seminal work on architecture and urban planning by Christopher Alexander, Murray Silverstein, and Sara Ishikawa, lists as pattern #40, “Old People Everywhere.”...

Looming Seniors’ Housing Crisis: Report
Zoning
Monday August 31 2015

Looming Seniors’ Housing Crisis: Report

Australia will face a seniors’ housing crisis without “urgent change” to state and local planning systems to enable the development of more retirement villages, according to...

Resilience Across a Lifetime
Residential
Friday November 28 2014

Resilience Across a Lifetime

The buildings that we construct may be able to stand the test of time, but are they necessarily suitable for a lifetime?

NZ: Retirement Village Planned for North Shore
Residential
Tuesday May 6 2014

NZ: Retirement Village Planned for North Shore

Ryman Healthcare has entered into a long-term lease with iwi Ngati Whatua Orakei for a 300-resident development on former navy land valued at $6.8 million on...

Business
18 Feb, 2016
Private Equity Firm Buying Up Retirement Assets

Blackstone Group LP has bought Lendlease Group's portfolio of five retirement villages in New Zealand for an undisclosed sum.

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Business
27 Aug, 2015
Property Values Help Metlifecare Lift Profit

New Zealand's second-largest listed retirement village operator Metlifecare has lifted annual profit 78 per cent after its properties jumped in value.

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Business
26 Feb, 2015
Metlifecare Expects Annual Profit Jump

The country's second-largest listed retirement village operator Metlifecare has signalled full-year underlying profit may rise about 13 per cent as it expands.

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Business
24 Feb, 2015
Summerset Posted 10% Gain

Summerset Group, New Zealand's third-largest listed retirement village operator, posted a 10 per cent gain in annual earnings and said it expects benefits from last year's...

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